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Sexual Assault Center

Clinical Therapist

Sexual Assault Center


Job Summary

Provide direct clinical support to clients including crisis intervention, therapy, advocacy, psychoeducation and referrals to support healing from the impact of sexual assault in their lives.

Job Responsibilities

Major Duties:

  • Provide quality and effective therapy, both individual and group, to a variety of clients.
  • Maintain a full caseload of clients seeking therapeutic services.
  • Keep accurate client records and complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner.    
  • Work collaboratively with SAC Advocates, in support of client needs.  
  • Support peers by participating in weekly Clinical Team meeting and case staffing.    
  • Actively participate in individual clinical supervision.    
  • Engage in outreach and community-based activities as needed.  
  • Collaborate with other teams within the Sexual Assault Center, such as intake, advocacy, prevention, training, the SAFE Clinic, and the state-wide crisis line, on agency initiatives as needed.    
  • Other duties as assigned. 



  • Education: Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology, that meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state of Tennessee.   
  • Minimum of 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience preferred.
  • Experience with trauma informed care required.
  • Experience with the sexual assault survivor population is preferred.

SAC reserves the right waive any of the above qualifications dependent on work experience and other qualifying factors. 



  • Experience and comfort with providing support and care to survivors of sexual assault. 
  • Ability to provide compassionate, culturally aware and effective care for a diverse population of clients.  
  • Competence commensurate with experience, providing therapy to clients of various ages, including children, adolescents, and adults.  
  • Strong self and “we” care strategies to support healthy well-being of self.    
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  
  • Ability to navigate electronic record keeping systems.  
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Additional Information


Medical, Dental and Vision are offered as well as additional products with Aflac.  Employer contributes to Medical, whereas Dental and Vision are 100% employee paid.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Earnestine Sangster at esangster@sacenter.org


  • Date Posted: March 2, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 03/22/2021
  • Salary Range: $42,000.00-43,500.00
  • Working Hours: • Full-Time, salaried position. Some evening and weekend hours required.