Master’s Degree in a related mental health
field. MHPs must be licensed/certified or supervised by a licensed mental
Certification in TF-CBT. CPP training is highly
suggested but not required before employment.
If the MHP is not certified in TF-CBT, they will be afforded the
opportunity to complete the certification process.
Participation in ongoing
supervision/consultation, peer review and advanced training opportunities as
A minimum of two years direct work experience
required in working with child victims of abuse.
Skilled in crisis intervention with children and
Working knowledge of the dynamics of child
abuse, the ability to establish rapport with children, clients and other
professionals, an objective attitude, patient demeanor, and strong
Knowledge of child development.
No criminal convictions or child maltreatment