The Diocese of Rockville Centre is seeking a Part-Time Post Annulment Counselor will work 5 – 10 hours per week in the Tribunal Office. This individual will operate with direction from the Judicial Vicar. Awareness of the Catholic Church’s Tradition and teaching concerning marriage. 

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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Review the Sentence and the Medical Expert’s written report of all petitioners and/or respondents who have counseling as a requirement before entering a new marriage in the Church.

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Meet with the petitioner and/or respondent and their intended spouse for an interview and evaluation. If deemed appropriate the “Focus Tool” can be administered.

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If necessary have a second meeting with the petitioner and/or respondent to discuss the result of the “Focus Tool” and make recommendations for follow-up counseling, or determine that no further counseling is required. Inform the Court of the results of the meeting.

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Notify the Tribunal in writing when no further counseling is required and for the cases where counseling has been completed so that the Decree of Nullity can be released.

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Arrange for outside counseling for individuals who require further counseling by recommending counselors. Receive follow-up reports.

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Keep the appropriate Judges informed of the progress of their cases and of any new unusual occurrences.

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Observe the confidentiality required of the Tribunal legal process.


Position Requirements:

 • Marriage/Family Therapy counselor with a MA or MS Degree, Psychologist with a Ph. D. or a PSY. D., Licensed Psychiatric Social Worker, Preferred.  
 • Must be detailed oriented and able to multi-task. This individual should have great people and telephone skills, should be proactive and able to plan ahead, able to anticipate needs, be a problem solver, and enjoy being in a fast-paced environment with interaction. Must know Microsoft Office; Word and Excel and have computer proficiency. Excellent verbal communication skills. Transcription and dictation skills.


Please email your cover letter and resume in word format as an email attachment. Please note Post-Annulment Counselor in subject of e-mail to our Human Resources Department: Diocese of Rockville Centre, P O Box 9023, Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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