The Child Advocacy Center of Marshall County has a part-time opening for a forensic interviewer/therapist. The interviewer /therapist will perform forensic interviews with child victims and witnesses of sexual abuse, providing case management coordination, collaboration and court testimony. He or she performs clinical work involving child sexual abuse cases including interventions, coordination, collaboration and advocacy services on behalf of children and families. This position utilizes trauma-informed evidence based practices and policies in its delivery of services.
This part-time position is responsible for providing a variety of clinical interventions to the children in the programs and, whenever possible, their families as well. Therapist offers individual therapy to child clients and sibling(s), group and family therapy, in addition to support and advocacy to parents/guardians/caretakers. Therapist works within a multidisciplinary treatment team, and therapeutic services are conducted primarily in the community or in the program where the child is placed.
- Must have a Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.
- Two (2) years of experience and Alabama Licensure preferred.
- Must have a Valid Alabama Driver’s License with full-time access to a reliable vehicle (proof of vehicle insurance is required.)
- The Therapist has the primary responsibility of providing the clinical support services to families coming to the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), who have been impacted by abuse. The Therapist must be skilled and highly trained in dealing with families in crisis. The Therapist will provide psychotherapeutic and educational services beneficial to understanding the impact and dynamics of abuse on the child and the family system. The Therapist will provide quality care through the establishment of a comprehensive therapeutic relationship with individuals served and families/guardians based on the provision of individual, family and group psychotherapy. The Therapist must also understand the purpose and function of the CAC and be knowledgeable of existing policies
- Must have knowledge of child abuse and neglect and be able to demonstrate professional experience working with families in crisis.
Qualified applicants should email their resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepting applications 7/28/2020 thru 8/10/2020