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  • 25 Jun 2020 3:46 PM | Thomas Knapp (Administrator)

    Our June 2020 newsletter is available.  Learn about our commitment to lessen and remove the impact racial bias has on our child abuse response system.

    Read the Newsletter

  • 11 Feb 2020 9:05 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Position Description: To provide evidence-based counseling (individual and group), forensic interviewing and victim advocacy for survivors of child abuse, to include sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, children exposed to domestic violence and other crimes against a child. The goal of this position is to assist child victims, their non-offending caregivers and adult victims in reaching understanding and emotional resolution of issues related to their physical and/or sexual victimization and to provide advocacy and support services throughout the investigation and treatment process. Emphasis on this position is to target underserved service areas. CSCUP will coordinate and plan programs and outreach with the Underserved Community Advocate Coordinator.

    Education and Experience: Clinical license is required and forensic interviewing skills are preferred. A master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field, three years of experience in counseling, experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is required. Specialized knowledge of special needs population is preferred.

    Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center is prepared to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience

    To Apply:

    Please email cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements to Executive Director, Carol Yarboroug

    h at cyarborough@dickersoncac.org. For questions you may call 803-358-7200.


  • 23 Jan 2020 11:00 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    The primary purpose of this position provide planning, directing, creating and evaluating optimal clinical care and treatment for DCAC. This position oversees and develops the clinical staff and clinical interns, their professional development and all aspects of service delivery. Additionally as the chief clinician, this individual ensures that the team actively participates and maintains a presence in local, regional and national conferences and educational activities. This position will oversee outreach efforts to ensure underserved communities and underserved populations. This position will also carry a caseload and provide back-up for group facilitation.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Clinical Counseling or a related field;
    • State licensure as an LMSW or – LISW-CP preferred.
    • Five years clinical experience providing mental health services to children and families; forensic interview experience preferred.
    • Experience serving in a management capacity and supervising two or more direct reports.
    •  Experience using and training evidence-based trauma-focused treatment interventions.
    •   Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

    Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center is prepared to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience


    To Apply:

    Please email cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements to Executive Director, Carol Yarborough at cyarborough@dickersoncac.org. For questions you may call 803-358-7200.


  • 30 Dec 2019 11:18 AM | Thomas Knapp (Administrator)

    SCNCAC has released our December 2019 Newsletter. The newsletter contains 2019 reflections from the Executive Director and the following articles:

    • New Staff at SCNCAC
    • CAC Spotlight - Children's Recovery Center, Myrtle Beach
    • 2019 Training Reflections
    • Advanced Victim and Family Advocate Training
    • Upcoming Events

    Click on the link below to view the newsletter.

    VIEW THE NEWSLETTER

  • 17 Dec 2019 9:11 AM | Thomas Knapp (Administrator)

    The Dickerson Children's Advocacy Center has an opening for a full time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at their offices in Lexington, SC.  The primary purpose of this position is to conduct medical evaluations to children with suspicion of abuse and/or neglect in order to ensure the health and safety of the child, identify and provide treatment for any medical conditions related to the abuse, provide comfort and reassurance to the child and non-offending family members and document forensically significant findings. The NP will provide providing training and orientation to DCAC Multi-disciplinary team members and partners, facilitating special projects as assigned, and providing other professional expertise and leadership necessary to fulfill the agency vision and representing the mission of DCAC. The NP will also coordinate efforts in the underserved and tri-county areas and serve as a member of the Outreach, Integrated Care and Forensic Medical Evaluation team.

    To Apply:

    Please email cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements to Executive Director, Carol Yarborough by clicking on the apply button below. For questions you may call 803-358-7200.

    Apply

  • 11 Nov 2019 8:00 AM | Thomas Knapp (Administrator)

    Are you interested in working with a team of professionals who are dedicated to empowering South Carolina communities and Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) to deliver a best practice response to child abuse? The South Carolina Network of Children's Advocacy Centers is seeking applicants for our full time Administrative Coordinator Position. 

    Learn More & Apply

  • 6 Sep 2019 10:10 AM | Anonymous

    Beyond Abuse's satellite office in Laurens, SC is hiring for a full time Therapist/Forensic Interviewer Position. We are excited to add an innovative, hardworking person to our team! 


    If interested, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements via email to Alison Romagnoli at aromagnoli@beyondabuse.info . 


    The job details are as follows: 

    • Therapist/Forensic Interviewer Job Description

      Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager, the Therapist/Forensic Interviewer's role is to enhance and expand comprehensive services for both child and adult survivors of sexual violence ages 3 and older to include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and information and referrals. In this role, s/he will also provide forensic interviews and related services for child clients referred by Law Enforcement, DSS or the Solicitor's Office.

      Qualifications:

      1. Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a related field.  Experience working with sexual assault survivors preferred. Clinical licensure and computer skills preferred.  
      2. Ability to relate to individuals, groups, and diverse cultural backgrounds in an empathetic, non-judgmental manner; possessing maximum insight and awareness to be confident in the role, with knowledge of personal and professional capabilities and limitations.
    • 3.       Attendance and successful completion of Child First South Carolina within 6 months of being hired.
    • 4.       Knowledge of the impact and dynamics of sexual violence and the trauma symptomatology of both child and adult victims. This includes utilizing DSMIV / DSM 5 for diagnosis and treatment.
      1. Knowledge of the effectiveness of evidence-based, trauma focused therapy in working with child victims of sexual violence.

      6.       Knowledge of group process and the ability to lead and/or organize as facilitator a variety of evidenced based group formats/models for diverse ages.

      7.       Possess excellent communication and office skills.

      8.       Available to work flexible hours including some evening hours and weekends.

       

      Responsibilities:

      1.       Provides full range of therapeutic services to include crisis, individual, group counseling and referrals for both child and adult survivors of sexual violence ages 3 and older and their family members using agency-selected, evidenced based best practice therapy models.

      2.       Conduct intake assessments and assist clients according to individual needs by establishing treatment plans with appropriate, evidenced based services.

      3.       Provide case management services to include maintenance of client files for assigned case load.

      4.       Participate in weekly case management to process client treatment plans and access resources and/or referrals for clients.

    • 5.       Conduct forensic interviews of children in cases of suspected child abuse.

    6.       Collaborate and coordinate with other agencies to provide support groups, referrals, and multidisciplinary approaches; create and implement services to a diverse population.

    7.       Assist clients in filing for Victim's Compensation under regulations of the state and assist clients in decision making process with the Solicitor's Office and/or Victim Witness Coordinator.

    8.       Participate in multidisciplinary meetings that will increase collaboration and coordination of services at the local level.

    9.       Provide testimony and/or expert testimony in court cases, as needed and as appropriately subpoenaed.

    10.   Complete written summary reports of the forensic interview and provide to the appropriate investigative agencies involved in the case.

    11.   Other duties deemed appropriate and necessary by Supervisor and/or Executive Director.

     

    Supervision: This position does not supervise other personnel.


  • 5 Aug 2019 9:49 AM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Victim Services Specialist (LGBTQIA and homeless populations)

    General Summary of Duties: Ensure quality victim support services are provided and maintained to individuals in unserved and underserved populations.

    Present concerns related to underserved victims during staffing, tracking, and documentation of services to primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault and child abuse. Train staff, community partners, and the public, to be able to identify, appropriately respond, and assist victims in all unserved and underserved communities.

    Qualifications:

    ·        Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check

    ·        Possess a valid SC Driver’s License

    ·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills

    ·        Strong computer skills

    ·        Knowledge of victim services, community resources, and social service agencies

    ·        Knowledge of and sensitivity to sexual and physical abuse victims and their non-offending families

    ·        Knowledge of crisis intervention principles and techniques

    ·        Knowledge and understanding of cultural competence

    ·        Well versed in the issues/concerns related to the LGBTQIA and homeless populations

    ·        Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment with law enforcement, child protection services, mental health partners, and other agencies working with the victim(s) and family members

    ·        Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends.

    Please email resumes to The Family Resource Center Hiring Team at employment@thefamilyresourcecenter.org.

     

    If selected for an interview, the candidate must be prepared to give a presentation on the issues/concerns related to the LGBTQIA and/or homeless populations. The presentation is to be no longer than 10 minutes


  • 5 Aug 2019 9:47 AM | Liz Szarkowski (Administrator)

    The Metropolitan Children’s Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina is seeking a full-time victim advocate.  If you are looking to work for a great team in a family type atmosphere check us out.  We are a fully accredited CAC with on-site medical.  There are five forensic interviewers and four medical providers on staff.  This would be a state government job with benefits.  Check out the job listing and apply using the link below. 


    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2527667/human-services-coordinator-i-099?department[0]=Department%20of%20Mental%20Health-MHC%20Columbia%20Area&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


  • 24 Jul 2019 2:57 PM | Anonymous

    Children's Recovery Center invites you to their 6th annual Run for the Kids 5K. Please come out and support one of our amazing CAC and the important services they give to the Myrtle Beach community. The event takes place Saturday, August 24th and you can register at childrensrecoverycenter.org


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