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  • 16 Oct 2020 2:25 PM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Under general supervision, work in collaboration with judicial child welfare leadership, community partners and stakeholders to plan, implement, market, manage and evaluate the local Safe Babies Court Team (SBCT) within the Metropolitan Child Advocacy Center (Met CAC) of the Child, Adolescent and Family Services (CAF) Unit.

    Minimum and Additional Requirements

    State Requirements:  A bachelor's degree and professional experience in human services or social services programs.

    Agency Requirements: A bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience focused on services for vulnerable young children and their families.

    Note:  When Agency Requirements are indicated, applicants must also meet the Agency Requirements.
     

    Preferred Qualifications

    CAMHC Prefers:  A master's degree in child development, social work or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience focused on services for vulnerable young children and their families.

    Additional Comments

    Supplemental questions are considered part of the application.  Please complete the state application to include supplemental questions, all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application.  Incomplete applications will not be referred to the hiring supervisor.

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  • 2 Oct 2020 11:42 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Summary: The Community Coordinator will work in collaboration with judicial and child welfare leadership, community partners, and stakeholders to plan, implement, market, manage, and evaluate the local Safe Babies Court Team™ (SBCT). In an effort to effect community and system’s change, the Community Coordinator facilitates coordination and collaboration among community stakeholders, organizes and facilitates Family Team Meetings, provides community-wide and Infant-Toddler Court Team (ITCT) specific educational opportunities, tracks monthly follow-up activities for each case monitored by the ITCT, conducts on-going data collection for outcome tracking, and champions for the voice of infants, toddlers and their families within the child welfare and court’s jurisdictional purview.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Supports the development of policies and procedures to implement the local Infant Toddler Court Team (ITCT)
    • Creates connections with community partners to recruit for and develop an Active Community Team (ACT)
    • Supports Judicial Leadership in the convening and facilitation of the monthly ACT meetings to promote collective impact for systems change
    • Engages families early in the SBCT process and ensures that their input is valued throughout their child welfare/court journey
    • In collaboration with ITCT partners- develops, compiles, creates, and distributes ITCT communications and promotional literature
    • Supports the neutral facilitation of, and documentation for, a multi-disciplinary team that meets monthly to assist children and their families in developing strategies to mitigate the circumstances that brought them to the court's attention
    • Acts as a liaison for identifying community-based resources and supports and disseminates the information to other agencies and families
    • Seeks creative solutions that address barriers families face in accessing formal and informal supports to complement case management services
    • Develops relationships with community providers to explore referral processes and problem solving methods to expedite access
    • Models practice that enhances a highlighted focus on the unique development needs of infants and toddlers and their families
    • Actively participates in community-based initiatives that correlate with the ITCT mission and promote the well-being of young children and their families
    • Assesses the community's training and Technical Assistance needs and serves as a liaison with the National TCP and local content matter experts for the provision of educational opportunities to meet those needs
    • Works with the local judiciary, Child Welfare leadership and ITCT to implement the SBCT Core Components and adhere to best practice policies
    • Remains current on latest research/best practice recommendations/policies and distributes/disseminates information to the ITCT and community regarding such
    • Supports the ACT to engage in continuous quality improvement to evaluate the ITCTs effectiveness by collecting and interpreting data and on-going reflection of practice through data exploration and strategic planning
    • Networks and communicates with Community Coordinators in other ITCP communities
    • Performs other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the SBCT and the National ITCP

    Skills and Experience:

    • Experience with community collaboration to effect systems change
    • Background in infant/early childhood development of related field
    • Ability to work and make decisions independently
    • Knowledge of issues related to child abuse and neglect
    • Working knowledge of racial equity, historical trauma, poverty, intimate partner violence, child and adult development, parental history of childhood trauma, mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental and intellectual disabilities
    • Knowledge of the Social Determinants of Health and local resources available to assist families in making connections to achieve them
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary group
    • Working knowledge of early child development and infant mental health
    • Knowledge of Protective Factors and how to incorporate them in community capacity building and case planning
    • Knowledge of juvenile and family court functioning
    • Facility working with people of diverse educational, professional, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively across agencies and disciplines
    • Minimum of 5 years professional experience focused on services for vulnerable young children and their families

    Education Requirements: Master's degree in child development, social work, or related field is strongly preferred, minimum of an undergraduate degree 


    Please send resumes to Deborah Parks at dparks@beyondabuse.info 

  • 21 Sep 2020 9:56 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties:

    The Volunteer, Media & Community Engagement Coordinator works to actively recruit and manage the volunteer program, increase social media presence, and engage with the community. 

    The ideal candidate will be bold and innovative. They will enjoy developing working relationships, will be inspired by learning from diverse populations, enjoy speaking publicly and be comfortable in knowing how to leverage social media platforms to maximize engagement.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check
    • Possess a valid SC Driver's License
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Experience using social media platforms
    • 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
    • Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends


    Please email resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org

  • 14 Sep 2020 11:35 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties:

    Responsible for recording and paying agency's approved monthly bills, preparing monthly reports (Board, DHEC, grants, month-end, etc), prepare bi-monthly payroll and related information (taxes and paid time off), assist with the yearly budget planning with finance committee and Executive Director, assist with the yearly audit, prepare and file quarterly tax reports.

    Qualifications:

    • Conscientious and trust-worthy
    • Computer skills and knowledge of QuickBooks software.
    • Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment.
    • Knowledge of general accounting/bookkeeping practices.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Refine and maintain operational budget and other financial records on QuickBooks;
    • Manage payroll including twice monthly pay checks, changes in IRS regulations, individual deductions;
    • Manage payroll taxes for state and IRS;
    • Produce monthly invoices to donors with approval from Executive Director;
    • Produce monthly financial reports for Executive Director, Board and committees;
    • Establish and maintain system for billing SOVA for forensic interviews and counseling services;
    • Support Executive Director by developing systems that adhere to audit recommendations regarding billing and payroll procedures;
    • Assist Executive Director in development of annual operating budget, revisions and/or contingency plans;
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

    This position will require coming into the office 3-4 days per week.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org

  • 14 Sep 2020 11:29 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: 

    To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal justice system to clients in Kershaw and Lee counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic Interviewing skills or ability to become certified.
    • A master's degree and licensure required in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
    • Two years of experience in counseling.
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred.

     Essential Responsibilities: 

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc;
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members;
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews;
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load;
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy;
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation;
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners;
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services;
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented;
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant;
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings;
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events;
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs; and
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org 


  • 14 Sep 2020 11:03 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: 

    To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal justice system to clients in Kershaw and Lee counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic Interviewing skills or ability to become certified.
    • A master's degree and licensure required in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
    • Two years of experience in counseling.
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred.

     Essential Responsibilities: 

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc;
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members;
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews;
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load;
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy;
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation;
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners;
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services;
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented;
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant;
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings;
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events;
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs; and
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.

    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org 

  • 24 Aug 2020 10:00 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Evaluate and treat child victims of sexual abuse, and witnessing violent crimes. Prepare clinical documentation according to best practice standards and all required documentation as needed by partners with law enforcement, Department of Social Services, and Solicitors to assist in the investigation and prosecution of crimes against children. Prepare child victims to testify in Family Court and General Sessions Court. 

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Provide trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and other evidence-based treatment modalities to physically and/or sexually abused children and their families. 
    • Provide culturally-sensitive therapy to children and families of diverse backgrounds.
    • Provide forensically-sensitive therapy.
    • Prepare child victims for trial testimony. 
    • Prepare clinical documentation in accordance with best practice standards and CAC requirements.
    • Prepare reports as needed for partner agencies.
    • Participate in supervision and peer review.
    • Participate in multidisciplinary team staffings as needed.
    • Testify in Family Court and General Sessions Court as needed.
    Training:
    • Training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
    • Continuing education in child maltreatment
    Qualifications:
    • Minimum of a Licensed Master level mental health professional, either LPC, LISW-CP or LMSW
    • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field
    • Prefer a candidate bilingual in English and Spanish
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
    • Advanced knowledge of the child welfare system, including legal proceedings and investigative policies.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and computer skills.

    Supervised by: Executive Director

    Salary: Commensurate with experience.                                                      

    Submit Resume, Curriculum Vitae, and cover letter to emily@cacsp.org


  • 24 Aug 2020 9:49 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Hopeful Horizons, a nonprofit Children's Advocacy, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center serving the 14th Judicial Circuit in the Lowcountry, is seeking a full time Family Advocate to work for our Children's Advocacy Center Program. The Family Advocate provides crisis intervention, advocacy and support to victims of child abuse and their families. The Family Advocate will also communicate and collaborate with our community partners and coordinate needed services focused on protecting the well-being of the victim. 

    Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish. A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field or equivalent work experience is required. The successful candidate will also have knowledge of community resources, work well with a team, have excellent public relations and communication skills and able to maintain confidentiality and set personal boundaries.

    Please email resumes and cover letters to LindseyM@HopefulHorizons.org by August 31, 2020. Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment. 

    For more information on the organization and its programs, please visit our website at www.hopefulhorizons.org

  • 28 Jul 2020 11:14 AM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    Purpose

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead and to manage a nonprofit organization with extensive knowledge of sexual assault and child abuse issues. The individual selected will possess:

    • Financial Management. It is critical for the future of Beyond Abuse that funding is secure; strengthening relationships, identifying new sources of revenue, grant and proposal writing and implementation of an annual campaign will help assure this future. Grant management experience is preferred.

    • Administration. The Executive Director will be an experienced and effective manager of people and change. The Executive Director will be able to build an effective team working together toward a common vision. Experience with strategic planning and nonprofit management are preferred.

    • Service Coordination. The Executive Director will inspire confidence and provide leadership and vision to ensure a promising future for Beyond Abuse. The executive Director will have the ability to face problems directly in a professional and assertive manner. Through innovation and strategic leadership Executive Director will ensure that programs and services are congruent with the mission and vision of Beyond Abuse.

    • Community & Public Relations. The Executive Director will represent and market the purpose, goals, programs and services of Beyond Abuse. The Executive Director will especially be able to engage with stakeholders and partnering agencies to strengthen and/or establish new relationships. Experience in collaboration and maintaining relationships is required.

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree in social science, law or business with at least 5 years of experience in the areas of sexual violence and child abuse, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Management, financial and supervisory experience. Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to work well with others to develop positive working relationships with partner agencies, funding sources, community professionals, volunteers, board and staff. Portray professional image as representative and spokesperson of Beyond Abuse. The ideal candidate is a strong, experienced leader with a track record of success. Passion and commitment to the organization’s mission is essential.

    Personal assets will include integrity, high energy, excellent listening and relational skills. The right person for this opportunity will also possess:

    • The ability to inspire and energize others.

    • Strong relationship building skills.

    • The ability to represent the agency on local and state levels.

    • Expertise in securing a diverse pool of funding.

    • Proven ability to engage, manage, motivate and unite staff around common goals and strategies – drive results across functions and work groups.

    • Ability to engage the board, staff, community partners and stakeholders in decision making to build a consensus, and to make tough decisions when necessary.

    • Proven business acumen with a track record of effective management and budgeting.

    • Travel is required; SC driver’s license and a good driving record necessary.

      Interested applicants should send a cover letter with resume to include salary requirements to careers@beyondabuse.info no later than end of business on Friday, July 31, 2020. 

  • 6 Jul 2020 3:12 PM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal j

    Qualifications:

    • Forensic interviewing skills or ability to become certified
    • A Master's Degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field
    • Two years of experience in counseling
    • Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred

    Essential responsibilities:

    • Familiarize yourself with the grant funding for your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc.
    • Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members.
    • Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews
    • Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load
    • Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy
    • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation
    • Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners
    • Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with services
    • Ensure grant objectives are met and documented
    • Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant
    • Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings
    • Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events
    • Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs
    • Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors.
    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org.
     
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