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  • 09/14/2020 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 


  • 09/14/2020 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 

  • 08/24/2020 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


  • 08/24/2020 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

  • 07/28/2020 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. 

  • 07/06/2020 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.
     
  • 07/06/2020 2:57 PM | Brooke Kenney (Administrator)

    General Summary of Duties: Ensure high quality crisis intervention and personal and legal advocacy services to Spanish speaking primary and secondary survivors of sexual violence and child abuse.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or other related field preferred, however, consideration will be given to an applicant who has experience in working in the field of victim services including sexual violence, child abuse, domestic violence, etc.
    • Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check
    • Possesses a valid SC Driver's License
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Knowledge of victim advocate 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
    • Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment with law enforcement, child protective services, mental health partners, and other agencies
    • Knowledge of criminal justice system and law enforcement procedures
    • Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends
    Please submit resumes to Karmon Wright, kwright@thefamilyresourcecenter.org
  • 06/25/2020 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

  • 02/11/2020 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.


  • 01/23/2020 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.


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