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The Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center seeks a Family Services Program Coordinator

May 19, 2022

The primary purpose of this position is to provide and oversee group and family treatment and therapy services to child victims and their families when sexual abuse and/or serious physical abuse has been alleged to the children and families being served by the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and the Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). The primary focus of the position is enhance, expand and coordinate the implementation of comprehensive group and family intervention services that have been recommended by MDT members and throughout DCAC’s service area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Evaluate referrals for group and family treatment services from DCAC’s clinical team, MDT and partner agencies.
  • Conduct bio-psychosocial assessments and develop individual care plans for clients.
  • Schedule groups for appropriate intervention to include psycho-education, support and treatment groups for a variety of population to include child, adolescent, teenager and caregivers.
  • Provide co-facilitation as lead therapist for psycho-educational and/or primary support and treatment groups.
  • Provide individual and family therapy services using evidence-based and trauma-focused interventions.
  • Coordinate all clinical documentation according to agency requirements to include intake and assessment, treatment plans, progress reports within the Group Services  Program
  • Ensure all documentation for groups have been entered into Collaborate and placed in client files.
  • Ensure all intake and demographic data and reporting for all funding resources are maintained and entered into Collaborate.
  • Ensure that all current grant(s) objectives and NCA standards are met.
  • Research evidence-based and trauma focused treatment offerings and/or develop curriculums for groups as needed.
  • Establish contact with and provide support for victim and family at the multi-      disciplinary team interviews.
  • Facilitate presentations throughout the service area to increase group referrals and to expand opportunities to serve other victim service needs in un-served communities.
  • Recruit, train and administratively supervise volunteer group facilitators in conjunction with the Director of Clinical and Outreach Services.
  • Assist the family in accessing therapy and support services recommended by the MDT and clinical team. Family therapy includes sibling services, couples counseling and short-term family treatment activities.
  • Attend regularly scheduled supervisory meetings with monthly clinical team and clinical staffing meetings, clinical supervisor, and monthly staff meetings.
  • Participate in educational presentations and experiences requested by management team.
  • Maintain clinical licensure through agency approved continuing education and provide proof of current license at the beginning of each calendar year.
  • Work a flexible schedule as required by responsibilities of the position.
  • Assist with organizing and/or providing orientation and training experiences for the community as requested by the management team.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management team.


Education and Experience:

A master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field required. A minimum of two years of clinical experience working which children and as a group facilitator required. Experience working with survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and/or abuse preferred. South Carolina licensure is required.


To apply for this position, please send resumes to Flavia Gibson,