Memphis Child Advocacy Center Hiring for Two Positions

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Company: Memphis Child Advocacy Center

Positions: 2 Positions

Bilingual Therapist (full-time)

Position Summary:
The Therapist reports directly to the Associate Director and is primarily responsible for providing direct clinical services to an assigned caseload of clients, both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking. The Therapist provides consultation, case management and other pertinent information as needed. This position completes highly detailed clinical and administrative records pertaining to work-related activities and assigned clients.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Regularly conducts intake, psychosocial and extended assessments as needed.
  • Provides direct clinical services for clients and their families including individual, group and family therapy; as well as leading and sometimes co-leading support groups.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Makes referrals to appropriate community services and resources based on client needs.
  • Develops and completes required reports in a timely and detailed manner.
  • Consult with appropriate CAC staff and partner agencies staff regarding client needs and problems.
  • Assists in consultation and education services to other agencies and organizations.
  • Regularly attends CPIT case review, CAC staff meetings; and clinical staff meetings to plan and review client status and assess effectiveness of services.
  • Assists agency staff in welcoming families and providing information about CAC/clinical services.
  • Schedules appointments and provides follow-ups for missed appointments.
  • Establishes and maintains clients’ records and complies with all requirements related to documentation of services rendered.
  • Prepares and submits proper summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality protocols.
  • Assists CAC staff and multidisciplinary team members with communicating with Spanish-speaking families.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited program with at least three (3) years of social work or counseling experience that includes providing therapy to children.
  • Highest level of state licensure preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.
  • Prior TF-CBT training preferred.
  • Working knowledge of child physical and sexual abuse and its impact on children and families; ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.

 Send cover letter and resume.
Apply to employment@memphiscac.org.

Bilingual Victim Advocate (full-time)

Position Summary:
The position’s primary responsibility is to provide support and advocacy to child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members, with special emphasis on families whose primary language is Spanish. Some on-call and weekend hours required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides support to child sexual abuse and non-offending caregivers throughout the process of the investigation and intervention.
  • Provides referrals to community resources to meet victim and family needs through the course of the investigation and intervention.
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Assesses non-offending caregivers for service needs.
  • Educates non-offending caregivers about the process of a child abuse investigation and the impact of sexual abuse on children.
  • Maintains and provides victim’s rights materials
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of services provided
  • Interfaces with multidisciplinary team members related to client cases.
  • Assists multidisciplinary team members in their communication with children and families as needed.
  • A minimum of 12-hours in-service training is required. Attendance at conferences and workshops may be included as part of the 12-hour minimum. Six hours of the annual training must be provided by sources outside of the agency.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from an accredited program with at least one year of victim advocacy experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and demonstrated ability to utilize this knowledge; working knowledge of child physical and sexual abuse and their impact on children and families; interviewing and assessment skills; familiarity with child protection laws, investigative and judicial procedures; ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software
    required.

 Send cover letter and resume.
Apply to employment@memphiscac.org.

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