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Bilingual Forensic Interviewer

Company: The Safe Center LI
Location: Bethpage
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Agency Overview: The Safe Center LI, Inc. (TSCLI) is the leading provider of services to victims of interpersonal violence in Nassau County. The agency provides comprehensive services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, human trafficking, and elder abuse. The Safe Center is a thought leader that seeks to develop and implement innovative interventions to meet the multifaceted needs of victims and survivors.SUMMARY: The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is a child-friendly, co-located setting in which law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical, forensic interviewers, and victim advocacy professionals work together to investigate child abuse, help children heal from abuse, and hold offenders accountable. The CAC staff work collaboratively with criminal justice and community partners to deliver trauma-focused services to children and families in need. The Forensic Interview Program is a core discipline within the Child Advocacy Center. The Forensic Interview Program is responsible for the coordination and conduct of forensic interviews pursuant to allegations of the child sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, sex trafficking of minors, and other forms of crime.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participate in pre and post forensic interview meetingsConduct developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive interviews of childrenConduct interviews in accordance with current best practicesTranslate forensic interviews for non-Spanish speaking investigative partners
Participate in Forensic Interview peer reviewsRecord keeping and data tracking regarding Child Advocacy Center casesReceive continuing education related child abuse issues and interviewing techniques Orient child victims and their non-offending family members to the criminal justice processWork collaboratively with the Nassau County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary TeamMaintain statistical records and documentation using an electronic health recordOther duties as assigned by the Program Director.QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field preferredBachelors degree with related experience will be consideredTwo years experience working with trauma survivors, knowledge of the dynamics of interpersonal violence, and the ability to adopt a client-centered/strengths-based approach and growth mindset preferredExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsFluency in Spanish, spoken and written preferredHOURS, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Full-Time, 35 hours per week Benefits: Health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, personal and sick daysAccess to NationalEAP servicesMileage reimbursement for agency related travel$46,000 for non-bilingual candidates, $51,000 for bilingual speaking candidates The Safe Center LI is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, , religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, , marital status, parental or familial status, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, , status as a protected veteran, military service, housing status, other non-merit factors, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The Safe Center LI believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to providing comprehensive and quality services to the communities we serve. Our goal is to hire, promote and retain a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, at all job levels. We encourage those with lived experiences in the communities we serve to apply. All rules regarding leave accruals and benefits must be adhered to. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: The Safe Center LI, Levittown , Bilingual Forensic Interviewer, Other , Bethpage, New York

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