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Greater Richmond SCAN-Stop Child Abuse Now, Inc.

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Child & Family Advocate/Case Manager Greater Richmond SCAN seeks a qualified individual to fill a full-time position serving two of SCAN’s five programs. The Child & Family Advocate (CFA) holds a vital role in ensuring that all victims and families served by the CAC and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) receive consistent and necessary support services to promote healing. The CFA is expected to be present at the CAC during the forensic interviews as a first point of contact to assess for needed resources, provide information about the investigative process, and offer support and crisis intervention. Main duties and responsibilities for the CFA include: • Greet and orient the child and family to the Child Advocacy Center and the coordinated, multidisciplinary process; • Provide crisis intervention and ongoing support for the child and family throughout the investigation, as needed; • Provide caregivers with education about abuse and/or trauma and its effects on children and families, including how to mitigate the effects and build resilience; • Makes referrals for trauma-focused treatment for children and provides assistance to caregivers with completing the Virginia Victim’s Fund application; • Provides case management by maintaining client records to reflect client interaction in NCA Trak database and adhering to strict standards of confidentiality; • Participates in team based approach with Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) partners, participates in MDT case review meetings and represents the child and family’s best interests at all MDT staffings; and • Participate in ongoing supervision, staff meetings, professional development opportunities, and maintain training requirements as outlined by GRSCAN and the National Children’s Alliance. The Richmond CASA Case Manager provides supervision and guidance to CASA volunteers, ensuring that children involved with the Court and the Department of Social Services receive sound advocacy and permanency planning. The Case Manager is responsible for volunteer training and supervision, acting as a liaison with the Court, maintaining confidential records and data related to children, and understanding the Court process, Child Welfare System, and the services available to children and families. Main duties and responsibilities for the CASA Case Manager include: • Supervise and provide a high level of support to volunteers assigned throughout each case, placing special emphasis on volunteer engagement. • Assist in screening of potential volunteer candidates. • Assist in initial and in-service volunteer training. • Attend hearings and serve as a liaison to the Court. • Screen all cases referred to CASA and match to appropriate volunteers. • Maintain all necessary case information and volunteer activities in files and national database. • Edit all volunteer Court reports and file with the Court within required timeline. • Participate in public relations/community education efforts of CASA. • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. Greater Richmond SCAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCAN does not discriminate against race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or ability. Social Work Aug 6, 2019
Trauma-Focused Treatment Program Bilingual Therapist The Bilingual (fluent in both Spanish and English) CAC TFT Program Therapist is responsible for providing trauma-informed therapy services for children who have experienced abuse and for their non-offending family members. These services include: trauma based crisis intervention, assessments and psychotherapy in both English and Spanish. In addition, the therapist will provide comprehensive case management services, conduct intake appointments and coordinate efforts within a team based approach. Major Responsibilities include:  Conduct initial intake sessions utilizing trauma assessment measures to identify symptoms related to trauma, healthy and unhealthy coping skills, challenges that may require outside referrals, caregiver protective factors and determine preliminary DSM 5 diagnoses.  Conduct assessment sessions to further identify strengths and challenges related to traumatic experience(s) and develop an individualized treatment plan.  Provide outpatient psychotherapy using a variety of evidence informed treatment modalities (e.g., Trauma Focused – Integrated Play Therapy, Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) for children and non-offending family members to attain stated treatment goals and objectives.  Provide trauma-informed crisis intervention to assist children who have experienced trauma and their non-offending family members as needed for clients on active caseload.  Co-facilitate group for non-offending caregivers utilizing Trauma Informed Care curriculum.  Provide case management services including: maintenance of clinical records, ongoing contact with caregivers and other professionals, provide court testimony when requested and provide referrals to community resources as needed.  Participate in team based approach with CAC staff members and Multi-disciplinary Team partners.  Provide ongoing research, development and implementation of therapeutic interventions for children who have experienced trauma and their family members.  Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. Social Work Jul 23, 2019
Parent Group Facilitator The Parent Group Facilitator is responsible for leading an intensive treatment group in the Family Support Program at Greater Richmond SCAN. The intent of the Family Support Program is to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect. This is a 20-week intensive group that allows for in-depth and comprehensive coverage of parenting topics from a therapeutic perspective. Other duties include: assessing client’s needs, providing case management and service referrals; maintaining client records, as well as additional required paperwork; collaborating with children’s group facilitator regarding family needs; participating in quarterly staff meetings, monthly peer supervision; developing and maintaining relationships with human service providers in the community; and maintaining contact with supervisor regarding group and client needs. Education, Social Work Jul 22, 2019
Children's Group Facilitator The Children’s Group Facilitator is responsible for leading a Therapeutic Psycho-education Group for Children. Primary duties include: planning and facilitating the weekly group; assessing client’s needs and making appropriate service referrals; providing on-going case management to group members; supervising direct service volunteers working in the children’s group; completing documentation and conducting program evaluation. Education, Social Work Jul 22, 2019