Family & Children's Place
  • 20-Jan-2023 to 19-Feb-2023 (EST)
  • Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center/CAC
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • 21.83-25.76 per hour Sign on bonus $300 during first year; $200 monthly stipend for supervision while working on licensure; pay for test for licensure
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 403b Plan. Vacation, Sick, Holidays, STD, and LTD


Family & Children's Place of Louisville, KY, is looking to hire a full-time Forensic Interviewer/Therapist to provide forensic interviews with children and adolescents.

This human services position earns an hourly pay of $21.83 and a $300 sign-on bonus. We also offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a 403(b) plan, paid time off (PTO), vacation time, paid sick time, up to 10 paid holidays, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance. A $200/month stipend is paid to assist you in the supervision needed to achieve your full licensure. The Forensic Interviewer/Therapist works Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, with occasional weekends. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!


ABOUT FAMILY & CHILDREN'S PLACE

Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity nonprofit organization that strives to keep families intact and provide children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability. Since 1883, we have served as a critical presence in Louisville, providing help to our most vulnerable citizens -- children whose lives we've often saved from abuse and neglect. We are here because we believe in the promise and power of working together to make life richer. Our goal is to improve our society, help children become strong again, defend those in need, and contribute to the health of our community's future.

Our continued success depends on recruiting, selecting, and retaining the most qualified personnel. We search for employees looking to make a career out of caring and are willing to commit to providing our clients the highest quality of service. Our employees are as passionate about their work as we are, so we strive to foster a supportive work culture that gives them the space to build successful careers.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FORENSIC INTERVIEWER/THERAPIST

As a Forensic Interviewer/Therapist, you play a key role in providing interventions, coordination, collaboration, and advocacy services on behalf of children and families. This position utilizes trauma-informed, evidence-based practices and policies in its service delivery. The FI/Therapist works with law enforcement and prosecutors to ensure court-admissible information is collected, provides expert witness testimony for court, provides and coordinates information to all invested parties, and serves as liaison to other treatment agencies. Additionally, the forensic interviewer's duties include conducting forensic interviews of children and adolescents when an allegation of abuse has been made or a traumatic event has been witnessed.

Furthermore, you perform clinical work, including interventions, on behalf of children and families by providing trauma-informed services that will benefit the individual you're working with. When needed, you offer referral services, so your clients know the different resources available. You approach each case with compassion and empathy to ensure the children and families you work with feel comfortable around you. Being able to make a direct, positive impact on your clients' lives brings you great fulfillment and motivates you to put forth your best effort each day in this social work position!

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A FORENSIC INTERVIEWER/THERAPIST

  • Master's Degree in a mental health field
  • 2 years post-degree experience in counseling, preferably with a population to be served to work as a therapist.
  • With 3 years of experience and training (provided), you can work as a forensic interviewer
  • License or certification to practice in the state where assigned
  • Current Covid-19 vaccination

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. Please fill out our mobile-friendly application if you feel you would be right for this social work job with our nonprofit. We look forward to meeting you!


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