The social worker (Enough is Enough) provides both direct and indirect social service-related assistance to victims of rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. The social worker delivers sexual violence prevention programming on college campuses throughout New York City and provides trauma-focused counseling crisis intervention, advocacy, and referrals to students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual and intimate partner violence.
· Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.
· Provide short term counseling, crisis intervention and advocacy with criminal justice, educational and mental health systems to college students, faculty, and staff who are victims of sexual or intimate partner violence.
· Conduct client-centered intakes and in-depth safety assessments in person or over the phone. Develop risk management plans with clients, reflecting each client’s unique situation.
· Engage in service coordination and collaboration with students and school partners to ensure effective protective actions and strategies are taken on behalf of student survivors and campus communities.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills.
Sound knowledge of victimization issues and a general knowledge of treatment modalities (e.g., - trauma treatment models and domestic violence models).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Workshop facilitation and groupwork skills.
Must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently with minimal supervisory oversight.
Organized and detail oriented.
Computer literate (including Microsoft Work, PowerPoint, Excel).
Experience working in a social service setting providing short-term counseling to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
Preferably 2-3 years of experience working with victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence in a social service setting, hospital, or mental health practice.
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The social worker (Enough is Enough) provides both direct and indirect social service-related assistance to victims of rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. The social worker delivers sexual violence prevention…