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Part-time (20 hours) Bilingual (English/Spanish) Domestic Violence Specialist

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children


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January 4, 2021
January 1, 2021
Up to $35,000commensurate with experience

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical and organizational skills to serve as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Domestic Violence Specialist. The position requires 20 hours per week and will include afternoon/evenings to accommodate participant schedules. The position is currently 80% remote due to the pandemic but will move to full-time in-office hours once the pandemic is over.

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Specialist will play an important role in providing supportive counseling to custodial parents participating in our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program (TSVP). Our TSVP serves economically disadvantaged families with a court mandate for visitation due to histories of domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, and neglect. The program seeks to assist high-risk families in creating safe, supportive, and consistent parent-child relationships through psychoeducation, exploring the impact of intergenerational trauma on parent-child relationships, supporting parent accountability, and facilitating healing in parent-child relationships.    

Responsibilities:

  • Provide weekly supportive counseling to custodial parents of children participating in TSVP, the majority of whom are impacted by domestic violence, using a psychoeducational curriculum
  • Carry a limited caseload of TSVP families
  • Co-facilitate Parenting Journey groups for visiting parents participating in TSVP

Qualifications:

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required
  • Fluency in Spanish required
  • Commitment to social justice and strong communication skills required
  • A minimum of three years of experience providing counseling to domestic violence survivors required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IDV Court, Family Court, and child protective systems preferred 

The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical and organizational skills to serve as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Domestic Violence Specialist. The…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish required

Fluency in Spanish required

Location

161 William Street, New York, NY 10038

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to afuentes@nyspcc.org or via postal mail to Anna Fuentes, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10038.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to afuentes@nyspcc.org…

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