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Youth Counselor, Sexual Assault Response Center

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YWCA Delaware
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Newark, DE
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Published 6 days ago

The mission of the Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC) in Delaware is to respond to all forms of sexual and domestic violence through specialized crisis intervention services, comprehensive prevention education programs and advocacy for the rights of victims as survivors, family members and communities. YWCA Delaware has SARC offices in New Castle County and Sussex County. Our goal is to deliver a crisis response affirming the dignity of clients and facilitating a path of resiliency and recovery for individuals whose lives have been impacted by acts of sexual violence.

The DVSV Youth Counselor provides comprehensive trauma counseling services for adolescent primary and secondary survivors of sexual violence to include individual and group therapy both in-person and via telehealth. This position will provide services in the both the Newark facility, Wilmington facility and high school wellness centers, and reports to the SARC Counseling Services Manager.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

·        Provides crisis intervention, assessment and short/long term counseling to primary and secondary survivors of sexual violence, teen dating violence and abuse.

·        In consultation with other staff, participates in development of client services plans, prepares and maintains current records on assigned cases, according to program policies and procedures, including intake, treatment plans, progress notes, and other appropriate documentation.

·        Manages grant documentation for program services, including attending professional development training.

·        Provides shift coverage for helpline, New Castle County on call services for hospital, law enforcement and criminal justice accompaniments.

Requirements:

·        Minimum of 1 year professional experience working in human service industry; preferably providing direct counseling services in sexual advocacy work for adolescent trauma survivors. 

·        Strong case management and crisis intervention skills, and experience in establishing rapport with adolescent clients from diverse populations.

·        Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in human service field, social work or relevant field

·        Valid DE License required

Job Type: Full-time, exemptWe offer a comprehensive benefits package

YWCA Delaware is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusivity and encourage qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. 

 Qualified applicants should use this link to apply (No phone calls please): https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/592324/YWCA-Delaware/DVSV-Counselor-Youth

YWCA Delaware is a leading advocate for women by providing housing, violence prevention and sexual assault crisis services, financial empowerment, racial justice and youth programming. We empower women politically, financially and socially while fostering the confidence and can-do attitude needed to eliminate barriers and overcome life’s obstacles. 

The mission of the Sexual Assault Response Center (SARC) in Delaware is to respond to all forms of sexual and domestic violence through specialized crisis intervention services, comprehensive prevention education programs and advocacy…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package

We offer a comprehensive benefits package

Location

On-site
153 E Chestnut Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19713, USA

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should use this link to apply (No phone calls please): https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/592324/YWCA-Delaware/DVSV-Counselor-Youth

Qualified applicants should use this link to apply (No phone calls please): https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/592324/YWCA-Delaware/DVSV-Counselor-Youth

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