Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, touching the lives of 250,000 people each year who have been impacted by violence. Safe Horizon provides a holistic array of services to victims of domestic violence, child abuse, rape and sexual assault, human trafficking and other crimes through a network of more than 50 program locations throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
The Child Trauma Response Team (CTRT) is informed by a national model of law enforcement-mental health collaboration designed to reduce the negative impact of children’s exposure to violence. Safe Horizon, in partnership with the NYPD and in collaboration with other city partners, will identify and provide a swift response to children and families who are exposed to severe domestic violence and will strive to provide trauma-focused, evidence-informed interventions to promote healing and justice.
Position Available in the Bronx
COORDINATES WITH: CVAP Advocates, Community Office, Family Justice Center, Safe Horizon Counseling Center and Child Advocacy Center staff
An advanced degree (MSW) or related field required. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Prior experience working with children and families impacted by domestic violence, abuse and/or trauma. Experience with community- based outreach, home visits or first responder work a plus! Candidate must be able to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team approach, appreciate different points of view, be flexible and able to work with various arms of the criminal justice and child protection systems.
HOURS: Daytime, evening and weekend required.
If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment
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Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, touching the lives of 250,000 people each year who have been impacted by violence. Safe Horizon provides a holistic array of services to victims of domestic…