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Job Title: AAPI Victim Specialist

  Salary: $65,069 or Commensurate with Experience

    Unit: Witness Aid Services Unit (WASU)

Position Summary

The New York County District Attorney’s Office has an opening for an AAPI Victim Specialist in its Witness Aid Services Unit (WASU). In this position the AAPI Victim Specialist is responsible for providing counseling and therapeutic services to assist crime victims, witnesses, and their families. These services may include short term counseling, crisis intervention, community referrals, orientation to the criminal justice system, case status updates, and court support. Services will be provided in different office locations such as, the Main Office downtown, the Harlem Office and/or the Washington Heights Office. Candidate with fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese or Korean are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Conduct counseling/therapy sessions in either individual and/or group setting as well as mental health evaluation and concrete needs assessments.
  • Conduct crisis intervention interviews and assist with safety planning.
  • Provide victim support and court accompaniment throughout the criminal justice process. Act as a liaison between victims, families, and Assistant District Attorneys and provide case status information.
  • Follow up contact with victims to monitor their connection to services.
  • Ability to interact effectively with victims, witnesses, families, law enforcement officers and criminal justice personnel.
  • Assist with a range of direct services such as crime victim compensation applications, emergency shelter placements; partner with DANY Advocates for additional concrete services.
  • Collaborate with outside agencies to assist crime victims and facilitate referrals to appropriate agencies.
  • Experience and comfort with facilitating presentations to community partners and DANY stakeholders.
  • Maintain accurate up to date case files as well as maintain statistics.
  • Will rotate and sit different office locations including the Downtown Office, Harlem Office and Washington Heights when assigned.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • New York State LMSW/LCSW or LMHC.
  • Experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault preferred.
  • Familiarity with the crime victims and/or criminal justice system preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity to victim issues a must.
  • Ability to handle high caseload and set priorities.
  • Excellent engagement, crisis intervention, and assessment skills required.
  • Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with staff in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends.

Educational/Licensure Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work and License required. OR
  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and License required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Mandarin or Cantonese or Korean bilingual skills strongly preferred.
  • ASL proficiency a plus.
  • SIFI certified/eligible a plus.
  • One (1) year commitment to the hiring bureau.
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends.

Additional Information:

  • Pursuant to the Mayor’s Executive Order 75, as of August 2, 2021, all newly hired employees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment with DANY, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved at the time of your on-boarding process.
  • As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply at nyc.gov/studentloans.

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Job Title: AAPI Victim Specialist

  Salary: $65,069 or Commensurate with Experience

    Unit: Witness Aid Services Unit (WASU)

Position Summary

The New York County District Attorney’s Office has an opening for an AAPI Victim Specialist in its…

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