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Child Trauma Counselor CTRT - Queens

Presencial, O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Queens, NY


Tipo de Emprego:Tempo Integral
Compensação:USD $29,07 - $32,51 / hora


Child Trauma Counselor CTRT - Queens


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. The CTRT Program in collaboration with other Safe Horizon and city partners, will identify and provide a swift response to children and families who are exposed to severe domestic violence, homicide and community violence and will strive to provide trauma-focused, evidence-informed interventions to promote healing and justice.    



  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.  
  • Developing and fostering relationships with city partners including the NYPD DA’s Offices, and ACS to coordinate responses and advocate on behalf of children and families; 
  • Working in close partnership with our team of Child Trauma Responders and CVAP advocates to coordinate service provision for children and families impacted by domestic violence; 
  • Implementing effective, trauma-informed acute crisis responses for child victims and their impacted family members during outreach calls and follow-up sessions;  
  • Administering trauma screenings and trauma assessments to children and caregivers; 
  • Implementing brief trauma interventions and Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention with children experiencing traumatic reactions and their involved caregiver(s); 
  • Delivering case management and practical services to children and families in coordination with an array of other Safe Horizon program staff including the Family Justice Centers, Community Office Programs and Child Advocacy Centers;   
  • Linking children and their caretakers to trauma-focused treatment services provided at the Safe Horizon Counseling Center or other community-based providers, when necessary; 
  • Participating in cross-training initiatives with the NYPD; 
  • Participating in individual and group supervision, in accordance with Safe Horizon’s quality supervision plan;  
  • Modeling effective collaboration, conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills as a member of the CTRT interdisciplinary team; 
  • Preparing for and participating in regularly scheduled Case Review meetings in coordination with Crime Victim Advocacy Program (CVAP) to confer about new and on-going cases;  
  • Working with Safe Horizon’s Research & Evaluation Department to track client data and outcomes;  
  • Timely and accurate entry of data into CMS and RedCap systems; 
  • Implementing strategies for addressing vicarious trauma; 
  • Representing Safe Horizon on external committees when appropriate and participation in community outreach activities 



Prior experience working with children and families impacted by domestic violence, abuse and/or trauma.  Experience with community- based outreach, 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. An advanced degree (MSW) or related field 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.


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Technology Statement: 

Applicants may be responsible for providing the equipment and tools they need to work remotely as required, such as access to a computer, internet service, and phone service. Safe Horizon will discuss potential solutions with candidates and may assist where needed and agreed to in advance. 


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Hiring Pay Range: 29.07 - 32.51 Hourly

Full-time Hours: 35 Hours per week

Full-time Benefits: Vacation Time, Paid Sick Time, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan, Company Life Insurance, Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits Program, Gym Reimbursement, Parental Leave, Employee Learning Center  

Child Trauma Counselor CTRT - Queens


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…


Queens, NY, USA

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