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Intimate Partner Violence Specialist (In a Medical Setting)

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Lutheran Settlement House
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Philadelphia, PA
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Publicado há 29 dias

Mission

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and services offered by LSH have changed in response to the evolving needs of the community. However, the core mission of Lutheran Settlement House —"to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services"— has remained constant.

Scope of Position            

Under the supervision of the BDVP STOP IPV Supervisor, the IPV Specialist is primarily responsible for providing individual and group counseling services and advocacy for intimate partner violence (IPV) survivors and their families as part of a hospital-based IPV prevention and response program. The IPV Specialist will be based out of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia healthcare system, with one day per week spent at the Lutheran Settlement House main office. *On-site coverage pending hospital, agency, and city COVID guidelines. The IPV Specialist also provides training, technical support, and program development within their hospital site as part of the STOP IPV program. 

 Functions and Duties

  • Provides individual counseling, case management, advocacy, accompaniment and referral services to IPV victim/survivors and their families.
  • Provides quality client services and maintains client records accurately in accordance with agency standards.
  • Facilitates or co-facilitates group counseling for IPV survivors and their families.
  • Maintains up-dated information regarding procedures for obtaining and enforcing protection from abuse court orders. Remains current with local, state and federal laws that impact services to domestic violence victims and their families.
  • Maintains updated and accurate referral information for community resources.
  • Advocates with institutions, agencies, and systems on behalf of IPV survivors and their families.
  • Participates in the development and presentation of workshops/trainings on IPV issues to the hospital and larger community.
  • Consults regularly with hospital teams to review cases and coordinate calls and follow-up as appropriate.
  • Provides scheduled hotline coverage.
  • Participates in team/staff meetings, in-service and volunteer trainings, and other LSH/BDVP functions as may be required.
  • Meets regularly with supervisor to review program activity, service issues, and other program matters. This includes a routine review of service documentation and other program information to assure compliance with program standards and agency service goals.
  • Assists with evaluation of the BDVP programs and services including facilitating client and training surveys, and participates in the development of new program concepts.
  • Participates in the development of printed materials, public service announcements, and public relations on IPV.
  • Serves as “task supervisor” to STOP IPV intern as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years experience in providing counseling services is preferred. One year of relevant supervised quality experience may be substituted for each year of education. The individual is expected to demonstrate understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, knowledge of community resources, and sensitivity to the needs of domestic violence victims and their families. Applicant should have previous training experience. In addition the individual is expected to present good-listening skills; demonstrate effective problem solving skills; be able to work with a diverse group of individuals, and be able to work flexible and evening hours. Bilingual English/Spanish is strongly preferred. We strongly encourage BIPOC applicants. We aim to have our staff diversity mirror our client population. Completion of a state mandated 40-hour domestic violence training and 5 hours of double staffing is required; can be completed upon hiring.  

Mission

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Intermediário
Salário
Até USD $40.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, 401k, schedule flexibility, 15 days vacation to start, 12 days of paid sick time, 5 personal days to use at your discretion, 14+ org-wide holidays and/or flex days for essential staff and an overall family friendly organizational culture.

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, 401k, schedule flexibility, 15 days vacation to start, 12 days of paid sick time, 5 personal days to use at…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Proficient in English (reading/writing/verbal communication), Bilingual English and Spanish preferred but not required.

Proficient in English (reading/writing/verbal communication), Bilingual English and Spanish preferred but not required.

Localização

Presencial
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Como se inscrever

Interested parties please email resume and cover letter to mslick@lshphilly.org

We value diversity and are committed to promoting it! Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested parties please email resume and cover letter to mslick@lshphilly.org

We value diversity and are committed to promoting it! Applicants from diverse backgrounds are…

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