Counselor

CRIME VICTIMS’ CENTER OF FAYETTE COUNTY

 POSITION:                Counselor

STATUS:                    Full-Time

HOURS:                     Varies

DURATION:              Permanent – Based on the availability of funds

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QUALIFICATIONS:

-Degree in psychology/social work or counseling or two years’ experience in a related field with equivalent  

 experience

-Specific training and/or experience working with sexually abused children and their families

-Experience in group facilitation

-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

REQUIREMENTS:

-Act 33, 34 and FBI clearances

-Completion of state-mandated Forty Hour Sexual Assault Training.

-PA Driver’s License (travel required)

-Available to work occasional evenings

MAJOR POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Maintain client rights to confidentiality as required by state statute for trained sexual assault counselors and Center

  policies and procedures

-Coordinate, organize, and implement individual and group counseling at the SCI Fayette and the Fayette County    

 Prison for adult sexual abuse victims

-Provide prison employees, contractors, and volunteers with assistance and training on issues surrounding sexual   

 violence and victimization

-Provide individual counseling to child and adult victims of sexual assault and other violent crime

-Provide in-service training to volunteers and staff on the Prison Rape Elimination Act, PREA, program, child abuse

 and crisis intervention techniques

-Provide advocacy and accompaniment for the victim at the hospital or other location where a forensic examination

  is to be conducted

-Coordinate, organize, and implement individual and group counseling on and off-site for victims of sexual assault

  and other violent crime

-Assist legal advocate in preparing children, adults, and their families for court

-Assist with volunteer training

-Provide outreach in the community

-Participate in emergency hotline coverage

-Complete and submit all programmatic reports for each grantor source per contract request

-Submit monthly statistic reports to Executive Director by the tenth of the following month

-Attend case management meetings

-Maintain records regarding each client

-Participate in fundraising activities

-Prepare victim profiles and submit to Administrative Specialist

-Input case notes into ETO Case Management System

-Perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Executive Director

 

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