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Counselor for Crime and Trauma Victims, Violence Prevention Intervention Services

CAMBA's Violence Prevention and Intervention Services (VPIS) serve victims of violent crimes, domestic violence, sexual assault and/or those affected by violence.  VPIS provides clients with assistance in processing Crime Victims Board Compensation Claims; individual and group counseling; support groups, housing assistance, emergency assistance, advocacy, information and referral services; and access to a Brooklyn-based 24-hour (7-day a week) rape crisis counseling hotline.  Utilizing a family-centered and strength-based approach, teens, adults, seniors, immigrant women and their families affected by violence or facing potentially violent situations can also access a broad range of violence intervention, prevention and education services where they will demonstrate the ability to recognize, diffuse, and/or avoid violent situations.  ​


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and coordination of all program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Licensed Master's Degree of Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor and two years of applicable experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    NYS Department of Health Rape Crisis Certification.
    Two years supervisory experience required.
    Experience working with victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault.
    Experience working with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
    Outstanding organizational, critical thinking and writing skills.
    Proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.
    Enthusiasm; creativity; initiative; and the ability adapt quickly to change. 

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