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Clinical Coordinator – LCSW or Licensed Psychologist Needed

The Clinical Coordinator provides direct supervision of child therapists and coordination of clinical services for children (ages 0-18) and families impacted by domestic violence, sexual abuse, teen dating violence, and commercial sexual exploitation/trafficking. Services are also provided for young children with problem sexual behaviors.  This position is ideal for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is looking to gain supervisory and administrative experience.

•Mental health services including crisis intervention, assessment, and therapy
•Referral coordination, case assignment, and case monitoring
•Clinical/administrative supervision and oversight of cases
•Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members and other professionals
•Data collection and analysis for grant reports

•Master’s degree in Social Work plus a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience (SIFI eligible)
•LCSW or nearing completion of required clinical hours
•Commitment to a strengths-based approach to trauma treatment
•Clinical experience with children and families, preferably experience working with victims of abuse
•Excellent clinical judgment and crisis intervention skills
•Ability to provide clinical supervision to child therapists (LCSW or nearing completion of required hours)
•Play therapy experience required
•Training in EMDR, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, TF-CBT, DBT, PCIT, or Theraplay a plus
•Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
•Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team
•Highly dependable and flexible with hours

Additional Information
•Full-time position Monday-Friday
•Annual salary: $52,000
•Position includes medical/dental benefits and generous paid time off policy.

To Apply
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Bilingual Child Victim Advocate

The Bilingual Child Victim Advocate provides crisis intervention, support, case management services, information and referrals to child victims and their non-offending family members.

•Assist clients in filing compensation claims
•Accompany child/family to court, police, child protective services, medical appointments, home visits
•Orient clients to the legal and court process
•Maintain statistical records and case notes

•Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work,  Psychology or related field
•2 years experience in the areas of crisis intervention, information and referral and support
•Bilingual Spanish applicants preferred

Additional Information
•Flexible schedule
•Use of car
•Salary: $32,000

To Apply
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Bilingual Counselor/ Safe Harbour Coordinator

About the Safe Harbour Project: The project goal is to improve Nassau County’s ability to identify and serve minors at-risk, or victims of sex trafficking, child pornography and/or commercial sexual exploitation. The Safe Harbour program works to increase communication and collaboration among key stakeholders; promote community awareness about the sexual exploitation of children and available services; enhance the service provider’s ability to identify, assess and coordinate the delivery of services; and provide mentorship services to promote successful opportunities for youth and their families.

The Full Time Safe Harbour Counselor will provide individual therapy to minors who are referred to the Human Trafficking Department. This population includes but is not limited to youth involved with services through the Child Advocacy Center, Runaway & Homeless Youth programs, Child Welfare, and Foster Care.

•Conducts intakes/assessments
• Provides individual and group counseling
• Provides advocacy and inter- and intra-agency linkage on behalf of clients
• Coordinate with Safe Harbour team to support client as they engage in advocacy and/or mentorship programming
• Prepares client services paperwork for Court
• Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
• Maintains and records client records, service information, and other data
• This position requires the use of a car
• Travel may be required during business hours with personal vehicle
• Some evening hours will be required
• Groups will be conducted on and off-site
• Participate in individual supervision and staff meetings
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

•MSW or equivalent degree required. Licensed or eligible for limited permit
• Clinical experience with youth required
• Experience working with survivors of commercial sexual exploitation/child abuse/domestic violence strongly preferred
• Experience in conducting intakes
• Training in trauma-informed treatments and modalities strongly preferred
• Minimum of two years experience in human services programs
• Familiarity or experience in working with runaway and homeless youth, crisis intervention, mental health-related issues, Child Welfare, complex trauma, substance abuse, court involved youth, or sexual violence
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer skills
• Bilingual English/Spanish required

Additional Information
•Salary: $41,00 – $44,000
•Start date: January 1st 2019
•Flexible schedule with possible evening hours required
•Compensation package includes excellent benefits and generous paid time off policy

To Apply
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Bilingual Human Trafficking/Rape & Sexual Assault (RSA) Case Manager

This position reports to the Director of Human Trafficking Programs and the Director of RSA.

•Provide crisis intervention, support, case management services for victims of human trafficking
•Participate in on-call rotation for out-of-hours/overnight emergency response
•Assist clients in filing compensation claims, accompany victim/family to court, police, home visits, orient clients to the legal and court process
•Collaborate with the OVS Vocational Rehabilitation Unit and the NY Civil Legal Network
•Coordinate with medical team to connect victims to specialized medical examinations
•Conduct court assessments for those arrested for prostitution or charges acquired while being trafficked
•Maintain statistical records and case notes
•Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director

•Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field
•One year experience in the areas of crisis intervention, information and referral and support
•Bilingual English/Spanish spoken and written fluency is required

Additional Information
•Full-Time/Flexible schedule
•Use of a car
•Salary: $40,000

To Apply
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Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocate

The Bilingual Advocate functions as part of a Crisis Center team that is focused on the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault.

•Work primarily with domestic violence victims
•Make outreach calls to victims in response to police reports
•Respond to domestic violence and rape/sexual assault hotlines
•Conduct intake interviews
•Assess client needs and perform required intervention, including crisis intervention, advocacy, referral, and case management services

•BA in related field (extensive relevant experience without a B.A. will be considered)
•English/Spanish verbal and written fluency is a must
•Domestic violence and/or human services experience strongly preferred

Additional Information
•Schedule includes day and evening hours
•Good benefits, including medical and dental insurance
•Salary: $31,000

To Apply
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Bilingual Legal Assistant

The Bilingual Legal Assistant coordinates and oversees functioning of legal client services, collects and analyzes legal case statistics.
•Interacts with the attorneys and other Legal Department employees, in-house pro bono volunteers and student interns/externs
•Schedules legal intakes for clients
•Schedules staff meetings and arranges for meeting room availability
•Assists the director and attorneys in scheduling appointments and legal Q & A sessions
•Maintains court calendars
•Collects, reports, and maintains statistical information
•Enters statistical information into Abacus and Butterfly
•Collects information for biannual LAV and OCA reports
•Coordinates intern/extern and volunteer schedules
•Coordinates, prioritizes, and assigns intern/extern and volunteer workflow
•Orders and maintains legal office supplies
•Scans all client correspondence and orders into client computer files
•Arranges, coordinates, schedules meeting room space, and schedules monthly Q and A Programs
•Complies with grant requirements


• Experience facilitating children’s support groups
• Experience working with victims of abuse/trauma
• Excellent clinical judgment and crisis intervention skills
• Ability to provide clinical supervision to group facilitators
• Experience with program development/management
• Strong organizational, networking, and communication skills
• Commitment to a trauma-informed, strengths-based approach
• Conversational or fluent in Spanish preferred


•Associate degree or relevant experience is required.
•Paralegal degree a plus.
•Bilingual [English/Spanish a plus].
•Demonstrated commitment to domestic violence, victims’ rights and/or public interest.

Additional Information
This is a full-time position.
Applicant will work in coordination and cooperation with the all legal assistants and attorneys.

To Apply

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Substance Abuse Case Coordinator

•Receive and coordinate substance abuse reports from the Department of Social Services (DSS)
• Support DSS caseworkers in engaging caregivers in substance abuse treatment
• Build and maintain relationships with substance abuse treatment providers
• Facilitate Substance Abuse Task Force meetings and complete meeting minutes
• Coordinate and provide training to professionals regarding substance abuse
• Maintain statistical records and quarterly reports
• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

• Masters degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field
• 3 years experience in the areas of substance abuse and case coordination

Additional Information
This a full time position located both at The Safe Center and at Department of Social Services. A flexible schedule and use of car is required.
Salary: low 40s

To Apply
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The Safe Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Safe Center’s services are available for all persons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, marital status, ability, or age.

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