Position Title: Victim Advocate   

Hrs Per week: 37.5
Administrative Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: E

Position Summary:
Provides advocacy and supportive services to victims, as well as their family, of sexual offenses involved in criminal prosecution.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in psychology or related human services field.
  • Knowledge of sexual victimization dynamics and criminal justice processes.
  • Must provide own transportation throughout the 8 county region.
  • Criminal record check clear of sexual offenses or crimes against minors.

Physical and Environmental Demands:
Occasionally subjected to irregular hours.  Occasional pressure from multiple calls and inquires.  Travel required.  Handles emergency or crisis situations.  Subject to varying and unpredictable situations (during hospital exam, throughout legal process, etc.)  Exposed to unpleasant elements (description of violence, injuries, traumatized persons, etc.).  Talking, hearing and seeing are required to communicate effectively and monitor court proceedings.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists victims through all levels of criminal prosecution.
  • Performs follow-up calls with clients and related agencies.
  • Collaborates with other service providers to prevent duplication of services.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, if available.
  • Compiles manuals, brochures, minutes, etc., as needed by program demands.
  • Provides consultation and education to community and professional groups or individuals.
  • Maintains essential records and documentation.
  • Acts as resources to staff and other professionals.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining referral network within community.
  • Assists with a variety of administrative projects, researching new services, coordinating reports and documentation.
  • Represents Silverleaf to referral sources, community agencies, court services, social services agencies and others as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Adheres to Silverleaf policies and procedures.
  • Attends mandatory in-service and other training/educational programs as required.
  • Completion of training as mandated by KRS.421.570(2).
  • Completion of 40 hrs of training on rape and sexual abuse prior to contact with clients.

To apply, click the button below.  Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Position Title: Family Advocate   

Hrs Per week: 37.5
Administrative Supervisor: Executive Director

Position Summary:
Provides advocacy, collaboration, and supportive services to victims and families impacted by sexual violence.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in psychology or related human services field.
  • Knowledge of sexual victimization dynamics and criminal justice processes.
  • Must provide own transportation throughout the Lincoln Trail Area Development District.
  • Criminal record check must be clear of sexual offenses or crimes against minors.

Physical and Environmental Demands:
Occasionally subjected to irregular hours.  Occasional pressure from multiple calls and inquires.  Travel required.  Handles emergency or crisis situations.  Subject to varying and unpredictable situations (during hospital exam, throughout legal process, family dynamics, etc.)  Exposed to unpleasant elements (description of violence, injuries, traumatized persons, etc.).  Talking, hearing and seeing are required to communicate effectively and monitor court proceedings.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists victims through all levels of criminal prosecution.
  • Performs follow-up calls with clients and related agencies.
  • Collaborates with other service providers to prevent duplication of services.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
  • Compiles manuals, brochures, minutes, etc., as needed by program demands.
  • Provides consultation and education to community and professional groups or individuals.
  • Maintains essential records and documentation.
  • Acts as resources to staff and other professionals.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining referral network within community.
  • Assists with a variety of administrative projects, researching new services, coordinating reports and documentation.
  • Represents Silverleaf to referral sources, community agencies, court services, social services agencies and others as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Adheres to Silverleaf Services policies and procedures.
  • Attends mandatory in-service and other training/educational programs as required.
  • Completion of training as mandated by KRS.421.570(2).
  • Completion of 40 hrs of training on rape and sexual abuse prior to contact with clients.

To apply, click the button below.  Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Position Title: Therapist   

Hrs Per week: 37.5
Administrative Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: E

Position Summary:
Provides short- and long-term outpatient therapy services to individuals, families, and groups for sexual victimization issues.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Masters Degree in a mental health discipline from an accredited college and has a license or certificate to practice a mental health discipline under Kentucky law.
  • A minimum of 2 years clinical or counseling experience.
  • Knowledge and training specific to sexual victimization of adults and children preferred.
  • Criminal records check clear of sexual offenses or crimes against minors.

Physical and Environmental Demands:
Talking, seeing, and hearing is required to communicate effectively and efficiently both in writing and orally. Expose to infectious or communicable diseases may occur. Handles emergency or crisis situations. Exposure to unpleasant elements (descriptions of violence, injuries, traumatized persons, etc.).

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, develops and implements outpatient treatment plans for clients and/or their family members.
  • Maintains essential medical records and completes documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provides assessments, screenings, and evaluations utilizing accepted diagnostic manual as appropriate.
  • Conducts individual, family, and group therapy sessions and crisis intervention as clinically indicated.
  • Participates in diagnostic and treatment planning conferences.
  • Provides case coordination with interdisciplinary team and other program staff.
  • Exercises sound clinical and ethical judgment in treatment decisions and responsibility.
  • Provides consultation and education as needed.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining referral network within community.
  • Consults with administrative and/or clinical supervisor as needed regarding clinical issues, policy, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Adheres to Silverleaf policies and procedures.
  • Attends mandatory in-service and other training/educational programs as required.
  • Completion of 40 hrs of training on rape and sexual abuse prior to contact with clients.

To apply, click the button below.  Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Position Title: Forensic Interviewer    

Hrs Per week: 37.5
Administrative Supervisor: Director of Clinical Services and Executive Director

Position Summary:
Performs forensic interviews with child victims of sexual abuse. Responsible for case management coordination, collaboration, court advocacy and testimony on behalf of children and families.

Qualifications:

Doctorate or Master’s degree in a mental health discipline, two years post-degree counseling or clinical experience. Possession of a certificate or license to practice under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Specialized training in forensic interviewing and a minimum of three years experience in forensic interviewing of child victims of sexual abuse. Familiarity with court system and providing testimony.
Criminal records report clear of abuse offenses, felonies, and crimes against minors.

Physical and Environmental Demands:
Talking, seeing, and hearing required to communicate effectively and efficiently both in writing and orally format. Exposure to infectious or communicable diseases may occur. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls, tasks, and inquiries. Occasional overnight and day travel required. Handles emergency and crisis situations. Exposure to direct victim trauma, including descriptions of violence and injuries. Subject to stressful and unpredictable situations during interviews and advocacy with victims (interviews, court hearings).

Essential Functions:

● Conducts forensic interviews of child victims of sexual abuse.
● Works with law enforcement and prosecutors to ensure court admissible information is collected.
● Provides testimony for court as needed.
● Coordinates with DCBS worker and other service providers for referral to longer term services if indicated.
● Thoroughly documents and provides written reports associated with services provided.
● Provides training and consultation for volunteers and professional groups within the region as needed on forensic interviewing.
● Provides advocacy and crisis counseling with victims as needed.
● Performs other duties as assigned.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Adheres to Silverleaf policies and procedures.
  • Attends mandatory in-service and other training/educational programs as required.
  • Completion of 40 hrs of training on rape and sexual abuse prior to contact with contact with clients.To apply, click the button below. Resume and Cover Letter are required.

To apply, click the button below. Resume and Cover Letter are required.