As the Director of Sexual Assault Services, you will be responsible for providing leadership and content expertise in the design, implementation, and assessment of trauma-informed sexual assault (SA) advocacy and clinical services through program oversight, clinical supervision, professional development, and evaluation.
The Center for Women and Families serves people of all genders and sexual orientation who have experienced domestic or sexual violence. We are committed to providing supportive services that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency, and rebuild lives. As such, in your role, you can expect your responsibilities to include:
- Develop and oversee sexual assault programming and provision of trauma-informed services to clients affected by sexual assault and sex trafficking, including:
- Develop outcomes and benchmarks for SA services, evaluate effectiveness, and enhance these services to ensure adherence to best practices and legal and funder mandates
- Supervise team of clinical therapists and sexual assault advocates
- Oversee provision of trauma-focused individual, family, and group psychotherapy, including critical review of assessment, treatment planning, and intervention
- Oversee provision of advocacy, including legal, medical, and other comprehensive advocacy services
- Maintain and monitor quality assurance on monthly statistics, reports, client files, documentation, resource and procedure manuals, forms and data entry, etc., as it applies to the clinical programming of CWF
- Collaborate across programs, including the Crisis Line and Emergency Shelter, to provide crisis services to those affected by sexual assault
- Collaborate within CWF and with other coalitions, agencies, networks, organizations, and community partners in order to:
- Develop and maintain accessibility of CWF services to sexual abuse survivors
- Ensure all CWF staff and volunteers have training and expertise in the provision of services to clients affected by sexual assault
- Increase the visibility of the Center as our regions sexual assault center
- Develop collaborative relationships to increase referrals and utilization of SA program services throughout our service region
- Participate in the Centers awareness and education efforts related to sexual assault
- Provide training, technical assistance expertise, resources and clinical consultation to community partners
- Offer clinical support to staff and clients throughout the agency
- Provide strategic visioning and agency leadership:
- Provide leadership as needed for committees, to facilitate trainings, to advance CWF initiatives, to support volunteers, etc.
- Lead initiatives to tend to the secondary traumatic stress and to increase the resilience of staff and volunteers
- Oversee, assess, and contribute in the provision of the 40-hour training curriculum for new hires and volunteers and ongoing training opportunities to ensure that all staff are trained in current trends and best practices for working in trauma
- Facilitate a clinical practicum program for students to ensure proper placement, training, and supervision of clinical practicum students
- Fulfill ongoing assigned programmatic duties such as:
- Active participation in staff, team, committee, agency, and community meetings
- Participate in supervisor on call rotation
- Support the ongoing operation of CWF by assisting in occasional coverage for groups, crisis line, shelter staffing, client desk, and other client services as needed
- Comply with State reporting guidelines for abuse and neglect
- Maintain job-related knowledge, expertise, and skills by:
- Maintaining thorough knowledge of the presentation and treatment of complex trauma and current trends in research and treatment of sexual assault
- Keeping good standing with a licensure board by maintaining active clinical licensure, and adhering to your professional code of ethics and requirements for continuing education in your clinical field
- Participating in agency or external trainings in order to maintain a minimum of 12 hours of annual continued education (CE), of which 6 hours must include training relevant to the provision of Rape/Sexual Abuse services
- Attaining CPR/First Aid certification within first year of employment and kept current thereafter
- Other duties as assigned.
To be a successful candidate, you must have a masters degree and be licensed to practice a mental health discipline under Kentucky laws. You will also have a valid drivers license and maintain a driving record that meets the agencys automobile insurance requirements.
Your compensation for your role as the Director of Sexual Assault Services is $50,000. Your benefits will include access to health insurance, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, accident and critical illness insurance, health savings and flexible savings accounts. Additionally, you will receive a generous paid time off (PTO) bank and will be eligible to contribute to a 401(k) plan that includes an agency match after 1 year.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.