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Family Service Specialist
CornerHouse
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Post Date: Jan 08, 2014
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: immediate
Salary: DOQ
Location: US - Minnesota - Minneapolis
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Description
The Family Services Specialist works with a multidisciplinary team to assure that alleged victims of abuse/witnesses to violent crime, and their caregivers, receive effective, holistic support and needed services. The Family Services Specialist provides direct crisis intervention and information and referral services to families and community members. The Family Services Specialist additionally provides community education and outreach, and works collaboratively with many partners to assess and meet needs for CornerHouse service population. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•        Work with families offer crisis intervention and support, facilitate access to community resources and provide information regarding the dynamics of abuse and trauma.
•        Facilitate a supportive environment that focuses on each family’s comfort and unique experience and needs.
•        Function as an effective liaison with multi-disciplinary team members


Skills
•        Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
•        Knowledge of cultural diversity, child sexual abuse, family dynamics, child development, investigative and/or judicial systems
•        Demonstrated experience working with diverse individuals, crime victims, and/or individuals in crisis
•        Strong communication, organizational and problem solving skills
•        Team player, self-starter
•        Computer proficiency, including Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint; ability to learn and utilize database systems


Notes
For complete posting see www.cornerhousemn.org. Individuals from diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply.


Contact Details
Name: Jennifer Anderson
Address: 2502 10th Ave S
City: Minneapolis
State/Province: Minnesota
Zipcode: 55404
Country: United States
Ph: 6128138315
Email: jennifernicole.anderson@childrensmn.org




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