Assistant Director of the Training Institute
The New York Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Childr
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Post Date: Oct 21, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 11/30/20
Salary: High $70k plus benefits.
Location: US - New York - New York
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works to prevent child abuse and neglect by creating awareness and providing educational materials and trainings to youth, parents and caregivers, and professionals. The Training Institute also shares best practices that the agency has developed through its work with children who have experienced trauma and abuse to child welfare professionals, social service agencies, schools and community organizations. Trainings are conducted in-person (on- and off-site), virtually and through online courses. Core training topics include: child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting, child sexual abuse prevention and interventions, understanding trauma and trauma related interventions, managing secondary traumatic stress, and providing crisis debriefing and effective therapeutic supervised visitation. Supports the Director with operations/systems. Identifies/fosters new business relationships/funding opportunities to secure additional training and consultation contracts. Develops training curricula and materials on preventing and responding to child abuse and neglect that are informed by evidence-based practices, existing scientific literature and subject matter experts (SME), and align with the agency’s mission. Develops program implementation training curricula and materials that are informed by best practice programs and trauma-related interventions. Facilitates professional development trainings for professionals working with children on preventing and identifying child abuse and neglect, trauma and secondary traumatic stress and related topics as appropriate. Prepares proposals for constituencies requesting training and consultation services, researches and contracts with quality vendors to support projects, and manages project timelines and work streams. Builds and leverages community partnerships and identifies new areas and audiences for the agency to grow its professional development and program implementation offerings. Supports with researching and providing consultation to organizations on policies/practices that reflect best-practice child safety standards. Develops briefing documents, manuals and tip sheets, conducts background research and supports with grant writing as appropriate. Identifies effective in-person, virtual and e-learning practices and platforms to further expand the Training Institute’s reach. Works collaboratively with the Clinical and Research departments in developing and testing/evaluating training materials and curricula. Supports with data collection and evaluation and prepares monthly and quarterly progress reports as appropriate. Supports with the development and review of training curricula and materials for children, parents and caregivers on preventing child abuse and neglect and related topics as appropriate. Supports with facilitating workshops for children, parents and caregivers on child sexual abuse prevention and related topics as appropriate. Provides supervision to staff when the Director is unavailable.

A Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Teaching, Public Health or equivalent and a min. of 6-8 years of relevant experience is required. Must have a commitment to the principles of diversity, cultural equity and inclusion and demonstrate experience and knowledge of providing services to diverse populations. Experience developing and facilitating trainings. Experience with individuals with histories of trauma/abuse. An understanding of DV, child abuse, child welfare process, and mental health.

Experience developing/fostering new business partnerships. Experience in project management, writing proposals and briefing documents, and developing educational and outreach materials. Strong computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative, Articulate Storyline, Rise) is preferred. Familiarity with research and evaluation protocols is a plus. The ability to work a flexible weekday schedule to accommodate an occasional evening session and some travel is required.

Contact Details
Name: Norma Richards
Address: 161 William Street, 9th Floor
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10038
Country: United States
Ph: 2122335500