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Safe Child Advocate 

Description

Responsibilities include providing direct advocacy services to victims of abuse to include:

  • Provides information, referral and support for victims of child abuse and the non-offending parent. 
  • Provides education/training to individual community members, groups and agencies regarding child abuse and available services. Takes a leadership role in facilitating community prevention activities.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date data collection, providing necessary reports as required.
  • Provides coverage for 24-hour line supporting new volunteers and clients as needed.
  • Keeps current on applicable laws and changes in procedures and laws that relate to client need.
  • Works with and receives case consultation from Law Enforcement Officials, Prosecuting Attorney, Victim Witness Assistant and Child the Welfare Social Workers involved as part of a multi-disciplinary team approach.
  • Coordinates training for Yakama Nation service providers/child abuse first responders.
  • Provides systems based advocacy and participates in the County’s child abuse protocol efforts to improve systemic response to child abuse.
 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in related human services field.

Other Credentials Required: Must be able to read, write and speak both English and Spanish, Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 
Location Yakima  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days and Evenings 

About the Organization Comprehensive is a private, non-profit corporation that provides services for residents of Kittitas, Klickitat, Yakima, Benton-Franklin and Walla Walla counties. Since 1972, highly trained and qualified mental health professionals at Comprehensive have provided innovative behavioral health care services and community education to individuals, families and organizations. Comprehensive is committed to building strong communities through the efforts of its staff, clients and through collaborative partnerships. Primary service locations are in Ellensburg, Sunnyside, White Salmon, Goldendale, Pasco, Walla Walla and Yakima.

Our staff is comprised of more than 600 dedicated individuals. Our clinicians have backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, substance abuse disorders and many other fields. Our support staff are also well qualified in their fields of accounting, information technology, data processing, medical records, transcription, etc. Comprehensive is accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed by the State of Washington as a Community Mental Health Center and is approved as a Drug Treatment Facility and an Evaluation and Treatment Facility and much more. The work environment is collaborative, fun and filled with opportunities for growth and performing work that matters. For more information please visit our website at www.cwcmh.org



Comprehensive is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.



Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.



Pre-employment drug screening is required.

 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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