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Care House, the Macomb County Child Advocacy Center, seeks a full-time Crisis Counselor/Forensic Interview Specialist. Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in an appropriate mental health field, hold current appropriate licensure in good standing and have a minimum of two years’ experience working with children and families in crisis and child trauma (preferably child sexual and physical abuse). The ideal candidate would have experience in the field of forensic interviewing of children. The candidate should also be familiar with legal reporting requirements under the Michigan Child Protection Act and the Michigan Forensic Interviewing Protocol. They should have excellent computer skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment. The Crisis Counselor/Forensic Interview Specialist reports to the Intervention Coordinator, works closely with Care House staff, volunteers and interns, members of the multidisciplinary team, Care House Board of Directors and community collaboratives as well as other stakeholders as needed to sustain and advance the mission of Care House and provide services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members.
Care House has offices in two locations: Mount Clemens and Warren, Michigan. This position requires the ability to work at both locations. The position requires 40 hours per week of crime victim support services with flexibility in scheduling, including evenings and occasionally on weekends.
The salary range for this position is between $52,000 - $58,000. Care House offers excellent benefits, including employer-paid health care, dental and vision insurance for all full-time staff and access to a 401(k) with company match and flex spending plans. Care House also promotes a healthy work-life balance, including flexible work schedules and a very generous vacation/holiday policy.
Care House is a private, non-profit agency whose mission is “to prevent and reduce the incidence and trauma of child sexual and physical abuse in Macomb County through collaborative, multidisciplinary and effective family-centered activities.”
We welcome applicants who meet the position criteria to apply to join our team. Care House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates are subject to comprehensive background screening.
More information on Care House may be found at www.mccarehouse.org
Please send resume with cover letter to Dorie Vazquez-Nolan, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 30, 2021. No phone calls, please.