Careers

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT CHILD THERAPIST

Conducts individual therapy with minors who have experienced sexual violence. Provide case management and crisis intervention.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Engage children in therapy treatment within the Sexual Assault Program.

2. Conducts assessments and treatment plans for children enrolled in therapy services

3. Provide crisis intervention and responds appropriately to clients crisis needs.

4. Conduct parent sessions to evaluate treatment effectiveness.

5. Implement pre/post test evaluations

6. Create linkages with external resources for children with additional needs.

7. Develop monthly reports on services provided to children and assist with statistical gathering.

8. Complete and maintains accurate documentation of services provided to children in a timely manner.

9. Participate in advocacy efforts related to SA and in the creation of events to promote the impact of SA on children.

10. Keep abreast of professional ethical standards

11. Participate in agency meeting as required.

12. Actively participates in agency peer consultation process.

13. Collaborate in implementation of an evaluation component.

14. Actively participates in weekly clinical supervision.

15. Other tasks as assigned by program director

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Social Services field or equivalent
  • Bilingual and Bicultural (Spanish/English) Required
  • 40 hour ICASA training required
  • Position will require work on evenings and Saturdays

Send resume and cover letter to maritza@mujereslat.org

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CIVIL/CRIMINAL COURT ADVOCATE

Provides court advocacy and crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence at civil and Criminal Domestic Violence Court. Comply with provision of services pertaining to the domestic violence program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conducts recruitment at court by distributing information and brochures to victims at domestic violence, targeting those who are without any advocate or outside support.

2. Opens new cases at domestic violence court on behalf of Spanish speaking victims of domestic violence and provides court advocacy for these cases.

3. Provides IDVA education to Spanish speaking domestic violence victims during individual and group sessions.

4. Provides legal advocacy for Spanish speaking victims of domestic violence in obtaining Emergency Orders of Protection.

5. Provides follow up services and court accompaniment to hearing s scheduled for Plenary Orders of Protection to Spanish speaking victims of domestic violence.

6. Provides transportation to victims of domestic violence as needed.

7. Assess each victim’s case and works with the cook county State Attorney’s to ensure victims receive the full range of benefits from the Order of Protection.

8. Assists and advocates for victims in securing proper assistance, assists in understanding legal proceedings, assists in securing legal reports/documents and provides the necessary information, referrals and linkages within or outside Mujeres (i.e. information on divorce, child support, child custody, etc.)

9. Provides information on Crime Victims Compensation and assists with petition.

10. Provides crisis intervention to in-person and telephone clients at agency.

11. Submits monthly reports, statistical and all required documentation in a timely matter while maintaining client’s records according to service standards.

12. Participates in all required internal agency meetings.

13. Stays aware of changes in the law and implementation policy via training, reading, researching, and contact with other providers.

14. Other VOCA allowable duties as assigned by DV Coordinator (i.e. Media presentations, domestic violence informational panels, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services/Legal Field
  • Bilingual, Bicultural (Spanish/English)
  • Illinois Certified Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training
  • Effective interpersonal skills and written communication

Send resume and cover letter to jimena@mujereslat.org

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT THERAPIST

Conducts therapy for survivors of sexual violence. Provides case management and crisis intervention.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Engage sexual assault survivors in therapy treatment.

2. Conduct assessments and treatment plans for survivors of sexual violence.

3. Provide ongoing therapy and maintain a caseload of survivors.

4. Coordinate care with internal and external linkages and referrals to address survivors’ additional needs.

5. Provide case management and crisis intervention as needed.

6. Participates in clinical reviews of cases.

7. Complete accurate documentation of services rendered to survivors of sexual violence.

8. Generate reports of services and assist with statistical gathering.

9. Collaborate with Vice president of Wellness in the implementation of an evaluation component.

10. Participate in internal/external meetings as needed.

11. Provide services in the South Side of Chicago.

12. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master degree in Social Services field or equivalent.
  • Bilingual/bicultural. (Spanish/English
  • 40 hours SA trained or willingness to be trained.

Send resume and cover letter to maritza@mujereslat.org

 

Mujeres Latinas en Acción hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color sex, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, national, origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or source of income.