The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, a private, non-profit Child Advocacy Center serving Fulton and DeKalb Counties, has an opening for a Forensic Interviewer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will work primarily in Fulton County but will occasionally work in the DeKalb County office as needed. The Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate is responsible for conducting forensic interviews/extended forensic interviews of children alleged to be victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, or witness to violence. Facilitates interdisciplinary case management and provides support to non-offending caregivers.
The candidate should demonstrate effectiveness at working with difficult clients by exhibiting empathy and warmth, as well as have a positive attitude and work well under pressure. A working knowledge of family dynamics, dynamics of child sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, crisis intervention, and trauma is preferable. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to apply this information to directly benefit clients; have very strong time management and organizational skills to independently manage workload and related responsibilities; demonstrate the ability to operate a computer; have strong interpersonal and communication skills; show the ability to work as a team member; and possess problem solving skills to effectively work with difficult families.
Experienced Forensic Interviewer preferred.
The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy offers competitive salary and benefits, an exciting team-based working environment, flexible work schedules, and opportunities to expand your skill set. The Center is a private, non-profit organization led by a committed board of directors. For more information about Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, visit our web site at www.georgiacenterforchildadvocacy.org.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Trotta at rebeccat@gacfca[dot]org. Please call 770-830-4042 if you have any questions. GCCA is an equal-opportunity employer. The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy has a vaccine mandate in place as of January 3, 2022.