Forensic Interview Specialist
Works as part of a multidisciplinary team responding to child sexual and physical abuse allegations, using a children’s advocacy center model. The Interview Specialist is responsible for understanding the dynamics of child abuse with an emphasis on child sexual abuse. This understanding is used to conduct child-focused, forensically-sound, legally defensible forensic interviews of alleged child victims referred to Sunflower House. The Interview Specialist testifies as a fact and expert witness in Court as requested through subpoena.
Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field with applicable professional licensure. Three years or more of direct work experience within a multidisciplinary team responding to allegations of child maltreatment, and direct work experience with abused children and their families. Knowledge of law enforcement, criminal and civil court systems and how to communicate with and function within these systems and court testimony experience preferred. Must work effectively and respectfully with individuals from various economic, social and cultural backgrounds, and be able to engage children of all ages in interviews.
Competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance, 401k retirement, flexible spending account and paid time off. Hours 8:30 - 5:00 with ability to flex schedule to 7:00 PM as needed. EOE
Send cover letter, resume/CV, names and daytime phone numbers of 5 professional references to: Cindy Riddell at email@example.com with Interview Specialist in subject line. No phone calls please. Application deadline: March 30 or until filled.