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Barnstable County Child Exploitation Program Coordinator in Barnstable, Massachusetts

Children?s Cove is seeking applicants for the full-time, 37.5 hour per week Child Exploitation Program Coordinator. The Child Exploitation Program Coordinator will provide developmentally and culturally appropriate and legally defensible forensic interviews, support and case management for high-risk youth and child victims of commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking. This position will conduct and coordinate the scheduling of forensic interviews, serves as the primary contact for all referrals and provide case management for Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and high-risk youth cases. This position will conduct training and outreach regarding the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and high-risk youth. Must have knowledge of the National Child Advocacy Center model, child and family development, child abuse issues, child trafficking dynamics, long and short-term effects on children and families, emotional and safety needs of child victims and appropriate community resources. Must have ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and independently and have ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality. Must relate to children in all age groups, socio-economic background, and cultures. Bachelor\'s degree in social work, human services, psychology, education, criminal justice, education, or a related field. Master\'s Degree in related field preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience working with children and families where abuse and violence are identified issues is required. Requires professional experience in working with the criminal justice or child welfare system and has been or will be trained in forensic interviewing upon hiring. Employment contingent on successful background and reference checks.