- Assist with investigative interviews of
children by conducting forensic/investigative interviews at the request of
the CAC in a manner consistent with the Erie County Child Abuse
Protocol. Demonstrate ability to quickly
establish rapport with children and teens, and to utilize protocols based on
best practice standards for children of all ages and ability. Conduct
interviews in a manner that is respectful of the child's culture and
abilities, and in a way that maximizes the young person's ability to fully and
accurately describe what has occurred.
results of the interview in a timely manner using the format and standards
required by CAC policy. Assist in reviewing formats used nationally to assure
that the CAC maintains a best practice approach.
interview results accurately and clearly in multidisciplinary and/or forensic
settings. Offer court testimony and documentation as required.
needed, provided advocacy, information and referrals, supportive counseling
and linkage to NYS Office of Victim Services to clients seen at CAC.
case review meetings and CAC staff meetings.
in peer review, mentoring of forensic interviewers, and community/regional
trainings. Assist with the training
and implementation of child abuse protocols.
a high level of professional excellence and credible reputation among the
various constituent organizations involve in the multidisciplinary team and
CAC. Actively pursue new learning in
all areas related to the position and be proactive in disseminating the
information to others. As resources
permit, actively participate in State Chapter meetings, peer review,
conference and workshops to maintain a high level of professional skill.
schedule of interviews and related events permits, assist with other
organizational projects including fundraising, training, mentoring, and other
- Schedule and assigned
duties are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the
clients we serve.