The Safe Center LI Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Job openings at The Safe Center are posted as they become available. Please see individual career opportunities below for qualifications and application instructions.
Our Children’s Mental Health Program provides trauma-informed services to children ages 0-18 (and their non-offending family members) who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual abuse, and commercial sexual exploitation. Services are also provided to young children with problem sexual behaviors. Services provided by our Child Counselors include intake/assessment, individual, group, & family therapy, crisis intervention, parenting support & guidance, advocacy, and case management.
- MSW or equivalent degree required. Licensed or eligible for limited permit.
- Clinical experience with children required.
- Experience working with survivors of child abuse/domestic violence/sexual assault strongly preferred.
- Training in play therapy and trauma-informed treatment (TF-CBT, CPP, Theraplay, EMDR) strongly preferred.
- Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
Email or fax resume & cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted
Name: Katie Shaw, LCSW-R, RPT-S
Fax: (516) 465-4740
Safe Home Advocate – Spanish Speaking Preferred
Under the supervision of the Safe Home Coordinator the primary responsibilities of this position is to provide case management and advocacy services for those residing at the shelter.
- Case management and advocacy with agencies such as department of social services, court, law enforcement, medical, mental health, housing and other service providers and community members
- Work with clients to indentify resources, referrals and provide practical assistance to help them in establishing and achieving their goals
- Assess clients for agency housing program and provide assistance in helping clients to find housing for when they leave the shelter
- Provide weekly individual and group independent living skills sessions
- Inform clients on using public transportation and provide transportation with agency van
- Coordinate with law enforcement and accompany clients to retrieve personal items from abusers residence
- Educate clients in using technology and electronics safely
- Safety planning
- Helping clients to get their needs met such as making doctor’s appointments and medication management
- Crisis intervention
- Oversight of shelter vehicles, maintenance and upkeep
- Provide coverage for the House Manager as needed
- Participation in staff meetings and supervision
- Perform related work as assigned by supervisor
- Bachelors degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related field preferred
- Spanish-speaking preferred
- One year case management experience
- Experience working with domestic violence and mental illness preferred
- Full-time, 35 hours per week, primarily Tuesday-Saturday, some evening hours
Email or fax resume & cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted.
Fax: (516) 465-4740