Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton

Domestic Violence Advocate (SH Children?s Program).

  • Catholic Charities - Diocese of Trenton
  • Westampton, NJ 08060
  • 29 days ago

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for delivering case management/counseling services for clients and families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Design, implement and monitor individual program plans for clients

Assess client needs; investigate their eligibility for services

Counsel and aids individuals and families requiring agency assistance

Maintain client records and completes required documentation according to agency and accreditation standards.

This may include, but is not limited to data entry, progress notes, activity reports, time sheets and logs

Coordinate client activities

Assist clients with accessing other services (job training, counseling, housing, medical services, etc.)

Network with other providers to generate community resources for participants

May provide supportive counseling in individual and group settings

May transport consumers to appointments, etc.

PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for providing direct services to clients on parenting issues

Organize and oversee the daily activities of the resident children concerning their adjustment to Providence House

Provide intakes and short-term domestic violence counseling to children

Provide intake and intervention planning with parents.

Help provide information on parenting skills and non-violent child rearing activities

Provide weekly counseling sessions for mothers as it refers to parenting styles and skills

Provide information, referrals and advocacy to clients.

Act as a liaison with schools and youth agencies in the community

Facilitate weekly support groups on parenting skills and other appropriate areas

Coordinate and oversee special events for the children of Providence House

Help provide community education and public relations to individuals and groups in Ocean County on domestic violence issues as they relate to children.

Provide speaking engagements, as needed

Participate in on-going supervision and case planning, including maintaining appropriate administrative paperwork and helping with physical maintenance of the children’s program

Participate in the training and supervision of volunteers assigned to work with the children’s program

OTHER DUTIES: as assigned

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