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Canopy offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous paid time off, including ten (10) paid holidays, as well as vacation, sick, personal, trauma days, and paid bereavement leave. Position descriptions are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the jobs and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, based upon the needs of Canopy. 

JOB TITLE: Problematic Sexual Behavior Coordinator and Therapist

Salary Range = $55,000 - $65,000 annually

STATUS: Full Time / Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Director of Community Partnerships

LOCATION: Community & Canopy Child Advocacy Center

PURPOSE:

Canopy Child Advocacy Center’s Problematic Sexual Behavior (PSB) Coordinator and Therapist works with a team to provide specialized services that address the children who are victims of sexual assault and who have Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB), in addition to other family members. The PSB Coordinator/Therapist oversees activities of the team to ensure effective service delivery and provides case management to address all needs of the child(ren) and family. The Coordinator/Therapist will provide a range of services including diagnostic assessments, psychotherapy, and acute trauma intervention services with individuals who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events. Must be able to complete and maintain service documentation according to agency and regulatory standards. Work as collaborative member of multidisciplinary team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Work in collaboration with the Family Advocate to serve children who are victims of sexual assault and who have Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB); responsible for ensuring all roles are working in collaboration with the whole family to ensure needs are met.

  2. Provide coordination and case management services to children and their families, which include:

    1. Assess child and family’s physical and mental wellness, needs, strengths, abilities, and barriers – use assessment to develop tailored case plans.

    2. Work with treatment team to put care plans in place.

    3. Listen to concerns of child(ren) and family and provide appropriate interventions.

    4. Document clients’ progress including charting referrals, home visits, and other notable interactions.

    5. Evaluate clients’ progress periodically and make adjustments as needed to improve outcomes.

  3. Track services and data on all children and families served by the PSB team. Ensure data is input within 24 hours of service and work with Data Evaluator to ensure accurate and timely reports to leadership, funders, and partners.

  4. Working as part of as multidisciplinary team, provides consultation and coordination surrounding client treatment progress and care through regularly scheduled PSB multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meetings.

  5. Coordinate the work of all Canopy partner agencies.

  6. Have a thorough understanding of the evidence-based practices used by therapist(s) serving children with PSB, including Problematic Sexual Behavior – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PSB-CBT), Multi-systemic Therapy (MST) PSB, Trauma- Focused (TF) CBT-PSB, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

  7. Uses Independent judgment to diagnose, treat clients and make decisions within the range of program services; especially those requiring behavioral health and trauma treatment.

  8. Understanding developmentally appropriate child and adolescent sexual behavior.

  9. Understanding research regarding interventions for child and adolescent sexual activity.

  10. Comfortable discussing ways to teach and respond to sexual behavior and ensure appropriate boundaries are adhered to for education regarding sexuality.

  11. Able to engage in professional supportive, collaborative healthy relationships.

  12. Provides diagnostic tools and when warranted full diagnostic assessments to determine mental health needs; Provides psychotherapy as needed, makes appropriate recommendations to address ongoing mental health needs.

  13. Conducts interventions based on client choice, client characteristics and needs, diagnoses and on familial, cultural, and environmental factors, considering resources and the safety of the person’s environment.

  14. Ensure crisis resolution and follow-up by conducting ongoing needs assessments and coordinating services.

  15. Ensures compliance with productivity standards and documentation/record keeping for agency and the project, funding, and accreditation requirements.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Adheres to the ethical, confidentiality, and professional-standards requirements of federal and state law, the policies of this organization, and the policies of licensing and credentialing boards.

  2. Speaks and acts in a manner that is sensitive and responsive to a person’s ethnic, cultural, and developmental background, to any disabling conditions, and to conditions that may affect the person’s ability to form accurate perceptions, process information, understand directions, and communicate important information.

  3. Consistently interacts with members of this and other organizations in a respectful, professional manner; productively contributes to the functioning of an interdisciplinary team.

  4. Commit to working at least two evenings per week in both community-based, and office-based settings.

  5. Assume additional responsibilities and perform special projects as needed and directed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s Degree with specialization in social, behavioral, or human services and three (3) years relevant

  2. counseling work experience is required.

  3. Must have strong intervention ability and be able to work independently.

  4. Must have knowledge and experience working with individuals who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  1. Knowledge of agency policies, procedures, goals, and objectives with a willingness to respect, understand and promote the mission, values, and goals of the agency.

  2. Skill in conducting diagnostic and functional assessments, psychotherapy, hotline services, and crisis intervention services, and the ability to evaluate their effectiveness.

  3. Developed knowledge of current office procedures, methods, and equipment.

  4. Ability to manage a fast-paced office in an effective and creative manner.

  5. Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions.

  6. Ability to perform duties with a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.

  7. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; highly organized.

  8. Effective verbal and written communication skills; high level of professionalism.

  9. Ability to work with and maintain sensitive and confidential client records.

  10. Ability to take initiative and work independently in a cooperative environment.

  11. Computer skills; word processing, database, and spreadsheet software capabilities.

 

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  1. LSW or LPC minimally required. CPR/First Aid Certification preferred.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

  1. Ability to operate a computer and keyboard

  2. Ability and willingness to participate in recreational activities with children as needed.

  3. Must be able to provide services at various locations

  4. Communicate with others in person, electronically, or by phone on a consistent basis

  5. Regular and predictable attendance

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Work is typically performed in client’s homes in Cuyahoga County. Hours of work may exceed normal business hours; ability to work non-traditional work hours. Availability for on-call emergency service during nonscheduled hours. Smoke-free working environment

JOB TITLE: Executive Program Assistant

Salary Range = $36,000 - $42,000 annually

STATUS: Full Time / Non Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

LOCATION: Community & Canopy Child Advocacy Center

PURPOSE:

 

The Executive Program Assistant position provides administrative and clerical support to the Executive Director for the overall management and administration of Canopy Child Advocacy Center.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs administrative and clerical support to the Executive Director and other organizational leadership including typing, filing and computer entry data as needed.

  2. Assists with a variety of administrative tasks involving the operation of Canopy (managing meeting logistics, calendar, etc.).

  3. Maintain office filing system, provide support for staff and all materials needed to insure proper case flow and records.

  4. Assume bookkeeping duties not handled by accounting.

  5. Maintain records for audit requirements.

  6. Uses computer and office equipment including automation to expedite job duties. Becomes proficient in the use of new office technology as it is deployed.

  7. Assumes reception and telephone duties as needed.

  8. Consistently maintains quality and productivity standards established for role.

  9. Respects, understands, and promotes Canopy mission, values and goals.

  10. Assumes additional responsibilities and special projects as needed and directed.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor Degree required. 

  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including phone skills.

  3. Interpersonal skills with experience in dealing with persons in crisis with the ability to work under stress and manage crises when necessary. 

  4. Proficiency and experience with computer programs and office machine knowledge.

  5. Ability to communicate with wide range of professionals from disparate backgrounds

  6. Experience in professionally representing an agency and administrative positions to internal and external audiences.

  7. Must have excellent computer skills, experience with databases, spreadsheets, graphs, and charts and above average knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other related software programs.

  8. Exceptional organizational and time management skills.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  1. Demonstrated initiative and independent problem-solving skills.

  2. Experience in handling a variety of tasks, effectively prioritize and ensure follow-through.

  3. Ability and experience in interacting with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  4. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  5. Past experience in a social services field helpful, knowledge of child abuse and systems related to CAC useful.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  1. Ability to operate a computer and keyboard.

  2. Ability to communicate with others in person, electronically or by phone on a consistent basis.

  3. Regular and predictable attendance.

If you are interested and meet the qualifications for this position, please submit your resume:

JOB TITLE: Family Resource Manager

Salary Range = $38,000 - $42,000 annually

STATUS: Full Time / Non Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Director of Family Services

LOCATION: Community & Canopy Child Advocacy Center

PURPOSE:

 

The Family Resource Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and supportive services to caregivers of child victims of sexual abuse and their families. With the objective of helping families engage and remain connected to services, the Family Resource Manager focuses on clients and caregivers who are navigating the system and assists in accessing resources in the community (housing, transportation, food assistance, clothing, etc.). The goal of the position is to increase access to crisis intervention, reduce trauma symptoms, reduce the likelihood of re-victimization, and reduce additional interferences with Child Protective Services or other crisis intervention services. Through case tracking, we aim to enhance problem solving and coping capacity of the client while linking and improving the systems that may support the family.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Utilize trauma informed care concepts when working with families to maintain hope for growth and change, while increasing access to behavioral and/or physical health care

  2. Provide case management, safety planning assessments, crisis intervention, and linkage to needed community resources to victims and/or family members

  3. Collaborate with clinicians in gathering collateral information (DCFS, CPD, Advocate, FI, Psychiatry, school, etc.) to provide appropriate services and support for family

  4. Communicate appropriately and timely with referring offices

  5. Assist with reporting, case tracking, data input, and external agency and general public communications

  6. Facilitate communication and coordination of services with other internal and external providers with goal to meet service need goals

  7. Attend appointments with families when support for self-efficacy and self-esteem is needed (e.g., housing, psychiatry, school, employment) 

  8. Participate in local networking and training opportunities

  9. Participate in all team and agency wide meetings

  10. Maintain confidentiality of information

  11. Respect, understand, and promote Canopy’s mission, values, and goals

  12. Assume additional responsibilities and special projects as needed and directed

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimal associate or bachelor’s degree in related field

  2. Basic professional knowledge in the field of sexual abuse treatment, child welfare, and/or case management is required

  3. Working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field

  4. Education/Knowledge and Experience: 2-5 years Technical/Clinical Skills

  5. Must have excellent computer skills, experience with databases, spreadsheets, graphs, and charts and above average knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other related software programs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Proficiency with computers and commonly used software applications.

  • Strong customer relations and communications skills.

  • Demonstrated initiative and independent problem-solving skills.

  • Ability and experience in interacting effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. committed to equity, inclusion, and advocacy.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  1. Communicate with others in person, electronically or by phone on a consistent basis

  2. Must be willing to be flexible with hours

  3. Regular and predictable attendance

If you are interested and meet the qualifications for this position, please submit your resume:

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