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The Forensic Interviewer supports Turning Point’s mission by interviewing alleged victims of child abuse (including sexual abuse, witness to violence, serious neglect and serious physical abuse) so that law enforcement and the Department of Social Services can make effective case decisions.
Using trauma-informed, client-centered approach:
• Coordinate with Law Enforcement, Child Protective Services, and other community partners when children are referred to the center to schedule appointments for the center.
• Conduct forensic interviews of children referred by Law Enforcement or CPS in efforts to elicit details regarding potential abuse/maltreatment the child may have experienced.
• Gather information from law enforcement, Social Services, and the non-offending caretakers of the child about the child abuse allegation(s).
• Provide intake, crisis intervention, telephone, and hotline crisis intervention as needed.
• Ensure coordinated client care with key community partners.
• Assist in the coordination of monthly Case Review and developing the agenda. Provide oral report of forensic interview at Case Review. Participate in Case Review and advocates on behalf of clients.
• Provide courtroom testimony about victims of child maltreatment, including sexual violence, witness to violence, and domestic violence.
• Accompany adult sexual assault victims to hospital or police department during regular work hours and on-call as needed.
• Ensure that the forensic interviews are recorded, backed up and stored appropriately.
• Ensure the medical and forensic records are disseminated and stored appropriately.
• Provide a general summary of the findings (if any) during the forensic interview.
• Maintain accurate, up to date client, program and agency records, including case tracking.
• Record and report program statistics accurately and in a timely fashion.
• Work to ensure the goals and outcomes for the program are met.
• Research, write and manage grant reporting and grantor relationships, as assigned by supervisor.
• Adhere to Agency policy and procedures.
• Increase community awareness of victimization, prevention, and available resources through public speaking and media requests as assigned by supervisor.
• Support agency mission by staffing at least two events or outreach activities annually.
• Support agency mission by participating personally in agency and community meetings and committees as requested by supervisor.
• Promote and maintain professional relationships with agency staff, interns, volunteers, and community partners.
• Facilitate volunteer training as needed.