Available career openings at CACNC and local CACs in North Carolina.
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The Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator position will be responsible to lead and manage 6 established MDTs of interagency child abuse professionals and develop 2 new MDTs in outlying counties of Eastern North Carolina. Advanced understanding of accreditation standards for MDTs is essential and includes stringent policies and procedures formalized in county based MOAs. These agreements delineate requirements for inter-agency case review and tracking of child abuse cases to promote best practices and protect child victims. Knowledge and skills are necessary to establish and to facilitate new teams and create collaborative and collegial routine review of children evaluated for child abuse and following protocols and procedures within MOAs. In addition, this position will ensure orientation of new MDT members, training of team members and collaborating with agency leaders to maintain effective agreements. Effective team building is essential to promote team engagement and cohesion, and to ensure coordinated and collaborative responses to child abuse allegations. Working with teams to address challenges and deficiencies requires highly skilled competencies and diplomacy to effect positive change. The MDT Coordinator will provide technical assistance and training to direct service providers regarding best practices for multidisciplinary child abuse investigations and provide policy education concerning CAC’s and MDT’s to child serving professionals within each identified county. An essential function is to track case status and outcomes for ongoing evaluation of data and trends within each county in order to institute protocol and/or policy changes or address deficiencies to better serve and protect abused/neglected children.
The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Clinical Director provides leadership and management for direct services delivery, staff supervision, development, recruitment, orientation and staffing for the center’s mental health program in providing therapeutic services and counseling to child victims and their non-offending caregivers. This position ensures adherence to clinical standards, professional codes of ethics, funders, HIPAA compliance, agency policies and standards set forth by the Onslow County Interagency Agreement & Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Protocol, the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) and Children’s Advocacy Centers North Carolina (CACNC).
This is a dual role position consisting of forensic interviewing and family advocacy. Under the direction of the CAC Assistant Director, the CAC Forensic Interviewer / Family Advocate is responsible for providing developmentally and culturally appropriate, non-leading, legally defensible forensic interviews of children and adolescents in cases of alleged sexual and physical abuse and other cases of alleged child maltreatment referred to the One Place Child Advocacy Center. The CAC Forensic Interviewer / Family Advocate ensures a continuum of services for children who have been victims of such maltreatment. This position provides consistent and comprehensive advocacy and support services from inception of a case, through investigations and prosecution, until the family has achieved access to all necessary support services to promote healing. Effectively communicates and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure quality of service.