Trauma Prevention Specialist
Status: Exempt Full Time
Reports to: Director of Prevention & Community Awareness
ChildSafe, a leader in the field of trauma treatment and services for children and families in Bexar County, is seeking a full-time Trauma Prevention Specialist. Under the supervision of the Director of Prevention & Community Awareness, the Trauma Prevention Specialist is responsible for educating the community and school on child abuse, its prevention, signs, and its resulting trauma.
Developing strong relationships with a variety of school administrators and staff to ensure the program’s continued growth and success; providing training and consultation to community members and schools, which encourage implementation of preventative elements that are sensitive to the needs of children who have experienced trauma; preparing and maintaining records, reports, and statistics related to program outcomes; facilitating meetings with District/School Administrators; facilitating Trauma Team Meetings with individuals designated by each school; and, administering assessment tools and providing evaluation data as required, among other tasks.
Master’s Degree in a mental health field required with Texas license (LPC, LCMSW, or LMSW) preferred. Preference will be given to counselor’s knowledge about state law and TEA mandates on training for school personnel on child maltreatment training. Possess a sense of compassion with an ability to connect with people from many backgrounds. Must have an acceptable driving record, valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance to meet agency requirements. Must pass criminal and child abuse registry background checks. Ability to multi-task. Can work independently with minimal supervision while keeping the Director apprised of activities. Must meet strict programmatic outcomes and deadlines. Must have an outgoing personality and professional demeanor. Knowledge of Bexar County school districts is a plus. Eagerness to learn new skills and take on increased responsibilities through the training process. Must be flexible to work occasional evenings or weekends and travel as required.
This position is an exempt full-time position working 40 hours weekly. Occasional after hours and weekend work for agency related activities.
Benefits include health, dental and vision plans, 401K retirement plan, paid time off and holidays as designated in the Employee Handbook, and working with an inclusive and dynamic team. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Kayla Bailey, Director of Prevention & Community Awareness. We regret we are unable to accept phone calls or hard copies of resumes.
ChildSafe is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.