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Title: Case Manager & Legal Advocate 
Location: Plano, TX 

Reports to: Clinical Manager 


Summary: The Case Manager will work directly with clients by providing crisis intervention, assessing their need for follow up services, providing appropriate information and referrals and performing initial assessment for counseling and other support needs.

 
Duties: 

  • Provide direct services to victims of sexual violence and secondary victims via crisis intervention, medical accompaniment, and counseling intake process. 

  • Coordinate and oversee initial assessment and follow-up for all clients. 

  • Maintain appropriate case documentation on clients. 

  • Participate in staff meetings and individual supervision. 

  • Maintain client files and maintenance of client records in collaboration with Sr. Program Director. 

  • Support clients in navigating the civil and legal systems including assistance with legal filings such as protection orders and crime victims’ compensation applications; provide law enforcement and court accompaniment. 

  • Provide current information on survivor issues and client procedures to advocates and staff. (advocacy training, CVC changes or updates, etc.) 

  • Provide current information on survivor issues and client procedures to advocates and staff. 

  • Represent the agency in the community and acts as a liaison to community organizations. 

  • Maintain agency referral directory. Contact area resources and keep the resources/referral list current. Assist counselors and other staff in locating needed resources. 

  • Collect statistical data and report on activities as needed. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

  • With reasonable accommodation, this position requires: the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office and medical equipment; ability to communicate clearly and accurately to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing; possess visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required. 

  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 10+lbs. of force. 

  • Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, inclement weather conditions 

  • Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license and provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three years; and must submit to pre-employment drug screen and TB test as well as random drug screens when directed. 

  • Occasional travel between hospitals and community agencies. 

 

Education and Experience: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, social work, psychology or other human services field is required. MSW or equivalent post-graduate work is strongly preferred. 

  • 1-2 years working with victims of sexual violence preferred 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred 

  • Skilled in performing counseling and crisis intervention services, especially for treatment of traumatized crime victims. 

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with clients, staff and community contacts. 

  • Must be self-directed and able to work autonomously 

  • Effective communication skills 

  • Proficient computer skills 

  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance 

  • Must complete 40 hours of mandated OAG sexual assault training. 

To apply or for more information please email careers@theturningpoint.org

 

Case Manager & Legal Advocate

Title: Sexual Assault Advocate – Bilingual Spanish 
Location: Collin County 

Reports to: Advocacy Program Manager 

Summary: Sexual Assault Advocate provides crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims of sexual violence and family/friends of victims (secondary victims) and assists in program support of all direct services. 


An effective Advocate will: 

  • Provide direct services to victims of sexual violence, other crimes, and secondary victims via crisis intervention, advocacy, and accompaniment services, including assistance with CVC and VINE, by phone or in person. 

  • Practice self-awareness, honesty, and cultural humility when working with different ethnic and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes. 

  • Provide support to all agency client programs as needed and directed by supervisor. 

  • Provide proper documentation on all services provided. 

  • Participate in volunteer/advocate meetings. 

  • Submit timesheets every month. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills, Abilities & Education: 

  • Knowledge of Spanish and fluency in the language is required. 

  • Must complete 40 hours of mandated OAG sexual assault training. 

  • Must complete and document 6 hours of continued education annually. 

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with clients, staff and community contacts. 

  • Excellent communication, organization and administrative skills. 

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of all clients. Must be dependable. 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in victim services or relevant field preferred. 

  • High school graduate or obtained diploma equivalent (i.e. GED). 

  • Knowledge of victim impact issues and the criminal justice system preferred. 

 

Position Requirements: 

  • With reasonable accommodation, this position requires: the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office and medical equipment; ability to communicate clearly and accurately to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing; possess visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required. 

  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 10+lbs. of force. 

  • Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including the performance of work in cramped and/or awkward positions, and exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, and inclement weather conditions is possible. 

  • Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license. 

  • Regular travel between hospitals and community agencies. 

To apply or for more information please email careers@theturningpoint.org

Sexual Assault Advocate – Bilingual Spanish
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