Training to Become a Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Sep 12, 2016 06:00 PM - Mon Dec 05, 2016 09:00 AM

Where

4700 Long Beach BoulevardLong Beach Twp, NJ 08008


About

Join the Sexual Assault Resposne Team of Ocean County, New Jersey Now taking applications for training beginning September 12. 2016.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE A RESIDENT OF OCEAN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY. Please e-mail bgesicki06@stfrancislbi.org or call 609-494-1554 to be sent an application. Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate (CSVA) role will be: Complete 40 hr training to be certified as a CSVA Take at least 3 on-call shifts a month to provide crisis intervention with survivors of recent sexual assaults on accompaniments at one of four Ocean County Hospitals, SOMC, CMC, Kimball Hospital, Brick Hospital, and Ocean County Police Department, and the Prosecutor’s Office, at any hour of the day or night. Give emotional support, information and referrals to survivors of recent sexual assaults through the 24 hour hotline or in-person.

Provide support and information to family and others present who are with the survivor. Provide information on follow-up counseling and advocacy services available through Ocean County and St. Francis Community Center--Counseling Services Applicants must feel confident in providing direct assistance to victims, to listen to victims’ needs and then connect them with appropriate resources, including medical care, mental health care, legal and emotional support. CSVAs work with victims to help them make informed choices and then support them every step of the way. Mature adults with related work or life experience will be considered. Bi-Lingual advocates are needed.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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