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Nashville Children's Alliance

Bilingual Forensic Interview Specialist – Part-Time

Nashville Children's Alliance

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Job Summary

Provide specialized Child Forensic Interviews, in both English and Spanish, to assist in open investigations with the Department of Children’s Services and Metro Nashville Police Department, as part of the multidisciplinary approach to severe child abuse investigations in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct child interviews with alleged victims of or child witnesses to sexual or severe physical abuse
  • Conduct child interviews in accordance with the established forensic interviewer investigative protocol
  • Preparing FI Summary Reports and ensuring they are received by appropriate CPIT members
  • Data entry:  NCAtrak data tracking platform and other statistical reports that may be requested
  • Serve as members of the Child Protective Investigative Team (CPIT).
  • Participate in pertinent court proceedings
  • Participate in peer review assessments and mandatory supervisory evaluations
  • Attend periodic meetings of the Forensic Interviewers throughout Tennessee
  • Receive continuing educational hours pertaining to child abuse and neglect throughout the year
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Director of Forensic and Family Services and CEO

Qualifications

Must be fluent in Spanish and English

  • Bachelors degree in a field related to social science, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology, or other helping profession
  • Experience equivalent to three years of full-time professional work in child protective services, criminal justice, clinical evaluation, forensic interviewing or other comparable work with children
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge of child abuse and neglect and child development
  • Demonstrated successful experience with interdisciplinary teamwork
  • No criminal history as determined by a criminal background check

Additional Information

Benefits

This is a part-time position – Benefits not-applicable

How to Apply

All qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Ms. Charlsi Legendre, the Director of Forensic and Family Services at charlsi.legendre@nashvillechildrensalliance.org .

NO PHONE CALLS please.

Details

  • Date Posted: December 18, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 02/01/2021
  • Working Hours: 18-20 hrs/wk