The Forensic Intake Coordinator, based in a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center, obtains information regarding the investigation of an alleged child victim (sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, and/or witness of violent crime) and schedules appropriate forensic services. The information to be obtained includes details regarding the abuse allegations, child and family demographics, and information regarding the multidisciplinary team (MDT) members (e.g. law enforcement, Children's Division, prosecuting/circuit attorney, medical professionals, family court staff) involved within the investigation and/or prosecution of said case.
Ability to schedule, via phone calls or in-person, forensic appointments which include:
Gathering and clearly/accurately documenting reported information
Selecting the date/time for services as based upon case needs, MDT timelines, and staffing availability
Notification of all pertinent MDT members regarding scheduled services
Accurately preparing case file documentation and ensuring all relevant information is obtained prior to the schedule appointment
Ability to answer common MDT member and/or client questions in a timely manner regarding forensic services
Ability to multi-task, prioritizes activities/requests, work independently, provide accurate documentation, follow both verbal and written directions and complete all tasks
Solicit, compile, organize and summarize forensic data utilizing Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel) and additional database software to prepare graphs, charts or reports in order to assist forensic staff or administrators in conveying or presenting said information
Ability to provide back up support to office support staff
Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by Supervisor
Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related area
Ability to work independently and complete tasks in a timely, accurate manner
Exhibit maturity, reliability, composure and stability when gathering and conveying information to and from clients and MDT professionals
Ability to provide accurate verbal instructions and written documentation
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word)
Ability to compile statistics and present information in a simple to understand format
Ability to accurately complete daily activity timesheets
Ability to work well with others
1+ years of relevant experience
Knowledge through formal coursework, training and experience in working with issues and systems related to the field of child maltreatment including the understanding of law enforcement, prosecution, family court and child protective services policies and procedures
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