Main Areas of Responsibility:
The purpose of a CAC forensic interviewer is to obtain information from a child about abuse allegations that will support accurate and fair decision making by the investigative team, working jointly on the child’s case, working alongside other professionals within the criminal justice, child protection, and service delivery systems. Forensic interviews are conducted in a manner that is developmentally and culturally sensitive, unbiased, fact-finding, and legally sound.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
1. Demonstrated competency in conducting forensic interviews, advocacy and child abuse investigations.
2. Documentation of a minimum of 40 hours of nationally or state recognized forensic interview training that includes child development.
3. Working knowledge of child development and psycho-dynamics of child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence and family dynamics. [MORE PRIMARY DUTIES]
1. Master’s Degree related to social work, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology (or), Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years’ experience related to social work, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology, Associate’s Degree with three (3) years’ experience related to social work, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology. [MORE QUALIFICATIONS]