Trainer

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
National Children's Advocacy Center
FLSA Status: 
Full Time
Deadline: 
Friday, November 22, 2013
Description: 

 

The Trainer position is responsible for providing training to professionals charged with interviewing children who may be victims or witnesses of abuse or other criminal acts. The trainer is also responsible for participating in the development and constant improvement of trainings which reflect excellence in interviewing, as derived from research and currently recognized best practice. Trainer must be able and willing to travel frequently and to work with a varied multidisciplinary audience.

Participate in supervision, professional development and on-going training activities.

Participate in the development of initiatives for training and mentoring child forensic interviewers.

Maintain on-going knowledge of literature about best practice in child forensic interviewing.

Serve as a back-up forensic interviewer and consultant for NCAC Forensic Interviewing Services.

Qualifications: 
Master’s degree or above in a related field is required. Applicant must have extensive knowledge of the dynamics of child abuse, child development, forensic questioning of children, and adult learning theory. Applicant must be knowledgeable about research and practice standards for forensic interviewing of children and have a minimum five years of forensic interviewing experience. Experience providing child forensic interviewing training preferred. Applicant needs to have good interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to engage in critical thinking and ability to manage multiple tasks and demands.
Contact or More Information: 
you are interested in applying for this position, please send cover letter and resume to employment@nationalcac.org. Deadline to apply is November 22, 2013.
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