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Constituent Services & Community Programs with Bronx District Attorney’s Office

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $70,000 per year

Work Location Bronx

Last Updated Last updated 1 day ago

Description Description

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to serve the 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Crime Victims Assistance Unit is seeking a licensed therapist to provide crime victims with trauma-informed counseling and support services. Services are not contingent upon an arrest; crisis and supportive services are provided, nonetheless.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide safety planning and/or crisis intervention and all modalities of intervention to victims of crime.
  • Conduct assessments and provide ongoing therapy as needed.
  • Collaborate with crime victim advocates, law enforcement, assistant district attorneys and community partners.
  • Frequent assessment of victim needs re-evaluating treatment plan and services when appropriate.
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions
  • Attend weekly clinical and supervision meetings.
  • Efficient and timely management of client case notes and related preparation and submission of statistical data are required.
  • Organize and/or participate in community events and special projects. Some evening or weekend hours may be required to attend these events.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.


  • LCSW, LMHC, or LMSW required with 2 years post degree therapy experience required.
  • Experience with an understanding of victimology and knowledge of trauma informed care.
  • Fluent Spanish speaker preferred
  • Experience and ability to provide confidential clinical therapeutic mental health services required
  • Familiarity with general court services and criminal law enforcement processes preferred
  • Ability to both interact and be comfortable with a diverse population
  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Requirements Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.