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DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  Under the supervision of the Director of Child Advocacy Program, the Coordinator of CAC will manage the CAC’s Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Program. This includes maximizing communication and team relations among interagency partners, as well as ensuring smooth engagement by all MDT partners in joint investigations of child physical abuse, sexual assault and neglect cases. The Coordinator of CAC is responsible for creating and maintaining a CAC environment that minimizes further trauma to child victims. The Coordinator provides direct supervision and oversight to direct service staff at the CAC, focusing on teambuilding, professional development, training, and accountability through active listening, motivating and participating in team efforts to generate respect and enthusiasm within the CAC team as well the entire MDT. After hours and weekend work is required for events and for case coverage. Performs related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (Illustrative only)

  • Coordinates and facilitates CAC's Multidisciplinary Child Abuse Team (MDT);
  • Assists with interview scheduling, case coverage and case management;
  • Schedules, coordinates and facilitates monthly case reviews of all CAC cases handled by the MDT team, providing documentation as needed;
  • Ensures that follow-up issues at the end of the case review are communicated to all relevant members of the MDT to facilitate resolution;
  • Oversees, facilitates and documents core team meetings and on-site interdisciplinary meetings; 
  • Provides supervision and oversight to the CAC direct service staff including Victim Advocates and clinicians;
  • Assists Director of CAC with training and orientation of staff and new MDT members;
  • Assists with prevention and community outreach efforts targeted at reducing future child abuse and neglect;
  • Works to promote the Child Advocacy Center, its goals and its mission, including public speaking, organizing special events, managing social media and representing agency at various venues;
  • Assists Director of Child Advocacy Program with administrative tasks as needed;
  • Oversees Student Intern/Volunteer program;
  • Performs a variety of related activities as required.

Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Good knowledge of child abuse dynamics and its impact on children; good knowledge of the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) approach in the investigation of child abuse/neglect; good knowledge of community service agencies and programs that work with victims of child abuse and their families; good knowledge of the process of investigating a child abuse case through law enforcement, child protective services, and court systems; good knowledge of applicable state and federal laws; ability to work in a cooperative manner with diverse professional groups; ability to plan, organize, coordinate, administer and evaluate the effectiveness of programs; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; facilitation skills; collaborative management approach; ability to problem solve; ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs; ability to speak well in public; resourcefulness, courtesy; tact.


Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, criminal justice, or a closely related field, and two (2) years of experience in the fields described above.

PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.



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Mission Statement

Our mission is to administer, in a fair and equitable manner, the provisions of New York State Civil Service Law and Putnam County Civil Service Rules with respect to the offices and employments in the classified service of Putnam County and the civil divisions therein, which include the towns, villages, school districts, libraries and special districts.

It is Putnam County Personnel Department’s responsibility to ensure Putnam County taxpayers of a public workforce qualified for their jobs pursuant to the principles of selection according to merit and fitness as set forth in Article 5, §6 of the New York State Constitution.

  • Paul Eldridge

    Personnel Officer

Putnam County Office Building

40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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