Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Job Opportunities
International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to ensure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to promote functioning public justice systems.
Social Worker
Reporting to the Director of Aftercare, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing healing resources to treat the effects of oppression and victimization and also in empowering victims to lessen re-victimization and encourage long-term success. He/She will also facilitate aftercare services to IJM clients and families.
Key Responsibilities 

Complete a needs assessments for all IJM clients in caseload; Develop a treatment plan that clearly details how the needs will be met including the exit plan and seeking for the means of meeting the identified needs; Participate in interviewing clients, especially sexually abused children, to help the investigating team come up with a comprehensive report; Monitor the progress of the Aftercare intervention and report to the Aftercare Director; Assess the emotional and psychological needs of clients of police brutality and illegal detention and suggest the best intervention methodology; Coordinate counseling for all IJM clients and empower them by having them take the leading role in the healing process e.g. by having them contribute to the process; Provide on-going support and encouragement to clients and family during the court process and provide them with information regarding the case at the appropriate time; Facilitate placement of Aftercare clients into education and vocational training opportunities and work towards permanency goals that are in the best interest of

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