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Director, Child Advocacy Center, Behavioral Health, Broadview

Date: Jan 2, 2019

Location: Broadview, IL, US, 60155

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 55797

Location: Presence Res Behavioral Health

Location Address:
1820 South 25th Avenue, Broadview, IL  60155 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Program Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center is responsible for the implementation of the overall mission and policies of the Proviso Children’s Advocacy Center through the clinical, financial, and administrative management of the program. The Program Director represents the Child Advocacy Center in the community and assures effective working relationships among the disciplines, agencies, and departments essential to the success of the program.



  • Responsible for management of the Proviso Children’s Advocacy Center (PCAC) services provided by the agency. Oversees the day to day administrative and direct service operations of the Center. 
  • Monitors the quality of advocacy, forensic interviewing, and mental health services to assure positive outcomes. 
  • Maintains interagency coordination and cooperation in the case management of child sexual abuse and serious physical abuse cases per state mandate and ensures the PCAC has current interagency agreements with necessary partner agencies.
  • Performs the overall administrative tasks necessary to the effective operation of the PCAC as it relates to all funding sources, including VOCA, DCFS, foundation, and local township funding.
  • Responsible for the execution of grant writing, administration of current grants, and reporting responsibilities of the grants. Seeks additional funding opportunities through new grants and fundraising.
  • Responsible for personnel functions of the Center.  Hires, disciplines, terminates, trains, supervises and directs personnel in the performance of their duties and conducts regularly and timely performance evaluations. 
  • Maintains PCAC client data, including required database, case tracking, and program statistical information.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience  

Master’s degree in psychology or social work. LCSW or LCPC required. Three to five years post degree work with children who have experienced trauma (trauma, abuse/neglect field). Specific training and experience in trauma response in children. Experience in training clinicians and supervising support staff required.


Computer Skills          

Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, and Excel).


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Illinois licensure required (LCSW or LCPC). Must complete 40-hour nationally accredited forensic interview training within 6 months of hire.



Business Unit: Resurrection Behavioral Health
Department Name: Child Advocacy

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