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Social Worker for Violent Extremism

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Location: *Not in North Carolina
Position Type: Part-time
Closing Date: May 16, 2021

Parents For Peace (P4P) is a 501(c)3 composed of relatives of extremists, former extremists, survivors and public health experts on extremism. P4P provides programs for early intervention, prevention and de-radicalization for any individual that shows signs of hate or extremism, through youth-resilience and rehabilitation programs, as well as a national, non-governmental helpline. Our mission is to support families, friends, and communities concerned about someone becoming involved with extremism. We provide guidance and early intervention, raise public awareness, and advocate for effective policy solutions.

Parents For Peace is currently recruiting a part-time social worker to assist with our helpline. This position is fully remote. P4P’s unique expertise surrounds our confidential toll-free helpline for families concerned about a loved one slipping into extremism. Driven by a sophisticated intervention protocol developed in conjunction with global experts, P4P’s helpline has helped dozens of people exit extremism – and in the process prevented potential acts of violence. Hundreds of hours assisting diverse families on cases stemming from a wide range of extremist ideologies have enabled P4P to develop unique frontline expertise on the radicalization process. One of our program initiatives, Trauma and Recovery Program (T.R.P.), builds upon that experience to design effective prevention protocols – with the goal of ensuring intervention is not needed in the first place.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
– Assists in interventions for clients in relation to radicalization and/or extremism
– Works effectively as a collaborating member of an intervention team
– Establishes procedures for client follow-up
– Conducts assessments for clients
– Provide support for transcribing and coding interviews
– Understands and supports Parents For Peace’s mission
– Be willing to recognize and overcome unconscious biases on issues related to radicalization
– Ensure confidentiality of all clients and their families
– Provide support in designing the methodology of the helpline
– Performs other duties as assigned

– 4/5-hour shift
– Monday to Friday

– Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.)
– Master’s Degree in relevant fields (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.)
– Licensed social worker

– Crisis intervention: 2 years (required)
– Clinical Social Worker: 2 years (required)
– Qualitative research methods (required)
– Experience providing trauma-informed care (preferred)
– Trained facilitation skills (preferred)
– Knowledge and understanding of the field of radicalization and extremism (preferred)