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Advocacy Center for Crime Victims & Children

Contact Information
2323 Columbus Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: (254)752-9330
Fax: (254)752-9655
Website: www.advocacycntr.org

Agency Mission/Services:
The Advocacy Center's mission is to promote healing of children and crime victims through advocacy, collaboration, prevention and treatment. Programs include 24 hour crisis hotline; adult SANE examinations at local hospitals; case management; counseling forensic interview for children/youth; physical examination for children/youth; collaborative investigation with law enforcement, D.A. and child protective services. 

Opportunities:
Baccalaureate/MSW Foundation:  Provide crisis intervention and case management services for children and adults

MSW Concentration:  Program planning and administration; direct practice-individual, family and group crisis intervention and counseling; training-community and staff, volunteers, volunteer coordination

Desired Qualifications:
Desire to be part of providing care to survivors of sexual assault and violent crime. Internship requires high level of maturity and responsibility. Knowledge of social work helping skills and a commitment to social work vaules. Intern must have clear criminal background check and participate in agency volunteer training.

Agency Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm; Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm 

Training Required:
Forty hour training includes classroom and experiential learning. Training leads to certfication as a sexual assault advocate. Hosptial coverage is mandatory component of training.