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YDAPS Student Assistant (ID: 109288) for Summer 2023


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington Street
Rensselaer , NY 12144
E-Mail: jeremy.fischer@ocfs.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 408-4942

Division/Unit: YDAPS


Web Site: http://ocfs.state.ny.us(New Window)


Proposal Information


The Student assistant will continue the mission-critical work of evaluating OCFS' current screening tools implemented as a result of the federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act in partnership with SPPD. This work is necessary to ensure the appropriate identification and provision of services to child sex trafficking victims in child welfare and juvenile justice.
The student assistant will complete this project as well as assist in the writing of the corresponding policy. In addition, they will work to assist in the review of trainings for RHY, the creation of an RHY training resource guide and be an active member of the SOGIE committee representing YDAPS.



Oral and Written Communication Skills

Time and Task Management Skills

Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Teamwork Skills


Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Human Services, Policy Enforcement, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Human Services, Public Administration, Social Work