The Bilingual Case Manager serves as an advocate for victims of sexual assault as they navigate through the criminal justice, medical and social service communities, with a particular emphasis on Latino/Latina communities. This includes the delivery of services in Spanish. The Case Manager assists clients with accessing needed resources, developing support systems and provides emotional support and crisis management to clients through the process of moving from being a victim to becoming a survivor. This includes working a flexible schedule during on-call shifts to provide hospital advocacy to victims of sexual assault.
The Case Manager educates the community on the issue of sexual assault and to enhance utilization of The Blue Bench’s services by Latino/Latina clientele. The Case Manager collaborates with other community organizations building and maintaining networks to provide seamless services to clients.