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Position Summary: Responsible for providing court-related case management compliance requirements and any referrals needs to include out of county and statewide and support services with La Casa’s BIPP Program.
Hours: As assigned, 8:30 am-5:30 pm Monday-Friday, some weekends and off hours are required
Reports to: BIPP Supervisor
Supervisor: __Yes _X_ No
Condition of Employment: Full-Time, Contingent upon funding
Salary: starting at $13.50 hr. Depending upon education and experience
- Responsible for establishing and writing the initial Offender Intervention Service Plan (OISP) for participants. This plan is required prior to orientation date, and ensure facilitator obtains copy of the (OISP) prior to starting class.
- Ensure quarterly (OISP) reviews are done with BIPP facilitator and respective participant on the day of scheduled classes. (This responsibility will require working some weekends to review OISP’s monthly reviews)
- Schedule and complete intakes.
- Conduct Intake assessment and provide referral(s) as needed.
- ODARA certification required (information will be coordinated with CYFD by BIPP Supervisor) upon hiring.
- Conduct the Ontario Domestic Violence Risk Assessment (ODARA) lethality tool and ensure that all participants who meet criteria for BIPP services complete.
- Provide new participants BIPP Program Orientations (as assigned by BIPP Supervisor)
- Responsible for the monthly preparation of status reports, as well as coordinate, set-up and facilitate monthly meetings with Doña Ana County (HHS) Compliance Department.
- Ensure the preparation and distribution of the Adult Probation Parole Office (APPO) monthly status reports are forwarded to their offices by or before every 15th of the month.
- Ensure the preparation and distribution of all other referral entities like Judges, CPS, receive monthly reports by or before every 15th of the month.
- Work with judicial system to ensure appropriate referrals to program and client follow-up, and be part of the team when coordinating trainings.
- Report to courts and other mandating agencies on participant progress by completing affidavits on non-compliance and completion reports.
- Attend and observe court hearings, as part of training, and provide brochures and program information to courts, service providers, clinics and hospitals as part of BIPP New marketing and outreach strategies.
- Provide educational presentations on domestic violence issues to community organizations and groups as well as assist with tabling’s and other specialized trainings.
- Provide all services in an empathic manner, providing guidance, motivation and encouragement according to trauma informed guided principles.
- Facilitate Orientation for new employees, (on a rotation basis) as assigned by supervisor.
- Observe and attend sporadic BIPP classes to better understand participants’ participation (to best assist when writing status reports).
Partnerships and Collaborations:
- Network with community providers, the District Attorney’s Office, District Courts, Magistrate, Domestic Violence Court Program, and Office of Probation and Parole, Law Enforcement.
- Prepare reports of compliance and non-compliance for the courts and other appropriate parties (e.g., Facilitators, CPS Workers, Parole& Probation Officers, Executive Director, Funders, Caponera).
- Arrange for providing necessary documentation intra-agency and/or in the community as needed
- Cultivate partnerships with community stakeholders to establish consistent on-going support groups in project areas as well as educate on the dynamics of domestic violence, and on-going outreach of program services.
Additional BIPP Departmental Duties: (data collection and attention to detail in following duties extremely important)
- Participate in file reviews, and any court required reports or referrals.
- Compile data and complete all required documentation in a timely manner, to include monthly and quarterly reports and particularly on terminated files, for the Annual Recertification Application.
- Maintain compliance with funder requirements in delivering services and completing all required documentation and maintaining organized and completed client files
- Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings.
- Stay abreast of best practices when working with offenders of domestic violence and ensure services reflect those practices.
- Ongoing professional development including keeping abreast of recent trends and developments regarding domestic violence and advocacy as they pertain to the clients served by La Casa.
- Attend seminars and trainings required by DVOTI Standards as well as those recommended by supervisor.
- Assist supervisor with oversight of interns and volunteers as assigned.
- Be an active and engaging participant on agency wide events including but not limited to: NDVAM in October and the Holiday Bazaar in December.
- Conduct service assessments as assigned.
- Provide help and assistance in donations area as needed.
- Cover the front office as assigned.
- Assist in providing childcare as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Promote excellent internal and external customer service at all times.
- Follow all safety rules and guidelines and maintain a neat, safe, organized workspace.
- Assist donors with unloading items into carts and pushing carts to outside donations area when needed.
- Pick up bags or boxes of donations from outside front area or lobby area to maintain clear paths.
- Aptitude for dealing with people; strong problem-solving abilities; emotional identification with others.
- Maintain strict confidentiality per agency policy.
- Demonstrate positive role-model leadership and work cooperatively with others.
- Model respect, understanding and appreciation for all people.
- Exhibit skills in comprehending, interpreting and supporting the organization.
- Ability to succeed in and contribute to a team environment.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure without losing sight of objectives.
- Ability to communicate effectively with others.
- Ability to work independently.
- Education: Associates degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work or related field.
- Experience: A minimum of two (2) years full-time (can be volunteer or paid) experience in with case management and serving a diverse population.
- Substitution of education/experience: Is allowed on a one for one-year basis.
- Language: Bilingual in Spanish/English highly desirable.
- Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
- Work Environment: Work primarily sedentary and performed indoors in temperature-controlled environment, involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions and safe work practices. Requires frequent close vision work with computers and various forms/paperwork, some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items up to 25 lbs. Frequent interactions with staff and clients requires ability to participate in oral conversations in person and by telephone.
- Other: Post-offer drug/alcohol screen, TB test and background check.
- Warm, empathic, and non-judgmental with demonstrated ability to maintain healthy boundaries with clients and staff.