Position Title: Program Resource Coordinator
Location: CVCSCD-CCF/Bryant Blvd
Job Type: Full-Time
Open: May 21, 2020
The Program/Resource Coordinator works under the guidance of the Assistant Executive Director. The Program/Resource Coordinator will educate, facilitate, oversee and teach defendants who are on court ordered probation. The Program/Resource Coordinator position works a 40 hour work week which includes up to 15 hours in the evenings and/or weekends.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Facilitates Batterer’s Intervention Prevention Program (BIPP) Classes.
- Documents (makes chronological entries in participants case file) regarding class attendance and participation
- Sends notification to victims about BIPP participation
- Updates CSCD’s BIPP Policies and Procedures manual
- Reapplies for BIPP accreditation every 3 years
- Obtains TCIC and NCIC background checks as required for BIPP
- Complies with BIPP desk and on-site audits
- Conducts BIPP intake/orientation and some individual sessions with BIPP participants
- Keeps documented system for receiving BIPP referrals from the courts and for reporting to the courts regarding referrals and completion status for participants that complete the program.
- Completes and documents 40 hours of staff development every 2 years including 15 hours of family violence training and 25 hours of Battering Intervention training.
- Submits BIPP monthly activity report to CJAD.
- Ensures family violence cases are assigned to the correct class including Pre-Trials.
- Arranges and conducts peer to peer supervision with an accredited BIPP every 4 weeks.
- Provides trainings to the CSOs and information to justice system and the community on the dynamics of family violence and on the Battering Intervention and Prevention Program.
- Facilitates additional life skills classes such as Anger Management II Classes, Petty Theft Classes, and ABLE (education level) Testing and additional classes as assigned.
- Coordinates and manages online courses for defendants.
- Responds to referrals from staff and notifies defendants and officers of class schedules.
- Sends notifications of supervision status to victims as part of Victim Services.
- Ensures defendant participation in class.
- Conducts registration for all classes
- Prepares monthly progress reports to Officers and Judges
- Verifies payments and discusses payment plans
- Conducts self in a professional manner with colleagues in the criminal justice system, with offenders, with victims, and with the public.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director.
- Complies with the TDCJ-CJAD Code of Ethics.
- Possess a Bachelors Degree conferred by a college or university accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the coordinating board, Texas College and University System.
- Must meet all requirements for Community Supervision eligibility
- Have the ability to utilize a personal computer.
- Be able to work independently and efficiently.
- Possess skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing individually and in group setting.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of correctional and social work
- Knowledge of the Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure
- Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, departmental policy and procedures, as well as techniques involved in the preparation and care of case records and related documents
- An understanding of human behavioral patterns; and the ability to apply good judgment to problems of individuals
- Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and professional relationships with fellow employees, supervisory and administrative personnel, the general public, and other agencies and departments with whom we work
- Ability to project and maintain an image consistent with the aims, goals and philosophy of the Concho Valley Community Supervision and Corrections Department
- Ability to effectively and consistently communicate the mission and philosophy of the department
- Ability to assess the needs of individual offenders, and refer them to and involve them in the appropriate agency or service
- Ability to make rational, justifiable decisions
- Ability to take direction and critique from supervisory and administrative personnel
- Ability to follow the philosophy, policies, procedures and directives of the Concho Valley Community Supervision and Corrections Department
- Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and provide and maintain proof of liability insurance.
- Must have a telephone number at which they can be reached