Assess and counsel perpetrators of family violence in the agency’s Partner Abuse Intervention and Prevention Program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Co-facilitate 2 hour PAIP group sessions using the Duluth Model of partner abuse intervention.
Generate and assist with accurately documenting group facilitation notes on clients listed on roster.
Monitor and document participant’s level of participation and communicate concerns about participant’s accountability for abusive choices to program leadership.
Conduct intake assessments, accurately document, and register new clients. Must be available to perform intake assessments at minimum 4 times month, as mutually scheduled.
Documents appropriate information accurately in client files.
Assist in scheduling intake, exit, and consultation appointments.
Complete state-mandated initial training in battering intervention and family violence or present documented acceptable prior training. Maintain ongoing training on a 2 year cycle of continuing education.
Acts as liaison and maintains professional relationship with referring agencies.
Must be able to work flexible hours including night time and weekend hours.
In accordance with the team philosophy of the agency, may routinely be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed above.
Must act in accordance with the agency's mission statement and goals.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required. Master's Degree (M.A.) in Social Work or related field preferred. Knowledge of clinical intervention, social work theory and ethics. Experience in and knowledge of family violence theory preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals. Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, and appropriate case notes. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
LMSW, LMFT, LPA or LPC preferred but not required. Must have valid driver's license and proof of auto liability insurance. Successful applicants must submit to state and federal criminal background check, and be clear appropriate to the role.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent prolonged sitting. Occasional travel. Night and weekend facilitation.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Occasional exposure to communicable diseases. Frequent exposure to resistant/court mandated population. Frequent exposure to client descriptions of physical and emotionally abusive behaviors. Occasional exposure to clients with addiction or psychiatric disorders.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. SafeHaven reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.