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EAC Network Program Coordinator/Court Liaison - Staten Island Abusive Partner Intervention Program in United States

Program Coordinator/Court Liaison - Staten Island Abusive Partner Intervention Program

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120 Stuyvesant Place Suite 410, Staten Island, NY, 10301 - Staten Island, NY

EAC Network seeks a Program Coordinator/Court Liaison for the Abusive Partner Intervention Program (APIP), located in Staten Island, NY. The position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with possible evenings and weekends. Position includes excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO).

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Program Coordinator/Court Liaison provides screening, treatment planning, monitoring, case management, court reporting and group facilitation of eligible DV cases.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as liaison to the courts, provide case-finding and screening services for domestic violence cases and establish an in-person relationship with the relevant court actors.

  • Complete treatment planning to address the employment skills and training needs, educational needs, housing needs, alcohol/substance dependency, mental health needs, and physical health needs of clients and assist clients in achieving their treatment plan goals and completing their plea responsibilities.

  • Conduct assessment and orientation sessions for participants referred to the program following the program curriculum.

  • Schedule participants for sessions and maintain participant attendance.

  • Handle a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks for the Program Director.

  • Coordinate collection, maintenance and correction of data and reporting.

  • Co-facilitate themed batterer intervention sessions utilizing control logs, assignments, and exercises.

  • Distribute letters of attendance.

  • Attend trainings/meetings as scheduled.

  • Act as a backup for the Program Director.

  • Maintain case documentation available for review by supervision at any time, i.e. client records, including progress notes and all other relevant information to assist clients and to comply with program requirements.

  • Follow up with all program referrals and confirm client attendance.

  • Maintain a caseload of clients and monitor their participation through case management appointments, reviewing progress reports and conferencing cases.

  • Prepare and present written and oral status reports to the criminal justice system in a timely manner regarding client's progress.

  • Investigate and arrange supportive services for clients.

  • Provide crisis intervention and address emergencies related to housing, food, medical needs, and any concrete need as presented by client.

  • Conduct drug testing on clients of the program as needed.

  • Recruit and train volunteers and interns and assist with training new hires.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  • Associates degree in a helping profession or educational equivalent and experience working in intervention programs with criminal justice involved participants and at least 1 year experience working in the courts and/or criminal justice system.

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work cooperatively with treatment providers and criminal justice systems.

  • Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.

  • Ability to handle difficult situations in a professional manner manifesting sound judgment and resourcefulness.