BIP Facilitator

Job Title Reports to: FLSA Status: Department:  Level: 
Facilitator Program

Supervisor

Exempt Batterers Intervention Program PROFESSIONAL II
Contact:  Sheila Trapp, Director     Fax: 609-396-8999   Email:  strapp@njaconline.org

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, provide direct services/facilitate BIP groups for clients of the New Jersey Association on Correction’s Batterers Intervention Program (BIP). Provide periodic reports and coordination with other staff throughout NJAC, CP& P, domestic violence programs and other community agencies as needed.
  • Ensure that services meet all appropriate professional standards, licensing/certification and grant conditions, requirements to include cultural proficiency.
  • In conjunction with the Program Supervisor, ensure that each client is properly diagnosed and treatment/groups are rendered accordance to industry standards.
  • Assist with establishing a plan of care and/or contribution to an existing plan to ensure that the client has access to all appropriate available services.
  • Assist individuals in identifying their need for Batterers Intervention services.
  • Provide orientations, community education and outreach.  Make visits and presentations to various groups and organizations throughout the community.
  • Research, develop and distribute promotional materials and information that assist client in making positive decisions towards violence free lifestyles.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with NJAC and grant requirements, identify client needs; develop plans of care; individual, group, and family counseling; monitoring client progress; making appropriate referrals; and maintaining proper case documentation and records.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of causes and effects of battering, domestic violence and the methods and techniques of professional counseling is essential.
  • Provide consultation and guidance to clients in addressing client management issues, crisis intervention, and emergencies according to professional standards and policies.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate should have a Bachelors; a minimum of 40 hours of Domestic Violence Training and Batterers Intervention education. Other professionals with appropriate experience and training will be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

GENERAL SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication is required.
  • Attendance and participation in staff meetings and supervisory conferences throughout NJ is also required.
  • The ability to observe and follow established administrative procedures.
  • Valid operators’ license; ability and willingness to travel off site.
  • Flexible work schedule.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Strong computer skills required, including Windows and Microsoft Office products.

ASSOCIATION PHILOSOPHY:

All Association employees must be committed to the New Jersey Association on Correction’s philosophy:

To promote social justice and human dignity in the policies and institutions which govern offenders and victims of crime through educational, legislations and rehabilitative programs.

The New Jersey Association on Correction is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, lawful political affiliation or group membership, physical handicap, age, marital status, sexual orientation, prior involvement in the criminal justice system, off the job lawful activities or physical appearance.

Position subject to criminal background check.

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