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Batterer Intervention Program Manager

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Corrections 

Pay:  $52,155 annually  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.  

 

Responsible for management and supervision of the Batterer Intervention Program, cognitive skills programming section and quality assurance. Performs administrative and professional work including quality assurance, program monitoring, liaison duties with Kansas Department of Corrections and internal and external stakeholders. Utilizes techniques delineated by state law to facilitate the Batterer Intervention Program (BIP), including, but not limited to, facilitating group and individual therapy with those convicted of domestic violence crimes and those who are victims of domestic violence crimes.  Management involves coordination of services with other program units and agencies, and serving as a member of the department training team.

 

Program Management

  • Manages case referrals.
  • Acts as a liaison with stakeholders and other involved agencies.
  • Participates in case reviews.
  • Collects and analyzes program data.

 

Quality Assurance

  • Supervises ISO III responsible for oversight of the Cognitive Skills and BIP program staff.
  • Completes quality assurance analysis of programming components.
  • Ensures adherence to program fidelity and state requirements/standards.

 

Clinical Service

  • Assesses individuals prior to accepting them into the batterer intervention program.
  • Ensures quality treatment plans in collaboration with client and/or guardian.
  • Completes court reports or treatment summaries within required timelines.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Two (2) years’ experience in domestic violence services. Licensed bachelor social worker. Must attain BIP certification per the KS Attorney General’s Standards for BIP Program Supervisors and Assessors. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs.  Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356.

 

Additionally for this position, the clinician hired shall not be:

  • A batterer of domestic violence or abuse: unless the program director is satisfied that the candidate has successfully completed an intervention program and remained violence free. In order for a batterer to be a primary facilitator they must be free from any criminal convictions, diversions, or similar agreements in his/her life for the preceding five (5) and co-facilitators for the preceding two (2) years. They must have a clear and present view of the focus of the program and what is expected of them. The program must also seek input from the candidate, victims and partners and the intervention program the individual completed. When such input is not available, attempts to obtain it must be documented.
  • A victim of domestic violence; unless the program director is satisfied that the candidate has successfully dealt with issues related to the domestic violence. The candidate must be free of violence, battering relationships and free from relevant criminal convictions, and have a clear and present view of the focus of the program and what would be expected of them.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree. Licensed master social worker, licensed specialist clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical marriage and family therapist, licensed addiction counselor, licensed clinical addiction counselor, licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical professional counselor, licensed masters level psychologist or licensed clinical psychotherapist.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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