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Leavenworth County Program Specialist - Juvenile 22-1-1 in LEAVENWORTH, Kansas

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PERCENTAGE OF TIME ACCOUNTABILITIES


50% 1. Prepares and facilitates evidence-based programs at the Youth Justice Resource Center; assist juvenile programs administrator with day to day YJRC tasks;20% 2. Prepares written and oral reports; communicates juveniles progress with each respective referring agency and probation officer; collect and analyze data regarding correctional program outcomes; participate in fidelity audits;20% 3. Transport youth to programs and or community service work programs;5% 4. Complete 40 hours of annual training each year;5% 5. Testify to documentation in court.


SCOPE: Reports to the Juvenile Programs Administrator. Facilitates evidence-based programs to youth on diversion, IIP, Court Services, and Community Corrections probation. Must be knowledgeable of all county rules and regulations, state regulations, law and procedures relating to juvenile services. Prepare to facilitate programs to fidelity, must be willing to work some late evenings to accommodate working parents and provide programs after school hours. Collaborate with community service providers and programs affiliated with Community Corrections to maintain positive working relationships and improve program efficiency. This position is grant funded.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: (*Required prior to employment)


+ Knowledge of the laws and regulations concerning community corrections;


+ Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing*;


+ Ability to see and read laws and regulations*;


+ Possession or retention of a valid driver’s license*;


+ Must have no record of felony convictions*;


+ Must be able to pass a criminal history background check*;


+ Ability to pass a Kansas Child Abuse Registration check*


HUMAN RELATIONS: (*Required prior to employment)Ability to work with at-risk youth*; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, employees and public*.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare, Child Development or a related field or, sixty college credit hours and two years of program experience; or five years of experience working with youth or juveniles in a supervisory or teaching capacity.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree with experience in the Criminal Justice System working with Juveniles. Prior facilitating experience. Certifications for facilitating MRT, Strengthening Families, Crossroads, Parent Project, OWDS, ART, etc. Bilingual.


ADA/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


Vision. Adequate to use personal computer, filing, completion of reports, forms and correspondence.Hearing. Adequate for normal conversation with employees or applicants and the &n

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