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Family Preservation Project Coordinator-Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

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The Family Preservation Project Coordinator provides oversight

and coordination of the day-to-day activities within the intensive family

reunification program of the Family Preservation Project housed within the

Coffee Creek Correctional Facility; the only women's prison in Oregon. The Project provides

individual, group and family systems interventions designed to interrupt intergeneration cycles of

poverty, addiction and involvement in the criminal legal system. FPP provides education,

social supports, therapeutic parent/child visits, facilitated communication and

intensive case management services to incarcerated mothers, their children and

Caregiving families. FPP holds a deep belief that the women, children and

families who we serve are experts about their own lives. Our work with families

is centered around finding opportunities to both both heal from, and repair harm.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Provides oversight for the Family Preservation

Project’s, and coordination with the Family Resource Center, including collecting

data and reporting outcomes for women, children and families served

Participates in creating program syllabi and

facilitates psycho-educational and process/support groups for Incarcerated Mothers

covering a variety of topics     

Works one on one with Incarcerated mothers

towards setting and achieving goals related to their successful return to the

community and reintegration back into family life, including crisis management

and on-going support       

Coordinates the delivery of information and

assistance to incarcerated mothers and their families seeking support through

the Family Preservation Project and the Family Resource Center, (for example,

referrals to community resources information, crisis intervention, case

management, and community organizations)    

Working with the DOC and Program Director to

support the recruitment, enrollment and retention of incarcerated mothers

seeking assistance from the Family Preservation Project, and provides case

management for program participants.

Provides transition and re-entry services,

information, and assistance to women returning to the community from prison,

including intervening in multiple systems to ensure a successful transition to

the community     

Provides on-site Task Supervision of MSW Interns

and provides feedback to Program Manager/Field Placement Supervisor

Acts as a the primary liaison between the

Incarcerated mother and enrolled children’s Caregivers, DHS Child Welfare,

schools and other service providers, including the facilitation of

parent-teacher conferences and I.E.P. meetings by telephone

Planning and facilitation of bi-monthly early

childhood education program/therapeutic visitation including planning alongside

program participants, curriculum design and overall maintenance of the

classroom       

Supports the successful delivery of the

Project’s Annual Speakers Series, including identifying and calendaring

Speakers on a monthly basis, as well as clearing them for access to the

correctional facility


SUPERVISION:

Work overseen by: 

Program Director


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:     

Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or

Psychology required. Experience performing the duties of this job may

substitute for the degree requirement if candidate is otherwise fully

qualified.        

Demonstrated clinical experience mediating,

coordinating and facilitating culturally responsive services for marginalized

populations.      

Demonstrated competency in program design and

management     

3 years of providing direct services to women,

children and families

Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of working within the criminal justice

system at the local, state and federal level      

Knowledge of best practices in Early Childhood

Education       

Knowledge of community resources for women and

children      

Knowledge of current and emerging mental health

and counseling issues   

Knowledge of transformational justice principles   

Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care principles      

Knowledge of program development principles     

Skill in operating a computer and various

software techniques      

Skill in defining and conducting case management

for at risk populations     

Skill in managing multiple case loads     

Ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socio-economically

diverse populations within a correctional setting     

Ability to effectively communicate in oral and

written form

Work is performed in a correctional facility, multiple

office settings, and throughout various communities. Incumbent

may regularly drive to office sites or other state facilities.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

·    Ability to travel to various sites and transport

materials will be required.

·  Occasional extended periods of time sitting at a

computer or standing. 

The Family Preservation Project Coordinator provides oversight

and coordination of the day-to-day activities within the intensive family

reunification program of the Family Preservation Project housed within the

Coffee Creek…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 50,000 - USD 55,000

Benefits

Agency paid Social Justice Trainings

Generous PTO

100% Employer Paid Health Insurance

EAP

Agency paid Social Justice Trainings

Generous PTO

100% Employer Paid Health Insurance

EAP

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Portland, OR
Associated Location
Portland, OR, USA

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