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Title: Law Enforcement Training Specialist (Part-Time, non-exempt position)
Reports to: Sr. Director of Programs

 


Summary: This position works closely with the training and outreach team and is principally responsible for meeting the continuing education needs of criminal justice professionals on strategies to effectively work with sexual assault and stalking victims.  


Duties:

  • Develop audience specific trainings on a broad range of sexual assault related topics for law enforcement, probation, parole, corrections, and victim service professionals.

  • Solicit and schedule training opportunities across Collin and Dallas Counties.

  • Present trainings on working with sexual assault victims, investigation strategies, reaching underserved communities, etc. locally and at state, regional, and local conferences.

  • Assist in the development of informational brochures, resource articles, and written materials for training purposes.

  • Collect and process pertinent information to allow participants to earn CEU’s.

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of The Turning Point’s sponsored workshops.

  • Respond to calls, emails, and in-person requests for assistance from the field.

  • Assist with other TTP training projects as needed.

  • Document all activities and maintain records for grant reporting


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At least 1-year full-time experience training or teaching adults.

  • Experience in criminal justice field or training criminal justice professionals.

  • Ability to travel statewide on a regular basis.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to social justice and equity.

  • An ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Competent computer skills.

  • A high level of organization in managing multiple projects and deadlines

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Higher Education or other relevant field strongly preferred.

  • Educational or professional background in sexual assault issues

  • Proficiency in Spanish desirable but not required.

  • With reasonable accommodation, this position requires: the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office and medical equipment; ability to communicate clearly and accurately to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing; possess visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required.

  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 10+lbs. of force.

  • Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including the performance of work in cramped and/or awkward positions, and exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, and inclement weather conditions is possible.

  • Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license.

  • Regular travel between hospitals and community agencies.

To apply or for more information please email careers@theturningpoint.org

 

Title: Legal Advocate

Reports to: Advocacy Program Manager

Location: Plano, TX

 

Summary:  The Legal Advocate will work on behalf of clients in seeking 3rd party support and legal remedies including housing assistance, legal accompaniments, obtaining and filing protective orders, and assisting with Crime Victim’s Compensation issues. Advocate for survivors’ rights and needs within the legal system ensuring their voices are heard.

 

Duties:

  • Support clients in navigating the civil and legal systems including assistance with legal filings such as protection orders and crime victims’ compensation applications; provide law enforcement and court accompaniment.

  • Liaison with legal professionals to ensure survivors receive appropriate legal representation.

  • Work with leadership to ensure survivors rights are protected and supported by working with local and state legislators on laws that affect victims of sexual violence.

  • Provide current information on survivor issues and client procedures to advocates and staff. (advocacy training, CVC changes or updates, etc.)

  • Maintain agency referral directory. Contact area resources and keep the resources/referral list current. Assist counselors and other staff in locating needed resources. 

  • Maintain client files and maintenance of client records in collaboration with Sr. Program Director

  • Participate in staff meetings and individual supervision

  • Collect statistical data and report on activities as needed. 

  • Maintain appropriate case documentation on clients

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred

  • Skilled in performing counseling and crisis intervention services, especially for treatment of traumatized crime victims.

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with clients, staff and community contacts.

  • Must be self-directed and able to work autonomously

  • Effective communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • Must complete 40 hours of mandated OAG sexual assault training

 

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, law or other human services field is required. Post-graduate work is strongly preferred.

  • 1-2 years working with victims of sexual violence preferred

Position Requirements: 

  • With reasonable accommodation, this position requires: the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office and medical equipment; ability to communicate clearly and accurately to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing; possess visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required.

  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 10+lbs. of force.

  • Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, inclement weather conditions

  • Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license and provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three years; and must submit to pre-employment drug screen and TB test as well as random drug screens when directed.

  • Occasional travel between hospitals and community agencies.

To apply or for more information please email careers@theturningpoint.org

 

 

Title: Case Manager

Reports to: Clinical Manager

Location: Plano, TX

 

Summary:  The Case Manager will work directly with clients by providing crisis intervention, assessing their need for follow up services, providing appropriate information and referrals and performing initial assessment for counseling and other support needs.

 

Duties:

  • Provide direct services to victims of sexual violence and secondary victims via crisis intervention, medical accompaniment, and counseling intake process.

  • Coordinate and oversee initial assessment and follow-up for all clients.

  • Maintain appropriate case documentation on clients.

  • Participate in staff meetings and individual supervision.

  • Maintain client files and maintenance of client records in collaboration with Clinical Manager.

  • Provide coverage for 24-hr hotline as needed.

  • Provide current information on survivor issues and client procedures to advocates and staff.

  • Represent the agency in the community and acts as a liaison to community organizations.

  • Maintain agency referral directory. Contact area resources and keep the resources/referral list current.

  • Assist counselors and other staff in locating needed resources.

  • Collect statistical data and report on activities as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred 

  • Must be self-directed and able to work autonomously

  • Skilled in performing counseling and crisis intervention services, especially for treatment of traumatized crime victims, via phone, email, and face-to-face interaction.

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with clients, staff and community contacts.

  • Effective communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office, etc).

  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • Must complete 40 hours of mandated OAG sexual assault training immediately upon hire.

 

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, social work, psychology or other human services field is required. MSW or equivalent post-graduate work is strongly preferred.

Position Requirements: 

  • With reasonable accommodation, this position requires: the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office and medical equipment; ability to communicate clearly and accurately to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing; possess visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required.

  • Be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 10+lbs. of force.

  • Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, inclement weather conditions

  • Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license and provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three years; and must submit to pre-employment drug screen and TB test as well as random drug screens when directed.

  • Occasional travel between hospitals and community agencies.

To apply or for more information please email careers@theturningpoint.org

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