Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 2:40 PM
Agency: Juvenile Justice
Working Title: JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER :
Salary: 1,128.63 Bi:Weekly Salary
Posting Closing Date: 03/25/2018
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Multiple Positions Will Be Filled From This Advertisement
Position Title: Juvenile Probation Officer
Facility: Probation and Community Intervention Circuit 11
Location: Various Location Within Miami:Dade County
Starting Salary: The selected candidate will be compensated at a rate of 1,128.63 biweekly. (In accordance with the current spending restrictions, an internal promotion into this position will be filled at the minimum of the pay grade or up to 5 of the employees current rate, whichever is higher.)
Contact Person: Nikita Pottinger
This is work providing social services to assist in rehabilitation of juvenile law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Incumbents make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Case Management, Referrals, Recommendations and Assessment
Initiate contact with the youth, family, victims, and law enforcement when referrals are received by the FDJJ.
Conduct home and school visits as an integral part of the information gathering process and family involvement model.
Initiate contact with the victim when a referral is received by the FDJJ to obtain the victims opinion regarding case handling and disposition.
Use Motivational Interviewing to engage the youth and family to determine the youths social, developmental, emotional, financial and/or other needs.
Obtain and review collateral information such as abuse and neglect history, educational, mental health, substance use, gang related activity and other pertinent information from other agencies involved with the youth and/or family.
Conduct and document FDJJ screening(s), to identify the youths risk and needs, protective factors and/or the need for further evaluations, including but not limited to detention screening, intake screening, Suicide Risk Screening Instrument, and any Department approved risk/needs screening and/or assessment instrument(s).
Facilitate the completion of comprehensive assessments, and if results indicate needed services refer the youth and family for services regardless of youths legal status (e.g., intake status youth that may include diversion and civil citation).
Document all referrals for services regardless of youths legal status and the youth or parents acceptance or refusal of services.
Formulate case management strategies based on assessments and/or information gathered to address the specific needs of the youth and family.
Make service referrals to the appropriate provider (s) and follow up actions needing to be taken.
Make supervision and treatment recommendations to the State Attorney and other judicial partners that allow the Department to provide the most appropriate services in the least intrusive manner.
Discuss with the youth and family a safety plan that focuses on averting exposure to situations of risk, harm or injury to prevent victimization.
Complete the screening instruments and reports used by the Department and/or the courts that include but are not limited to the following:
Detention Screening Risk Assessment (DRAI), Suicide Risk Screening Instrument (SRSI), Department approved risk/needs screening/assessment instrument
• Location: Miami
• Post ID: 81046402 miami