The primary purpose of this position is: To conduct interviews with Family
Advocacy Program (PAP) clients, administer assessment questionnaires, provide
training to individuals at risk for family maltreatment, and assist other staff
members in the research and evaluation of the Family Advocacy Program
(PAP),Conducts screening interviews with Family Advocacy Program (PAP) clients.
- Explains FAP program services, requirements, policies and
procedures; and obtains pertinent biopsychosocial history and other case
information to be incorporated in the file as background for planning indicated
services. Documents interviews, and evaluates the relevance of information
collected to the problem described by the client.
- Develops initial tentative conclusions as to appropriate
referral sources or recommended treatment to the PAP staff; prepares case
folders, and incorporates notes and appropriate forms in the folders. On a
pre-approved basis, provides basic counseling services to clients.
- Provides information on available on and off-base resources and
services available, such as those provided by the Family Support Center and
- Administers assessment data collection instruments such as Child
Abuse Potential Inventory, Family Environment Scale, Index of Marital
Satisfaction, and others as required to individuals referred to the PAP.
- Processes and scores assessment questionnaires initially and on
a follow-up basis as specified by the research program. Enters client data and
related information into the child and spouse abuse database.
- Participates with the FAP staff in the development and
implementation of outreach/prevention, resource and referral, and treatment
programs fur individuals, families, and groups needing assistance with family
problems and issues. Participates in the development of action plans for the
Family Advocacy Outreach Prevention Team.
- Markets a wide range of secondary prevention programs to first
sergeants, commanders, and other base officials Plans support activities for
groups, such as spouses of deployed military members.