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    Summary

    The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator develops and implements the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program specific to their area of assignment and insures compliance and collaboration with local facility and the VA Central Office Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program initiatives.

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    Responsibilities

    The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator develops and implements the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program specific to their area of assignment and insures compliance and collaboration with local facility and the VA Central Office Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program initiatives. The incumbent develops and implements information systems to track service activities. Develops implements and evaluates clinical guidelines and protocols to establish appropriate utilization of services.


    The incumbent participates in direct Veteran, family, Caregiver, and VA employee contacts to identify and assess risk, safety, supports and the development and application of directed clinical treatment interventions. Advises and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams throughout the medical center on intimate partner violence (IPV) issues. Creates educational tools, develops programs and implements training focused on specific IPV needs/issues. Provides education and in-service training to VAMC employees, Veterans, families and Caregivers. Provides ongoing consultation and support to colleagues regarding IPV assistance. Develops and facilitates support groups and educational programs.

    The incumbent conducts Veteran, family, Caregiver and VA employee interventions to facilitate the identification of intimate partner violence, psychiatric illness, emotional distress and social needs as treatment issues. Professional judgment, including the knowledge of normal and abnormal behavior, is an inherent competency applied in daily interactions with clients.

    The incumbent will develop a library of IPV assistance information material for distribution through the various inpatient/outpatient and specialty clinic settings.

    The incumbent serves as a liaison between the VA and community agencies. Participates in IPV assistance activities in the local community and state. Invites state and community IPV related agencies to participate on the local VA IPV Assistance Advisory Board.

    Promotes the VA IPV Assistance Program in coordination with the local VA Public Affairs Officer through interviews with local print, voice and television media. Maintains basic knowledge of local VA medical center programs, community services and VA Central Office IPV Assistance initiatives. Maintains knowledge of current federal and state legislation related to IPV assistance initiatives.



    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0185 Social Work

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