JOB TITLE: Family Treatment Court Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Assistant Court Administrator/Team Lead
STATUS: FLSA NON-EXEMPT
HOURS: 32-40 hours as assigned
SALARY: $20.00/hour; negotiable based on education and experience
RESPONSIBILITIES: The coordinator is responsible for the supervision, monitoring, .and counseling of participants of the Family Treatment Court (FTC). The coordinator interviews FTC participants regarding any and all matters pertaining to behavior; makes referrals to appropriate agencies and follows up with agencies; acts as bailiff as needed; maintains statistics and records regarding cases; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with social service agency personnel, administrators of detention, incarceration, residential treatment facilities; strong understanding of addiction and recovery and successful interventions, provides public speaking engagements as directed; participates in community activities to support health of the community and individual recovery; assists with development of new programming. The coordinator will be required to work some evening hours.
The coordinator will assist with identifying potential Family Treatment Court participants and will verify legal eligibility screening requirements are met, maintain the daily operation of Family Treatment Court, including organizing court, events and meetings and facilitating communication between treatment team members, provide supervision of the participant’s involvement in FTC, including meetings and telephone contact with the participant, monitoring compliance with screening requirements and assisting with the establishment of treatment services, provide updates on the participant during the treatment team meeting and participate in discussions regarding incentives, sanctions, phase advancement, completion and termination.
The coordinator collects and maintains participant statistical information, and collects data from service providers for review and submission to funding sources, plans and facilitates advisory committee meetings, and coordinates specialized docket continuing education.
Additional information regarding the Family Treatment Court is available at https://www.clarkohiojuvcourt.us/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Final-Family-Treatment-Court-participant-handbook-002.docx
Other duties as assigned by the Appointing Authority.
NOTE: This is an unclassified position serving at the pleasure of the appointing authority under the provisions of 2151.13 Ohio Revised Code.
INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants interested in the position are to submit a resume, employment application and letter of interest to Nichol Smith, Court Administrator, Clark County Juvenile Court, 101 E. Columbia St., Springfield, Ohio 45502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will be open until filled with first review of applications on August 28, 2023. Questions may be directed to Nichol Smith at (937)521-1608. Applications can be obtained online at https://www.clarkcountyohio.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6164/Application-CCO?bidId
TYPICAL TASKS: Conduct eligibility determinations for legal and clinical standard, write reports to Judicial officials with updates, identifying strengths and barriers and recommendations, organize and attend FTC treatment team meetings and attend court hearings, conduct home visits, office visits and other collateral visits with FTC participants, engage potential FTC participants and ensure program success, assist with developing new programming and services for FTC including assisting with identifying and applying for grant opportunities, document FTC participant progress.
REQUIREMENTS: The court prefers that the FTC Coordinator has a bachelor’s degree with probation, social work, mental/behavioral health or job related experience working with kids and families. Computer skills are needed and successful applications must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of court systems, community resources, dependency/treatment court best practices and national standards, understanding of the Ohio revised code, child welfare practices and terms, effective verbal and written communication, demonstrated conflict resolving skills and the ability to remain professional in all dealings with colleagues, participants, community partners and the public.
This job description should not be construed as all-inclusive or a contract of employment. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. This employee is
an unclassified employee who serves at the pleasure of and is appointed by the Clark County Juvenile Court Judge under the provisions of 2151.13 of the Ohio Revised Code.
This job description should not be construed as all-inclusive or a contract of employment. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. This employee is an unclassified employee who serves at the pleasure of and is appointed by the Clark County Juvenile Court Judge under the provisions of 2151.13 of the Ohio Revised Code.
*Applicants needing accommodation for completing application or interview, please contact the Human Resources department at 937.521.2015. Clark County is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliance Employer, M/F V/H Clark County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or military status.
Date: August 17, 2023