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Performs highly complex (senior-level) parole administration work. Provides case management and supervision services for youth on parole. Selects an appropriate supervision strategy that emphasizes changing attitudes and behavior. Establishes and maintains recurring contact with the youth using motivational interviewing skills. Works with the youth to reintegrate successfully into the community and develops a post-discharge plan. Ensures the youth receives appropriate services while on parole, including educational, workforce development, aftercare, and recovery services. Participates in the rehabilitation of youth in residential placements, who are assigned to their caseload at time of admission to the agency. Participates in multi-disciplinary team meeting via phone and virtual/electronic means, travels to facilities to visit youth, meets with youth s family to conduct home evaluations and assists in brokering services for them. Responds to crisis; e.g. harm to self or others, or law violations by youths which may include conducting administrative/revocation hearings. Provides required and identified services to youth assigned to their caseload. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Must travel a minimum of forty percent (40%) of the time. May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week. REQUIREMENTS: Master s degree. No experience. OR Bachelor s degree. Two (2) years full-time wage-earning experience in a residential, correctional or therapeutic environment. Preferred: Major coursework in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Clinical Psychology/Sociology, Guidance and Counseling, Criminal Justice, Family Relations, an Interdisciplinary degree in a Social Science, Rehabilitation or Education. Participation in the development, evaluation, and implementation of individual case/treatment plans; assessments; development and coordination of services; placement recommendations and referrals for juveniles or adults on probation, parole, or in a residential, correctional, or therapeutic environment. Required: Possess and maintain a valid state driver s license for continued employment. Must have or be able to obtain a certificate of course completion for the Criminal Justice Practitioner (CJP) online course provided through the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) within six months of employment as a parole officer with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD). Experience and Education Substitutions: One year of appropriate experience may be substituted for one year of college (30 course hours) on a year for year basis. Completed course hours of undergraduate study may be substituted for up to four years of experience on a basis of 30 course hours for one year of experience. Completed course hours of graduate study may be substituted for up to two years of experience on a basis of 12 graduate course hours for one year of experience. Experience requirements may be satisfied by the prorated part-time equivalent. Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution. This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon results from a drug screen conducted for the agency. MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY (MOS) INFORMATION: Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor s Office at Criminal Justice MOS Codes.
Associated topics: correction, correctional specialist, detention officer, inmate, jail, jailer, parole officer, parole probation officer, rehabilitation, rehabilitation center

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• Location: Dallas

• Post ID: 77929637 dallas
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