Reports to the SAFEHOME Clinical Director Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt
The primary responsibility of the Lethality Prevention Program Coordinator is to oversee the client intake process for SAFEHOME services and to provide critical support counseling for individuals who have screened at high risk for lethality.
· Coordinate the intake and referral process for individuals seeking counseling services.
-Supervise the work of social work interns who provide intake advocacy services.
-Maintain the clinical intake advocacy schedule maintained in the hotline.
-Provide clinical intake advocacy services as needed.
-Review all intake advocacy paperwork and ensure that interested clients are added to
the outreach counseling waiting list.
-Collect and maintain statistics related to the Clinical Intake Advocacy program.
· Critical Support Counseling for individuals who meet the established criteria for high lethality risk.
-Provide 12 to 15 hours of individual therapy each week.
-Coordinate the assignment of all clients who meet the established criteria for high
lethality risk to a therapist within one week of their intake. The client can be assigned
to the Lethality Prevention Program Coordinator, another therapist on staff or a clinical
-Provide assessment of mental health concerns to clients and refer to psychiatric care
-Facilitate four to six sessions of crisis counseling for individuals at high lethality risk who are currently waiting for outreach counseling.
1. Coordinate follow-up services for hotline callers who have screened at risk for lethality.
a. Collect and maintain statistics related to the Lethality Prevention program.
2. Develop and/or implement all program goals (outcomes) for the Clinical Intake Advocacy, Lethality Prevention and Critical Support Counseling programs.
3. Maintain complete client records as consistent with the standards set by SAFEHOME.
4. Supervise bachelor and master level students as assigned by Clinical Director.
5. Develop and maintain positive relationships with the law enforcement community.
6. Provide staff, intern and volunteer training as needed.
7. Participate in SAFEHOME all staff trainings.
8. Submit all grant requirement paperwork to the Clinical Director by the 2nd day of the following month.
9. Work closely with the Clinical Director, bringing programmatic issues and needs to her attention regularly.
10. Any other duties assigned by Clinical Director.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other job-related duties as assigned. This organization reserves the right to change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Coordinator should have knowledge of domestic violence and women’s issues. They should have the ability to communicate well and implement crisis intervention skills. The Coordinator should be able work collaboratively with a diverse group of people; possess good communication skills; have the ability to represent the program by projecting a professional demeanor and appearance; and the ability to lift a minimum of forty pounds. The Coordinator must also be able to work independently, be flexible and have excellent judgment in crisis situations
Qualifications: Master’s in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work (preferred) is required. Current licensure in the State of Kansas is required.
Benefits include health, dental, vision insurance, employer-paid life/LTD coverage; flexible spending account; 403(b) retirement plan; employee assistance program; and generous vacation, sick and personal leave. Competitive salary based on experience. To Apply: Please send the application (found at www.safehome-ks.org under Careers), resume and cover letter to Kerri Koehler-Butt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax to 913-956-4150, Attn. Kerri.