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TRAINING COORDINATOR in Campbell, CA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

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    Campbell, CA
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


STOP  (Specialized Treatment for Optimal Programming)  Placement Centers provide comprehensive, evidence-based programming, and services to parolees in their first year of release during their transition into the community in order to support a successful reentry.

This position is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to STOP Placement Office staff and to the network of community-based providers (CBPs) in the contracted Program Area. The Training Coordinator will develop and provide STOP Placement Office and Program Area CBP staff with initial and ongoing in-service trainings.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and facilitates the bi-annual trainings with CDCR for Placement Office staff and CBPs.
  • Identifies training needs and works in close collaboration with the Compliance Coordinator regarding identified needs for additional training or clarification.
  • Identifies and conducts any additional required and/or needed training sessions.
  • Monitors individual onsite training plans
  • Develops additional training modules as needs are identified.
  • Develops strategies with other community criminal justice agencies to best serve the target population and effectively establish coordinated community outreach to inform the public concerning the initiative.
  • Provides trainings, as needed, for STOP Placement Office and CBP staff, thereby increasing the level of accountability and professionalism of all stakeholders.
  • Develops, monitors and updates, as needed, outreach presentations in collaboration with other STOP providers to ensure consistency in the message being delivered.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field required. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field preferred.
  • One (1) year of previous training experience including course development and project management is preferred.
  • Two (2) years of evidence-based program experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based programming, Motivational Interviewing, Core Correctional Practices, ARMS database and experience training large groups is preferred.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
  • Extensive knowledge of the transitional process, both documentation and operational, between in custody and community-based modalities/programs.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and spelling.
  • Possession of a level of maturity to deal with sensitive issues inherent in the delivery of reentry substance abuse treatment services to the criminal justice population.
  • Ability to know and comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possession of excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as an ability to train other staff in use of same.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as government regulations, legal documents, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to provide effective training and education of program staff
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.