Job Details

Intervention Coordinator - PDH
Apr 28, 2021 Coordinator CWDVC - PDH-774.docx
YWCA Greater Cincinnati
Full Time

Job Description

The YWCA Greater Cincinnati is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. YWCA has been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years — from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform. Our Child Welfare Domestic Violence Co-Located program is seeking a compassionate, motivated, and organized individual to join their team as a Intervention Coordinator for "persons doing harm." This team works alongside Child Protective Services with the Hamilton County Jobs & Family Services to ensure all parties involved in intimate partner violence are given the appropriate resources to create a better life for themselves and their families.


The Intervention Coordinator works within Hamilton County Jobs and Family Child Protective Services department to ensure the safety and well-being of survivors and children exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) by interviewing people who commit IPV and making referrals for treatment. The goal of the program is to bridge the gap between child welfare and IPV service providers to enhance family safety, create permanency for children, and hold those who commit IPV accountable for their actions.


  • Manage caseloads of individuals with open HCJFS cases, identified as the person committing intimate partner violence (IPV). Conduct interviews to identify patterns of power and control, using the Safe and Together Model.
  • Review referrals, safety and/or family assessments, arrest records, police calls/runs, jail calls, court documents, etc.
  • Formulate reports outlining information gathered during IPV interview, in accordance with the Safe and Together Model.
  • Provide professional recommendations for further treatment services, when necessary.
  • Assess lethality and risk; conduct Adverse Childhood Experience Survey.
  • Provide IPV education as a safety measure for all family members.
  • Schedule consultation meetings to support intake/ongoing HCJFS caseworker efforts, collaborate among all parties involved in the case, and foster positive working relationships.
  • Provide testimony upon receipt of subpoena, as well as when requested by the prosecutor or magistrate.
  • Attend HCJFS agency meetings (team meetings, semi-annual reviews, family conferences, etc.).
  • Meet deadlines with report submission, data entry, additional forms submission, and mileage reimbursement invoices.
  • Ability to train new hire HCJFS caseworkers on topics related to intimate partner violence.
  • MUST complete 3 months of CORE training per HCJFS requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Child Welfare Domestic Violence Connection Program Manager.

Clerical/General Administrative

  • Responds to routine emails, phone calls, texts, etc.
  • Completes thorough documentation.
  • Makes copies, prints documents, etc.
  • Files paperwork

Key Relationships

  • Interacts with HCJFS caseworkers, supervisors, section chiefs, prosecutors, defense attorneys, GALs, Child Welfare Domestic Violence Connection Program Manager, other YWCA staff, volunteers, interns, other social service providers and community members.
  • Comfortable working with vulnerable populations and ability to recognize bias.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field or a combination of education and experiences.
  • Experience in working with persons who commit intimate partner violence.
  • Experience managing a high caseload volume.


  • MSW, LSW preferred
  • Bilingual preferred.

Skills/Specialized Knowledge/Abilities

  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge base about the dynamics of domestic violence and trauma-informed care.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be reliable and able to work independently.
  • Ability to be show good judgment, maintain appropriate/professional boundaries, and follow through.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse socioeconomic and ethnic/racial backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain highest confidentiality standards according to social service best practices, relevant licensing mandates and policies of the YWCA Greater Cincinnati.
  • Ability to reflect the YWCA mission to empower women and eliminate racism in work performance.

This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. This job description is not intended and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or work conditions associated with the job. Furthermore, the employer reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

The YWCA Greater Cincinnati provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Contact Details

Brooke Warren
YWCA Greater Cincinnati