This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Develops and implements the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program specific to his/her area of assignment and insures compliance and collaboration with local facility and the VA Central Office Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program initiatives May facilitate individual therapy sessions or group sessions to those who struggle with conflict in their relationships Administers information and analytical systems to evaluate and enhance the quality of service provided to Veterans, families, caregivers and VA employees impacted by intimate partner violence Participates in direct Veteran, family, caregiver, and VA employee contacts to identify and assess risk, safety, supports and the development and application of directed clinical treatment interventions Provides referrals to VA medical and mental health treatment and to other VA services including VA benefits, as well as community-based social services and other non-VA entitlement programs Collaborate with the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT), Mental Health and Geriatric Primary Care clinicians to provide Veteran and staff education on intimate partner violence Develop a library of IPV assistance information material for distribution through the various inpatient/outpatient and specialty clinic settings Serves as a liaison between the VA and community agencies. Participates in IPV assistance activities in the local community and state to promote and recognize the role of individuals who use and/or experience IPV Participates on state and local IPV assistance committees. Invites state and community IPV related agencies to participate on the local VA IPV Assistance Advisory Board stablishes and maintains access to electronic social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, secure email and YouTube in accordance with VA policy Coordinates the events and programs for the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month every October that includes announcement and advertising of month-long activities, mobilization of participants, educational sessions, and VA IPV Assistance programs Develop a data monitoring system to measure the efficacy of the program. The incumbent collects, analyzes, and reports program data to local management, VISN Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Coordinator Lead and the National Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program, Care Management and Social Work Service, Office of Patient Care Services Performs a wide range of services and provides technical assistance to state, local, and private agencies, and universities
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.