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Credible Messenger

Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Upper Marlboro
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description The Capital Region Violence Intervention Program (CAP-VIP) Credible Messenger will leverage their position, reputation, and credibility to disrupt the cycle of violence; identify conflict and provide mediation services while serving as a conduit to the CAP-VIP team.

  • Identify and establish rapport with vulnerable populations who may benefit from the CAP-VIP, using strong and effective communication skills.
  • Provide information in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the needs of the population being served, including individuals with limited English proficiency and disabilities.
  • Recruit, obtain consent, and engage participants in the CAP-VIP program activities.
  • Collect preliminary data for enrollment into the CAP-VIP program.
  • Refer potential participants to Social Worker/Case Worker/Navigator.
  • Ensure participants have access to and are utilizing/optimizing identified resources Company Description Located in Largo in the heart of Prince George's County, our new state-of-the-art regional medical center (UM Capital Region Medical Center) will provide improved access to primary and ambulatory care services, and serve as a tertiary care center for critically ill patients. In addition, our new space will allow us to expand our offerings as a community partner to help improve the health status of Prince George's County residents. Qualifications Required: Current Maryland driver's registration; good standing as a U.S. Citizen Other: Certification as a Violence Intervention Specialist/Prevention Program Professional preferred Required: Entry Level Applicable Experience Experience (years): Required 1-3 years Preferred: 3-5 years Experience (describe required & preferred): Experience as a Credible Messenger, Violence Interrupter, Hospital Responder, Violence Intervention Specialist working with populations vulnerable to violence. Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Washington DC , Credible Messenger, Other , Upper Marlboro, DC

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