Sexual Violence Prevention Program – Temporary Position
Temporary Full Time Position: (June 2018 – January 31, 2019)
Deadline: May 28, 2018 11:59 PM Mountain
Description of Job
The Prevention Services Division, within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, works with public and private partners across Colorado to improve the health of all Coloradans. Division professionals develop, review, implement and evaluate public health interventions proven to promote healthy living, prevent chronic disease, protect against injury and ensure access to health care and opportunities for a healthy lifestyle.
The Violence and Injury Prevention – Mental Health Promotion (VIP-MHP) Branch exists to coordinate state and local efforts toward mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and the prevention of death and disability in Colorado due to unintentional and intentional injuries. The VIP-MHP Branch is the departmental lead for the Injury Prevention Winnable Battle, which includes reducing deaths and injuries due to motor vehicle crashes, substance abuse, child maltreatment, suicide, intimate partner and dating violence, and traumatic brain injury.
This position will be working with the Sexual Violence Prevention (SVP) Program within the VIP-MHP Branch. This program aims to prevent first time perpetration of sexual violence among adolescents ages 12-25.
About the position
This position will be responsible for the following:
· Data Analysis and Report Creation
- Review adolescent sexual health data and compile relevant data and information into a comprehensive report. Inclusive of prevention initiatives and recommendations designed to address issues highlighted within the report.
- Support additional report development across topics relevant to the prevention of sexual violence perpetration. Topics could include: risk and protection for sexual violence, comprehensive sexual education, best practices in policy development, intersection of equity and prevention, and community partner successes and challenges.
· Training Coordination and Logistics
- Work with current SVP community based grantees and partners to identify training supports needed for community-level primary prevention strategies such as policy change, altering the physical environment, and promoting positive community norms.
- Coordinate development, logistics, and execution of trainings for statewide partners. This includes identifying training content and coordinating with relevant technical assistance experts.
· Prevention Planning Support
- Research best practices and models in the development of strategic prevention plans.
- Provide support in planning and preparing for the development of a statewide Gender Based Violence Prevention plan. This includes determining a process and identifying or creating tools needed for strategic planning.
Please email a cover letter and resume to the Sexual Violence Program Manager, Danielle Tuft at Danielle.firstname.lastname@example.org.