Manages a caseload of Reintegration/Foster Care/Adoption Services placements.
Determines the services to be provided and develops the case plan.
Accomplishes initial client assessment; individual, group and family counseling; and other professional services, as qualified.
Assess the need for placement, safety, family strengths and needs, and placement resources for the child and care providers.
Plans for and facilitates permanency and assists care providers and kinship caregivers in providing a safe, nurturing environment for children in their care.
Conducts and coordinates assessments.
Ensures the accuracy, content and completeness of client case records.
Conducts case planning conferences at required intervals.
Facilitates family preparation for permanency through training, family to family mentoring, family assessment, consultations, home visits, etc.
Provides 24 hour, on-call support to the client’s served. Provides crisis intervention, when required.
Meets the individual needs of children in kinship care and assists caregivers to provide a stable and loving home for relative children.
Compiles monthly statistical data and reports and forwards to appropriate agencies.
Completes documentation and forwards reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content.
Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and experience to assess the need for placement, assess safety, assess family strengths and needs, assess placement resources for the child and care providers/kinship caregivers, plan for and facilitate permanency, and assist care providers and kinship caregivers in providing a safe, nurturing environment for children in their care.
Demonstrate skills in separation and loss issues for the child in care, family systems, conflict resolution and mediation.
Will be required to drive personal or agency vehicle while transporting children or conducting agency business. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must meet agency underwriting standards while driving agency vehicles and/or transporting clients.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Case Managers: Bachelor’s degree in human services field from an accredited university required with at least two years experience in child and family services required. BSRB licensure is required. Masters degree in human services field preferred.
TFI Family Services, Inc. - 21 months ago