OBJECTIVE: To identify and assess client and family
needs and evaluate, coordinate and ensure necessary
services and/or treatment are provided; provide in-home
supportive counseling services to clients; complete
required assessments; assist individuals and families by
helping to articulate goals and providing needed
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Provide supportive counseling services to individuals,
families and/or groups.
- Provide case management services (information, plan
referral and linkages) as needed.
- Develop and maintain clinical records and program
documentation according to contract and CHS standards
(assessments, treatment plans, progress notes,
termination summaries, etc.)
- Facilitate psycho-educational groups and educational
classes such as parenting skills, independent living
skills, anger management, behavior management, etc.
- Coordinate services with other professionals and
- Conduct community outreach as needed.
- May coordinate and supervise family visitation as
- May monitor interns and/or volunteers at family
- May transport clients to/from visitation.
- Arrange for transportation of clients to appointments,
community agencies, etc., as needed.
- Provide Behavioral Health Overlay Services (BHOS)
interventions under the supervision of a licensed
- Provide BHOS services to clients through group
- Oversee the behavioral program associated with the
client treatment plan.
- Participate in BHOS treatment team meetings.
- Develop the behavioral health aspects of child's
discharge plan under the supervision of a licensed
- Train direct care staff regarding components of the
individualized treatment plan in BHOS programs
- Participate in the quality improvement process.
This list of essential functions is not intended to be
exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves
the right to revise this job description as needed to
comply with actual job requirements.
All degrees must be from an accredited university.
- Bachelor's Degree in social work or Human Services and
two years experience working with children and
- Please see Addendums maintained by HumanResources and
COA (Council on Accreditation) standards for specific
skills and knowledge that pertain to the program in
which the employee is working
- Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire
- Experience working with at risk children and families
- Effective assessment skills and intervention
- Ability to identify and understand environmental
- Ability to observe and report accurately on the
functioning of individuals & families
- Ability to handle confidential information
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Awareness of sociocultural characteristics of service
- Ability to make home visits
- Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with
- Knowledge of community resources
- Ability to work flexible hours as required
- Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect
- Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform
all essential functions
NEEDED: Sitting, Reaching. Driving
Standing, Walking, Lifting, Carrying, Kneeling,
Pushing/Pulling, Bending/Stooping, Other: repetitive