Saint Francis Community Services - Liberal, KS

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Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university.

Licensed to practice in the State of Kansas.

Provides in-home therapy and family services to include: attendance at initial team meeting, assessments, education concerning early care and development, assists in forming a family support network, home-based support services and ancillary family-focused services.

Assists families in establishing a support network by utilizing family, kinship, and community resources.

Provides 24/7 crisis intervention for referred families including on-call rotation.

Engages the child and family in services through various assessments, including the bio-psycho-social assessment, family conferencing (case planning), service delivery and day-to-day practices.

Responsible for billable Medicaid hours and submitting necessary paperwork for Medicaid billing.

Provides a smooth transition when children are moved to OOH placement.

Facilitates and documents therapeutic groups, including family meetings, parenting, or multi-family groups.

Must utilize leadership skills with the staff team members when a child is being removed from the home.

Family therapy may continue to be provided by the Therapist when requested by Reintegration Contractor.

Documents all contacts with families and collaterals on agency database.

Completes reports for court and provides court testimony as required.

Liaison with SRS, school personnel, and other community providers.

Ensures clients' rights are protected, explain SFCS's privacy policy and provide copies of SFCS's Notice of Privacy Practices and Family Preservation Brochure on clients' rights.

Reports critical incidents to SRS verbally within 12 hours, written within 24 hours.

Reports critical and unusual incidents to Risk Management.

Assists in monitoring the overall client satisfaction of the program.

Meets with their Supervisor weekly to review assigned cases.

Submits requested reports to Supervisor.

Provides services within licensure and accreditation standards. Adheres to all pertinent SFCS Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), personnel policies and federal and state statutes and contractual terms.

Has working knowledge of and adheres to the Family Preservation contractual requirements outlined by the State of Kansas SRS.

Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures.