Family & Youth Specialist (DJJ Program) - Now Hiring
SAFY of America, Inc. - Columbus, OH

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Review referrals of youth to determine if and where the placement may occur.
  • Communicate with the foster parent/s to discuss the potential placement of the referral, working in conjunction with the intake process used by the state and division.
  • Discuss all relevant issues pertaining to the youth in care with foster parent/s, youth, school officials, natural parents, placing agency and other appropriate parties involved with the youth according to policy, regulations and best practice standards.
  • May also be responsible for the following: provide Medicaid billable services to the youth with mental health diagnosis; provide Independent Living skills that focus on self-sufficiency through specific outcomes, such as obtaining housing, job education or vocational training, counseling and community networking; assist with the recertification process of assigned foster homes on a timely basis as specified in the applicable licensing requirements; providing outpatient mental health case management services.
  • Complete assessments as required by state rules, agency policies, and/or contract requirements. Assessments may include psychosocial assessments, Diagnostic Assessment Forms, and independent living skills assessments.