Family Strengthing Specialist - Now Hiring
SAFY of America, Inc. - Greenville, SC

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This position is responsible for the following: Administer and evaluate assessments of clients and assists the family in service identification and referrals as needed for family development of caseload ranging from 25-30 clients/families. Ensures that an on-going dialogue is established with all referral families and that parent and family involvement is maintained throughout the service period.Assists the family in convening a team of service providers and informal supports for a service plan with clearly defined goals.The plan of care will address the need for revisions, adjustments and monitoring of crises so that progress can be evaluated, ensuring that the philosophy of care is consistent and that there is progress toward service goals.Facilitate the opening and closing of the case and oversee transition to an on-going care plan, using resources to assure that services are based specifically on the needs of the child and family.Ability to locate strength based family-centered and culturally competent services and make referrals.Communication between the FSS Specialist and DSS will consist of the following: assessment, service plan, and progress reports as required. Each referred family receives access to services through a single FSS Specialist acting within a team, with availability 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Family functioning assessments, family's response, presenting problems according to DSS referral are factors included in the goal setting.