Responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic treatment plans with families that will assist them in resolving the issues that led to a referral to the child welfare system focusing primarily on substance use and co-occurring disorders. Use counseling techniques, community resources, concrete services, and family empowerment to assist the family in goal achievement. Communicate effectively with the local DHHS, courts, medical and education systems to advocate for the family. Responsible for regular visits with the family in their home, administer required assessments and survey instruments; writing and submitting treatment plans, service plans, safety plans and court reports; assist in the arrangement of aftercare services based on families’ needs for a caseload of up to 8 families. Works a flexible schedule (including non-traditional hours) based on families’ needs.
**Wellspring Lutheran Services, Children & Families, Family Services, Family Support, Human Services, In Home, Social Work, Antrim, Kalkaska, Grand Traverse, Wexford, Missaukee**