Wellspring Lutheran Services if looking for someone who is passionate about developing positive community relationships, engaging families, and creating a diverse pool of families who have the desire to provide a loving home to a foster child.
Assess youth and families in order to develop, coordinate and implement individualized treatment plans with youth and their families to resolve abuse and neglect difficulties and to achieve permanency for youth; Coordinate youth’s placement within foster care, school and community, DHS and family court. Manage a caseload of approximately 15 children; Testify in court; Provide documentation for all activities completed.
Provide moderately-intensive, solution-focused, home-based family intervention, life skills education, and supportive services in order to prevent to prevent crisis situations that could threaten family stability and lead to removal. Carries a caseload of up to (8) families. Responsible for: regular visits with the family in their home or community for a period of 90 days, and not more than 180 days; performing required assessments; writing and submitting service plans, safety plans and progress reports; providing concrete assistance and referrals based on the individual needs of each family. Works a flexible schedule (including non-traditional hours) based on families’ needs.
Provide intensive home-based family interventions, life skills education, and supportive services in order to preserve families, transition children home from out of home placement and prevent the recurrence of abuse and neglect to children. Carry a caseload of up to 6 families. Support the implementation of the family treatment plan by engaging in activities to assist the family in goal achievement. Responsible for: regular visits with the family in their home or community for a period of 4-6 months; Work in conjunction with the Team Leader to write and submit service plans, safety plans and progress reports. Provide concrete assistance and referrals based on the individual needs of the family. Work a flexible schedule including twenty-four (24) hour/7 days a week availability to assist with client emergencies and specific needs.
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