Complete home studies to determine families’ suitability to meet the needs of children in out-of-home care. Conduct rigorous background checks, home inspections and psycho-social assessments; Orient and train prospective foster families to the application, home study and placement process. Responsibilities could include making placement matches and coordinating the placement process. Monitor up to 30 licensed foster homes or enrolled families; Complete investigations to ensure foster families’ compliance with licensing rules, agency and state policies, and state law.
Provide moderately-intensive, solution-focused, home-based family intervention, life skills education, and supportive services in order 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.