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, DHHS and family court. Manage a reduced caseload. Testify in court; Provide documentation for all activities completed. Provide mentoring and training of assigned staff.
Provides clerical and related services necessary to assist a unit(s) of workers in the timely and organized performance of program responsibilities. Assists with general office reception.
Plan, coordinate and facilitate groups for parents. Establish partnerships with area schools, churches and community centers to host 10-week parent training sessions. Negotiate with partner sites to ensure child-care, meals and manuals are provided for participants. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date session information and distribution within the community; administer required pre- and post-test, and survey instruments and maintain documentation related to each class/session. Conduct a minimum of three home visits with each family during the 10-week sessions. Responsible for assessing for safety, helping parents to identify ongoing needs and supports and connecting them to community resources. Work a flexible schedule.