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Job Summary: This position arranges for placement of minors in foster care.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Provide case management to minors in the foster care program.
Prepares and maintains complete and accurate case files, records, and reports to the court, Department of Social Services, Department of Health and Human Services and other appropriate agencies as specified.
Coordinates with school personnel to provide individualized services to minors.
Supervises placement by visiting with minor and foster care families to monitor placement progress and provide appropriate intervention when indicated.
Develop, implement, and evaluate individualized service plans for each minor.
Assists in the orientation, training, certification, and supervision of foster families and minors.
Provides crisis intervention services and on-call emergency beeper coverage.
Participates in staff trainings. May facilitate training to staff and foster parents, as assigned.
Participate in development of permanency planning including aftercare as appropriate.
Provide on-going training, guidance and assessment of foster families.
Conduct Independent Living skills training and Independent Living assessment.
May be assigned cases specific to family reunification cases for the Safe Passages Grant Program.
Assists in developing community partnerships and resources.
Completes reports and updates to stakeholders/referral agencies and serving as liaison for community partner agencies.
Participates in the development and update of procedures and forms.
Provides crisis on-call support and coverage.
Tracks policy and procedural changes from agency partners and educates staff.
Maintains a working knowledge of all foster families in the program to assist in child placement.
Staff member may be assigned cases and specific tasks if service location provides services to UAC and URM children.
Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!