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Tier 2 Family Preservation Specialist (Case Manager)

Company: DCCCA
Location: Wichita
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description: DCCCA provides social and community services that improve the safety, health and well-being of those we serve. Assisting individuals and families throughout Kansas and Oklahoma, DCCCA has proudly served the residents of our communities with a spirit of openness and acceptance for more than 40 years. Are you ready to join us? DCCCA is looking for qualified, capable professionals to fill the role of Family Preservation Services Case Manager in Wichita, Kansas. The Case Manager position offers a wealth of personal and professional rewards that allow you to make a difference as well as a living. Family Preservation Services (FPS) provides intensive in-home services and case management services to families who have one or more children at risk of out-of-home placement or who will be at risk of out-of-home placement at birth. The Case Manager provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families by delivering and coordinating culturally competent case management services that are responsive to the unique needs of the family. Position Overview: Provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families during the referral period Delivers culturally competent, strengths-based case management services to children and families consistent with the evidence-based practice models Meets DCF timelines to connect with the family within 24 hours of referral; facilitate initial family meeting within 48 hours of referral; complete assessment-based case plan within in 20 days of referral; and case closure within 3- 6 months of referral Engages and works in partnership with families to complete assessments and develop case plan goals and objectives Meets with the family in the home weekly monitoring the family's progress towards their case plan goals; and meets monthly with each child individually to assess child's safety Assesses each child's safety with every family contact and reports all suspected child abuse / neglect. Monitors family progress and service provision using assessment tools, and updates family case plan based on those assessments Provides weekly home-based family skills training which may include: Nutrition, Hygiene, Household and Time Management, Home and Child Safety, Basic Parenting, Transportation, Problem Solving and Communication to assist parents in providing a safe, nurturing environment for children in their care Works closely with the Family Support Worker to provide services for the family and make decisions about child well-being Job Requirements:As a vital member of our Family Preservation Services team, the Case Manager should be service-oriented with a passion for helping others. Active listening, professionalism, and excellent communications skills are required for success in this role. Other requirements include: Bachelor's degree in human services required; Master's degree preferred Licensure by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as a Licensed Addictions Counselor is preferred Requires a minimum two years relevant experience Valid driver's license with a good driving record-- - Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening EOE Benefits: Taking a job at DCCCA means more than just accepting a job - it means becoming a part of our professional family. At DCCCA, our commitment to growth, wellness, and vitality extends to our clients and providers alike. -- - Our benefits include: *Discounted employee health premiums *myStrength personal wellness smart phone application *Employer-paid Life insurance *Paid training *Employer matched 403(b) retirement plan *Ten paid holidays *Dental/Vision/dependent/spouse coverage *Paid sick and vacation leave Our culture is one that supports your development goals, both personally and professionally, right from the start! We proudly offer you the opportunity to grow your career in the healthcare industry within a creative, collaborative environment that inspires your success and rewards your performance. Highly competitive compensation, continuous professional development support, flexible work schedules, and numerous work/life balance rewards are all a part of the package for the-- -Case Manager-- -position-- -at DCCCA.

Keywords: DCCCA, Wichita , Tier 2 Family Preservation Specialist (Case Manager), Executive , Wichita, Kansas

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