Child and Family Specialist (Wraparound Approach Program)
Participate in the Wraparound Approach Services Program that is Family-centered, strengths-based, needs-driven, planning process that supports Family voice, choice, and ownership of strategies to return or maintain children in their Community with normalized and inclusive community options, activities and opportunities which requires perseverance to create and provide a highly individualized planning process to help children and families achieve their desired outcomes.
1. Work with the Wraparound Facilitator and Parent Partner and participate in the Child and Family Team to provide direct services to the Child and Family as identified in the Plan of Care.
2. Work directly with the child(ren) and Family in their respective environment including home/out-of-home placements and their respective communities to help them achieve a permanency.
3. Maintains a close and supportive relationship with the child and family, program staff, community supports and any others who may be involved with the child and family.
4. Participate in Child Family Teem Meetings.
5. Participate in the development of the Plan of Care.
6. Participate in the review and evaluation of the effectiveness of the interventions in the Plan of Care.
7. Participate in the revision of the Plan of Care, if necessary, due to changes within the Family and changes needed in the supports and services provided.
8. Seeks out or creates needed services and supports in the community.
9. Participate in the tracking of outcomes for the child(ren) and Family.
10. Participate in the preparation for transition by organizing after-care supports to ensure long-term stability.
11. Responds and intervenes as necessary and appropriate, and as outlined in the Crisis Response Plan
12. Sets consistent behavioral expectations to clients and caregivers, sets examples of appropriate behavior, and maintains discipline consistently and professionally
13. Provides planned intensive individual support, for emotionally disturbed, at risk, vulnerable children and their families addressing target behaviors or symptoms that are jeopardizing to a child's current living situation.
1. Associates of Arts in Human Services, Social Work or Psychology and One year experience working with high risk youth.
OR High School Diploma (or GED) and Three years' experience working with high risk youth.
2. Must possess valid California driver's license and have a driving record acceptable to the Agency's insurance carrier.
3. To reduce racial disproportionality and decrease disparity, cultural, racial and linguistically similar staff to client ratios are preferred for each team.
MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION AT
Ettie Lee Homes, Inc. is a non-profit, trauma informed agency that counsels children, youth and young adults and their families within the child welfare system and community to provide Resource Family Services, Short Term Residential Therapeutic Services, Community-Based Mental Health Services, Out Patient Drug/Alcohol Services, Transitional Living Service and Wraparound Services to support the prosperity of individuals, families and communities. Join our team and you can be a part of making a difference in the lives of children and families. If you are passionate about helping people in need, we have a tremendous opportunity waiting for you.
To learn more about Ettie Lee, visit the website at www.ettielee.org.
**** MUST FILL OUT AN ONLINE APPLICATION AT http://ettielee.org/current_open_positions.aspx *****
Thu, 4 May 2017 09:27:29 PDT