Social Worker - Children's Services
The Children & Family Services Social Worker/Support Coordinator duties are performed primarily in the home and community for children and their families, including case management, crisis intervention, coordination of multiple services and supports, and therapeutic interventions. This program provides an integrated and comprehensive home-based child parenting and family support program to families with a child who has a developmental disability and/or Severe Emotional Disturbance, and who requires assistance and support to address issues identified by the family and their circle of supports, which are affecting their capacity to provide healthy parenting for their child. The aim of the service is to identify needs and support families by developing a plan in conjunction with the family that takes into account family's strengths and willingness to change. The family plan also will make use of formal and informal support services with the objective of enhancing family functioning/resilience.
Much of the work of this position is performed independently and requires considerable knowledge of family and child centered services and developmental disabilities as well as knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory standards. The employee receives general supervision and works within established protocols and procedures in the form of regulations, rules, policies, and oral instructions.
Qualified candidates must possess, at minimum, a bachelor's degree with major in social work and a Bachelor's Social Worker License is required
MORC, Inc. is a human services organization that coordinates long-term supports for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan. We coordinate primarily Medicaid funded services that give support in all areas of life including living arrangements, daily life skills, education, employment and community integration. The goal of our services is to empower people to maximize their potential. MORC serves over 6,000 individuals a year throughout our network.
MORC has been a pioneer in the behavioral health field for over 40 years. During this time, we have become known as the gold standard for person-centered practices, Self-Determination and a Culture of Gentleness. At MORC, you are not just another client, you are part of the family. When you choose MORC, you will experience a personalized level of service based on your wants and needs. We regularly go above and beyond the standard requirements to advocate for those we serve and uncover innovative ways to help you gain access to the programs you need. Since 1986, MORC has championed a philosophy called a Culture of Gentleness that is rooted in the principles of teaching a person to feel safe, loved, loving of others and engaged with their community. It is an important part of what drives us to welcome each person as a member of our family.
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