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Foster Care Case Planner

Company: The Execu - Search Group
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

A social services organization in the Bronx is actively seeking a dynamic and compassionate professional to join their staff as their new--Foster Care Case Planner. In this role, the--Foster Care Case Planner will work towards timely permanency planning for children and youth in foster care. Responsibilities The--Foster Care Case Planner will:

  • Assess and monitor for safety and risk
  • Establish immediate contact with families of the children who are placed into--care, and with their foster families
  • Conduct required casework contacts with the child, parent, foster parent, and collateral contacts
  • Make assessment-based referrals as necessary to meet the needs of the child and/or parent
  • Visit family and child, as often as mandated and/or necessary to gather social history, to assess family strengths and concerns
  • Coordinate and supervise all visits between the family and child along with separate sibling visits
  • Share responsibilities with agency team for the permanency planning of each child
  • Locate resources and make referrals to any resource that would provide aid to the family and child
  • Evaluate child---s adjustment in foster home, and monitor educational and behavioral performance at home and in school
  • Monitor foster parents in terms of their ability to meet the needs of the child in their home Qualifications
    • Bachelor---s degree in a related field--
    • Ability to establish working relationships with clients in need of counseling and supportive services
    • Able to effectively engage parents
    • Ability to apply theory of change
    • Willingness to facilitate groups with parents and foster parents
    • Ability to work cooperatively with agency supervisor(s)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills--
    • Commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective Desired skills
      • Master's degree in Social Work--or at least 1--year of related experience--
      • Bilingual, English / Spanish--

Keywords: The Execu - Search Group, New Rochelle , Foster Care Case Planner, Other , Bronx, New York

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