Family Consultant I

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-2639
# Positions
3

Overview

The Family Consultant 1 provides intensive home-based services (case management services) to families involved with Child Protective Services (CPS). This position provides parenting skills training, crisis management and links families to community resources. Will work closely with CPS staff and other service providers. The Family Consultant 1 may also supervise visitation and provide transportation.  Family Consultant 1 may be assigned to work within any “In Home services” and “Parent Aide” Contracts requiring this level of education and experience including, “Family Support Worker” or “Parent Aide”.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct service to program participants at 60% productivity target including Transportation, supervised visitation,
    assessment, skill building based on service plan, coordination of care with CPS and other involved services, and linking families with needed resources. Includes being available to families in crisis, flexible work schedule.
  • Communicates directly and regularly with other team members, and outside agencies and services, regarding participant needs and progress in order to ensure coordinated services that best meet the participants needs.
  • Complete client record documentation professionally, on-time, using the Agency’s electronic medical record system.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, JFCS agency meetings as required, and community and client related meetings as a
    representative of JFCS when appropriate.
  • Participate in required and ongoing program training to increase knowledge of best practices and be in compliance with
    funding and regulatory requirements.
  • Complete agency mandated personnel documentation accurately and in a timely manner (i.e. timesheets, mileage forms, supervision and training logs, etc.)

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree in behavioral health related field or High School Diploma with related college courses and relevant experience.

 

Must hold a valid Arizona Driver’s License and be able to transport children. Ability to receive and maintain fingerprint clearance card. Employees will be required to act in a manner that is in accordance with current ethical standards and promotes a positive public image for the organization and the profession. All actions will be in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and the established professional standards. Familiarity with the child welfare system.  Experience doing skill building and psycho-educational work. Experience working with children and families.

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