Hope Rising - Therapeutic Case Manager/Home Developer
Therapeutic Case Manager/Home Developer
Job Description |
Counsels and aids children in Hope Rising’s care through comprehensive case management services. Manages and supports foster families.
Manage the children/youth’s placement
- Maintains compliance via visits, documentations, and other contacts.
- Facilitates placement, assessment, service delivery, discharge, and aftercare planning
- Reports any/all suspecting abuse or neglect to the Administrator on duty and the DFPS hotline at www.txabusehotline.org or 1-800-252-5400.
- Monitors psychological, mental, emotional, physical, and environmental well-being through
- Provides resource information and referrals to community organizations for therapeutic treatment to assist client.
- Provides crisis intervention as needed to prevent escalation of high-risk behavior, relapse, hospitalization, placement disruption, and other undesirable outcomes.
- Consults with medical doctors and other specialists, and/or treatment team members concerning treatment plans and make recommendations as needed.
Develop and maintain foster homes
- Facilitates recruitment planning including events, vetting, screening and training.
- Helps families develop a therapeutic milieu conducive to healthy child development.
- Provides "on call" services including providing awake, continuous coverage throughout the night to meet the particular needs of a child, if needed.
- Inputs and updates child and family information into the data management system.
Additional therapeutic services
- Provides direct clinical services to children in care to potentially include but not limited to individual, equine, group, and family therapy.
- Completes written documentation of ongoing treatment of children.
Required Qualifications & Experience
- A master’s degree from an accredited college or university; or
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work or other human services field.
- One year of documented full-time work experience in a residential child-care operation, or as a conservatorship caseworker or foster adoptive home development worker for the department. The experience must be in conducting assessments, service planning, or case management duties. The experience may include a maximum of 350 hours of formal, supervised field placement or practicum in child-placing activities.
- Licensed as one of the following: LMFT, LPC, LBSW, LCSW, LMSW, or LSOTP.
Please contact Johanna Schroeder at email@example.com if you have any questions.