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  • 21-Sep-2017 to 13-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Largo
  • Largo, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Yes


This is a professional case management position responsible for providing services to children and their families who are referred per the eligibility requirements identified by contract. Services are provided in the home setting, schools, day care or other settings in the community. Case Managers work with the birth families, foster caregivers, primary caregivers, guardian ad litems and other organizations and service providers functioning within the child welfare system.

Directions for Living has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout our agency. Candidates should have knowledge and/or interest in assisting Directions for Living carry out this implementation.

DUTIES

Work involves assessment, service planning, monitoring client progress, linking resources, coordination and advocacy on behalf of the client among other responsibilities. The Adoptions Case Management function addresses: providing permanent, caring relationships to children who are, or are expected to be, legally free for adoption and whose birth parents are unwilling or are unable to appropriately care for them. This is a coordinated set of services for the child and the adoptive applicants/parents.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must hold at least a Bachelor's Degree Social Work or related area of study from an accredited university; or a Master's Degree in Social Work or related area of study.
  • Certification as a Dependency Case Manager preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to use personal vehicle to transport clients. Must have and maintain clear driving record, must have valid Florida Driver License, maintain required automobile insurance coverage and pass the annual vehicle inspection.

EOE/ADA/DFW

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