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Family Connections Consultant

Company: Casa De Los Ninos Inc
Location: Tucson
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Who We AreCasa de los Ni--os is one of the most established and well respected non-profit organizations in Tucson. We have been helping kids and healing families since 1973. Our services include Foster Care, Parents As Teachers, Behavioral Health Services, and Nurse Family Partnership programs along with parent education classes to name a few! Job Summary The FC Consultant is responsible for providing in-home services to families involved with the child welfare system. The position will engage in skill-building, counseling, problem-solving, care coordination. Position continually assesses the family's need for support, training, and additional services; acts as the program liaison to community and provider agencies; and provides crisis intervention as assigned and needed.Essential DutiesUtilizes strength-based engagement techniques during the initial outreachmeeting and/or intake meeting, including the use of open-ended questions, affirmations,reflections, and summarization (OARS).Interacts with Department of Child Safety (DCS) regarding child well-being, family stability, and case planning.Responds to referrals within two working hours as defined by DCS.Consults regularly with FC Supervisor.Develops helping alliances with families by engaging quickly and using rapport-building skills such as reflective listening, empathy, and supportive statements.Makes great efforts to overcome barriers to engage by demonstrating empathy and flexibility.Conducts thorough and ongoing child/family strengths and needs assessments, utilizing the program specific protocol.Develops and implements successful interventions that will enhance family functioning, increase protective factors, and decrease risk factors.Engages in skill building to achieve and maintain child safety and well-being.Conducts educational activities that promote client understanding of risk factors to achieve stability.Plans for client discharge/termination, including providing the family with recommendations for wrap around services and/or aftercare planning.Links families to community resources.Maintains clinical records and progress notes promptly following agency standards that reflect movement towards client goals.Provides effective crisis management professionally.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in social work or a related field with a minimum of one (1) year of human services work related experience.Proof of COVID immunization.Must have good verbal and interpersonal skills to interact with clients, visitors, and coworkers.Ability to maintain confidential/sensitive information, including client files.Ability to effectively communicate in the English language.Ability to read, comprehend and interpret complex information.Bilingual preferred but not requiredPossesses advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite computer applications, aptitude for learning computer software applications and the ability to instruct others in various software applications.Knowledge of Arizona behavioral health system preferred.Must be able to meet training and agency requirements for the position.Must foster an environment that is solution-focused, dedicated, and compassionate to support the organization's mission, values, and strategic direction.Must exhibit a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, valuing diverse perspectives and encouraging contributions by all team members.Must possess or be able to qualify for and maintain a valid Arizona department of public safety level one fingerprint clearance card.Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.Our MissionCasa de los Ni--os promotes child well-being and family stability in our community. We place top priority on hiring and growing a team of knowledgeable, passionate, creative, and diverse individuals who have a strong desire to empower children and families within our community. More information about us and our current job openings is available at www.casadelosninos.org. Casa de los Ni--os is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, gender identity, gender(sex), sexual orientation, or familial status.PI187929420

Keywords: Casa De Los Ninos Inc, Tucson , Family Connections Consultant, Professions , Tucson, Arizona

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