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DCCCA Inc. FPS Case Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

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FPS Case Manager Wichita

FT Case Manager

The Case Manager provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families by delivering and coordinating culturally competent case management services that are responsive to the unique needs of the family. Family Preservation Services (FPS) provides intensive in-home services and case management services to families who have one or more children at risk of out-of-home placement or who will be at risk of out-of-home placement at birth.

Position Overview:

+ Provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families during the referral period

+ Delivers culturally competent, strengths-based case management services to children and families consistent with the evidence-based practice models

+ Meets DCF timelines to connect with the family within 24 hours of referral; facilitate initial family meeting within 48 hours of referral; complete assessment-based case plan within in 20 days of referral; and case closure within 3- 6 months of referral

+ Engages and works in partnership with families to complete assessments and develop case plan goals and objectives

+ Meets with the family in the home weekly monitoring the family's progress towards their case plan goals; and meets monthly with each child individually to assess child's safety

+ Assesses each child's safety with every family contact and reports all suspected child abuse / neglect. Monitors family progress and service provision using assessment tools, and updates family case plan based on those assessments

+ Provides weekly home-based family skills training which may include: Nutrition, Hygiene, Household and Time Management, Home and Child Safety, Basic Parenting, Transportation, Problem Solving and Communication to assist parents in providing a safe, nurturing environment for children in their care

+ Works closely with the Family Support Worker to provide services for the family and make decisions about child well-being

Requirements include:

+ Bachelor's degree in human services required; Master's degree preferred

+ Licensure by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as a Licensed Addictions Counselor is preferred

+ Requires a minimum two years relevant experience

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

+ Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening