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Kansas Employer Family Centered Treatment Specialist in Salina, Kansas

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Must become FCT certified within 1 year of hire.

Mandated reporter, ability to monitor safety and address safety concerns

Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

Belief in family driven model

Understanding of family driven practice, genograms, ecomaps, and social histories.

Understanding of the child welfare and state system.

Understanding of the interrelation between trauma and symptoms of trauma (i.e.: substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety)

Ability to collaborate with child/family, extended family and friends and other agencies involved to empower the family

Ability to work with all cultures, use culturally competent model

Flexible to changing situations, ability to work evenings and weekend if needed by the family

Able to solve problems and make independent judgements, but also able and willing to seek assistance when necessary.

Ability to make vital crisis decisions on the job to effect change

Ability to exhibit emotional maturity, empathy, patience, and sound judgment

Works effectively with others /teamwork, ability to receive feedback..

Understands and practices Universal Precautions.

Enrolled in the Wheels of Change © within 14 days of hire and certified in FCT model within 365 days of start date.

Participate in team supervision where cases are reviewed, and feedback is provided.

Provide In-Home services to fidelity of FCT model.

Conducts family and individual sessions as needed in clients’ own homes and other settings when convenient for the family.

Provides services unique to each family that promotes the achievement of safety, permanency and well-being for the children, including evidence-based and trauma-informed in-home services.

Conducts initial and on-going assessments that are strengths based and individualized to be incorporated in treatment plans.

Implement interventions to ensure any gaps related to the family’s basic needs are filled while helping the family also plan for long term sustainability.

Provide youth and families with necessary transportation and help them plan for long term transportation needs.

Assist family with access to psychiatric services and medication management.

Help families develop a support network in the natural environment.

Deliver interventions designed to develop skills in both parents and children to problem solve.

Promotes the youth and success in school while helping teach parent to advocate for their children’s educational needs.

Attend child/youth case related meetings.

Attend court, prepare youth and families for court and communicate with the case manager and court staff when necessary in consultation with the family and DCF.

Include the family in individualized treatment plans that are periodically updated to reflect the goals of the family and child and focuses on empowerment and increasing parent accountability.

Follows and adheres to all pertinent Saint Francis Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), rules, personnel policies and procedures; related accreditation and licensure standards; and federal, state and local rules, statutes, regulations, and contractual terms. Ensures clients’ rights are protected.

Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels.

Ensures clients’ rights are protected.

Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures.