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DCCCA Inc. Foster Care Specialist - Lawrence in Wichita, Kansas

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Foster Care Specialist

Full-Time Specialist

The Child Placing Agency Specialist provides on-going support services to foster families which includes assisting with children placed within the home. Under supervision of the Child Placing Agency Supervisor and while working closely with other assigned staff, Child Placing Agency Specialists will provide intake services and assist with placement recommendations and/or service planning. The Child Placing Agency Specialist will also help by recruiting and training foster families while also providing emotional support, professional guidance and crisis assistance.

Position Overview:

+ Makes regular home visits and reviews foster parent logs on foster children

+ Assists in the process of recruiting and licensing new foster families

+ Assists foster parents in accessing resources throughout the community to meet foster child needs

+ Prepares monthly reports that document current behavior on each child in assigned homes

+ Facilitates support meetings and other activities for foster families regularly

Requirements Include:

+ Bachelor's degree in the Human Services field required

+ Requires at least two years' experience working with children

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

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