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DCCCA Inc. Training & Licensing Specialist PT - Lawrence in Wichita, Kansas

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Training & Licensing Specialist PT

Part-Time Training & Licensing Specialist

DCCCA has been a licensed Child Placing Agency in the state of Kansas since 2001. CPA staff work with foster parents to assist in providing the best possible services for children and families. We believe in every child's right to a stable placement with trained foster parents who are dedicated to his or her emotional and physical well-being, their educational opportunity, and permanency with the birth or adoptive family. The Child Placing Agency Training & Licensing Specialist recruits new foster families through networking and established community contacts as well as training new foster families.

Position Overview:

+ Identifies and follows up on potential contacts for prospective foster parents within the same day or if received after hours, on the next business day

+ Assists prospective foster and adoptive families in enrolling for DT classes

+ Conducts Deciding Together (DT) classes for prospective foster and adoptive families

+ Assists family with obtaining fingerprints and out of state checks if needed

+ Collects all required DT paperwork from prospective families

+ Completes DT Leaders Summary and Recommendations

+ Provides support to prospective foster families

Requirements Include:

+ Bachelor's degree in the Human Services field or related field required

+ Requires at least two years experience providing child welfare and/or family services

+ Requires a detailed understanding of foster parenting

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

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