Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Community Case Coordinator, Foster Care in Kennesaw, Georgia

Description

If Case Management is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working as part of our team! Here’s your chance to make a difference in the lives of families and children!

Being a Community Case Coordinator in our Foster Care program at Devereux has its Advantages!

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

This opportunity will allow you to:

  • Utilize your skills to advocate and deliver case management to the families and children in Specialty Foster Care.

  • Work in a collaborative environment with supportive leadership, while having an opportunity to make a significant impact in our organization.

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in Social Services.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org

As a Case Coordinator, you will provide direct placement services and supervision, following placement of individuals into community foster homes. You will provide case management services to 8-12 individuals with a range of behavioral health, developmental, and medical diagnosis.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: Case Coordinator, case management, child welfare, advocate, social work, foster care, RBWO, case manager, psychology, human services, sociology, juvenile justice, criminal justice, IMPACT, GA score, SAFE training

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a human services related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in child welfare, foster care or in-home crisis interventions. Experience providing clinical and/or case management services to children and families required. Must possess excellent therapeutic skills, written/verbal communication and organizational skills. Previous direct care experience, specifically with children and adolescents living with psychological, emotional and behavioral challenges preferred. Experience with GA Score is preferred and ability to complete RBWO Foundations Training required along with SAFE training.

Other qualifications:

  • Strong technical skills and comfortable utilizing in-house computer applications for documenting and reporting purposes.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 week ago (11/17/2022 8:49 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-25985

Category Family Support

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

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