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

Description

If Foster Care Case Coordination 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 Foster Care Case Coordinator 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 actively provide direct placement services, supervision and case management to assigned caseload. Responsibilities include, but not limited to managing foster parents and children, developing and implementing individualized service plans, active visitation to homes and various settings, coordinating transportation as needed, and connecting families to referrals, services and resources. The individual in this role is also responsible for heavy documentation and reporting, crisis management and ensuring families comply with all policies, procedures and regulations for applicable agencies.

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

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Qualifications

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

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years experience in foster care or in-home crisis interventions.Experience providing clinical and/or case management services to children and families.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.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 month ago (12/17/2020 5:58 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-15229

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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