Resource Family Approval (RFA) Social Worker - BECOME AN ALLY TODAY!
Allies For Every Child
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Post Date: Feb 10, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Commensurate with education &
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Essential Job Duties:
Conduct weekly home visits to approved resource families to assess and address the needs of children and to provide support to resource parents
Develop and monitor progress of individual case plans and treatment objectives for children
Coordinate all services and initiate appropriate referrals to ensure that children’s treatment objectives are met
Monitor visits between children and birth families and provide clinical intervention and support
Support Allies’ recruitment of resource parents by representing Allies at community events and disseminating information about programs
Provide Needs & Services Plans to DCFS and meet all documentation timelines and requirements
Participate in collection of documentation and home inspections for the approval updates for resource homes
Participate in case conferences, clinical individual/group supervision, and agency trainings
Provide support and psychoeducation regarding transitions and termination of services
Provide pre and post adoption services to families through adoption finalization
Collaborate with DCFS, DMH, and other community partners
Facilitate/ Co-facilitate monthly support group for approved resource parents
Assess families’ strengths & needs and prepare home studies on prospective resource families
Facilitate/Co-facilitate MAPP training program
Participate in the intake process and placement of children with resource families
Collaborate with DCFS and medical professionals to best address the child’s well-being throughout the foster/adoption process
Participate in resource family home inspection and file preparation for DCFS & CCL audits and contract reviews
Evening and weekend hours may be required
Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the agency’s and the program’s mission statements
In accordance with our “team” philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description. Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency’s and the program’s mission statements

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology
License or license-eligible strongly preferred
One year of foster care and adoption experience preferred
Bilingual in English/Spanish - speaking and in writing preferred
Experience conducting psychosocial assessments of children and families
Inspiring, self-starter, with a commitment to teamwork

Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, 2 personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday.

Contact Details

City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90012
Country: United States