SAFE Home Study/Resource Family Approval - Contractor
Allies For Every Child
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Post Date: Oct 22, 2021
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
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Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Allies for Every Child (Allies) (formerly known as Westside Children’s Center) exists to give at-risk children and children living in poverty the foundation they need to increase their life choices and lead fulfilling lives. For over 25 years, Allies has been providing thousands of at-risk children and their families with critical, high-quality early education programs, family strengthening interventions, foster care and adoption services, and a range of vital, integrated services, including disabilities screenings, nutrition, dental and vision screenings, and pediatric health consultations.

JOB SUMMARY: Allies contracts with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to protect at-risk children and strengthen families. The Resource Family Approval Contractor completes RFA assessments on prospective resource families and provides Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP) training. The Resource Family Approval Contractor evaluates resource families, using the SAFE format, completes RFA Psychosocial Assessments, and conducts MAPP trainings, as needed. The RFA Program Contractor is responsible for evaluating the psychological and social-emotional capacity of RFA applicants to assess their parenting capabilities, as well as the environmental appropriateness of the RFA applicant’s home.

Conduct RFA Assessment utilizing the SAFE format
Complete written RFA Assessment including revisions as needed
Conduct final home walk-through, as needed
Conduct MAPP training (if experienced), as needed

Master’s Degree in Social Work required
Certified in Structured Analysis Family Evaluation(SAFE) methodology required
Understanding of the diversity of the child welfare population and ability to assess for multicultural competence of prospective resource parents

Excellent psychosocial assessment and clinical skills
Experience providing MAPP training (if applying to provide training) preferred but not required
One year of foster care and adoption experience preferred
Flexible, able to work independently, and able to meet deadlines

Contact Details
Name: Human Resources
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Country: United States