Case Manager-Family Support Specialist
Garden City, MI
Full Time
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Growth Works is seeking a full-time Case Manager -Family Support Specialist to join our team. We desire a passionate, experienced (non-manager) individual to work with families providing case management, referrals, parenting education and monitoring visits, familiarization visits, all while working with a high risk population.

We desire a candidate that is able to work a more flexible split-shift where expected hours from 12:30pm to 8:30pm, which may include Saturday hours bi-weekly to support our clients.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Observe and monitor both supervised parenting sessions and exchanges
  • Facilitates Familiarization Visits for Custodial Parents and children
  • Coordinates and uses Theraplay techniques to engage positive interactions between parents and children
  • Ensure positive interactions occur between parents and their children in a safe supervised setting that respects the rights of all parties
  • Provides parenting information and education
  • Coordinates with local domestic violence and legal aid agencies
  • Writes court reports
  • Collects and Enters data into agency systems and databases
  • Conducts pre and post surveys of services
  • Attends Victim of Crime Advocacy (VOCA) inter-agency collaboration meetings
  • Provides Case Management services and referral to necessary services
  • Appears at required staff meetings, staff trainings, and professional development sessions
  • Reviews and assesses proper documentation of case files
  • Abides by all agency guidelines, policies, and procedures, periodically self-reviewing policy and procedure manual to familiarize with supervised visit guidelines and expectations for Program Monitor
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Required Bachelor's degree in Social Work (BSW), Psychology or Human Services 
  • Preferred at least 1-2 year's previous experience working in Parenting & Supervisory programs
  • Highly desired prior experience working with families impacted by domestic violence, child abuse or similar situations
  • Prior experience with case management, advocacy, and exposure to social work in the legal system highly desired
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, execute sound judgment, and implement crisis intervention techniques when needed
  • Successful completion of agency, state or federal post-hire checks

Growth Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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