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Family-Centered Services Specialist

Company: CareerLink
Location: Missouri Valley
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Business: Boys Town $1500 Hiring Bonus! Job Summary: In a career as a Family Support Worker (otherwise known as a Family-Centered Services Specialist) , you join a team that is changing the lives of youth and families every day. Drug and alcohol addiction, domestic abuse, adolescent defiance, and behavioral challenges are some of the issues that our team works to overcome as they strive to keep struggling families together. Your work here will not only be life-changing but lifesaving. The Family-Centered Services Specialist provides in-home intervention to children and their families utilizing skill-based, solution-focused models to help families adopt positive solutions to problems through the teaching of skills and behavioral techniques. Responsibilities: Provides case management support utilizing evidence-based interventions. Provides evidence-based interventions in accordance with implementation science and contractual responsibilities using a continuum of integrated policies, strategies, activities and services whose effectiveness have been proven or informed by research and evaluation. Meets competencies of evidence-based interventions in accordance with all model certification and credentialing requirements. Acts as an advocate for children and families. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community service resources, including medical professionals, public welfare personnel, lawyers, therapists, law enforcement staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and youth organization representatives utilizing referral sources as necessary. Provides screening and assessment to determine program eligibility and identifies areas to address in the service plan if applicable. Provides training and support in the development and utilization of functional skills to families with problems and individuals associated with the families. Assesses problems and provides care to youth and families; monitors individual and family progress in t

Keywords: CareerLink, Omaha , Family-Centered Services Specialist, Other , Missouri Valley, Nebraska

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