Family Development Services
 
Family Development Services  
Position:  Family Advocate
Location:  Administration Office, IN
Job Id:  108
# of Openings:  1

Family Advocate
 
Family Development Services' Family Advocate will provide case management to assist families in meeting their family goals and needs for social and other essential family support services.
 
FT/PT
Full-Time
 
Responsibilities Include
  • Interview family and assess strengths and needs, and develop a family centered partnership plan agreement with the family, identifying and establishing goals
  • Monitor goal accomplishments of families throughout their participation in the program. Assist families to meet milestones/objectives that lead to goals accomplishment
  • Advocate on behalf of enrolled families by identifying, making referrals to, procuring and/or coordinating community resources and services available to families, considering eligibility criteria. Follow-up on referrals
  • Maintain organized case files, enter information into HSFIS and/or other designated computer databases, as needed
  • Document each family contact, and all internal services provided to families, as well as all external referrals for service
  • Develop and implement a plan to improve attendance on children with repeat absences
  • Assist with planning and implementation of parent training and activities
  • Assist in completion of all internal reports and coordination of referrals for child abuse
  • Complete and submit all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports as directed
  • Conduct a minimum of two home visits per family each school year, and as needed
 
Level 1 Specific Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work, or related field required
  • Some Social Work experience preferred
  • Home visiting experience preferred
  • Will be required to earn credential within 1 year of hiring
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills; bilingual preferred
Level 2 Specific Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work, or related field required
  • Two years of Social Work experience required
  • Home visiting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills; bilingual preferred
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