Licensed Social Worker - Treatment Foster Care Case Worker

Arrow Child and Family Ministries
Baltimore, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Licensed Social Worker Treatment Foster Care Case Manager Licensed Social Workers are needed to provide intensive case management services to foster children with clinical needs. The program utilizes trauma informed practice to treat difficult to place foster children with high intensity needs, with the goal of increasing stability, safety, and well-being for the child. Case managers maintain a caseload of approximately seven (7) foster children, with a minimum of two face to face and two phone contacts per month. Additionally, the program offers a variety of supportive services to the child and foster family, including crisis management and educational intervention, as supplement to the case manager's work. Foster families and program staff receive ongoing training to enhance their abilities to better serve children living with trauma. Social workers also receive clinical supervision hours from Board approved supervisors and continuing education credits towards licensure. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education, Licensure and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, and at least one (1) year experience working with children and families Master's Degree preferred Active Social Work License required Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the ministry Ability to prepare written case documentation that becomes part of the clients' legal record Ability to apply Critical thinking and sound decision making skills to standardized and variable situations, in alignment with set policies and practices Other Requirements: Valid driver's license, appropriate insurance and reliable car Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state Must receive a minimum of 30 hours of initial and annual training Must be 21 years of age or older Arrow Child & Family Ministries is a Christian provider of child welfare and education services for abused and neglected children and families in crisis. Through the engagement of both government and the local church, Arrow provides an array of services including foster care, adoption, residential care and treatment, child sex trafficking rehabilitation, and specialized education. All programs and services advance the well-being of children, families and communities while promoting responsibility and a commitment to strengthen family life. Arrow Child & Family Ministries seeks a workforce of talented and committed professionals who wish to combine their passion to serve with our mission of helping kids and strengthening families. If you have a heart for service and want to be part of a growing organization dedicated to helping kids and strengthening families, consider joining the Arrow family. We'll help you fulfill your goals while you help us fulfill our mission. Job Posted by ApplicantPro