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Foster Care Relicensing & Training Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.JOB SUMMARY:The Relicensing and Foster Parent Training Specialist is responsible for conducting re-licensing studies for current foster homes. Additionally, this position trains and prepares foster parents to successfully foster the children in their care. This position works within the Resource Development (RD) Program, which assists with the recruitment and retention of foster parents and child care providers for the Kenosha County Division of Social Services. RD also works with individuals interested in becoming licensed as foster parents and provides ongoing advocacy and support.SALARY: $19.00 per hourHOURS: 10-15 hours per weekWHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancementProfessional development trainingsGreat work-life balanceCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.Key Responsibilities:Conduct comprehensive foster care re-licensing studies and evaluations and assure applicants are in compliance with DCF 56Facilitate Foundation Training and Pre-Placement Training for foster parents.Maintain contact and provide support to foster parents.Promote retention through the re-licensing process.Assist with program recruitment and retention, as needed.Prepare, develop and facilitate elective trainings to foster parents

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or another related field preferred. Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.Tags: foster care, foster parents, community outreach, nonprofit, not-for-profit, part time, part-time, community, mental health, social services, human services, supportive, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, continuing education, developmentPI187198837

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Foster Care Relicensing & Training Specialist, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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