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Foster Care Licensing Specialist

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: August 4, 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 Foster Care Licensing Specialist makes recommendations to Kenosha County Division of Children and Family Services regarding the licensing of foster parent applicants. This position also assists with program recruitment and retention.Salary: $23.00 per hourWHY 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 licensing studies and evaluations in accordance with DCF 56Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for foster parents in emergency and crisis situations.Assist with ongoing program planning and development.Assist with program recruitment and retention.Facilitate Foundation Training and Pre-Placement Training for foster parents.Coordinate placements for foster children to match their needs to appropriate providers.Be available via phone to assist Foster Parents with any questions or concerns they may have.Handle all inquiries for foster care licensing.Maintain contact as needed and provide support to foster parents.Attend unit meetings at Kenosha County Division of Children and Family Services when necessary.

Requirements:
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related fields is required.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, continuing education, developmentPI187400897

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Kenosha , Foster Care Licensing Specialist, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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