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Community Homes Parent Supervisor

Job Description

Position Function:  The Parent Supervisor is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective treatment and discharge plans for designated youths.  Responsible for the physical well being and successful program completion for assigned youths; the Parent Supervisor also works with the natural and Treatment Parents, to ensure the implementation of the treatment and Family Service Plan.  The Parent Supervisor assists in assuring continuous program compliance with external licensing and regulatory agencies and participates in program development, implementation and evaluation. The Parent Supervisor carries a caseload of nine (9) youthsThe Parent Supervisor, in general is responsible for providing case management service to each youth, his natural family and his treatment family.



Essential Job Functions:



  • Conduct crisis intervention sessions with youths, Professional Parents, visiting resource and natural families as needed

  • Provide 24 hour emergency “on call” services to designated Professional Parents according to a designated schedule

  • Coordinate psychiatric, psychological an/or developmental assessments for assigned youth as needed and appropriate

  • Initiate referrals for clinical services, i.e. therapy, TSS, medication management for assigned youth

  • Assist youths in identifying specific problems which adversely effect their functioning

  • Complete bi-annually a life skills assessment and learning plan for assigned youths, ages 12 and older

  • Adhere to program standards regarding the development, implementation and review of youth’s treatment plan

  • Develop with input from youth and Professional Parent a motivation system for each assigned youth

  • Establish and maintain contact with therapist and other providers of clinical services for youth

  • Complete monthly pill count for youth, as required by Program Standards

  • Ensure that Professional Parents follow in home strategies and techniques included in the youth’s treatment plan

  • Advocate, with others, on behalf of the youth to obtain the community based services the youth needs and is entitled to

  • In cooperation with Professional Parents, connect assigned youths with pro-social community based leisure time recreational and cultural activities

  • Conduct individual counseling and/or developmental play activities an average of one hour bi-weekly with each youth

  • Regularly review, analyze and use, in supervision with Professional Parents and counseling sessions with youth, data provided by the Parent regarding the performance of the youth

  • Initiate and coordinate all educational placements and work with the Professional Parent in maintaining close contact with each youth’s school

  • Initiate referrals for change or modification in educational placement when appropriate

  • Establish and maintain regular contact with each assigned youth’s DHS Worker

  • Treat DHS and school personnel as primary consumers of the Parent Supervisor’s services by responding to all complaints/concerns from school personnel in a timely and supportive manner

  • Document all case contacts in accordance with Program Standards and CVCA policies and procedure

  • Complete IPS’s Quarterly Reports, Quarterly Treatment Reviews on each youth according to program policies and procedure and regulatory criteria

  • Maintain regular contact with other service providers servicing the youth and his/her family

Job Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements:


Master’s degree in social work OR Related Field** AND


ONE (1) year of experience in child welfare, education and/or behavior health or


Bachelor’s Degree in social work or Related Field** AND


TWO (2) years experience in child welfare, education and/or behavior health



**Related Fields are limited to Sociology, Psychology, Counseling, Education Divinity, Criminal Justice or Public Health Administration


 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:




  • Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.

  • Must have good organizational skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software

  • Ability to demonstrate good problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates appropriate oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of case management and trauma theory is also desirable




EOE

Job Snapshot

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Carson Valley Children’s Aid

Robert and Isabel Carson, trolley magnates in Philadelphia, created a legacy in the early 1900’s to provide a safe-place for children on 100 picturesque acres in rural Flourtown, Pennsylvania, thereby creating the Carson College for Orphaned Girls in 1917. Elsa Ueland was the organization's first Director and lead the agency from 1917-1958. Her words continue to remain relevant as she said, "The age of adolescence is the most plastic period of life. Learn More

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Carson Valley Children’s Aid
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Employment Type:
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N/A
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Job Description

Position Function:  The Parent Supervisor is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective treatment and discharge plans for designated youths.  Responsible for the physical well being and successful program completion for assigned youths; the Parent Supervisor also works with the natural and Treatment Parents, to ensure the implementation of the treatment and Family Service Plan.  The Parent Supervisor assists in assuring continuous program compliance with external licensing and regulatory agencies and participates in program development, implementation and evaluation. The Parent Supervisor carries a caseload of nine (9) youthsThe Parent Supervisor, in general is responsible for providing case management service to each youth, his natural family and his treatment family.



Essential Job Functions:



  • Conduct crisis intervention sessions with youths, Professional Parents, visiting resource and natural families as needed

  • Provide 24 hour emergency “on call” services to designated Professional Parents according to a designated schedule

  • Coordinate psychiatric, psychological an/or developmental assessments for assigned youth as needed and appropriate

  • Initiate referrals for clinical services, i.e. therapy, TSS, medication management for assigned youth

  • Assist youths in identifying specific problems which adversely effect their functioning

  • Complete bi-annually a life skills assessment and learning plan for assigned youths, ages 12 and older

  • Adhere to program standards regarding the development, implementation and review of youth’s treatment plan

  • Develop with input from youth and Professional Parent a motivation system for each assigned youth

  • Establish and maintain contact with therapist and other providers of clinical services for youth

  • Complete monthly pill count for youth, as required by Program Standards

  • Ensure that Professional Parents follow in home strategies and techniques included in the youth’s treatment plan

  • Advocate, with others, on behalf of the youth to obtain the community based services the youth needs and is entitled to

  • In cooperation with Professional Parents, connect assigned youths with pro-social community based leisure time recreational and cultural activities

  • Conduct individual counseling and/or developmental play activities an average of one hour bi-weekly with each youth

  • Regularly review, analyze and use, in supervision with Professional Parents and counseling sessions with youth, data provided by the Parent regarding the performance of the youth

  • Initiate and coordinate all educational placements and work with the Professional Parent in maintaining close contact with each youth’s school

  • Initiate referrals for change or modification in educational placement when appropriate

  • Establish and maintain regular contact with each assigned youth’s DHS Worker

  • Treat DHS and school personnel as primary consumers of the Parent Supervisor’s services by responding to all complaints/concerns from school personnel in a timely and supportive manner

  • Document all case contacts in accordance with Program Standards and CVCA policies and procedure

  • Complete IPS’s Quarterly Reports, Quarterly Treatment Reviews on each youth according to program policies and procedure and regulatory criteria

  • Maintain regular contact with other service providers servicing the youth and his/her family

Job Requirements

Education/Experience Requirements:


Master’s degree in social work OR Related Field** AND


ONE (1) year of experience in child welfare, education and/or behavior health or


Bachelor’s Degree in social work or Related Field** AND


TWO (2) years experience in child welfare, education and/or behavior health



**Related Fields are limited to Sociology, Psychology, Counseling, Education Divinity, Criminal Justice or Public Health Administration


 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:




  • Valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside in and proof of car insurance, daily access to vehicle.

  • Must have good organizational skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software

  • Ability to demonstrate good problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates appropriate oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of case management and trauma theory is also desirable




EOE

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