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Case Coordinator 

Description

The Case Coordinator is responsible for the case management functions of a caseload of foster youth and respective foster homes in the Akron/Canton area.

This will be accomplished through the following:

  • Communicate with the foster parent/s to discuss the potential placement of the referral, working in conjunction with the intake process used by the state and division.
  • Coordinate home visits for the youth with all appropriate parties, will include 2 to 4 times a month per client.
  • Attend hearings and semi-annual review for all youth assigned to caseload. Assist with enrolling youth in school and attends Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings. Assure that health care needs of youth are being realized including medical, dental, vision and hearing as well as special needs.
  • Complete assessments as required by state rules, agency policies, and/or contract requirements.
  • Prepare Individualized Treatment Plans (due every 90 days per client), DAF's, and Mental Health Individualized Services Plans.
  • Timely document outcome of home visits, support sessions, interaction with parties involved in the youth's care and incidents as required by policy, regulations and contract requirements. It is approximated that one will have 12 to 15 hours of documentation a week to complete which is due within 72 hours of the service.
 
Position Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, child & family studies, or other related field of human services.

Licensure Requirements:

  • LSW or LPC is preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • Prefer two years of relevant experience and/or experience in child welfare but not required

Work Requirements:

  • Standard work hours are around 9am - 6pm with a lunch break, however there are times when one may need to work until 8pm
  • Travel will be within the Akron/Canton area and one would expect to be on the road approximately 5-10 hours per week. Overall hours being worked outside of the office is estimated to be around 60%, which includes traveling to and from visits, time spent at the home conducting a home visit, as well as traveling to schools and the county office.
  • On-call is a weekly rotation which is typically once every 4 - 6 weeks and paid $100 per week of being on-call.

 
Number of Openings 1  
Location Ohio - Akron/Canton  
About the Organization SAFY's Mission
SAFY is Preserving Families & Securing Futures.

SAFY's Model of Care is a way of working with families across service systems to enhance their capacity to care for and protect their children. Focusing on permanency, safety, and well-being and needs within the context of the family and community, we build on each individual's strengths to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.  
Employment Type Full Time/Exempt 


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