Therapeutic Case Manager and Lead Therapeutic Case Manager - Foster Care

Friends of Youth

About the organization

For over 70 years, Friends of Youth has been driven by a belief that all youth should have every opportunity to succeed, and partners with youth and families to provide the relationships, resources, and skills they need to attain personal growth and success. With 24 program sites serving 18 cities in the Puget Sound Region, Friends of Youth provides safe places and emotional support for youth facing circumstances including homelessness, foster care, and behavioral health challenges. By joining our team, you will make a difference in the lives of young people by supporting them in taking their next steps toward safety, stability, and belonging. We are always excited and happy to meet anyone who shares an interest in and passion for contributing to our mission. We hope that you will join us!

Duties

Support the Therapeutic Foster Care and Regular Foster Care programs by maintaining caseloads for youth ages 0-18 years.

Develop culturally and developmentally appropriate treatment plans, setting treatment outcome goals for each youth and monitor progress; assist foster parents in their role as primary life skills educators by providing relevant resources and information.

Support youth and foster parents through therapeutic or case management emergencies.

In a timely manner, accurately complete forms and reports mandated by Friends of Youth and funders such as Incident Reports, routine assessments and Supervision/Behavioral Management Plans.

Lead TCM: supervise two Bilingual Individual Treatment Aides, meeting regularly to coach, provide supervision, and offer direction regarding program policy, contracts and licensing requirements.

Engages with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner and demonstrates a commitment to the values of equity and inclusion by honoring and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal identity.

Knowledge of various treatment methods for youth who have mental health and/or behavioral issues.

Ability to develop and monitor treatment plans, maintain community resources, and effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or related field.

Three years of experience in Division of Children, Youth and Family (DCYF) services.

One year of professional experience in the mental health/social work field.
21 years of age or older.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or marriage and family counseling.

Salary

$24.36-25.90 Per Hour + Competitive Benefits

Application instructions

Please apply on our website to be considered for this position: https://friendsofyouth.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=327&source=aWQ9MjY%3D

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