StepStone Family & Youth Services
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The Foster Care Case Manager works under the supervision of the Program Manager. They are responsible for the delivery of case management services, individual and family counseling and training and supervision of foster families. The Foster Care Case Manager assists the Program Manager in developing individual treatment plans for troubled children and their families. They maintain weekly contact with the foster families, children, and bio-families and monitors the progress of the child and family throughout the placement. They assist with training, home studies, and evaluation of foster parents. The Foster Care Case Manager uses standardized tools to measure social and emotional progress and outcomes and prepares written treatment plans and progress reports.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIP: The Foster Care Case Manager makes decisions regarding the placement and treatment of neglected, abused, disturbed, and medically complex children. He or she will have good verbal and writing skills. They will be capable of working with children, parents, foster parents, client agencies and the courts. The Foster Care Case Manager will be creative, pragmatic, assertive, and know when to act independently and when to seek the advice of others.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES. The position includes, but is not limited to, the following:
The Foster Care Case Manager has a master’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling, or related human services field and two years’ experience working with children and families. A bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling, or related human services field and five years’ experience with a placing agency working with troubled children and families may be consider in lieu of a graduate degree.
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