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The Child Abuse Prevention Center is seeking a full-time bilingual Spanish Casework Specialist for its Infant Home Visitation Program.
The Infant Home Visitation Program serves high risk families with children aged 0-17 months. Caseworkers use the Keys to Interactive Parenting curriculum to work in home with participants. In addition, caseworkers provide activities to increase attachment, strengthen bonding opportunities, provide developmental screenings and educate parents about home and car safety, nutrition, immunizations, healthy development, oral health, and school readiness.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide parenting education via the Commission approved KIPS (Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale) curriculum and PIPE (Partners in Parenting Education) activities
- Respond immediately to newly assigned cases to ensure agency connection
- Conduct initial needs assessments
- Develop relationships with families that build upon strengths & enhance self-sufficiency
- Provide in-home visitations with a focus on parent education, problem solving, and case management
- Follow TCM protocols as outlined by the agency TCM manual including:
- Complete risk factor assessment for appropriate clients meeting Targeted Case Managed (TCM) criteria
- Open and close TCM clients with Comprehensive Individualized Care Plans and Periodic Reviews
- Provide clients with consultation, assessment, linkage, and referral to service providers and placement activities, with follow-ups to occur within 30 days from date of referral(s)
- Ensure all TCM clients have at least one TCM encounter every calendar month
- Attend all agency and county TCM and TCM Time Survey trainings
- Complete monthly TCM Time Surveys
- Coordinate with all agencies involved in cases
- Provide ongoing observation for elements of abuse and neglect within assigned families
- Assist in public education activities as needed (speaking presentations to organizations, parent groups, etc.)
- Maintain cases in accordance with Commission requirements
- Track family progress utilizing pre and post standardized KIPS assessment
- Comply with Mandated Reporter requirements
- Attend all required meetings
- Perform development screenings, home safety checks, oral health education, immunization screenings, and other activities required by the Commission
- Participate in the seasonal events/programs benefiting clients
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field
- One year related experience required, 2 years preferred
- Bilingual English/Spanish required
- Access to reliable transportation
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other protected group, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable federal or State laws.