Casework Specialist – Toddler Home Visitation Program

The Child Abuse Prevention Center is seeking a Full-Time Casework Specialist for its Toddler Home Visitation program.  The focus of the Toddler Home Visitation program is to provide in-home parent education and community linkage. Services are provided throughout sites in Orange County.  This position reports to the Toddler Home Visitation Program Supervisor.  The duties and qualifications are list below.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide parenting education via the Commission-approved Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) curriculum
  • 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 Triple P assessment tools
  • 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

Secondary Duties:

  • Participate in weekly individual supervision and monthly case review
  • Maintain updated statistics monthly
  • Report weekly the number of home visits, direct service hours, travel time, and TCM encounters for the previous week
  • Participate in the planning of various agency and program events as needed
  • Assist in public education activities (speaking presentations to organizations and client outreach, etc.)

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field
  • One year related experience required, 2 years  preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required
  • Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) certified
  • Meet all program goals
  • Access to reliable vehicle and current car insurance

About the Center:

The Child Abuse Prevention Center is the county’s leading not-for-profit organization focused exclusively on the prevention of child abuse. As one of the largest and most successful family and children services agencies in Orange County, The Center works with families to create healthier environments for children, ultimately building stronger families. One child at a time, one family at a time, we are creating stronger families and healthier communities in order to prevent and to break the generational cycle of abuse.

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Interested candidates REQUIRED to send resume and salary history to [email protected] referencing the position title in the subject line.