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Family Support Worker

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Janesville
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities. JOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for maintaining the parent-child relationship and other family attachments and reducing the sense of abandonment children experience at placement. This program focuses on enhancing the parent's ability to adequately and appropriately care for and relate to the child, helping the parent(s) to develop appropriate parenting behaviors, and identify and resolve problems before and after children return home.Salary: $17.34 per hourOFFICE LOCATION: Position is based out of the Janesville, Wisconsin office with flexibility to work from home. Hybrid model of time spent working at the office/remote, within clients' homes, and out in the community.WHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancementProfessional development trainingsGreat work-life balanceCompetitive benefits package, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Formulate, implement, evaluate and review desired behavior changes with family.Evaluate youth and families for treatment needs and refer to appropriate resources.Analyze client situations, capabilities, and problems to determine services required to control safety threats.Implement, evaluate and review safety assessments and plans.Act as an on-call resource to evaluate and determine necessary responses in de-escalating crisis situations with youth and families.Provide parent coaching during child/family interaction visitation.Intervene when necessary to prevent inappropriate behavior or to promote productive interactions between participants.Conduct face-to-face contact with families, per program standards, to ensure safety and cooperation with the safety plan.Report family progress to Rock County Human Services Department and make appropriate recommendations.Provide designated parent curriculum in individual and/or group settings.Safely transport clients as needed.

Requirements:
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.At minimum, must have at least 90 college credits and be on track to graduate with Bachelor's degree.Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related fields strongly preferred.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran statusTags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, compassion, positive, impact, continuing education, developmentPI184228667

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Janesville , Family Support Worker, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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