The Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of quality case management services to therapeutic foster youth and their families. This person is responsible for maintaining comprehensive client records and partnering with the team to promote the safety, permanency and wellbeing of their assigned consumer caseload.
Additional duties of this position include:
·Conduct home visits to assess strengths and needs of treatment foster parents and the foster children.
·Provide crisis intervention evaluation and assessment services for clients and therapeutic foster care parents in the home environment once foster child is placed.
·Maintain accurate and current client records in accordance with COMAR regulations and Foundations for Home and Community practices.
·Provide information, education and guidance to therapeutic foster care parents, the biological families, or adoptive families of clients concerning issues of discipline, limit-setting, substance abuse, budget management, housekeeping, nutrition, independent living skills, communication skills and child development.
·Assist team in identifying goals, makes appropriate referrals, and coordinates needed treatment services to meet these goals.