HCTC/HRSS Foster Care Program Coordinator Full Time
Mental and Behavior Health
The Program Coordinator provides oversight and support to HRSS/HCTC providers and the clients who are placed in their homes.
Assists with department’s recruiting efforts for HRSS and HCTC providers.
Assists in the assessment and evaluation of potential HRSS and HCTC foster care homes for home studies, pre-placement visits, licensing standards and suitable placement matches between children and care providers.
Assists with presentation of initial and ongoing training of HRSS and HCTC providers.
Participates in weekly staff meetings, and weekly supervision with Director of Foster Care.
Works a flexible schedule to meet program needs; follows agency attendance policies; participates in on-call rotation.
Ensures the integrity of the behavioral model, as outlined in the most recent ICHD program description, is maintained by HCTC providers.
In coordination with HCTC providers, coordinates implementation of individual behavior plans, safety crisis plans and Individual Treatment Plans (ITP’s) for clients in placement.
Works with HCTC providers to implement proactive treatment interventions, including behavioral contingencies; tracks outcome measures.
Ensures continuity of client’s treatment program by monitoring completion of functional assessment, development of individual goals, completion of progress reports and other required documentation
Develops and maintains professional relationships with HCTC providers, professional workers, clients’ family members, and any other stakeholders necessary.
Conducts regular phone contacts, weekly visits to the homes, and crisis services for HCTC providers; confers monthly with individual caseworkers and clients’ families.
Provides 24/7 crisis and support service to assigned HCTC homes (may include transporting clients.)
Provides emergency back-up to all HCTC homes as determined by on call schedule (may include transporting clients.)
Ensures that foster care homes are maintained in accordance with licensing standards.
Develops and maintains professional relationships with co-workers, foster care providers, professional workers, children’s’ family members and other stakeholders necessary.
Monitors communication between foster care providers and families, officials and professional workers; confers monthly with individual caseworkers and children’s’ families.
Cooperates with other staff to provide social events for children and families throughout the year.
Provides support services for foster care homes to include, but not limited to, weekly phone contacts, and monthly visits to the homes.
Master’s degree in a field related to Behavioral Health preferred and one year full-time Behavioral Health work experience required..
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to Behavioral Health and three years’ full-time Behavioral Health work experience required.
21 years of age
Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License, 39 month Motor Vehicle Report, Registration and Insurance coverage to meet insurance requirements.
Eligible for DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
First Aide, CPR and Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification (Employer provides).
Physical examination report, including current negative TB test result, within the prior 12 months (Employer provides)