Foster Care Resource Family Certifier & Trainer (Bilingual in Spanish)
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Foster Care Resource Family Certifier & Trainer (Bilingual in Spanish) in Concord, CA
*Position serves Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano County
Uplift Family Services is a private nonprofit agency that helps kids in crisis throughout California. The agency is nationally recognized for innovative, family-centered programs that help children recover and rebuild their lives. Established in 1867, we have been helping children ever since. Our mission is doing whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, and build community to ensure that families thrive.
We are one of the largest providers of foster care and adoption services in the State, and provide community based and residential services to children from approximately 30 counties in California.
Uplift Family Services is committed to its employees, and offers a competitive compensation package and an extensive benefits package including employer paid health, dental, vision, life, LTD insurance, a matching 401(k) program, tuition reimbursement and a very generous vacation plan.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruits, assesses, determines eligibility and agency fit, and certifies qualified resource families for the Foster Care and Adoptions program within assigned geographic area. Independently conducts home studies, initial case management, and final walk-through for prospective families. Conducts and supports Pre-certification training for parents as part of the Placement Team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree (MA/ MS) in a Psychology, Social Science or Health Service related field required (MSW Preferred). One (1) year of experience in a mental health or foster care and adoption setting required. Bilingual in Spanish.
*Ideal candidate would be located in Contra Costa County
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) preferred. Bilingual Spanish-speaking skills are preferred. Knowledge of Child Care Licensing (CCL) and Title 22 Regulations preferred. Experience in adoptions preferred.
Uplift Family Services is the premier provider of services to children and families throughout California.
Please visit our website to apply
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