Feb 01, 2024
Social workers apply a child-centered, family-focused, trauma-informed approach to working with children and families. Social workers do this by providing therapeutic interventions, advocacy, counseling, guidance and community connections. Social workers carry caseloads of children and others carry caseloads of foster families based on the needs of the program. Individuals and families served include children, foster families, birth families, kinship caregivers. Social workers are responsible for ensuring child safety and well-being, as well as quality foster care in accordance with out-of-home placement practices, DCF policies and EEC regulations. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct ongoing clinical assessments and evaluations of children’s and foster parents’ progress and needs. In conjunction with the treatment team, develop a written treatment plan for each child outlining specific goals and when/how these goals will be met. Maintain case files and documentation for...
HopeWell Inc Springfield, MA, USA Full-Time