Program Director, Family Preservation
Company: Texas Family Initiative LLC
Posted on: August 1, 2022
Program Director Family Preservation - TX
Texas Family Initiative, LLC is a private nonprofit organization
that provides experience, compassion, quality care, and services
for children in foster care and foster/adopt families. We hold
Foster Care Recruitment Contracts with the Texas Department of
Human Services, Department of Family and Protective Services
(DFPS). As a partner with DFPS, we recruit and train families to
become foster and/adoptive parents.
Master's degree in Social Work or related field; behavioral health
licensure from state behavioral health authority; independent
clinical licensure preferred.
Valid driver's license and meet agency underwriting standards.
Company paid Life insurance
20 days of personal leave in first year of employment; 25 days
after completion of year one
11 paid holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Program
The Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing
services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide
service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family
Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas.
Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering
additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit
Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies
and other Nonprofits.
As a Program Manager, Family Preservation, you will manager the
Family Preservation Program in the region assigned toward its
primary goals based on direction provided by senior management.
Promotes the well-being of children in the Family Preservation
Program, participates in staff meetings and trainings and
coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing
Family Preservation services.
Liaison to state department.
Provides clinical and administrative expertise to staff assigned to
the Family Preservation Program
Serves as the court liaison for the Family Preservation Program.
Meets with court personnel (judges, lawyers, GALs, etc.) to ensure
legal requirements for the child are adhered to.
Reviews, monitors, and coordinates legal requirements for the child
with internal/external staff. Ensures actions are promptly and
accurately identified to court personnel.
Gathers information from biological family regarding future family
preservation issues/opportunities and advises staff.
Provides best practice standards for Agency staff assigned to the
Family Preservation Program.
Participates in the planning, programming, and budgeting of the
Family Preservation Program.
Participates in the development of short, intermediate and
long-range plans and goals for the Family Preservation Program.
Participates in the development of Family Preservation Policies and
Maintains a close working relationship with public and private
agencies involved in providing Family Preservation
Organizes regional meetings. Conducts program orientation and
on-the-job training of staff assigned to the region.
Provides information to the responsible agency on all matters
related to the child/family.
Conducts and coordinates assessments.
Coordinates Family Preservation services and requirements with
public and private agencies.
Conducts case planning conferences at required intervals.
Coordinates community resources for the benefit of
children/families served by the Family Preservation Program.
Facilitates family preparation for permanency through training,
family to family mentoring, family assessment, consultations, home
Maintains the accuracy and content of case records.
Compiles monthly statistical data and reports and forwards to
Coordinates with intradepartmental staff on the delivery of
services to children and families.
Develops and implements procedures and controls to promote accurate
and timely information flow.
Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or
interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
Provides regular supervision and professional development of Agency
Advocates, promotes, and practices cultural sensitivity and
responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
Develops, promotes, and practices teamwork in all activities
If you want to make a difference in a child's life, join our team
TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please visit www.tfifamily.org/employment
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