Provides direct in-home services to families where abuse or neglect has been investigated or investigated and substantiated. Services are directed at keeping the family intact and avoiding further abuse or neglect by teaching parenting skills, home management, nutrition and coping skills or accelerate the early return home of youth in out-of-home placement. Services also include intensive individualized parent coaching during supervised family visits for parents whose child(ren) have been in out of home placement to receive increased supportive services in preparation for, and after each visit.
A Bachelors Degree in Social Work or a related Human Services field is required. Experience working with families in diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to travel to all areas within Kalamazoo. Must be able to transport clients in own vehicle. On occasion, home visits may need to be made in the evening, on weekends, or holidays.
Family & Children Services