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Parent Mentor/Supervised Visitation Worker

Company: Professional Services Group
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
This position provides in-home services to parents/families and addresses such topics as parenting skills, behavior modification techniques, anger and stress management, basic life skills, and family budgeting skills. This position also provides supervised visitation to children in out of home care. Supervised Visitation Workers are responsible for transporting children to supervised visitation with their parents, siblings or other family members. Workers are responsible for supervising the visit and ensuring a safe and positive visiting experience.Salary: $ 16.83 an hour. Plus a $500 sign-on bonus!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Interview and evaluate families to complete the intake process. Formulate, implement, evaluate, and review family treatment plans. Mentor families in accordance with their treatment plans. Exercise judgment to intervene as an advocate for clients in emergency and crisis situations. Provide parenting education, support, and advocacy to program clientele through individual, family, and group work.Conduct home visits as per program standards.Attend client court proceedings and provide updates on treatment progress, as required.Organize and facilitate structured group, individual and/or family activities.Provide thorough and accurate updates on clients and make appropriate recommendations in regular and special staffings.Coordinate services and maintain communication with all service providers involved with clients.Report client progress to Department of Human Services and make appropriate recommendations.Complete proper documentation and file information as outlined by programmatic procedures.Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and obey all traffic laws. Safely transport clients as needed.Other duties as assigned..

Requirements:
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license and automobile insurance. Education and Training:Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related fields.Position must keep current on information pertaining to client/family needs through seminars, training, media, text, and research.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to read, speak and write clearly in English.Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in establishing work schedule.Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the Department of Human Services.Must establish and maintain productive and professional relationships with clients, colleagues, the school district, and other community agencies.Must maintain client confidentiality.Ability to prioritize and make appropriate decisions.Ability to work independently and effectively manage time.Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to provide culturally, ethnically, and gender-sensitive services.Ability to follow directions and implement recommendations.Possess creativity in identifying problems and solutions.Ability to self-motivate and remain on task.Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures as detailed in the personnel policy and procedure manual.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status PI160671411

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Oshkosh , Parent Mentor/Supervised Visitation Worker, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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