THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT
SANDOVAL and VALENCIA COUNTIES
The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Thirteenth Judicial District Court are soliciting letters of interest for LMSWs considering work in the Family Support Services Program (FSS) in Sandoval and Valencia Counties. FSS is an interdisciplinary approach to parent representation in abuse/neglect cases. The program uses attorney-social worker teams to help parents identify ways to improve their parenting, and address substance abuse and mental health issues implicated in the causes and conditions that brought the children into foster care.
Some of the duties include:
* communicate with court appointed attorney, as appropriate, with Children, Youth and Families Department
* provide clinical case management, in consultation with attorney, to identify needs, strengths and create goals for reunification with their children
* attend court hearings and meetings, as appropriate, with client and counsel
* meet with service providers as appropriate and necessary on behalf of the client
This solicitation is for one contract position with the court under the supervision of the program director. Interested persons should send a letter of interest, and relevant education and experience, along with a copy of their resume.
Send letters and accompanying documentation by 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2018 to:
Dominica Montano, LMSW
Court Clinical Services Coordinator
Thirteenth Judicial District Court
The Case Manager is responsible for providing social services to children, youth and families that are consistent with the Methodist Children’s Home Model of Care. Case Managers must have a thorough understanding of and demonstrated competency in the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) and other evidence-based programs.
· Identify and assess eligible participants according to program criteria.
· Develop and implement written plans of service based on the assessed needs of the child or family.
· Maintain a regular schedule of contacts and case management services on the assigned caseload.
· Coordinate, consult and collaborate with foster families and other service providers to provide needed services to children, youth and families.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field is required with a Master’s Degree preferred.
To view the complete job description and apply, please visit mch.org.