Family Home Program ConsultantJob ID 15664 Oviedo, Florida
Business: Boys Town
Supervises the services of youth in assigned area.
- Interviews youth upon arrival to create service plans for youth and family served.
- Facilitates team meetings with staff, youth, and consumers.
- Reviews medication logs for completeness.
- Assesses progress and analyzes results; identifies problems and creates solutions with Family-Teachers and Assistant Family-Teachers; monitors solution implementation.
- Completes documentation for each youth and family served including progress reports, discharge summaries, and post-discharge recommendations.
- Documents youth progress by reviewing Motivation Systems, service plans, school and employment performance, family contact, agency requirements, and medical or psychological needs.
- Coordinates with consumers including school teachers, parents, and agencies.
- Oversees home operations for program compliance, safety, and budgets.
- Ensures licensing and accreditation standards are being met.
- Supports youth and family activities through event attendance including athletics, school ceremonies, holidays, and extracurricular activities.
- Provides transportation for youth as needed.
Develops skills of Family-Teachers and Assistant Family-Teachers.
- Observes Family-Teachers and Assistant Family-Teachers and gives feedback; provides consultation.
- Conducts training and review on a variety of relevant topics including home maintenance and budget, youth progress, consumer relations, professionalism, policies and procedures, and crisis intervention.
- Conducts team service planning and administrative meetings.
- Performs card or Motivation System reviews.
- Reviews program administrative issues with teachers.
- Creates staff development plan for Family-Teachers; helps Family-Teachers consistently develop family engagement Skills.
Fosters family engagement.
- Encourages families to participate in service planning process.
- Ensures that service plans are individualized and build on child and family strengths, culture, and supports.
- Creates mutual partnership between family members and Family-Teachers, by promoting good communication and encouraging collaboration.
- Empowers the family to assess formal supports and services when needed.
Participates in presentations and committees.
- Assists in the development of written publications or other documents.
- May assist in the preparation, production, and presentation of formal workshop training programs for Family-Teachers and Assistant Family-Teachers.
- May act as an administrative or program representative on designated committees.
- May be trained to become a certified Common Sense Parenting Instructor and as a certified instructor may be asked to conduct Common Sense Parenting (CSP) Courses at designated locations as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field; Master's degree preferred.
- 1 to 2 years of experience with at-risk youth and families; experience with Boys Town Model is preferred.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. At Site Locations: Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws and must provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job.
- This position is available to Family Teaching staff on a 24/7 basis.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
- Ability to work effectively with youth, families, staff, and support agencies. Ability to work with children and families from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
- Independent decision making skills and competencies to work in crisis situations.
- Knowledge of recognized interventions including risk assessment and crisis intervention to address treatment needs.
- Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
- Knowledge of Boys Town model.
- Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and present decisions to appropriate individuals. Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
- Ability to lead a team of associates.
June 19, 2020