Jul 22, 2019
The Adoption/Day Treatment Assistant provides ongoing casework in Adoption Services which includes: recruitment of children and families, comprehensive pre and post placement services to birth parents, conducting home studies, placements, finalization of legal adoption and coordination of post legal adoption services. Other responsibilities are responding to incoming calls of clients/potential clients, providing information regarding adoption/maternity services and completing intake forms. The Adoption/Day Treatment Assistant will assist Day Treatment students in achieving educational and behavioral goals through direct instruction and indirect support in the Day Treatment setting. This position will plan for, record, and monitor the daily behaviors of students placed in Day Treatment. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required in Social Work or related field plus (1) year experience providing support services to individuals and families, knowledge of adoption and Day Treatment procedures. Must be licensed or license-eligible. Prior knowledge of adoption and day treatment procedures a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required. Must be willing to use organization's vehicle for organizational travel when required. Transforming Lives …Through commitment to our core values: • The voice of our children and families always comes first • Relationships matter • We take great joy in service to others • Our families and our communities deserve our very best Requirements Works well as a member of a group Shows firm and constant support to a cause Inspires teammates to follow them Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Inspired to perform without outside help Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization (1) year experience providing support services to individuals and families, knowledge of adoption and Day Treatment procedures.
Canopy Children's Solutions Jackson, MS, USA Full-time