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Family Team Conference Facilitator 70% Full-Time - Safe Way Forward

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Safe Horizon
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Staten Island, NY

Job Summary: The Conference Facilitator coordinates and performs an array of family team conferences (FTCs) involving families enrolled in the Safe Way Forward prevention program. The Facilitator is responsible for using the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) approved six-stage model for ensuring that every family’s voice and choice are included and highlighted during conferences that address the prevention services in place or needed, as well as the family’s progress towards achieving outcomes.

Major Duties:

  • Facilitate FTCs for families and staff to review services, assess progress together, and help develop a plan of action to either ensure further progress towards positive child welfare outcomes or end services as appropriate.
  • Develop Family Team Conference schedules in conjunction with the Quality Improvement department.
  • Utilize the six-stage model for FTCs and encourage and support the use of specific program models (Solution-Based Casework, Functional Family Therapy, and Family Treatment/Rehabilitation) in interactions with families and staff.
  • Develop Family Team Conference schedules in conjunction with the Quality Improvement department.
  • Convene and facilitate family team conferences, including initial, comprehensive and reassessment planning conferences and service termination conferences.
  • Complete administrative responsibilities, including accurate and timely documentation and date entry of family team conferences in PROMIS and CONNECTIONS.
  • Facilitate up to three conferences per day.
  • Conduct visits to participant homes in order to hold conferences when needed.
  • Conduct follow-up reviews post-conference to ensure that agreed upon tasks are occurring as planned.
  • Facilitate ongoing and/or short-term participant groups or workshops to address salient themes or topics impacting families in the program.
  • Attend and participate in program staff meetings, case consultations, and related agency, model developer, and external training as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualities Sought:

  • Works to create and support a respectful and collegial environment.
  • Ability to summarize clearly a variety of solution and to facilitate consensus.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including evenings.
  • Handles group facilitation and collaboration with staff and participants with professionalism and competence, ensuring the success and effectiveness of the program at large.
  • Regularly participates in training and professional development to augment conference/group facilitation skills and knowledge.
  • Energetic, empathic, genuine, creative, and committed to making a difference for families and within the program, agency and community.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree preferred; BA/BS/BSW required.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Excellent engagement and interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, and Word) required
  • Familiarity with Connections and PROMIS databases a plus
  • Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth and family development, and trauma-informed perspective.

Job Summary: The Conference Facilitator coordinates and performs an array of family team conferences (FTCs) involving families enrolled in the Safe Way Forward prevention program. The Facilitator is responsible for using the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Medical

Dental

Vision

403B

Parental Leave

Flexible Spending Account

4 weeks Vacation

12 sick Days

10 holidays

Life Insurance

Transit Chek

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Medical

Dental

Vision

403B

Parental Leave

Flexible Spending Account

4 weeks Vacation

12 sick Days

10 holidays

Life Insurance

Transit Chek

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition…

Location

Staten Island, NY

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