Bilingual Resource Care Parent Coordinator, Concilio
Posted on: June 12, 2014
The Resource Parent Coordinator provides recruitment, monitoring and support services in compliance with and as directed by contract through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and the Community Umbrella Agency/ies to which Concilio sub-contracts. The Coordinator’s role is to: (1) recruit, train, screen and approve prospective foster and kinship parents (2) supervise all services provided by the component through direct supervision and oversight; and (3) maintain all documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices The Resource Parent Coordinator has access to confidential client information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.
- Responsible for the recruitment, screening, training, and approval of prospective foster parents.
- Receive and manage all new child placements during business hours and on call. With such, manage billing and service related documentation and services for all placements including after hours.
- Manage and oversee annual re-credentialing of foster and kinship parent homes for participation in the foster care program via the work of the Resource Parent Coaches.
- Manage the monthly in-services and attendance, via support of Coaches to plan and lead.
- Provide training and follow up services to foster parents as required by contract or as requested.
- Recruit, train and certify parents for treatment foster care.
- Manage the ongoing support of resource parents through supervision and planning of Resource Parent Coaches.
- Establish a working team relationship with placement families to ensure child’s well-being, promote positive growth and development and maintain stability of placement.
- Manage & monitor the plan and execution of weekly outreach activities by the unit.
- Maintain case records with timely and accurate documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices.
- Participate in weekly program meetings and monthly staff meetings.
- Lead bi/weekly supervision of designated staff and team meetings with unit for group planning and coordination.
- Participate in case reviews, as scheduled for individual cases, and present clinical case issues.
- Attend trainings as required.
- Respond to work related emergencies after 5:00 pm and on weekends as necessary, participate in the on-call rotation.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Family Social Services.
- Maintain on-going mutually supportive, professional collaboration with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Community Umbrella Agencies, other state/county agencies, auxiliary services and community resources.
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