Family Reunification Program Supervisor
- Work from home, Teaching Family Homes office and travel is involved
- Full Time
- Master’s Degree is required
Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Family Reunification Program (FRP) Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the program operations related to a family’s entry, participation, and completion of the program.
The Program Supervisor Responsibilities:
- Takes program referrals following FRP protocol.
- Attends required training and meetings presented/held by the state of Michigan’s Family Preservation office.
- Provides backup for the Team Leader and Family Workers when they are unavailable.
- Provides weekly face to face individual supervision to the Team Leader and Family Workers to assist them in coordinating and carrying out their activities toward family goal achievement.
- Facilitates weekly team meetings and staff in all cases during each meeting.
- Provides clinical backup services to the Team Leader and Family Workers.
- Accompanies staff on home visits and attends consumer meetings as needed.
- Orients and trains new Team Leaders and Family Workers.
- Builds and maintains a cohesive treatment team, manages staff schedules, and ensures backup coverage and 24/7case coverage.
- Maintains a positive/collaborative relationship with referring workers through regular contact and program updates.
- Collects and monitors data to include case documentation, follow-up evaluations, face to face contact hours (both traditional and non-traditional), and family and referring worker satisfaction surveys.
- Provides monthly, quarterly, and annual reports as required by MDHHS.
- Reviews a minimum of four cases per year for each Team Leader and Family Worker using the required FRP case form.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The Program Supervisor Qualifications:
- A master’s degree in the field of human services, preferably in Social Work
- Experience with administrative and clinical work.
- The demonstrated or potential ability to provide supervision to workers providing in-home services.
- Work experience in child welfare, working with children and families with multi-problem issues, and the ability to effectively engage with families.
- An understanding of the philosophy of family preservation programming and intervention techniques, including a non-judgmental positive attitude towards families in crisis.
- The ability to understand and engage with a solution-focused and trauma-informed approach to helping families work with and overcome multiple issues.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including non-traditional hours.
- Available for on-call crisis intervention 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
- The ability to participate in up to (27) days of mandatory and special topics training throughout the life of the FRP contract.
- Valid Michigan driver’s license and a good driving record as well as adequate vehicle insurance if using your vehicle in the course of employment.
- The ability to pass background screening including sex offender register screening, protective service, and criminal background checks, fingerprinting, and driving records.
Full-time Positions includes a generous benefits package including Health, Vision, Dental, 403b, as well as Employer Paid Life Insurance, Employer Paid Short Term Disability and Vacation Time! An excellent driving record, background checks, and security clearances are required.