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Foster Child/Parent (IPS) Case Manager

Company: One Hope United
Location: Collinsville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The IPS Case Manager or Therapist provides community-based trauma education, counseling, support, and stabilization services to children and youth in the foster care system ages 0 -21. This includes support and education to foster parents to stabilize children's placement.QualificationsEducationBachelor's in Counseling, Mental Health, Social ServicesMaster's in Counseling, Mental Health, Social Services preferredOtherLCP, LSW, LCPC & LCSW preferred not requiredBilingual preferred not requiredValid Drivers license and an acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insurance.Position covers 5 counties, with a maximum caseload of 15 cases. The candidate must have reliable transportation.Salary Range: 34k to 40k based on degree and experience.Intensive Placement Stabilization (IPS) provides intensive support to high-risk children in foster care to stabilize placements and prevent entry into higher levels of care. This program operates in Southern Illinois. Services are offered out of Collinsville, Charleston, Chicago, Effingham, and Mt. Vernon, Illinois. IPS services cover over 32 counties in Southern, IL. PII is a federal grant that was awarded to IDCFS to improve permanency for youth in care. Illinois selected and is using an evidence-based intervention, ARC, that is designed to help youth and family members understand how Trauma impacts functioning and learn how to better manage stress, learn effective emotion regulation, and thus help improve relationships between family members. This modality of counseling services is offered through our IPS Program statewide.The IPS Case Manager or Therapist provides community-based trauma education, counseling, support, and stabilization services to children and youth in the foster care system ages 0 -21 in nontraditional settings focusing on the identification of child strengths and interests. In addition to providing support, education, and advocacy for caregivers and biological parents to stabilize the child's placement.Job Duties Include:We are a short term up 6 months crisis intervention stabilization program specializing in crisis and traumaProvides in-home services to identify service needs, assesses child and family safety, development of treatment plans, and provides services to meet family and child needsProvides counseling, advocacy, case management, and trauma-informed interventions.Assist with linkages to long-term service providers as needed.Convenes and facilitates family support team conferences for each familyConducts specialized groups for educational, social skills development, and supportive servicesMay require occasional evening and weekend hours when on call, to provide crisis intervention services based upon needWe Invest In You!Tuition assistance up to $2500 per yearUp to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annuallyMedical, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, and short-term disability optionsAgency paid life up to $50K based on salaryVoluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse, and Child(ren)Voluntary Legal PlansAgency paid long term after 1 year of employmentCareer ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunitiesFree LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours are available in some locationsA Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Missouri, and FloridaFiscally stable, $50 Million agency- strong since 1895Energetic leadership and a rich community of supportOne Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a full Covid-19 vaccination, unless legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation related to religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: One Hope United, Springfield , Foster Child/Parent (IPS) Case Manager, Executive , Collinsville, Illinois

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