Foster Care Case Manager

Joplin - Full Time

Essential Job Functions:


  •  Maintains a caseload of 12 to 15 children and their families
  • Completes a thorough initial assessment and ensures that the assessment
  • includes family and child strengths.
  • Has face-to-face contact with each referred child and his/her family at least
  • on a bi-weekly basis
  • Orients new youth and families to PCHAS-MO and to the Wraparound
  • Process, and obtains parental signatures on necessary documents.
  • Transports assigned clients to and from home visits and other locations as
  • necessary for treatment purposes.
  • Is available at all times to meet the needs of the family (often outside of
  • normal working hours
  • Manages the disenrollment process and ensures a smooth transition to
  • follow-up support services and other collateral resources as necessary

Working Conditions:
Works in a typical office setting and in clients’ homes; drives an automobile on a
routine basis in both urban and rural areas.


Job Requirements:
Education: FCCM’s shall possess a master’s degree in social work, psychology, or
counseling
Experience: At least two (2) years prior experience providing Wraparound
services, community-based services, and/or case management services
Skills. Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with
professionals and client families; strong psychosocial assessment skills; possess
good understanding of various treatment methodologies utilizing strength-based
clinical interventions; minimal supervision regarding decision-making and use of
time; able to prioritize work assignments; persuasion and negotiation of conflicts
and problems; understanding and following
accreditation/licensing/government/contract regulations; willingness to work
irregular hours, and under pressure conditions; and maintaining order in an
environment of changing priorities


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