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<p><strong>We are Lifeline Youth &amp; Family Services, a non-profit, faith-based organization who offers family therapy, supervised visitations, parent aid, family preservation services, and foster care/adoption support. We are a lifeline for families in crisis, whether we&rsquo;re fighting for a family to stay together, or advocating for a child in foster care. Our mission is to change hearts&nbsp;and bring hope to individuals, families, and&nbsp;communities. Join our team today to start doing meaningful work!</strong></p>

Gary, IN

Lifeline Youth & Family Services

<p><strong>Families shouldn&rsquo;t have to suffer alone when facing hardships. Whether we&rsquo;re fighting for a family to stay together, advocating for a child in foster care, or providing in-home support for parents in the areas of childcare, assisting in financial management, or providing coaching, we are a lifeline for families in crisis. We are Lifeline Youth &amp; Family Services, a non-profit, faith-based organization who offers family casework and therapy, supervised visitations, parent aid services, parent education, and foster care/adoption support. Through home-based services, we offer specific evidence-based practices for families through the Family Preservation Model. Our mission and principal activities are changing hearts&nbsp;and bringing hope to individuals, families, and&nbsp;communities. If you are ready to do meaningful work that directly improves people&rsquo;s lives, come join our team today! Families in crisis need you, and we need you too.</strong></p> https://lifelineyouth.org/

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Overview: <ul> <li>Provide care according to evidence based practice standards.</li> <li>Provide ongoing support for clients, including emergency and crisis consultation on a 24-hour basis.</li> <li>Provide resources in the community to aid the children and family&rsquo;s mental health and behavioral health, including support groups.</li> <li>Provide Adoption &amp; Guardianship Support Services as needed and as assigned.</li> <li>Meet with clients on a regular, consistent basis. The frequency of visits is determined by level of care needed on a case-by-case basis and/or by the referral source.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensure the safety of the children and family through routine home and safety checks.</li> <li>Assess children and families&rsquo; needs at the beginning of services using approved assessments.</li> <li>Engage with the clients and use the assessments to create a service / prevention plan.</li> <li>Advocate for the family and be an active part of the family team.</li> <li>Make necessary referrals of community resources for clients.</li> <li>Coordinate and case manage appropriate educational, vocational, recreational, and other services, as needed.</li> <li>Completion of clear, accurate documentation of 1.) all contacts with clients, 2.) monthly reports, 3.) court reports, and 4.) treatment plans.</li> <li>Demonstrate respect and cultural sensitivity to all clients and to all referral sources.</li> <li>Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to protect clients' privacy.</li> <li>Comply with required in-service / continuing education hours.</li> <li>Lead and perform job duties that align with Lifeline&rsquo;s core values and tenets of culture.</li> <li>Maintain accurate and timely records, reports and data entry according to program standards.</li> <li>Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to successfully implement the program&rsquo;s objectives.</li> <li>Participate in organizational in-service meetings as required.</li> <li>Attain / maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Education</strong><br /><strong>Required</strong><br /> <ul> <li>High School/GED or better.</li> </ul>