Triage Team Leader - Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP) - #1976

Job Description

Essential Functions:

The Triage Team FSCC is responsible for the immediate stabilization and assessment of assigned cases. They work with families with children at risk for abuse and neglect, at risk of psychiatric hospitalization with Serious Emotional Disturbance, as well as with youth with or at risk for juvenile justice/wayward involvement and/or exiting the RI Training School. FSCC's work with families, youth, their natural supports, DCYF involved staff, and other community providers to stabilize, assess service needs and ensure effective linkages to needed support and/or treatment services. Resolve crises and stabilize families sufficiently for transition or transfer families to longer term FCCP Wraparound facilitators within 30 days.

Qualifications:

• Requires minimum of Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children and families.
• Experience with short-term and/or emergency service provision, working with families at risk for involvement in the child welfare system, and/or Master's degree preferred.
• Candidates should be familiar with the Rhode Island system of care and have an understanding of how to engage families, community partners, and natural supports in a
collaborative stabilization process.
• Candidates must be available for a flexible schedule including evening or weekend meetings as is needed by families.
• FSCC's are required to become certified in the Wraparound process within one year of employment. Training for certification is provided by the program.

Type: Full-time

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Family Service of RI

Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) is a comprehensive non-profit social service organization that manages, through thoughtful coordination and a shared vision, programs across Rhode Island, providing essential resources for underserved individuals, families and communities.

At FSRI you can make a difference in the lives of youth, families and communities by delivering innovative programs to meet the needs of our clients. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative and supportive environment, we hope you will explore a career with us. We believe that employment is a partnership - your success is our success. Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities!


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