Family Preservation Tech (DCS Case Home Worker) in Warsaw, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This will work with the DCS population, but will be employed by Bowen Center. 

Family Preservation Technician's (FPT) primary focus is providing assistance and support for families who have an open Informal Adjustment or In-Home CHINS case with Indiana Department of Child Services.  Clinicians in this role assist the family through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills in an effort to build and sustain a safe home environment.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for documenting patient progress notes.
  • Review and update patient information and chart documentation.
  • Complete protective factors assessment. 
  • Regularly communicate with Bowen DCS Manager and DCS Family Case Manager (FCM) regarding progress and safety concerns.
  • Assist families in building/increasing natural support systems and protective factors.
  • Assist families in learning and developing new skills to improve functioning, safety, and independence.
  • Ensure patients are linked with appropriate community resources.
  • Ensure patients are linked with needed healthcare providers.
  • Participate in DCS child and family team meetings.
  • Transport clients as needed and appropriate to their care.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Education:  High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Prefer 2 years experience working with families
  • Valid driver’s license and active liability insurance.
  • Satisfactory results from criminal background check.

Must be a minimum 21 years of age.