Treatment Foster Care Oregon Team Lead

Want to make a real difference for children and families? At Oregon Community Programs, that’s our mission and why we’ve been a leading provider of outpatient behavioral health and specialized foster care in Lane County and beyond.  As the Treatment Foster Care (TFCO) Team Lead on the Nexus Program, you will receive in-depth training in evidence-based interventions along with a high level of supervision and support. You’ll work closely with team members to intervene on a family systems level, a supportive approach that engages caregivers as the primary agent of change in their child’s life.

You’re right for this position if you:

  • Have a growth mindset.
  • Like working on a team.
  • Desire connection in the workplace.
  • You appreciate an environment where departments work closely together with a shared aim of delivering the best service possible.
  • Identify as a self-starter.

Here’s what we have:

  • We provide a wide array of therapy and specialized foster care services for children and families, including the most established and validated evidenced-based practices. Our services are flexible to meet the needs of families, which means something new happens every day.
  • Flexible and relaxed work environment. Of course, we are focused on our business, but productivity and flexibility go hand in hand. And, did we mention we are dog-friendly?
  • Opportunity to make a difference. Our agency is ready to grow and you can help build it into something special for the future of children and families of Lane County and beyond.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Coordinates all aspects of behavioral treatment for approximately 10 youth placed in treatment foster care homes in the Lane County area.  Builds and maintains supportive relationships with treatment parent and provides oversight to assigned staff.  Facilitates collaborative efforts with family members, stakeholders, and treatment team.

  • Develop and review treatment plan documentation and assessments.
  • Coordinate treatment implementation with treatment team.
  • Direct weekly clinical team and foster parent support meetings.
  • Provide case management to program youth and families within an empirically-supported treatment protocol.
  • Provide 24-hour on-call telephone support for participating foster families, parents and program youth. Including but not limited to the management of behavioral crises. Could occasionally require in-person response outside of regular business hours.
  • Involved with adherence to all contractual obligations and applicable county, state, and other regulations, to include record keeping and case documentation.
  • Coordinate contacts with schools, probation departments, mental health agencies, child welfare, and other relevant community entities.
  • Work with other agency team members in on-going agency-level quality improvement activities.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 Requirements

  • Experience treating families, children, and adolescents.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major study in social work/behavioral science or a closely allied field and one year of experience in the care and treatment of children or young adults.
  • Recent graduates of Master’s programs are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a treatment team.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable car, and sufficient automobile liability insurance.
  • Experience with a behavioral approach to treating troubled youth, youth in foster care, and/or intensive in-home service models preferred.
  • Experience with the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) preferred.
  • Preference to applicants bilingual in English and Spanish, but not required.

Job Class:                    MH 10 (starts at $39,672/year plus benefits; 5% more for Spanish speaking employees); excellent benefits package

FTE:                             1.0 FTE

Supervisor:                  Kymberlea Broten

Starting Date:              ASAP

Application:   Please submit an application and resume on our website at https://www.oregoncommunityprograms.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Oregon Community Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.