Contract Opportunities

Posted 9 months ago

Professional staff will provide family and/or individual therapy including one or more of the following areas: Family of origin/intergenerational issues Family organization (internal boundaries, relationships, roles) Stress management Self-esteem Communication skills Conflict resolution Behavior modification Parenting skills/Training Substance abuse relapse prevention Substance abuse Counseling/Treatment must be done under the Service Standard “Substance Abuse Treatment” due […]

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Posted 2 years ago

Homemaker/parent aid provides assistance and support for parents who are unable to appropriately fulfill parenting and/or homemaking functions. Paraprofessional staff assists the family through advocating, teaching, coaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills for coping with the following areas in an effort to build self-sufficiency: Time management Care of children (Life Skills Training […]

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Posted 2 years ago

Parenting education is the provision of structured, parenting skill development and experiences. Education regarding parenting, discipline, and child development is a means to provide parents whose children are “at risk”, have been abused or neglected with tools. These tools assist them in the lifelong task of disciplining, understanding, and loving their children. Family-centered parent training […]

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Posted 2 years ago

Visitation facilitation as identified by DCS/Probation will be provided between parents, children, siblings and/or others who have been separated due to a substantiated allegation of abuse, neglect, or involvement with juvenile probation. Visitation allows the child an opportunity to reconnect and reestablish the parent/child/family relationship in a safe environment. The role of the visitation provider […]

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Posted 2 years ago

Tutoring will be provided to raise the academic performance of school aged youth to a level consistent with the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) Academic standards. Services shall be provided in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate, and consistent with the child’s academic and learning style, interpersonal characteristics, and special needs. Children will […]

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The care professional is responsible for reporting and coordinating services to all populations. Domestic violence intervention services provided by DCS/Probation are not intended to exist in isolation, but as only one component of a coordinated community response to domestic violence. Services shall maintain cooperative working relationships with local programs (domestic violence, batterers’ programs, survivor programs, […]

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Face-to-face home-based casework services to preserve, support, and stabilize foster family home placements, and to promote the well-being of children, youth, and families. Home based caseworker will provide any combination of the following kinds of services to the families as approved by DCS/Probation: Home visits Coordination of services Conflict management Emergency/crisis services Child development education […]

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Home-based family centered casework services should be high quality, family centered, and culturally competent. The services should be effective in reducing maltreatment, improving caretaking, coping skills, enhancing family resilience, supporting healthy and nurturing relationships, and children’s physical, mental, emotional, and educational wellbeing. Home based casework services should help to safely maintain children in their home […]

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Posted 2 years ago

Care professionals will implement fatherhood programming to provide assistance and support to fathers whose children are involved with DCS. Care professionals will work actively with DCS employees to successfully engage fathers in services that will improve safety, stability, well-being, and permanency for their children. Care professionals will assist fathers in strengthening the relationship with their […]

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Adoption–Child preparation is a service to assist the local Department of Child Services (DCS) in assessing the adoption readiness of children in the custody of the State of Indiana. Upon assessment, the care professional will work to prepare the child(ren) for adoption. The child(ren) should be counseled about what adoption will mean to them and […]

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