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 is to protect the integrity of the visit and to provide a positive atmosphere where parents and children may interact in a safe, structured environment.
Paraprofessional Level Direct Worker
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license
- Have the ability to use private car to transport self and others.
- Must comply with state policy concerning minimum car insurance coverage.
Paraprofessional Level Supervisor
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Sociology, or licensed Bachelor Degree Social Worker or licensed Social Worker with a Baccalaureate Degree (A license is required unless a statutory licensure exemption in IC 25-23.6-4-2(a) is met).
- Master’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a directly related human services field. The individual must also complete a minimum of 39 semester/58 quarter hours in the following coursework:
- Human Growth and Development
- Social and Cultural Foundations
- Lifestyle and Career Development
- Gender and Sexual Orientation
- Ethnicity, Race, Status, and Culture
- Social Work
- Ethics and Philosophy
- Physical and Behavioral Health
- Family Relationships
- Advocacy and Mediation
- Case Management
- Resources and Systems
- Social Policy
- Community Planning and Relations
- Crisis Intervention
- Substance Use
- Counseling and Guidance
- Educational Studies