Foster Care and Adoption Director

September 2, 2022
Greater Dallas Area, Texas
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A Dallas area non-profit is seeking a Foster Care and Adoption Director. The Director is responsible for coordination and implementation of comprehensive services for all clients in the Foster Care & Adoption program. This individual will be responsible for all licensing, contracting, and internal policy requirements. The Director will hire, train, and supervise all program staff.

Director position is a full-time position of 40 hours per week, with evening and weekends as needed. The agency offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, 401k, and other ancillary benefits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor compliance of foster and adoptive homes with licensing and contract regulations
  • Foster professional relationships with professionals and foster parents by providing excellent customer service and responding to requests in a timely manner
  • Oversee recruitment, training, and verification of all new foster and adoptive parents
  • Effectively resolve problems or issues using judgment that is consistent with standards, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Continue self-education on current trends and research in the field of child development and trauma
  • Evening and weekends on-call and training required as needed

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services or related field
  • Two years of experience in case management within a trauma-related field
  • Knowledge of child development and behavior management
  • Knowledge of DFPS CPA Minimum Standards preferred
  • Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrator preferred. Must be able to take the test and obtain license within 1 year.
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Training in TBRI® preferred

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