Leake and Watts Services

  • Family Team Conference (FTC) Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 4 months ago(3/30/2018 3:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1210
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    Under the general direction of the Preventive director, the FTC supervisor will oversee the FTC process and will facilitate a variety of family team conferences (FTCs) within the department. The FTC supervisor will review all cases in Connections in preparation for the conference.  The FTC supervisor will assess and evaluate the family for risk / safety issues during reviews. The FTC supervisor will supervise the FTC facilitator(s) and FTR case planners. When necessary the FTC supervisor will participate in team meetings prior to upcoming FTCs.  The goals of the conferences are to identify risk issues, prevent abuse and neglect; keep families together; stabilize and maintain family functioning. The FTC supervisor will work 35 hours per week, 9 – 5PM and evenings when necessary. 

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee FTC facilitator(s) by providing supervision and guidance.
    • Supervise case planner’s case management intervention with families.
    • Review cases to ensure all safety and risk concerns are identified and addressed.
    • Make recommendations to case planners and other service providers, including referrals to potential resources.
    • Complete administrative responsibilities, including the timely progress note entry of family team conferences in CONNECTIONS and monthly supervisory notes for the case planners.
    • Facilitate conferences as needed. 
    • Attend inter/intra agency meetings to share information, develop policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a tracking system of cases facilitated and outcomes.
    • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor. Collaborate and strengthen partnerships with community representatives to ensure participation and involvement in conferences.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in social work or a related subject from an accredited college or university.
    • Three years’ experience supervisory experience practicing social work utilizing casework, group work or community organization methodologies.
    • Knowledge and skill with group conferencing processes.
    • Ability to lead diverse and multicultural groups toward resolution.
    • Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to develop working relationships with children and adults using good interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including evenings.
    • Must travel to Manhattan office and various ACS locations.
    • Exceptional mediation skills to effectively facilitate group conference situations.
    • Ability to summarize clearly a variety of competing options and to facilitate consensus building.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

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