Social Worker LMSW

Location: Troy, MI
Date Posted: 03-11-2018
We are seeking a new Director for a well established Social Services agency in Troy, MI. 
  

Required qualifications  --  


Experience in adoption casework, child placement and/or social work supervision.

Must have child welfare experience and/or experience in adoption.

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university


Responsibilities  --  

- Hires, trains, and supervises social work staff

- Reviews and approves home studies from local home study agencies in all states in for agency placement programs;

- Works with out-of-state agencies and social workers for the placement of children through agency placement programs;

- Evaluates Child Referrals from overseas placement entities and recruits prospective adoptive parents for children who are older or have special needs for placement through agency placement programs;

- Consults with medical professionals who are familiar with children referred for international adoption regarding information in Child Referrals;

- Requests additional child-specific information from overseas placement entities when needed;

- Supervises non-social work staff in partnership Executive Director;

- Assists with maintaining agency accreditation and state license;

- Represents the agency when the Executive Director is not available;

- Other duties assigned as required.
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