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Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 2:20 PM

SCO Family of Services has provided vital human services throughout New York and Long Island for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.
SCO Family of Services welcomes you to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow.
SCO Family of Services Brownsville General Preventive program, Family Dynamics, helps families in the Brownsville community of Brooklyn keep their children safely at home by helping them to create safer home environments and to promote permanency, and well-being for children and their families in their own home and the community.
Family Dynamics is looking to hire a Family Team Conference (FTC) Facilitator who will contribute to the work of promoting safety, permanency and child wellbeing through the coordination and facilitation of the FTCs for these families. A Family Team Conference is a meeting that brings together important people in the child or children s family, such as relatives, close family friends and service professionals (i.e. school staff, social workers, mental health professionals, etc.) and other community supports to discuss safety, permanency and the overall well-being of the child or children.
The FTC Facilitator will be responsible for:
Arranging all FTCs (30-45 Day Conferences, Preventive Services Planning Conferences, Elevated Risk Conferences and Service Termination Conferences) and coordinating the attendance and participation of all the applicable partners (i.e. members of the case family 10 years old and older, SCO staff, ACS, and community representatives, etc.). This will also include the coordination of conferences with the ACS Family Team Conference Scheduler.
Facilitating all Preventive Service Planning Conferences and the Service Termination Conferences when ACS is not being asked to facilitate the conference.
Having a flexible work schedule to be available to facilitate conferences during the agency s work hours of 9:00 am to 7:30 pm and possible Saturdays within a 35 hour work week.
Being flexible with being able to facilitate the conferences in locations other than the Brownsville office location (i.e. other SCO locations, other agency locations, families homes, etc.) when it may not be conducive for the family to come to the Brownsville office.
Reviewing case documentation on families to learn about each family s specific challenges and strengths before facilitating conferences to be prepared to address them.
Motivating the participation of all conference participants with the goal of having an open dialogue about the current functioning of the family and to brainstorm ideas for how the family can improve their functioning and assure the safety, permanency and wellbeing of the children.
Assisting conference participants with developing written Family Team Agreements with specific and measurable service outcomes/tasks to aid the family after the conference.
Documenting all facilitated FTCs in the Connections database in a timely manner to meet required due dates.
BA required, MSW preferred.
Ability to lead and facilitate meetings and to address difficult topics sensitively and effectively.
Professional demeanor.
Willing and able to be flexible with work schedule.
Good verbal and writing skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Prior experience in preventive services.
Preferably already trained in FTC facilitation but willing to train.
Preferably experienced with the Connections database but willing to train.
**Organization:** **SD019*
**Title:** *Family Dynamics-FTC Facilitator*
**Location:** *New York-Brooklyn-Brownsville*
**Requisition ID:** *30966*
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