First Home Care Inc. is one of the largest
Mental Health providers in the Washington DC Metro area. We provide
services that enable youth, families and adults to receive the care
they need in their homes, communities and schools, reducing the need
for hospitalization and out-of-community placement. Our programs
offer free-standing, independent levels of care. As such, they
provide ancillary treatment to support programs of Social Service
agencies, special education programs and office based
First Home Care has a long-standing
management agreement with Foundations for Home and Community, a
Maryland non-profit corporation. We are currently seeking Licensed
Social Workers to join our Therapeutic Foster Care team in Lanham,
There is a $1000.00 Sign-on bonus for this
Meets with the client and
therapeutic foster care parents weekly in the home for the first 30
days of placement to ensure bonding and assesses any potential
problems in the placement.
Provides crisis intervention
evaluation and assessment services for clients and therapeutic foster
care parents in the home environment once foster child is
Provides information, education
and guidance to therapeutic foster care parents, the biological
families, or adoptive families of clients concerning issues of
discipline, limit-setting, substance abuse, budget management,
housekeeping, nutrition, independent living skills, communication
skills and child development.
Advocates for, coordinates and
links children, adolescents and their foster families with needed
agencies in the community.
Ensures that the client, foster
parents and biological families (when applicable) and others are
involved in the clients’ treatment planning
process. Ensures that copies of the treatment plans and
quarterly updates are forwarded to all parties.
Assists the clients,
therapeutic foster care parents and families in developing and
appropriately using support networks. Provides on-call services
to clients and foster parents as assigned.
Assists team in identifying
goals and coordinates needed treatment services to meet these
Keeps accurate and timely
records and reports and completes intake assessment and social
histories as scheduled in a timely fashion.
Provides emotional support and
relationship building to therapeutic foster care parents.
Supports and enhances the
clients’ relationship with biological family members when
applicable. Arranges and encourages regular contact and
visitation as specified in treatment plan. Keeps families and
other team members updated on child/youth’s progress.
Assesses the clients’
progress, the family interactions, safety issues and stressors in the
Provides weekly contact by
phone or in person with the therapeutic foster care parents.
Meets with client and foster
care parents at least twice a month. Visits home at least once a
month after the first 30 days of placement have passed until
One to one with the client at
least two times a month to assess progress, provide time for the
client to express any concerns and to monitor for the presence of or
potential for abuse.
Keeps the Supervisor informed
of important information regarding the continued approval and
management of foster homes for cases assigned to them.
Master’s degree in Social
Work and Maryland Social Work licenses required,
One or more year’s
experience in case management with school systems, military agencies,
social services, public and/or private community agencies, churches,
civic organizations and/or the courts working with adolescents and/or
children and families.
Must possess a valid drivers
license, insurance and reliable transportation
Must possess knowledge of
community resources and how to access such resources; principles of
effective home, family and personal management; family dynamics;
crisis intervention management; parenting and child care skills
training; home management; resource/network building; and strong
organizational and communication skills; assessment/treatment
planning skills; understanding of family styles.
Must be knowledgeable of and
abide by HIPAA regulations with regard to protected health
information as defined by HIPAA. Uses and/or discloses on a
daily basis verbal, written and/or electronic PHI, including use
and/or disclosure in the performance of administrative duties related
to the HIPAA privacy regulations as pertains to [CLIENTS’
FINANCIAL, DEMOGRAPHIC, AND/OR CLINICAL DATA] and/or
[EMPLOYEES’ FINANCIAL, DEMOGRAPHIC, AND/OR CLINICAL DATA]
Required working hours per week
are 40. Works in the home of therapeutic foster care parents and
families of clients and the community requiring frequent local
travel. Schedule will vary and include evenings, nights, and
We are the largest and most respected health care management
companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals,
behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.
Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000
employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health
care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong
franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control.
Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service
philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
First Home Care offers employees working
full-time a robust compensation and benefit package to include:
Health and Prescription Coverage, Dental, Vision, Long-Term
Disability, Short-Term Disability, Life, AD&D, Flexible Spending
Accounts, 401k with matching contributions, Stock Purchase plan,
Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off,
Legal Plan, Long-Term Care Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident
Coverage, Auto and Home Insurance and even Pet
Please join us on March 8, 2017
for the Foundations for Home and Community Career
We are looking for Motivated,
Enthusiastic Licensed Social Workers and will be doing on the spot
interviews so come Dressed to Impress!!
10001 Derekwood Lane, Ste.
Lanham, MD 20706
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
**Apply online prior to coming and
make sure you bring at least 2 copies of your resume with