GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This position will be responsible for recruiting, certifying and providing support services to foster homes of tribal children, as well as developing and implementing the foster care and child care programs for the DCFS program. This person will work closely with child welfare case work staff to identify and seek out relative care givers, foster parents and adoptive parents within the tribal community. They will be responsible for developing and implementing provider training and facilitate communication between DCFS staff, the community, Tribal government and providers. The person must have excellent communication and conflict resolution skills. They must be able to adapt to varied audiences to give and receive information. The person in this position must be capable of assessing safety risks in provider homes and addressing those issues with the providers.