Foster Care Licensing Coordinator


Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Case Management Job Number: 5552

Job Description

At Psychpros, we are passionate about relationships. Driven by our passion to help expand access to mental health, while helping our clients and candidates find an authentic and genuine connections in the workplace, we aim to help everyone we connect with reach their goals and find the right work-life combination so they can provide excellent care to those who need it most.  

PsychPros is a nationally recognized staffing and recruiting firm dedicated to behavioral healthcare.  We are partnering with a Christian faith-based agency to connect with candidates interested in recruiting, retaining, and developing foster families.  Few jobs offer the satisfaction and gratification that come from doing work that improves the lives of vulnerable children and families. 

Required for this position is a bachelor’s degree in social work or similar field, 2 to 5 years in a similar field, and a valid divers license.  

This opportunity provides for a strong compensation package, with a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, as well as professional and personal development. 

Some Requirements Include:
  • Licensing of Foster Parents
    • Maintain knowledge of current licensing regulations and Department of Child Services procedural updates and advise the Regional Manager of such
    • Recommend licensure of foster homes in accordance with the regulations of the State of Indiana
    • Assess applicants appropriateness to foster in consultation with the Regional Manager and in accordance with Indiana Administrative Code pertaining to foster home licensure standards
    • Apprise potential foster parents of the White’s Foster Parent Agreement and assess their ability/willingness to provide care accordingly
  • Recruitment of Foster Parents
    • Promote foster care in the region by accessing various media outlets, sharing promotional material at community events, and making professional presentations
    • Respond to foster parent inquiries in a timely manner
    • Consult with and update the Regional Manager, Intake Specialist, and Family Specialists concerning the age, gender, and type of child with whom the foster parents wish to care for in order to aid the Regional Manager in developing calculated recruitment goals
    • Interview prospective foster parents in conjunction with Regional Manager
  • Public Relations
    • Market White’s programs and services according to the agency’s strategic plan
    • Attend community events for networking purposes as appropriate
  • Support and Retention
    • Address licensing issues and mediate resolutions to the Department of Child Services in consultation with
  • Regional Manager
    • Maintain a good working relationship with all foster parents by completing retention home visits and maintaining regular communication
    • Supplement staff efforts to encourage and support foster families
    • Monitor tracking by the office manager to ensure foster parent records are maintained according to established policies and procedures including training hours and other required licensure documents
    • Advocate for foster parents rights as it pertains to the services and supports they provide
  • Foster Parent Training
    • Coordinate and provide of all pre-service training, including first aid training in accordance with State regulations
    • Facilitate in-service trainings to assist foster parents in meeting Department of Child Services requirements


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