The Social Worker provides short-term counseling and short-term case management for families of children with disabilities, special health care needs and families facing high risk challenges, implements needs assessment, assists families to identify priorities, provides referrals, provides regular follow-up to ensure that the child and/or family needs were met, makes home visits, works with the Support Services Program Director and a team of Family Resource Specialists; represents agency in the community, takes part in training, data collection and reports.
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a non-profit organization that offers parent-to-parent support to families who have children with disabilities and information and educational services to families and the professionals who work with them. Services include a phone line, drop-in center, information and referral, support groups, parent mentor program, trainings, workshops, community education, special family events, newsletter, and website. Support for Families is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, parents of children with disabilities, and gays and lesbians are encouraged to apply.