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Social Work / Home Study Practitioner

Social Work / Home Study Practitioner

Job description is to complete home studies/family evaluations for resource family applicants. The position will require interviewing of all family members, assessing/ mitigating, and writing an evaluation based on the interviews and collateral information received from the agency. Excellent rapport building skills, interviewing skills, and writing skills are required. A writing sample may be requested during the interview.

Person also participates as an afterhours on-call social worker on a mutually agreed upon schedule (one week a month). Family evaluation assessments for resource and adoptive families required. A detailed job description can be provided upon request. Current positions are available in Santa Maria/Lompoc, CA.

Salaried position plus health benefits, paid holidays, paid vacation time, life insurance, and an IRA retirement plan. For more information please contact Tami Lopez, Director of Social work tlopez@pfsffa.org.

Job Type: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt

The position is for the Resource Family Approval Program in Northern Santa Barbara County. Interested persons must have a master’s degree in Social Work: With two years prior work experience in foster care, applicants with the following master’s degrees will be considered:

  •  Marriage, Family and Child Counseling,
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Education with emphasis in Counseling
  • Or other equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Bilingual (Spanish speaking) required for this position.

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