New Parent Support Home Visitor, FASS
Company: Magellan Health
Location: Fort Riley
Posted on: July 22, 2021
Provide support to all eligible Families with expectant parents
and parents of children from birth to 3 years of age. This program
seeks to support young military Families which directly contribute
to military mission readiness, support Family members’ adaptation
to military life, enhance the knowledge and skills for healthy
relationships that can provide safe, nurturing environments for
children to prevent family violence. Provide activities and
services including information and referrals, parenting programs,
respite care for children, and supervised play time for children.
Families with children prenatal to 3 years old who have been
assessed as being at risk for child maltreatment and/or Family
violence can benefit from additional, more-intensive support from
- Provides effective, timely and confidential services for
Families who have been assessed as being at risk for child
maltreatment and/or Family violence.
- Protects the privacy and confidentiality of client
- Identifies and reports suspected child abuse and neglect
and domestic abuse.
- Assesses developmental milestones and referral procedures
for indicators of special needs or developmental
- Assesses and strengthening adaptation to
- Assesses and strengthening parental capacity for
problem-solving, building and sustaining trusting relationships,
and seeking help when necessary.
- Promotes developmentally appropriate parenting skills and
disciplinary techniques, and parent and child communication
- Facilitates informal and formal community networks to
build positive relationships and reduce social
- Develops relationships with local community and military
installation officials and organizations that can maximize program
- Utilizes community-based services and formal and informal
community networks to provide concrete support for families who may
be in crisis.
- Utilizes methods for screening for, assessing, and
addressing protective and risk factors associated with child abuse
and neglect using a strengths-based Family centered developmental
- Keeps tracking system up to date with case
- Participates in monthly conference calls and annual
- Professionally-related experience
working with military families.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
and possess strong interpersonal communication skills necessary to
relate to families (parents and children) from varied
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to work with individuals and small groups.
- Qualified candidates must have at least two (2) years of direct
work experience in child abuse or domestic abuse, or maternal or
child health or medical social work.
- Must hold a current and active license as an LCSW, LMFT or
- Licensed Clinical Social Workers must possess a current, valid,
unrestricted clinical license and a master’s degree in Social Work
to practice social work independently.
- Registered Nurses must have at least a bachelor’s degree in
nursing, a current unrestricted license in one of the States or
U.S. territories, and at least two (2) years of direct work
experience with child abuse or domestic abuse, maternal or child
health, public/community health, or mental health.
- Must have home visitation experience.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, auto insurance and ability
to operate a motor vehicle.
- Must have working knowledge of basic computer skills and be
able to use Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel programs.
- Must be able to operate general office equipment including but
not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information
devices on most or all workdays.
- Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person
and/or by telephone to conduct business.
- Working under time pressure.
- Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines.
- Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel
policies and procedures.
- Must be able to enter private homes that may or may not provide
easy access for those with physical disabilities or those
recovering from physical rehabilitation or post-recovery
- Position requires ability to transport self from office
locations to private homes, other offices and facilities where
training and other program activities occur.
New Parent Support Home Visitor, FASS
Bachelors: Nursing (Required), Masters: Counseling (Required),
Masters: Social Work (Required)
Certifications - Required
LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Care Mgmt, LMFT - Licensed
Marital and Family Therapist - Care Mgmt, RN - Registered Nurse,
State and/or Compact State Licensure - Care Mgmt
Certifications - Preferred
Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the
security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and
contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.
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