Child and Family Specialist (Full -Time)

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Position Summary:

This position will provide strength based, family focused and goal driven Christ centered services to children and their families. This position reports to a Child & Family Supervisor and provides individual services that can include: in-home case management, attachment-based parenting curriculum and support and counseling on a limited basis.

Essential Job Functions:

· To be knowledgeable of local needs and available services for children and families

· To publicize PCHAS presence as a professional liaison with the social service community and speak at churches and community groups when requested

· To make home visits to conduct need assessments, develop plans of service and provide holistic case management services to meet individualized needs of the family

· To provide psychoeducational parent training to equip families to demonstrate these skills with their children

· To assist and encourage families to advocate for and coordinate all needed services toward the goal of achieving self-sufficiency

· To maintain all documentation in the CSWIS data system in an ethical and timely manner

· To communicate, collaborate and organize with community partners to provide the best possible community resources for children and their families

Working Conditions:

This position is most often housed in a Presbyterian church with normal office equipment (laptop computer, copier, office furniture). Much of the work other than scheduling and case documentation is spent outside the office doing home visits, face to face contact with clients, and

resource networking with other community providers. This position must have reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record in order to provide in-home services to families.


Full time
per Year
Waxahachie, TX 75167-2208, US