Child Placement Case Manager
August 11, 2022
August 31, 2022
Title: Child Placement Case Manager
Georgia Agape, Inc. is a faith-based, nationally accredited, not-for-profit, social services organization which has been providing services since 1970. Agape is licensed as a “Child Placing Agency” by the Georgia Department of Human Resources and is accredited by COA (Council on Accreditation). Georgia Agape offers the services of Foster Care, Adoption, and Unplanned Pregnancy Counseling and Assistance.
The overall responsibilities of the Child Placement Case Manager (CPCM) will be to provide direct social services to children and families in the foster care and adoption programs of the agency. The foster care work is primarily with the Department of Human Services/Department of Family and Children Services (DHS/DFCS and influenced by the Room, Board and Watchful Oversight (RBWO) standards.
This position includes, but is not limited to: (1) providing case management/support services to children in care; (2) providing ongoing supervision of foster families; (3) conducting annual re-certifying of foster parents; (4) working cooperatively with case managers from the various county Department of Family and Children Services; (5) providing foster parent training and orientation; (6) participating in court hearings, legal proceedings and case review meetings; and (7) completing foster and adoptive home studies.
Moral and Religious Qualifications
As Georgia Agape is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, only individuals who can accept and support our mission statement will be considered for the position of child placement caseworker. Also, due to the Christian affiliation of the agency, only individuals who maintain high moral standards in accordance with Christian principles and values will be considered.
Education, Experience and Knowledge Required
The person occupying this position shall possess a Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, and two years of paid direct work experience with children and families.