DCS Resource Family Support Services

Face-to-face home-based caseworker services designed to preserve, support, and stabilize foster family home placements, and to promote the well-being of children, youth, and families.

The home-based caseworker will provide any combination of the following kinds of services to the families

  • Home visits
  • Coordination of services
  • Conflict management
  • Emergency/crisis services
  • Child development education
  • Developmental/behavioral effects of trauma education
  • Parent education/training
  • Parent training with children present
  • Monitor progress of parenting skills
  • Family communication
  • Foster family support
  • Community services information
  • Community referrals and follow-up
  • Develop structure/time management
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) support

Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or a directly-related human service field