Child Welfare Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD)


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Lists the different tasks given to types of prevention workers.

Prevention Worker Role Card CPS Investigative Planning Contact Reporter SAFETY-Form 5 within 15 days SDM-Initial within 30 days ACESS SHARED *Review Agency History (ACESS, FATS, SDM, TIPS, Cafe, OnBase, Case Record) Identification and contact information on relatives (Family Connections and Circle of Support) Collateral Contacts Court (Court letters & testify) Assess Safety (ongoing) and create safety plans, as needed Assess Family Functioning Assess Risk (SDM) Documentation of contacts and activities as well as engagement. * Home Visits with all Family members * Safe sleep discussions Assess need for prevention services (CAC, mental health, substance abuse, DV, Early Steps, parenting education, Home Builders/IHBS...) Case Staffings *Search for absent parents *Communicate with providers *Make purchases (Lacarte)- PAF FS Monthly Collateral Contacts Form 5 every 90 days Ongoing SDM-Review Initial/Reassess every 90 days FATS Home Studies After Care Plans at Closure Asterisks** Denotes tasks that the Team Specialist can do as well. PREVENTION TEAM SPECIALIST ROLE Participate in staffings Pull/Review history Enter initial contacts in ACESS (to show compliance with timely contacts) Prepare paperwork and assist with needed signatures from clients (consents, client rights...) Prepare written correspondence to support concerted efforts Request records (medical, school, police...) Use Lacarte card to make purchases Fax/Scan/Mail Home visits with clients, as needed, to gather, documents, secure signatures, drop off information, teach skill building (budgeting, safe sleep) Joint visits with CPS or FS workers, as needed Safe Sleep education Client contact/home visits, as needed Assist in search for absent parents (UTL) Transportation Drug screens for clients (TIPS 212, provide information to parent location/date/time of screen, request results) Copy/Paste AFF information from ACESS to FATS Review accuracy of client information in systems (spelling of name, DOB, address, phone...) Referrals Request written progress reports FTM prep (calling team members, scheduling the room, taking notes during FTM, making copies of case plan packets, securing signatures) Document activities in ACESS and FATs Enter TBH in database and print report for record NO: Conducting Interviews Typing Interview notes or Assessment of Family Functioning "Clinical" contacts such as verbal reports on a client's therapy progress.