Want to join one of South Texas' premier child welfare agencies in restoring innocence and strengthening families? Family Tapestry, a Division of The Children's Shelter, is looking for you! Since 1901, The Children's Shelter has provided a continuum of Trauma-Informed Care for Bexar County children with a history of prolonged abuse, abandonment and/or neglect. Family Tapestry was created in 2018 to weave together the community to transform the foster care experience in Bexar County. Our goal at Family Tapestry is to ensure each child is safe in care, achieves permanency, improves their overall wellbeing, experiences fewer moves and shorter stays in care, and increases family engagement, which leads to better outcomes, trusting relationships, and meaningful connections. It takes one person to change the life of a child. Will you be part of our tapestry to fulfill our mission?
The Director of Intake & Residential Placement is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of the functions of the Family Tapestry Intake Process, as well as placement utilization management. The Intake Director would work with the Residential Treatment Placement Specialists (RTPS) to ensure the most appropriate placements are located for youth requiring residential treatment services. The Director of Intake & Residential Placement would also ensure that RTPS' conduct quarterly staffing for all youth placed in an exceptional care contract to ensure the youth is receiving the therapeutic services needed and that the services are still needed. The Director of Intake & Residential Placement would closely monitor ICPC and Exceptional Care processes and tracking. Ensures that children and youth are appropriately placed in accordance with contract requirements. Promotes the well-being of children and families, participates in staff meetings/trainings, and identifies needs and gaps as it relates to placement capacity.
Director of Intake Responsibilities Include:
|Employer||The Children's Shelter|