Established in 2015, Family Community Connections, LLC. (FCC) is a for profit agency focused on rebuilding and strengthening familial relationships between parents and children while promoting collegiality among DCS and other service providers.

MISSION: To inspire hope and contribute to health and wellbeing of families and communities through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy.

MOTTO: “The deep connection established through caring relationships defines the family and determines the culture of the community.”

CORE PRINCIPLES:

  • HOPE
  • INTELLIGENCE
  • COURAGE
  • PERSEVERANCE

SERVICES:

Our services are trauma-informed - evidence supported methodology for improving the culture within the community, we resolved to be a part of the solution.  Our structured methodology is not only an instrument used to repair relationships within a family; but more importantly, it prepares the family with the skills to rebuild their community. FCC believes success is characterized by the hope that change is possible, the intelligence to identify a pragmatic solution, the courage to have faith in the village, and the perseverance to overcome in the face of insurmountable odds.

BSW positions available in regions 7, 8,9, 10,11, 12, 13 and 14:

Home Based Family Centered Case Management

  • Domestic Violence Case Management and Advocacy Program
  • Visitation Facilitation
  • Parent Education
  • Home Maker/Parent Aid
  • Tutoring
  • Truancy Termination
  • Transition from Restrictive Placement
  • Father Engagement
  • Day Reporting

MSW positions available in regions  7, 8,9, 10,11, 12, 13 and 14:

Therapy (if interested in providing therapy services, individual must be licensed)

Home Base Case Manager – Position Description

The Family Community Connections case manager is required to:

Provide Case Management Services to Families involved with DCS/Probation

The case manager is responsible for managing their case load and meeting the needs. FCC offers flexible schedules and it is suggested that a case manager must a minimum 17.5 hours of productivity weekly. Productivity includes the following: face-to- face contact with the family, crisis calls, intervention calls, attendance at Child and Family Team Meetings, attendance a Juvenile Probation Meetings, and attendance at Court. The balance of the case manger’s time is spent driving to a from client’s homes, collateral contacts as needed, emailing or calling case managers/probation officers with weekly updates, monthly reports, etc.

Home-based Caseworker Services (HCS) provides any combination of the following kinds of services to the families as approved by DCS/Probation:

Home visits, participation in DCS case planning, supervised visitation/reunification, coordination of services, conflict management, emergency/crisis services, child development education, domestic violence education, parenting education/training, family communication, facilitate transportation, participation in Child and Family Teaming Meetings, family reunification/ preservation, Reactive Attachment Disorder, foster family support, advocacy, family assessment, community referrals and follow-up, develop structure/time management, behavior modification, budgeting/money management, meal planning/preparation, parent training with children present, monitor progress of parenting skills, community services information and develop long and short-term goals.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or a directly related human service field from an accredited university.

Must possess a valid driver’s license, insurance and have the ability to transport self and clients as needed to appointments related to the client’s specific needs.

Bilingual skills are not required but are considered an asset.

Home Based Therapist - Position Description

The Family Community Connections Therapist is required to:

Provide Therapy Services to Families involved with DCS/Probation

The therapist is responsible for managing their case load. FCC offers a flexible schedule it is suggested that a therapist have a minimum 17.5 hours of productivity weekly.

Productivity includes the following: face-to-face contact with the family, crisis calls, intervention calls, attendance at Child and Family Team Meetings, attendance a Juvenile Probation Meetings, and attendance at Court. The balance of the therapist’s time is spent driving to a from client’s homes, collateral contacts as needed, emailing or calling case managers/probation officers with weekly updates, monthly reports, etc.

Home-based Therapy Services (HTS) provides any combination of the following kinds of services to the families as approved by DCS/Probation:

Family of origin/intergenerational issues, family organization (internal boundaries, relationships, roles, external boundaries, sociocultural history), stress management, self-esteem, communication skills, conflict resolution, behavior modification, parenting skills/training, substance abuse, crisis intervention, strengths-based perspective, adoption issues, participation in Child and Family Teaming Meetings, sex abuse, goal setting, problem solving, support systems, interpersonal relationships, therapeutic visitation/reunification/permanency, family processes, cognitive behavioral strategies, brief therapy, grief and loss, domestic violence education, reactive attachment disorder.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or a directly related human service field from an accredited university.

A Master’s degree in a Mental Health field (e.g.: Social Work, Psychology, Counseling)

Licensure/Certification or Provisional Licensure/Certification Eligible

Must possess a valid driver’s license, insurance and have the ability to transport self and clients as needed to appointments related to the client’s specific needs.

Bilingual skills are not required but are considered an asset.

FCC works with contractors:

1.What is a contractor?

The general rule is that an individual is an independent contractor if the payer has the right to control or direct only the result of the work and not what will be done and how it will be done. The earnings of a person who is working as an independent contractor are subject to Self-Employment Tax.

If you are an independent contractor, you are self-employed. To find out what your tax obligations are, visit the Self-Employed Tax Center.

https://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Independent-Contractor-Defined

2.What forms will I need to file my taxes

As an independent contractor, the first step is to have the contractor complete FormW-9(PDF), Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. This form can be used to request the correct name and Taxpayer Identification Number, or TIN, of the worker. A TIN may be either a Social Security Number (SSN), or an Employer Identification Number (EIN). The W-9(PDF) should be kept in your files for four years for future reference in case of any questions from the worker or the IRS

3.What are some benefits of working for FCC?

FCC offers competitive pay, supportive environment, professional development, flexible hours, direct deposit and benefits are available to the contractor after 90 days of employment.

4.When will I receive my first paycheck?

As a contractor with Family Community Connections you will receive your first paycheck 45 days after you submit your first billing.

Contractors will be paid semi monthly