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Presbyterian Children's Home

Contact Information:
4407 Bee Cave Road Ste. 520
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 476-1234

312 N. 13th Street
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: (903)874-2517

900 Jordan Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318)425-9130

Website: www.pchas.org  

Agency Mission/Services:
PCHAS mission is to provide a variety of Christ-centered services to children and families in need. Care for children and families in crisis by providing residential group homes, foster homes, and family preservation services. Work with families to address physical, emotional, social, educational, spiritual and financial concerns. No cost to families; visit families in homes to assess needs; identify strengths; develop goals; help families acess community services; build parenting and life skills; counseling; set daily routines.

Opportunities:
MSW Foundation and Concentration: Will have a variety of learning experiences from initial call to assessment, creation of plan of service, day to day work with children and families, exposure to executive planning and organizational development, etc. Will provide direct services to clients including counseling, parenting, anger management, budgeting, etc.

Desired Qualifications:
Able to learn philosophy of care and the strategies that reflect that philosophy; able to maintain clear boundaries with clients; able to create alliances with clients that encourages the competency of the client; able to receive and adjust to feedback from supervisor; able to work indepdendently; highly motivated

Agency Hours:
Flexible.

Training Required:
Will complete certain elements of the pre-service training required for direct care staff and then additional training to enhance the learning experience.