Family Reunification Program Supervisor

Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan - Marquette, MI


Under the directsupervision of the Program Manager, the Family Reunification Program (FRP)Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the program operations related toa family’s entry, participation, and completion of the program.

The Program SupervisorResponsibilities:

  • Takes programreferrals following FRP protocol.
  • Attends requiredtraining and meetings presented/held by the state of Michigan’s FamilyPreservation office.
  • Provides backup forthe Team Leader and Family Workers when they are unavailable.
  • Provides weekly faceto face individual supervision to the Team Leader and Family Workers to assistthem in coordinating and carrying out their activities toward family goalachievement.
  • Facilitates weeklyteam meetings and staffs all cases during each meeting.
  • Provides clinicalbackup services to the Team Leader and Family Workers.
  • Accompanies staff onhome visits and attends consumer meetings as needed.
  • Orients and trains newTeam Leaders and Family Workers.
  • Builds and maintains acohesive treatment team, manages staff schedules, and ensures backup coverageand 24/7 case coverage.
  • Maintains a positive/collaborativerelationship with referring workers through regular contact and programupdates.
  • Collects and monitorsdata to include case documentation, follow-up evaluations, face to face contacthours (both traditional and non-traditional), and family and referring worker satisfactionsurveys.
  • Provides monthly,quarterly, and annual reports as required by MDHHS.
  • Reviews a minimum offour cases per year for each Team Leader and Family Worker using the requiredFRP case form.
  • Performs other duties asassigned.

The Program SupervisorQualifications:

  • A master’s degree inthe field of human services, preferably in Social Work
  • Experience withadministrative and clinical work.
  • The demonstrated orpotential ability of providing supervision to workers providing in-homeservices.
  • Work experience inchild welfare, working with children and families with multi-problem issues,and the ability to effectively engage with families.
  • An understanding ofthe philosophy of family preservation programming and intervention techniques,including a non-judgmental positive attitude towards families in crisis.
  • The ability tounderstand and engage with a solution-focused and trauma informed approach tohelping families work with and overcome multiple issues.
  • Ability to work aflexible work schedule including non-traditional hours.
  • Available for on-callcrisis intervention 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
  • The ability toparticipate in up to (27) days of mandatory and special topics trainingthroughout the life of the FRP contract.
  • Valid Michigan driver’slicense and a good driving record as well as adequate vehicle insurance ifusing your own vehicle in the course of employment.
  • The ability to passbackground screening including sex offender register screening, protectiveservice and criminal background checks, finger printing, and driving records.

Full Time Positionsincludes a generous benefit package including Health, Vision, Dental, 403b, aswell as Employer Paid Life Insurance, Employer Paid Short Term Disability andVacation Time! An excellent driving record, background checks and securityclearances are required.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Master's (Required)

Required travel:

  • 75% (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location
  • On the road

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required