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Indian Child Welfare

Reports To: 

ICW Director

Type of Position: 



Absentee Shawnee Tribe / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801

General Description

ICW is to provide case management services to children and families of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe. Will attend Tribal and State court hearings as assigned. Is responsible for implementing Family Preservation Program. Will assist at risk families by providing services needed to promote family strength and stability.  Increase parents competence by providing Parenting Skill classes, help families obtain services that meet their needs in an appropriate manner and prevent unnecessary out of home placement and assist families after reunification. This position requires excellent attendance, good communication skills as well as uncompromised attention to Client Confidentiality and detail.  Must advocate for and facilitate the proper implementation of the ICW Act.


  • Ensures that client files are maintained on each child/family that has open cases.
  • Prepares Court reports and other documents as required.
  • Ensures that accurate, timely and effective consultation and/or training are being provided for ICW families.
  • Attends meetings associated with clients, ICW programs or other meetings deemed appropriate for the case.
  • Provides information and referral services that assist families in accessing community services.
  • Must provide transportation when needed, prepare case plans, perform home visits, and provide follow-up care.
  • Maintain all records of clients in a confidential manner.
  • Must have knowledge in the social work field, domestic violence, criminal justice, and coordination of services.
  • Must possess a history of excellent work attendance.
  • Must have excellent written and communications skills and stay highly organized with paperwork and client files.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with internal and external agencies and bureaucratic procedures.
  • Must be able to work well with others and possess good communication skills with all Tribal Departments and the Tribal Governing Body
  • Must be able to travel in and out of state for court hearings, trainings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director.

Additional requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or education and work experience in the helping field, of at least four years combined.
Must be computer literate and possess adequate written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to lift 15lbs; climb stairs; and be available to visit client’s homes in unfavorable conditions i.e. extreme heat, extreme cold, rough terrain.
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license.
Must be able to pass comprehensive background check
Native American Preference/EOE/Drug Free Workplace

Posted Date: 

4 months 1 week ago