KEEP Program Analyst
Performs all DHS coordination aspects for the KEEP Program - a collaborative pilot with the Oregon Social Learning Center and Options Counseling. The program is a foster parent support group which is held in six locations across Multnomah and Washington Counties. Performs outreach, including building relationships with certification units, church groups, mental health professionals and others across the counties. Provides presentations to foster parents and professionals working in the field in order to build capacity for the program. Performs foster parent enrollment and coordination with partner organizations. Collects and analyzes foster care data, creates control group to measure program efficacy. Participates in foster provider retention and outreach work groups. Works within Juvenile Justice system as dependency desk backup worker.