Foster Youth Services
Student, Family, and Community Support Department Student, Family and Community Support DepartmentSan Francisco Unified School District

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foster Youth Services Liaison

The Foster Youth Services (FYS) Liaison position is designed to provide on-site support and coordinated services to foster youth students. The FYS Liaison will work with the Foster Youth Services Program to support the goal of improving educational outcomes for students in foster care.

Documentation of these responsibilities needs to be submitted to Student Support Services—stipends are dependent on attendance at each professional development and this documentation. Full stipends will be paid only to those who complete required role responsibilities.

Download Job Description for 2017-2018 FYS Liaison

Foster Youth Site Contacts 2017-2018


FYS Liaison Meetings:

The Foster Youth Services (FYS) Liaison position is designed to provide on-site support and coordinated services to foster youth students. The FYS Liaison will work with the Foster Youth Services Program to support the goal of improving educational outcomes for students in foster care. Documentation of these responsibilities needs to be submitted to FYS—stipends are dependent on attendance at each professional development and this documentation.

The FYSL Orientation will be held at School Health Programs, 1515 Quintara Street:

 Elementary School Level
 Monday, October 23,, 2017 (Room 4)
 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 Middle/High School Level
 Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (Room 4)
 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Attend: two-hour Mid-Year FYSL professional development at School Health Programs, 1515 Quintara St.
 Elementary School Level
 Monday, February 5, 2018 (Room 8)
 4:00PM – 6:00PM

 Middle/High School Level
 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 (Room 8)
 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Policy

Assist in the implementation of Assembly Bill 490, McKinney-Vento legislation and other policies as needed.

May is Foster Care Month Bulletin BoardHealth Awareness

Promote a school-wide awareness event:

  • Foster Care Month in May

Student Support/Outreach

  • Facilitate “intake” and “exit” meetings with foster youth identified at your school site. 
  • Assess student educational needs and make appropriate referrals and intervention recommendations.
  • Refer students to educational and/or vocational programs, including (but not limited to) tutoring, mentoring, Guardian Scholars Summer Academy, job training, college prep/fairs, etc.
  • Involve students in school and community events, including after school programs, leadership/youth development activities, violence prevention/education, substance abuse prevention, school organizations, etc.
  • Check on current attendance and grades of students. 
  • Discuss the student and any needs at Student Assistance Program (SAP) meetings.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with care providers, social workers, probation officers, service providers, on-site Health and Wellness Team members and school counselors.

Administrative Duties

  • Complete and submit FYS student intake and exit forms.
    • Intake Form submitted by Friday, November 17, 2017
    • Exit Form submitted by Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Submit Foster Care Month Activity Log by Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Submit Foster/Adoptive Parent Recruitment Campaign Activity Log by Friday, May 20, 2016
  • Distribute the FYS Census to site administrator and SAP team members, including School District Nurse, School Social Worker, EXCEL After School Site Coordinator, Wellness Coordinator and the special ed department head and/or content specialist.
  • Make a brief presentation to school site staff each semester at a faculty meeting regarding Foster Youth Services Liaison role and responsibilities.
  • Provide students, caregivers, and school site staff with FYS materials and appropriate school based and community resources.


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Student, Family and Community Support DepartmentStudent Support Services Department - San Francisco Unified School District