what does it take to become a group home manager?

i've been working at group homes for almost 4 years now.. ive started a new job but im getting iffy with it.. not sure if i'll be able to handle it(outside of human services completely)... i have experience working with a mixture of different types of disabilities from completely disabled, MR and autism etc. and an agency where i've been to many group homes in my entire state.. i just want to know what it takes to become a group home manager without a degree.. every place i've gone to work at cuz im just a sub and they always say i should work for them.. hey i do the job right and i get it done.. any experience? any feedback to help me out.. i really wouldnt mind being a group home manager, so what does it take?

Asked By: starconfusionco1 - 6/17/2007
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A college degree and alot of studying and paperwork. There is agrant from the Federal govt. for 95% if you can prove there is a need in your area and you put up 5 % of the base amount. Believe me I have been a personal caregiver for 33 years and worked in group homes as well as accredited facilities as John Know... More
Answered By: WIDOW - 6/17/2007
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hey I wanted to knw if u got any answers cause I am in the same situation with wanting to further my title as a group home manager I am a paraprofessional but I do have a team leader experience but not management so if u can email me with any information it well be a great help thank you
Answered By: Roschelle - 12/17/2013
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