This position seeks to assist pregnant women through comprehensive case management, birth options counseling and parenting education or adoption services. Services focus on aiding parents in the healthy development of their unborn child through education as well as support and education if they choose an adoption plan or choose to parent their child, goal setting and attainment, as well as assistance meeting their immediate needs. EOE.
Employee will maintain a maximum caseload of 25 clients.
Employee will conduct and document intakes on individuals and families.
Employee will conduct and document a full assessment of the of the pregnant moms and their families.
Employee will provide case management services, including enrollment in public benefits, goal setting, and educational services to clients and their families.
Employee will help guide, in an ethical and client-centered manner, the clients through birth options counseling. If a client makes an adoption plan, the employee will walk with her through the adoption process as well as provide case management support several months post-adoption.
Employee will help with housing, transportation, medical expenses, clothing, emergency assistance, food, and other identified client needs as funding allows.
Employee will lead monthly education for the pregnant women and the birthfathers.
Employee will adhere to regulations and policies outlined by agency and funding grants when administering services.
Employee will fully document services rendered into the agency’s ETO database in a timely fashion.
Employee will properly document client services and interactions in accordance with funder requirements and agency requirements.
Employee will adhere to HIPAA requirements about handling of client protected health information.
Employee will adhere to all Council on Accreditation standards and Performance Quality Improvement requirements.
Employee will actively participate in team meetings and program development planning.
Employee will assist coworkers, when needed.
Employee will participate in regular supervisory sessions with program manager.
In all modes of service, employee is expected to establish and maintain a working relationship with community resources and to provide information and referral services as needed.
Employee will treat clients with dignity and honor in all circumstances
Employee will complete the Protective Factors online training curriculum on strengthening families.
Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related human service field.
At least three years’ experience in child placing services/adoption.
Minimum Travel Requirements
Throughout the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and the State of Missouri.
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About Catholic Charities Kansas City-St. Joseph
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is dedicated to bold solutions which transform lives through hope-filled care, services, and advocacy. The mission of Catholic Charities is to answer the commandment of Jesus Christ to love through service, advocacy, and empowerment of the vulnerable and those in need throughout northern and western Missouri.