The Family Preservation-Parent Education Home Based Program is an in-home program for families that are at risk of having their children placed in out of home care due to abuse and/or neglect in Mason and Oceana Counties. This program will provide services to families with an open Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Children’s Protective Services case; Families with children in MDHHS supervised out-of-home placement; Families in need of post adoptive services; and/or families with an open MDHHS child welfare prevention case. Family Preservation-Parent Education Home Based Services include assessment, pre/post testing, parent education curriculum, life/home management skills, parent/child interactive skills and other enhancements as necessary. Services are individualized based on a family’s presenting concerns, home based and delivering during flexible hours, based on family need.
Starting Hourly Wage: $14.90 hourly
Flexible work schedule after an initial training period that includes working in the office and out of the office.
Are you passionate about discovering new ways to help empower people and make a difference in their lives?
If you’ve got what it takes to support us in our mission to provide help and create hope through innovative, collaborative, and diverse programs within the community, then we’ve got the right opportunity for you.
About Catholic Charities West Michigan
Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) is a community-based agency providing programs in Western Michigan and offering a variety of services in family preservation, behavioral health, child welfare, and community outreach.
Bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the following human service areas: social work, sociology, psychology, family ecology, consumer/community services, family studies, family and/or child development, guidance/school counseling, counseling psychology or criminal justice is required.
Experience working with multi problem children and families and overall ability to engage with, and relate to, families with multi-problems.
Knowledge and commitment to the strategies of home based services is essential.
Knowledge of evidence-based parenting curriculum.
Knowledge of community resources and ability to handle crisis.
Training, education, and experience in the area of human services.
Skills in crisis intervention, assessment of potentially violent situations, and short-term goal setting.
Knowledge of family and individual theories.
Knowledge of strategies of home-based services, including a strength-based approach.
Must have a non-judgmental positive attitude toward families.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
In the spirit of our Catholic tradition, we lead our diverse communities with hope and compassion by offering innovative, collaborative programs. Through our team of highly trained employees, dedicated volunteers and generous community, we deliver the highest quality social services.
Following in the footsteps of Christ, we are the leaders in empowering people to achieve their God given potential by providing help and creating hope.
CCWM is an equal opportunity employer, subject to all federal and state laws as applicable to a religious Agency.