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- Bachelor’s degree in social work or the social or behavioral sciences
- Personal or professional experience with adoption, crisis pregnancy or other related field, and proficient counseling skills regarding (i.e. options, grief, human development, etc.)
- Have a working knowledge of the grief process in children and adults
- Provide options and/or relinquishment counseling to expectant parents
- Maintain client case files in compliance with the state regulations and the standards of this agency
- Participate in the labor, delivery and discharge procedures at the hospital as requested by the expectant and/or adoptive families, and mediate their relationship as required
- Prepare relinquishment and termination documents and coordinate their execution
- Attend and be prepared to testify in all court proceedings relative to the relinquishment and termination of parental rights
- Provide post relinquishment counseling to birth families following placement
- Conduct SAFE home study assessments for prospective adoptive families
- Maintain at least monthly contact with all assigned adoptive families
- Provide the state-required six months of supervision of assigned adoptive families
- Prepare written reports as required by state regulations, state statute and this agency
- Participate in regular supervision with the Director of Child Placement
- Attend and participate in scheduled staff meetings and agency events
- Participate in the 24-hour on-call system which includes occasional evening and weekend work
- Pursue ongoing personal education as per agency policies.
- Other duties, as assigned
- Team player
- Flexibile work schedule
- Able to work with a high degree of autonomy and internal motivation
- Spanish speaking preferred
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