Pinocchio Associate in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Pinocchio Associate is a paraprofessional who is based in a public or private school setting. The Pinocchio Associate serves in an emotional and behavioral supportive role to children eligible for the program.

This position will work within the St. Cletus school in St. Charles. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC:

Program Coordination
• Screen all children in assigned school grades K – 3
• Provide direct and indirect observation of children screened as eligible for the program
• Coordinate and complete program eligibility process with appropriate school staff and potential program parents
• Weekly Pinocchio Sessions: develop a permanent weekly schedule with the school
• Attend all agency and program meetings at a frequency determined by Supervisor
• Link families to other Compass Health services as deemed appropriate

Direct Clinical Services
• Collaborate with families and systems to develop Pinocchio Child and Family Plans
• Meet with each child eligible for the program weekly; individually for 30 minutes or in a group no larger than 4 students for 45 minutes.
• Schedule two parent conferences during the academic school year
• Provide parenting education when appropriate. (Family System Model)
• Seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member.

Documentation
• Timely
• Accurate
• Complete
• Maintain agreed upon level of productivity.
• Complete all mandatory documentation to monitor client’s progress towards achievement of individual treatment plan goals.

Other Responsibilities
• Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
• Attend all training as required by Compass Health Network, Accreditors and Funders.
• Perform Utilization Review activities as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE:

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK:

No identified risks of exposure

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION:

High School/GED required

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Professional or practical history working with children preferred

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.