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Location: Spring Valley, NY, United States
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2023
Location: Spring Valley, NY
Hours: Per Diem- Flexible hours
Rate of Pay: $18 to $20 depending on certification
Seeking a Bilingual Family Partner (Spanish/English) who is a parent/caregiver raising or has raised a child with mental health concerns and are personally familiar with the associated challenges OR a Bachelor's degree with relevant personal/professional experience (self or family member) with childhood mental health issues.
Family Partner will work as a team with a Clinician to provide child and family driven mobile outreach services as a means of crisis intervention, hospital diversion, and skill building to support healthy family functioning and goal setting. Short term mobile response team will work with children and family for a minimum of initial meeting and up to 8 weeks as driven by the family.
In this role you will:
Family Partner’s services include an array of formal and informal services and supports provided to families raising a child who is experiencing social, emotional, developmental and/or behavioral challenges in their home, school, and/or community. Activities can consist of engaging the parent/caregiver in activities in the home and community that are designed to address one or more goals on the waiver participants service plan; assisting parent/caregiver in meeting the needs of the youth through educating, supporting, coaching, modeling and guiding; teaching parent/caregiver how to network/link to community resources and treatment providers; teaching parent/caregiver how to advocate for services and resources to meet the youth’s needs; and guiding and support linkage to individual, peer/parent support, and self-help groups for parent/caregiver.
Family Partner have first-hand knowledge of the services and supports available in the community.
Family Partners offer resources including, but not limited to:
The ideal candidate will: