Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0165
Post Date 9/12/2017
Title Family Partner
Employment Type Full Time
City Roslindale
State MA
Description The Community Services Agency (CSA), based in Roslindale is looking to seccure a Family Partner. Under the direction of the Sr. Family Partner and working collaboratively with the Intensive Care Coordinators, the Family Partner will do the following: Works one-on-one with families and youth and maintains regular frequent contact with the parent(s)/caregiver(s) in order to provide education and support throughout the care planning process. Participates as a member of the CPT and clearly outlines the goals of the Family Support and Training Services. Works closely with families and any existing/referring behavioral health provider(s) to implement the objectives and goals identified in the Individual Care Plan. Teaches parents/caregiver how to promote linkages with other treatment providers and other community resources and work with the Intensive Care Coordinator. Educates parents/caregivers about how to effectively navigate the child-serving systems and about the existence of informal/community resources available; and facilitates access to these resources. Attends staff meetings. Presents client/family material; consult with supervisor and team members on challenging and difficult client/family issues. Participates in regular individual and group supervision. Attends clinical training and safety practice training. Documents significant family interactions and collateral work as per MassHealth requirements.

Requirements: Experience as a caregiver of a child or youth with special needs and preferably with significant mental health needs. Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited university and one (1) year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; or high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; and Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile
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