Program:Full Service Partnership - TAY - Sacramento
The position has primary responsibility for working with youth/TAY and family members to provide support, education, and advocacy. Family Advocates support the families as equal partners in the planning, development, and implementation of services.
Education / Experience
High School diploma or equivalent, preferred, plus personal experience as a consumer, foster parent, or parent of a child in the child welfare, probation, or mental health systems.
High School diploma or equivalent plus personal experience as a consumer, foster parent, or parent of a child in the child welfare, probation, or mental health systems and 2 years of experience working in a behavioral health field.
License or Certification
Valid California Driver's License preferred
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides Outreach and Engagement to families within the community. Conducts a strengths interview with family members; tells own story to engage families. Identifies family strengths for problem solving and assists family in identifying specific underlying needs. Advocates for and works with family to represent their best interests. Articulates family perceptions for other team members. Assists families with developing a safety plan and reviews/updates it at least weekly. Educates family members on available resources and how to access them. Links family members to identified resources, including housing, food, education/vocation, recreation, spiritual, mental and physical health, and social, as deemed appropriate in partnership with the treatment team. Available for 24/7 on-call services to assist in crisis intervention by phone or in person and to provide support for problem resolution. On-call is scheduled on a rotating basis. Provides and documents collateral, case management, outreach, engagement, and linkage services. Documents services related to specific domains from the family perspective. Participates in various meetings on an as-needed basis, including treatment team meetings and family therapy sessions to support the team with meeting the family's needs.
Bilingual pay differential offered.We offer:
- MFTI and ACSW's receive supervision for BBS hours
- Competitive compensation
- Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
- Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
- Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
- Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
- Family-oriented environment
- On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
- Flexible work schedule and environment
- Mileage reimbursement
Potential Work Schedule:
Mon-Fri, Day Shift
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