CCSWW

Certified Peer Counselor (Parent Partner)

Job Locations US-WA-Tacoma
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/18/2017 1:02 PM)
Job ID
2017-2612
# of Openings
5
Category
Behavioral Health
Min
USD $16.88/Hr.

Overview

WE ARE GROWING, AND WE NEED YOU!

 

We are a values-driven organization, providing family oriented mental health care for children and families in their own home and community.  Our enthusiastic clinical teams provide whatever is needed to help children and youth remain safely in their own home with their family, restoring hope, providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping to strengthen the family unity.

 

Responsibilities

 

Certified Peer Counselors (Parent Partners) are individuals with personal history as a parent of a youth/child who has been a recipient of behavioral health, child welfare, complex medical coordination or juvenile justice services who use that personal experience in building support with families.  Successful applicants must have first person experience in accessing system services and be prepared to disclose their personal experiences with youth, parents and others.

 

Certified Peer Counselors (Parent Partners) collaborate, provide support and help facilitate services for youth and their families receiving Family Behavioral Health Services.  Working as a member of a team, the Parent Partner helps a parent voice their own perspective and assure that other team members are able to understand their perspective and use that perspective in treatment planning.  This position helps youth, parents and families achieve confidence in their abilities to team on a recovery journey and maintain hope for their success after formal behavioral health services have been completed. 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Non-professional personal experience as a youth recipient of social or community services within the past 10 years or a parent with a child who has been a recipient of social or community services within the past 10 years.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Age 21 or older per DSHS requirements

 

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position

 

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors.

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