• In Home Coach and Clinician

    Job Locations US-WA-Bremerton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 12:52 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Behavioral Health
    USD $21.53/Hr.
  • Overview

    The In Home Coach is a professional position providing innovative services to children, youth and families in their homes and within their community.  Our creative and effective In Home Services is a voluntary service that focuses on stabilizing families by providing parent coaching, resource assistance, and safety planning. This service involves collaboration with DCFS social workers, families, and community partners meeting client families with a flexible schedule to accommodate their needs that include working hours in evenings and weekends.


    The Incredible Years Instructor will provide instruction of the Incredible Years Program as designed and described in The Incredible Years Parent Training Program Leaders Manual to families referred to the program by the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS).


    In-Home Coach

    • Engage with each family within 24 hours of referral acceptance to coordinate delivery of services and establish the first face-face meeting within 48 hours of contact.
    • Complete a service assessment level of needs with family adhering to contract timelines and establish goals as outlined on Service Goal Confirmation and create targeted action plans to achieve identified goals.
    • Develop a basic safety plan identifying crisis response strategies as needed for each family including natural supports and professional community resources.
    • Provide weekly sessions working with families on goal achievement partnering to assist them with utilization of identified resources.
    • Collaborate with community resources as indicated by Childrens' Administration and family to include but not limited to housing, mental health or school need.
    • Completion of monthly summaries identifying level of service provided during sessions, case related activities and family progress.
    • Communicate and prepare families for end of services and instill hope that they can succeed with review of service goal achievement and level of need still evident with recommendations for families to continue with community resources or services.  
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Incredible Years Co-Facilitator

    • Within 24 hours of referral acceptance for scheduled class; engage with individual parents discussing class expectations, guidelines and timeframes. Maintain weekly communication with individual parents before scheduled class and during the 12-18 week course.
    • Collaborate as needed with other Co-Facilitators to create parent curriculum binders, handouts and materials for weekly classes. Partner with Operations Manager ensuring program books and materials are ordered and delivered prior to scheduled start of class.
    • Coordinate with BSS Supervisor as needed to schedule staff for onsite supervision of children of group participants and/or transportation needs each week.
    • As needed, purchase food and prepare a light meal for the group participants and the participants’ children if the group occurs during the evening hours.
    • Provide weekly Incredible Years group sessions with co-facilitators, according to the program designed and described in The Incredible Years Parent Training Program Leaders Manual.
    • Communicate with parents participating in the Incredible Years group at least once per week outside the group session. The contact may be by phone, except when the parent has been identified to receive between session coaching.
    • Weekly email notification to the assigned social worker identifying missed classes or unwillingness to participate in program. 
    • Weekly collaboration with co-facilitators documenting participant engagement during class through the use of IY individual monthly progress reports for each CA referred participant and final client service summary upon successful completion of class.
    • Coordinate with Operations Manager on submitting the monthly, weekly attendance reports, and the final completion reports and coordination for weekly video recording for completion of certification process.
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or related field.
    • 3 years’ of Family Preservation Services contract specific experience or 2 years’ relevant work experience, including work with children, youth and families.
    • Successful completion of the Incredible Years 5-Day Training of either BASIC; BABIES; TODDLER course and Parent Coaching
    • CANS-F certified or ability to become certified prior to in-home referral or start of IY class.
    • Be able to function well within an interdisciplinary team.
    • Must have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
    • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
    • Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS’ driving policy (required to provide current driving abstract).
    • First/Aid CPR certified or the ability to become certified within the 1 month of employment.
    • Proof of negative TB test within past 12 months and ability or test within first six months of employment.
    • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
    • Be committed to developing and safekeeping a workplace which values and supports a culturally diverse environment.
    • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a
    • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing
    • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural



    • Course work in child development.
    • Experience working with children, youth, and families within the child welfare system.
    • Direct experience providing parent training for children ages 2-8 years of age.
    • Knowledge of Wraparound principles.


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