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  • FBH Family Support Specialist

    Job Locations US-WA-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2020 8:51 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3466
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Min
    USD $23.98/Hr.
  • Overview

    WE ARE GROWING, AND WE NEED YOU!

     

    HIRING FOR VANCOUVER, WA & COWLITZ COUNTY

    (BASED OUT OF VANCOUVER, WA)

     

    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

    The Family Support Specialist is responsible for providing and implementing prescribed mental health treatment strategies, crisis response and de-escalation as needed, as well as Crisis Plan implementation. In addition, the FSS incorporates recovery-oriented wellness and individualized skill building strategies. This position provides one-on-one mental health treatment strategies and services to high-risk children, youth and their families in the family home, therapeutic foster home, and/or community locations (e.g. during crisis in emergency departments, crisis response or behavioral observation and assessment in home and schools, etc.). The FSS works with the youth and family to participate in community safety and wellness activities during times of stabilization. This position requires the skills and abilities to assess safety and risk 'in-the-moment' in crisis situations while providing assistance and while accessing additional support as needed. Mentoring and coaching/implementing behavioral support, treatment and safety/crisis plans in the home and community is a strong component.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, human development or related field or Associate degree in social services, mental health or related degree and three years’ experience serving children and/or families (mental health, social services, education, etc.) may substitute for Bachelor's Degree.

    • 21 years or older per DSHS requirement
    • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, auto registration and automobile insurance.
    • Must have an acceptable driving record.
    • Schedules are flexible to accommodate client family needs and will include some evenings and weekends.
    • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
    • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.


    Catholic Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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