EXCITING FULL-TIME, CERTIFIED PEER COUNSELOR (PARENT PARTNER) OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN OUR WISe TEAM WORKING WITH LATINO CIVIC ALLIANCE, SERVING YOUTH & FAMILIES IN SOUTH KING COUNTY AREA.
Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health is looking for a Certified Peer Counselor (Parent Partner) who wants to join our team of innovators who continually "push the envelope" and challenges traditional thinking in Behavioral Health.
WHO ARE WE:
We are a values-driven organization, providing family oriented mental health care for children, youth 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 with promise, providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping to strengthen the family unity. With sites located in Tukwila, Tacoma, Olympia, Shelton, Bremerton, Aberdeen, Yelm, Vancouver, and Portland Oregon, we offer comprehensive intensive, Wrap-around mental health services to a diverse population for youth and families. We employ nearly 600 caring and compassionate employees.
WHAT WE VALUE:
Compassion Diversity Excellence Justice Stewardship
WHAT WE OFFER:
We strive to help children and families live together safely and securely with hope and promise. We serve as a catalyst for change when appropriate, challenging long-standing service traditions in community behavioral health. We behave with Humility, Passion for our Mission, and Compassion and Respectful Interactions. We value learning and offer alternatives and we stand strong to help child-serving systems understand our alternative paradigm while strengthening partnerships. We do not compromise our values.
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 as a parent of a youth who received system services and 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 Certified Peer Counselor (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.
Emphasis is on achieving incredible outcomes with children, youth and families by actively partnering with them along with their natural and community services and supports to achieve long term safety and stability in our neighborhoods and communities.
A full job description with qualifications may be shared with candidates identified for an interview.
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING IN A CANDIDATE:
Tukwila’s earliest residents were members of the Duwamish Tribe with homes along the Black and Duwamish Rivers. They named the area Tukwila for the lush forests of hazelnut tress which grew throughout the area. Enjoy all the area has to offer:
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.