Family Partner - Family Resource Center (Southbridge)
Company: You Inc
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Youth Opportunities Upheld,Inc. (Y.O.U., Inc.) is one of the
leading child welfare, behavioralhealth and education agencies in
Massachusetts, offering more than 45exceptional programs at 32
distinct sites, with career opportunities--inthe areas of:
community based services, residential care, behavioralhealth, and
education and employment services. We are a private,
non-profitchild welfare and behavioral health organization, serving
troubled andat-risk children, adolescents and families in central
Massachusettssince 1971. Throughout our more than 45-year history,
the agency hasremained true to our founding mission to provide
youth and families withopportunities to fulfill their potential and
build a brighter future,while responding to changing community
needs with appropriate growth andinnovation. Our growth andsuccess
over these years has been a direct result of the outstandingwork of
our staff of nearly seven hundred full and
part-timeprofessionals.--We believe employees are our most valuable
asset andprovide a positive, family-friendly work environment that
is centeredupon teamwork. We are committed to providing our
employeesopportunities for professional development and career
growth, inaddition to opportunities to learn and use a myriad of
creativetreatment approaches, including our Adventure Challenge
Experience,Occupational Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, Expressive
Arts,--and even Pet Therapy. Family Partner - Family Resource
Center (Southbridge) Southbridge, MA (Main Street) - BEHAVIORAL
HEALTH SERVICES - Full Time - CBS-Home-Based Services
- Apply Our diverse workforce has talented professionals like you
at every career level- from recent college grads to seasoned
practitioners. We have opportunities for you to do meaningful work
with kids and families in a variety of settings.--We are committed
to providing excellent clinical care, supervision, and training
opportunities for staff to ensure we deliver the highest quality
and most effective treatment to the youth we serve. We offer a
strong training program with free CEU'S, solid supervision, and
opportunities for advancement. Full time and hourly positions
available for both Master and Bachelor level candidates Worcester,
Southern Worcester County and Northern Worcester County. Job
Description YOU, Inc's Southbridge Family Resource Center (FRC) is
a community-based, culturally-responsive program that will provide
information, referral to services, and support in various areas to
families seeking help.--We are currently searching for a talented
and professional Family Partner--in the--Southbridge, MA area--to
support and coach parents on navigating through the children's
mental health system in our Community Based Services Component.
This position requires experience as a parent of a special needs
child or child with SED.--Responsibilities:
- Have a structured, strength-based relationship with a
parent/caregiver utilizing your own lived experience.
- Guide and coach the caregiver to be connected with community
resources and develop strategies and skills to help navigate
child-serving systems to better address the youth's emotional and
- Assist individuals or families in learning and practicing
- Work collaboratively with the clinician, school liaison, and
any other support system to meet the needs of the families that
come to the FRC.
- Attends court as needed to support families.
- Co-facilitate parent and youth groups.
- Completes daily progress notes, treatment goals and other
required documentation, including data entry, in a timely
- Other duties as defined by agency and/or leadership team.
Skills & Requirements Qualifications:
- Must have experience helping to raise a child with social,
emotional, mental health, or substance abuse concerns and have
experience navigating the myriad of youth services required
- The candidate will have knowledge of behavioral health systems
and resources in the Southbridge/Webster community.
- 2-3 years of related experience.
- Must possess good organizational skills, effective written,
verbal and computer skills
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent problem-solving ability.
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