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  • Provide support to parents of children with diverse needs due to serious emotional disturbances

  • Work full- or part-time with youth/families in their homes and in community settings

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

CCBC is seeking a Family Partner to join the Community Service Agency’s wraparound team for children aged birth through 21 with mental health needs. The FP works with the caregiver of the youth using their own lived experience of raising a child with emotional and/or behavioral needs to teach advocacy skills, connect caregivers to community based and natural supports, provide education on how to navigate through systems, and parenting supports. The FP is part of a multidisciplinary team and should have strengths in cultural humility, time management, knowledge of community resources, and advocacy skills.

Duties and responsibilities of this position include:
  • Utilize personal and professional life experiences to provide peer support to youth’s caregivers
  • Participate in team meetings to support the caregiver’s advocacy skills with team members
  • Engage caregivers in activities that are designed to address goals on the youth’s treatment plan
  • Assist caregivers with meeting the needs of the youth by educating, supporting, coaching, modeling, and guiding
  • Assist with linking caregivers to peer/parent support and self-help groups
  • Teach caregivers how to identify natural and community-based resources
  • Provide services in the community
  • Complete documentation in line with agency and insurance requirements

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years working with children/families or
  • Associates degree in a human service field and 1 year of experience working with children/families or
  • Bachelor’s degree in the hum services field and 1 year of experience working with children and families
  • Experience as a caregiver of a youth with emotional and/or behavioral health needs
  • Must have a dependable car, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance
  • Experience navigating any of the child/family-serving systems and advocating for family members involved with behavioral health systems

Benefits:

  • Salary $42,000
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays a year including 1 floating holiday
  • 10 days of paid sick time a year
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • An ability to have a flexible work schedule
  • Opportunities for ongoing training, professional development and CEUs

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Program Information

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    Community Service Agency

    As part of MassHealth's Children's Behavioral Health Initiative, CCBC has been designated as the Community Service Agency ("CSA") for Attleboro, Taunton, and surrounding communities... read more

Date posted: 8/30/2022

Send Resume & Letter

All submissions must include a cover letter providing your experiences of being a caregiver of a child with emotional and/or behavioral health needs.

For more information about this position, or to send your resume & cover letter:

Michelle Lalor-Carr (MLalor-Carr@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Fax: 508-824-0111

 

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.