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Parent Partner

Company: Crittenton Services for Children and Families
Location: Pomona
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Parent Partner ensures the client family voice is heard during the Child & Family Team meeting;

ensures the needs of family are addressed in the development of Family Plans and service delivery; and

helps families navigate various systems of care.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides services to children, youth and families in their home, school, or other field location.
  • Acquires, maintains, and demonstrates knowledge of Continuum of Care, Core Practice Model, and trauma informed care in providing therapy to individuals and families.
  • Individualizes and ensures care to client families, primarily in their home, but also in other community-based and office settings.
  • Ties the goals and strategies of the Family plan to observable or measurable indicators of success, monitors progress in terms of these indicators, and revises the plan accordingly.
  • Responds to crisis situations of families and coordinates with other team members to timely and effectively respond to such situations.
  • Attends and actively participates in a multi-disciplinary team including CFT meetings, ISC meetings, internal team meetings, and other meetings as needed and assigned.
  • Despite challenges, persists in working toward the goals included in the Family Plan until the team reaches agreement that a formal Mental Health process is no longer required.
  • Prepares and submits timely, progress notes, incident reports, and other documentation in appropriate formats and within time frames set by contractual and agency requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    High School diploma AND successful experience as an enrollee parent. Individual must be able to work

    primarily in the field, which requires a valid, unrestricted California driver's license, proof of insurance

    and consistent availability of a working vehicle.

    Additional Requirements:

    • To meet the needs of monolingual clients, bilingual proficiency in a threshold language is compensated with a bilingual stipend.
    • Basic math skills to assist families with budgeting.
    • Moderate English language proficiency and effective written and verbal skills to communicate with parents/caregivers, to effectively participate in meetings, document activities, and develop Family Plans.
    • Must be able to identify resources and collaborate with agencies that can be of assistance to low income, multi-problem families struggling with mental health problems.
    • Moderate computer skills to effectively document and to learn and use Exym or other electronic record systems.
    • High degree of emotional skills to read social/emotional cues, body language, and surroundings, to manage environment, and to be sensitive to clients and community.
    • High level of reasoning ability to identify and respond to variables and to quickly solve practical problems.

      EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Crittenton Services for Children and Families, Pomona , Parent Partner, Other , Pomona, California

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