02 Aug Now Hiring – Parent Partner
The Parent Partner is responsible for providing direct support services to the families and youth in the Bayfront Outpatient Programs. Assists the family in learning communication skills, educates the family about family/child service agencies, community resources, and teaches advocacy skills. Collaborates (as needed) with the Care Coordinators, Facilitators, Rehab Specialists and Child and Family Specialists with family and community engagement, advising on parent and family concerns within the Child and Family Team (CFT). Advocates on behalf of the parent/caregivers and supports their voice in the development of the Family Safety Crisis Plans. Responsible for participating in the coordination and ongoing execution of the Parent Training and Education Program and monthly Parent Council groups. Is available 24 hours day, 7 days per week for crisis response.
Work experience requirements:
High School diploma or GED.
You must be the biological or adoptive parent of a child with special needs. Past experience and/or involvement with County Department of Mental Health, Child and Family Services, or Probation.
Bi-lingual in English, Spanish, Korean, Farsi, and Vietnamese is preferred but not required.