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Parent Partner

Company: Pathways of California
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWelcome to Pathways of California's career website! If you are passionate about helping others and enthusiastic about your future, we want you to join our team!Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental health and substance use community-based services and offer a dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We are well-known in the field and have been a preferred provider in the Southern California region for over 20 years partnering with local government agencies and managed care companies to offer personalized, integrated care to community members of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. You will find that we have several openings ranging from administrative to clinical positions in a variety of service areas and settings in Southern California. Join one of our Pathways companies, Pathways Community Services (PCS) and/or College Community Services (CCS) and experience it for yourself! We have over 30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County. Pathways is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as a Parent Partner Bilingual in Spanish for our Project RENEW program in Anaheim CA.

Project RENEWProject RENEW provides personalized and recovery-oriented mental health services to children and adolescents (0-17 years old) with severe and persistent mental illness, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Working with a multidisciplinary team; children, adolescents and family members receive individualized goal setting, intensive case management, temporary assistance with housing, educational services, employment services, substance abuse services, skill-development groups, medication management, and community based activities. SummaryParent Partners are responsible for representing the interests and concerns of parents participating in the services provided by the company. The Parent Partner helps families become aware of existing community resources, identifies gaps in resources or services and provides emotional support to the family via face-to-face contact, phone calls and availability by cell phone. The position ensures that family members are treated as persons deserving of respect and that the parents' voices are heard. Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide client and family support and introduce them to the program.
  • Participate in development of family plans.
  • Attend Family Team meetings and assist the parents in achieving their goals and objectives as identified by the child and family team in the Action Plan.
  • Mentor families in communication skills, anger management, problem solving, stress management, appropriate discipline and other life skills.
  • Assist families in contacting and utilizing community resources.
  • Ensure that services are responsive to the goals, strengths, and needs as identified by the family's team and that the family is experiencing voice, access and ownership of the plan and services.
  • Maintain a cooperative and effective working relationship with the other members of the client's team to provide maximum support to the family.
  • Complete all documentation on time.
  • Comply with all child and dependent adult/elder abuse reporting laws and policies and confidentiality agreements.
  • Practice cultural competency.
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct.
  • Transport clients to accommodate community relationships. Use of personal car or vehicle is required.
  • Meet monthly productivity requirement of 100 direct service hours (DSH).
  • Maintain and ensures HIPAA, ethical standards and professional boundaries with all staff and clients.
  • Other duties assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company.
  • Bilingual in Spanish Recovery RequirementsProvide the best customer care possible.Identify and build upon the strengths of clients, coworkers, and the communities we serve.Support clients' steps towards Recovery and Wellness.Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our clients.Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry.Research and utilize our industry's best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes. Education/Licensing RequirementsEducation and/or Experience Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited college or university and/or experience working with youth in an employment or volunteer capacity preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Proof of: valid California driver's license and auto insurance, as well as proof of education are required. Prior behavioral health experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceMust be outgoing, personable, caring and friendly.Must be able to function as part of a multidisciplinary team, be familiar with the principles of Wraparound services and be knowledgeable of community resources.Intermediate level PC skills required.Ability to work flexible schedule to meet the needs to the Program.Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, computer skills and communication skills are a must.Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time. Physical RequirementsOffice Environment (not remote position). Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.Requires significant use of computer, tablet, phone and/or general office equipment.Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.Will require off-site travel 20% (local and out of state) - meeting, county and/or client needs.Will use personal car or vehicle as required for travel and/ or transportation.Will travel for meetings, training, etc. as needed. However, not remote position. Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Pathways of California, Anaheim , Parent Partner, Other , Anaheim, California

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