Family Partner I (Up to $3000 Bilingual Incentive, Spanish Preferred)
Pacific Clinics

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Post Date: Nov 04, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Fresno, CA
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Title: Family Partner I (Up to $3000 Bilingual Incentive, Spanish Preferred)
Actual offers will be determined by the candidate’s creditable years of experience in conjunction with internal equity considerations and based on the organization’s current compensation practices.
The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program provides intensive mental health services to youth 10-18 years of age with severe mental health/substance abuse issues. These youth are at risk for greater hospitalization or homelessness and may be experiencing their first onset of a serious mental health condition. Others may have been in traditional mental health treatment services but now require a more extensive program.
Job Location: Fresno, CA
Job Summary
Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency to provide support and coaching on specific skill sets for caregivers as well as to provide a parent perspective in a variety of settings. Supports the development of a shared understanding between individuals and groups based on the twelve principles of the agency service philosophy. Uses personal and professional life experiences to establish credibility and infuse hope for a better future, to demonstrate unconditional acceptance, and assist with problem solving. Supports the implementation of family friendly practices by providing a parent’s perspective to the routine operations and development of programs. Provides consultation and training for staff and others to increase awareness and improve the effectiveness of parent-professional partnerships to meet the needs of families. Participates in program and community meetings to maximize parent voice, choice, access, and involvement throughout the service delivery process. Works directly with parents and caregivers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All employees are responsible for keeping job requirements up to date. This can include but are not limited to certifications, licensure, and maintaining a clear criminal record.
Education Requirements
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Some college education.
Experience Requirements
• Three (3) years of experience as a parent or caregiver of child with special needs.
• Be able to articulate the experience and perspective of a parent/caregiver or relative of a child with complex needs involving mental health, child protective, or probation services. This ability is acquired as the primary caregiver of a child with complex needs required.
Speak, read, and/or write another language preferred.
Other Specific Requirements
• Must pass Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and Child Abuse Index Check (CAIC) background clearance, if applicable.
• Valid California Driver's license with two years experience driving and clean driving record is required.

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