Family Specialist III
Uplift Family Services

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Post Date: Dec 14, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Campbell
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Title: Family Specialist III

Salary Grade: $26.64-$31.98

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.

Job Summary
Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency. Coordinates the development of a strength-based relationships with youth, their caregivers, support persons, and other wraparound team and community members. Models how to implement positive behavior change through the creation of behavioral strategies that will support stabilization in the home and community. Does whatever it takes to meet the needs of the family in a strength based approach while also preserving the family unit. Assists in transitioning kids to the lowest level of care. Provides staff with morale building, leadership development, role modeling, and overall support to the program to ensure that needs are met for families and each other. Building on Family Specialist I/II responsibilities the Family Specialist III continues to demonstrate a high level of creativity and strength-based interactions with colleagues and families alike. Works independently in families’ home and a variety of community and/or treatment settings.
This position works directly with children and adults at times and locations that are convenient to them. The Family Specialist III position will provide direct service by implementing behavior plans and fostering productive relationships through a range of activities with youth and/or their caregivers. Under supervision the Family Specialist III also assists with activities within their scope of practice and training including but not limited to Functional Behavioral Analysis, facilitating Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings, completing Core Evaluation Data Elements (CEDE), and writing of the Individual Child and Family Plans for assigned families. Under the clinical supervision of a Facilitator or Clinical Program Manager, Family Specialist IIIs will provide input to Assessment, Child and Adolescents Needs and Strengths (CANS), and Treatment plan documents. All activities related to diagnoses (including the assessment and treatment plan documents) are the responsibility of the clinical supervisor, not the Family Specialist III.

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