FAMILY SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Program: Health Center Salary Grade: GS – 14
Supervisor: Substance Abuse Mental Health Director Salary Range: $20.57 – $24.57
FLSA Status: Exempt      Non-Exempt     Public Safety Position Type: Regular Full-Time

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Family Support Coordinator is responsible for intake, coordination and monitoring adolescents, transitional age youth and their families who receive services from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program. This position manages case files in addition to establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with clients and families who receive substance abuse and mental health treatment services and will promote family participation in the treatment provision of the identified client. This position is a 1.0 FTE and reports to the Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supports clients and their family’s members in both individual and family settings
  2. Provides input regarding individual and family clinical issues as part of the clinical team
  3. Advocates for and assists clients and their families in accessing and receiving mental health treatment, medical care, housing, food and clothing as indicated
  4. Works in partnership with parents who are treated as experts concerning their families
  5. Completes intake paperwork
  6. Administers screening instruments
  7. Provides psychoeducation and strength-based support to increase protective factors (housing, income, parenting skills, etc.) and promote familial stability in the community
  8. Responsible for coordination of services with outside agencies, schools, medical providers and other community partners
  9. Enlists the involvement of formal and informal community resources to support the family while including input from the child and the family
  10. Sees the family weekly for periods of time/day that may vary depending on the needs of the family
  11. Responsible for coordinating case management to ensure that all identified needs are addressed.
  12. Responsible for documentation of service provision
  13. Adheres to and upholds the policies and procedures of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and the Fallon Tribal Health Center
  14. Attends all team and agency staff meetings
  15. Other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge and experience working in the behavioral health programs.
  2. Understanding of and ability to work with American Indians with the knowledge and ability to address cultural sensitivity for the population served.
  3. Knowledge and understanding of Federal Laws regarding patient confidentiality and HIPAA.
  4. Must have proficient communication skills, verbal and written.
  5. Deal effectively with individuals, family members representing wide points of view and temperament.
  6. Must be computer literate and able to demonstrate ability in various Microsoft programs, and demonstrate efficiency in data processing programs for Tribal, Federal and State reporting.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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)

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  1. Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Behavioral Health, Social Work, Psychology, or related field
  2. Must have 2 to 3 years’ experience working in youth and family agencies that provide substance abuse and mental health treatment services

 

PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AT FPST.ORG/EMPLOYMENT/ TO APPLY.

 

POSITION CLOSES ON JUNE 19, 2021.

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