wraparound-deaf-family-partner-springfield

THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
WRAPAROUND PROGRAM
POSITION: WRAPAROUND FAMILY PARTNER (SPRINGFIELD)
DEFINITION: The Family Partner works in the community support Wraparound
program, a specialized agency within the statewide Child Behavioral
Health Initiative. She/he is responsible for support and advocacy to
parents/caregivers, providing some direct services and helping
families identify strengths, needs and access to community resources.
REQUIREMENTS:
• English speaking skills required. Additional Spanish speaking
skills preferred.
• Fluency in American Sign Language.
• Experience as a primary caregiver of a youth with emotional or
behavioral health needs.
• ASL skills and bicultural competency are required. The Family
Partner must be able to work collaboratively with a team and
possess effective interpersonal and communication skills.
• Time flexibility and some availability during evening/weekend
hours are required.
• A valid drivers license and a clean driving record as determined
by Human Resources is required.
SUPERVISOR: Wraparound Program Director
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works with families to identify a team to help family achieve goals.
Helps family identify strengths and needs.
Provides support services to family members such as accessing community support services.
Works with Wraparound team to develop a treatment plan with the family.
Responsible for maintaining paper work required by program.
Liaison with other providers as needed.
Provides formal and informal communication instruction/facilitation as needed.
Assists in the development of effective parenting skills as needed.
Utilizes a strength-based, family-centered approach to assist child and family in the development of
self-advocacy skills.
Your employment with The Learning Center for the Deaf is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or The Learning Center for the Deaf at will, with or without cause, and with or without
notice, at any time. Nothing in these policies shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of The Learning Center for the Deaf employees.
This policy of employment-at-will may not be modified by any officer or employee and shall not be modified in any publication or document. The only exception to this policy is a written employment
agreement approved at the discretion of the President or the Board of Directors, whichever is applicable.
These personnel policies are not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.