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Family Partner 

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What are we looking for in a Family Partner?

As part of the WISe (Wraparound with Intensive Services) team, the Family Partner uses personal and professional life experiences to provide peer support to youth and families served by the WISe program. The Family Partner encourages clients to assert control over their lives and recovery process by promoting self-advocacy, positive socialization, community living skills, and reliance on natural supports. The Family Partner also serves as a bridge between the family and treatment team to ensure that each party’s information & perspectives are shared and understood. This role requires a willingness to use one’s own experiences to help others, routine work outside of the office and regular business hours, and Youth & Family Peer Counselor certification by in Washington State.

Family Partner duties may include:

  • learning about the family’s story, strengths, concerns, and culture in order to effectively serve as a consultant and advocate for the family
  • providing information about Comprehensive, WISe process & procedures, and the Family Partner role to engage parents & caregivers
  • sharing personal experiences of recovery, as appropriate, to build motivation and encourage clients in their treatment
  • participating in team meetings to ensure access, voice, and choice within the wraparound process to support the caregivers’ connection to treatment team
  • providing non-judgmental, unconditional support and consistent hope & encouragement to parents & caregivers
  • assisting the Care Coordinator in development of a self-directed recovery and action plan using wraparound principles
  • completing accurate and timely clinical documentation
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have been a caretaker for a child or youth who has been a consumer of mental health services
  • Complete the training provided by the State of Washington for Youth & Family Certified Peer Counselors and successfully pass the examination to attain certification

More information about Peer Support certification is available at https://www.hca.wa.gov/billers-providers-partners/behavioral-health-recovery/peer-support

Other Credentials Required: Driver's license, vehicle liability insurance. Must be eligible for Agency Affiliated Counselor registration in WA.

 
Location Yakima  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
 
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or hr@comphc.org

Pre-employment drug screening is required.
 

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