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Parent Partner (Mental Health)

Community Research Foundation San Diego, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 CRF follows all COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines as outlined by San Diego County, the State of California, and the CDC. 

Program/Location: Nueva Vista (Chula Vista)
Parent Partner (Temporary) – Mental Health Services for Children, Youth and Family Program
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday; some evenings required. Clinic hours are Monday and Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. The duration of this temporary position is approximately 5 months with benefits, depending on program needs.

Typical Duties of the Parent Partner

  • Provides individual, parent/caregiver and family services in the clinic and/or community setting, including schools, homes, community centers, faith-based programs, or where the family/caregiver feels most comfortable
  • Works to destigmatize mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in children and youth
  • Provides education to caregivers about the effectiveness of treatment when caregivers are involved in family therapy
  • Works with caregivers to be change agents in communicating and increasing involvement between family members
  • Provides additional support to families and ensures that the treatment planning contains measurable objectives for each child/youth receiving services
  • Assists the multi-disciplinary team to better accommodate the family needs in order to foster consistent and meaningful family participation
  • Provides outreach to the community in the form of education on program services
  • Participates in weekly Care Coordination meetings and staff meetings
  • Completes documentation in electronic medical records according to requirements of regulatory agencies

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Direct experience as a caregiver of a child/youth that is currently or has received services from a public mental health setting
  • Is able to demonstrate education and/or life experience commensurate with the job duties
  • Previous supervised working experience with children, youth, or family behavioral health services
  • Basic knowledge/proficiency with a computer, including Word and Excel software. Experience with Anasazi EHR is a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish (reading, speaking, writing) is preferred, but not required
  • Previous experience with County Health and Human Service requirements and documentation is helpful
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Ability to pass criminal/background clearance

Program Overview:

Located in Chula Vista, CA , Nueva Vistas Family Center is a child, youth, and family outpatient program which provides clinic, school, home, and field-based services to the South Bay region of San Diego County. We provide a range of services including crisis intervention, individual, family, and group therapy, medication support, rehabilitation, case management and drug and alcohol services while incorporating the family systems and wrap-around approach. We provide mental health services to children and youth with Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Funding as well as those who are uninsured and underinsured.

Company Description
Vision Statement

IMPROVING AND ENRICHING THE LIVES OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY WE SERVE

Mission

CRF, in partnership with our clients and stakeholders, designs, delivers and evaluates innovative and exemplary behavioral health services in a manner that is both culturally and trauma competent, providing these services with integrity, compassion, and a strong focus on wellness. We also inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals.

Philosophy

CRF embraces the concept that persons affected by mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use problems can and do recover when provided with appropriate and adequate treatment, activities and supports. This includes access to culturally appropriate, recovery-focused care within the individual's own community provided in the least restrictive level possible. Our child, youth and family programs are family-centered and designed based upon wraparound philosophy.

Persons Served

Community Research Foundation serves adults with serious mental illness, many with a co-occurring substance use problem, as well as seriously and emotionally disturbed youth and children.

General Areas of Service

Short Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) programs (alternative to hospitalization for adults)
Transitional Living Residential Program for Adults
Outpatient Clinics for Children and Adults
Walk-In Urgent Care Clinic for Adults
School-Based Counseling Programs
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Outpatient Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs
Client-Directed Psychosocial and Vocational Clubhouses
CalWorks Specialized Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence Program

Community Research Foundation

Why Work Here?

We inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals.

Vision Statement IMPROVING AND ENRICHING THE LIVES OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY WE SERVE Mission CRF, in partnership with our clients and stakeholders, designs, delivers and evaluates innovative and exemplary behavioral health services in a manner that is both culturally and trauma competent, providing these services with integrity, compassion, and a strong focus on wellness. We also inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals. Philosophy CRF embraces the concept that persons affected by mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use problems can and do recover when provided with appropriate and adequate treatment, activities and supports. This includes access to culturally appropriate, recovery-focused care within the individual's own community provided in the least restrictive level possible. Our child, youth and family programs are family-centered and designed based upon wraparound philosophy. Persons Served Community Research Foundation serves adults with serious mental illness, many with a co-occurring substance use problem, as well as seriously and emotionally disturbed youth and children. General Areas of Service Short Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) programs (alternative to hospitalization for adults) Transitional Living Residential Program for Adults Outpatient Clinics for Children and Adults Walk-In Urgent Care Clinic for Adults School-Based Counseling Programs Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Outpatient Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs Client-Directed Psychosocial and Vocational Clubhouses CalWorks Specialized Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence Program

Address

1161 Bay Blvd Ste B
San Diego, CA
USA