Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Family Partner!
The Family Partner provides parents/caregivers (inclusive of mothers, fathers, grandparents, etc.) strength-based, peer-to-peer education, coaching, modeling, guidance, and support within a variety of settings.
The Family Partner is a specialized expert who has lived experience providing caregiving to a youth with mental health challenges. This position works in close partnership with the Clinician, Clinical, Therapeutic Support Specialist, Peer Mentor, and involved service team to provide education, coaching/training and support to parents/caregivers of youth receiving flexible support services funded by DMH.
In addition, the Family Partner provides a range of activities and support forums to allow parents/caregivers to advance and practice parenting, problem solving, leadership, networking, and advocacy skills. Support is provide in three distinct levels based on parent/caregiver needs to include modeling (“Do For”), providing assistance to support the parent/caregiver practicing a skill (“Do With”), and encouraging a parent/caregiver who’s engaging in skills independently (“Cheer On”).
Schedule: 30 hours per week
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Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.