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Family Peer Support Partner-CC531302

Company: Institute for Community Living
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Older Adult Recovery Supports(OARS)
2581 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11208, USA
DescriptionNOTE: All applicants must comply with -ICL/NYC's vaccination policy. Individuals selected for employment cannot begin working until they provide verification that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (with an FDA-authorized vaccine) or submit and gain approval for a Medical or Religious Exemption. Individuals approved for exemption must submit weekly PCR test results. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide outreach and support to all family members enrolled in the CCBHC at every stage, from pre-admission to discharge.
  • Work collaboratively with parents/legal guardians in advocating, parenting, care planning and effectively engaging and interacting in a strengths-based manner.
  • Provide psychoeducation, skill building; participate in home visit planning and processing.
  • Create opportunities for families to support each other via group meetings and activities.
  • Provide warm hand-off referrals to community-based support services.
  • Actively participate as an integral part of the CCBHC multidisciplinary team including family care planning and collaboration.
  • Perform the basic accountability tasks related to the job, which include compiling and maintaining all necessary records.
  • Assist administrative staff in collection of information for program effectiveness.
  • Actively engage in clinical supervision.
  • Respond in a positive and respectful manner to diversity.
  • Participate in all trainings for the Whole Family Health Model.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • Knowledgeable in peer-based practice.
    • Able to connect with people living with mental illness, and/or substance abuse.
    • Knowledge about mental health, physical wellness and stress management and local resources that promote health and wellness.
    • Be a welcoming, guiding and empowering representative of the program.
    • Attend trainings to continually increase competencies.QUALIFICATIONS:Parent/caretaker with personal experience with behavioral health disorders. Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent, and ideally bilingual.HOURS PER WEEK: This is a full-time 40-hour week exempt salary position, flex schedule.TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: Moderate degree of travel to family homes.

Keywords: Institute for Community Living, New York , Family Peer Support Partner-CC531302, Other , New York, New York

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