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Family Skills Facilitator II

at Southwest Network

Posted: 11/5/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: e38462aa-be57-4957-8b4e-92db69c3ef7b
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Job Description

ABOUT SOUTHWEST NETWORK

Southwest Network provides integrated behavioral and physical health services, caring for both the mind and body for whole health and wellness. We provide treatment programs for seriously mentally ill adults and children and adolescents with complex emotional and behavioral needs. We are committed to their recovery, and we work together to offer hope, support individual goals, encourage self-sufficiency, and change lives. We do whatever is needed for the individuals and families we serve.

We truly understand how important our employees are to those they care for, and how critical they are to our mission. As one of our employees, we will look after as many of your professional and personal needs as we can and make sure your work environment is productive, yet pleasant and informal. We are committed to offering you opportunities for personal and career growth, and we value and reward innovation, collaboration, dedication, and strength.

ABOUT OUR CHILD & ADOLESCENT SERVICES DIVISION

In the treatment of children and adolescents, we are known for getting youth in quickly, treating even the most challenging cases, offering helpful parent and family support, and providing quality, compassionate care. Using the nationally recognized Child and Family Team process and with treatment tailored to each person’s strengths, needs, and culture, youth can stay in the home, be productive in school, and have a hopeful future. Integrated health services address both behavioral and physical health issues, and special programs for teens and young adults help them realize their potential and become independent adults. We also collaborate with the Arizona Department of Child Safety to provide families involved in child welfare with comprehensive service plans which integrate all aspects of care and treatment. All members of the team practice in a manner that is consistently mindful of the 12 Principles of The Arizona Vision for Children.

THE INTENSIVE PATH TO EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

The goal of the Intensive Path to Empowerment program (PEP) is to help families with complex needs achieve their goals for independence with minimal services in place. The program uses evidence-based practices and interventions relating to Meet Me Where I Am programming to provide fast support right in the home. This type of direct intervention helps decrease out-of-home requests and hospitalizations, keeps children in the home, and helps families achieve greater independence.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Family Skills Facilitator II, you’ll provide family-centered, direct support to youths and families with complex needs in our Intensive Path to Empowerment program. You’ll provide skills enhancement, behavior management, family and community support, and case management. Although the situations of some of these families’ can be challenging, your energy, creativity, flexibility and dedication will really make a difference in their lives, now and for the future. This is a great opportunity to advance your career in behavioral health, as we provide great training and support and you’ll learn and grow with a fantastic team working for a respected organization.

You’ll also collaborate with our Child and Family Teams in coordination of care, the development of service plans focusing on behavioral needs, and the development of age appropriate and trauma informed interventions based on behavioral goals established by the Child and Family teams. You’ll have frequent contact with youths and families to provide information and education, and to ensure their needs are met and progress is being made. The in-home, family-centered services, skill building, education and support you provide to youths and families will help them reach their goals for independence.

A complete job description is available upon request.

REQUIREMENTS

Eligible candidates must possess a master’s or bachelor’s degree in a field related or similar to behavioral health; a bachelor’s degree in a non-related field and one year related experience; an associate degree in any field and one year related experience; or a high school diploma or equivalency certificate and three years’ related experience. Must be able to obtain an Arizona state fingerprint clearance card.

Must have knowledge of the spectrum of mental illnesses, DSM-5 codes and descriptions, psychotropic medications, and crisis intervention. Must be able to function as a member of a case management team that facilitates Child and Family Team meetings. Knowledge of trauma-informed care principles, as well as evidence-based practices for working with children in out-of-home placements and the unique needs of the birth to five population are preferred. Knowledge of community based and family-centered behavioral health services also preferred. Must be able to function as a member of a case management team that facilitates Child and Family Team meetings. Knowledge of trauma informed care principles, as well as evidence-based practices for working with children in out-of-home placements and the unique needs of the birth to 5 population are preferred. Must be able to maintain excellent member and family relationships. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to identify priorities, and stay organized. Must be competent in the use of electronic medical records software and Microsoft Office software. Preferred typing skills of 25 to 40 WPM.

Only candidates 21 years of age or older will be considered.

COMPENSATION

This position is offered at a fair, competitive salary. A good benefits package is a valuable part of your total compensation, and we’ve got a great one: medical, dental and vision insurance; paid sick, vacation and holiday time; tuition reimbursement; retirement plan with match; disability insurance; life insurance; flexible spending and health savings accounts; an employee assistance program; employee discounts; and more. When you consider everything—the salary, the benefits, the ongoing training and support we offer, and the impact you’ll have on the lives of others—it could be the right opportunity for you.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of education, employment, driving record and auto insurance, and completion of a criminal background check and drug testing.

Southwest Network is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

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