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Family Support Provider I

Company: Oklahoma Mental Health Council
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

The Family Support Provider will emphasize the use of informal, natural community supports as a primary strategy to assist health home enrollees and families. Family Support Providers interact regularly with other staff, including the Health Team, and treatment providers to assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include crisis intervention under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees, client advocacy, prevention and education.

Essential Functions

* Acts as a liaison for the family between Department of Human Services (DHS), courts, hospitals, schools and other community agencies
* Transports families and children to various locations
* Organizes and generates parent/youth support groups, while encouraging parent/youth participation
* Acts as a role model in relationships with clients and their families
* Completes paperwork to document activities and observations in a timely manner
* Participates in group outings as needed and assures safety for clients and their families
* Maintains core competencies in relation to working with co-occurring disorders through continuing education and implementing skills into all aspects of treatment
* Maintains effective working relationships and strategic alliances with consumers, other staff, the community and other non-profit organizations Builds rapport and working partnerships with relevant local, state, and federal government agencies
* Promotes community education projects to help increase awareness of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Acute Mental Health Crises
* Supports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans
* Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Must have firsthand experience raising a child with emotional or behavioral issues
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License
* Must have reliable transportation and proof of insurance
* Must be 21 years or older
* Must complete the following at the start of employment Wrap 101 and FSP training upon hire
* Previous experience in the mental health environment preferred

Benefits (Full-Time Staff Only)

* Employee Health Insurance for as low as $10 per month
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* 403B Retirement plan with employer contribution
* Professional Growth funds
* Paid Time-off
* Employer paid long term disability

All Red Rock BHS employees are required to be fully vaccinated, as per Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Standards, unless otherwise exempt.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Red Rock Behavioral Health Services does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, marital/familial status, sexual orientation, or disability.

Keywords: Oklahoma Mental Health Council, Edmond , Family Support Provider I, Other , Chandler, Oklahoma

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