Family Support Specialist

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Centerstone New Castle, IN

Company
Centerstone
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
33002:340999-006-1648
AJE Ref #
576027666
Location
New Castle, IN
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Centerstone, a leading provider of mental and behavioral health services, is seeking a Family Support Specialist to provide case management services to children and families in home, school and community settings. The family facilitator works with children and adolescents that are at risk of being removed from their community. A family facilitator works with the family to create a strength based, individualized case plan. The intention of the case plan is to help empower, build strengths and communication to help the family be successful.



Requirements:



Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field is preferred. At a minimum, applicants must possess at least two years of direct service experience working or volunteering in a human service organization, including but not limited to CMHC or other Behavioral Health Organization, Hospital or Medical Practice, Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facilities, MR/DD organizations, Youth-Serving Organization or Program, Childcare Organizations, School, Child Welfare Program, or Social Service Organization. Candidate must possess computer literacy (Microsoft Office: Word and Outlook); flexibility and ability to work independently; and satisfactory verbal and written communication skills for utilizing electronic clinical record system. Satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation are required. Flexible scheduling requiring working some evenings is necessary. Some travel within the county is also required. Must have the ability to lead community meetings when needed. Experience with or knowledge of wrap-around theory and family based intervention is a plus .



Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



https://careers.centerstone.org/careers/careers.aspx?req=2016-IN:33002:340999-006