Bilingual Family Support Partner
Community Assessment Team (CAT) Program
Spring Valley & East Communities Campus
Status: Full Time, $32480 per year + $1500 Bilingual Differential
Specific Responsibilities: Accountable to Spring Valley & East Communities Campus (SVECC) Program Managers to provide comprehensive trauma-informed services as part of the Community Assessment Team (CAT) program. The goal of the CAT program is to prevent East County youth ages 6-18 from entering or continuing in the juvenile justice system by providing prevention and intervention services for identified at-risk youth and their families. The CAT Program provides services in the home, on school campuses and in the community. Case Manager is responsible for screening possible intakes, providing intake assessments, crisis management, creating a service plan in partnership with the youth and their parent/legal guardian, facilitating appropriate referrals, as well as, community outreach. In addition, responsible for providing prevention and intervention facilitated groups on a variety of topics, including: alcohol and other drug use, teen pregnancy prevention, self-esteem, positive choices, and anger management.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Perform other Duties as assigned or required.
Must have ability to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to assist youth. Must have ability to hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations. Must have ability to lift and carry 20 pounds--lifting books, materials and equipment to execute lessons and presentations. Seeing to read, prepare and review a variety of activities and to monitor youth activities. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Walking extended lengths to move around campuses. Potential exposure to physical injury from aggressive behavior.
Qualifications: Bilingual (English and Spanish) required. Must have direct experience as a consumer or caregiver of a consumer of children’s mental health services, children services, special education or juvenile probation. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School diploma. Able to work in a diverse environment and demonstrate cultural competence. Able to obtain certification in CPR and First Aid. Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment. Must have reliable vehicle and relevant auto insurance, plus a clean driving record (mileage reimbursed). Must be computer literate. Work well autonomously and with multiple people/disciplines. Some availability after 5:00pm to meet client needs. Employment offer will be subject to clearances, which include fingerprinting, background checks, and drug testing.
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