BTCS does not place peers or family partners in the same location or program that they are receiving services.
Under the direct supervision of the Lead Certified Family Partner, provides support and advocates for families to assist in engagement, empowerment, self-advocacy, and wellness as they actively participate in recovery. Certified Family partners (CFP) assist families in making informed decisions that drive families toward wellness and recovery. As a supportive partner, the CFP has a strong connection to the community and is knowledgeable about resources, services and supports for families. The CFP’s lived experience is critical to earning respect and establishing trust as they coach and families to find and develop their voice and learn how to use it effectively in their treatment, wellness and recovery. The CFP assists the family in making informed decisions on a routine basis, in crisis and during the Wraparound process.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: 18 years or older; high school diploma or GED, must have parented a child with a documented mental health disorder one year or more prior to the child’s 18th birthday and a reference from a child-serving system in which the applicant has successfully navigated ; hold a current family partner certification from Via Hope, or be able to obtain one within six months of hire; present a reference from a child-serving system in which the applicant has successfully navigated; have current Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record.|
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual
|Closing Date||Open until filled|