Under the direct supervision of the Director of Youth and Family, 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. Working under the lead of the Lead PAT Educator, this CFP will work with the Parents as Teachers Program and deliver the PAT curriculum to enrolled families. Bilingual individual strongly preferred.
|City||Bastrop, LaGrange, Giddings|
|County||Bastrop County, Fayette County, Lee County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: 18 years or older; high school diploma or GED, have parented a child with a documented mental health disorder one year or more prior to their 18th birthday. Hold a current family partner certification from Via Hope, or be able to obtain one within one year of hire. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual
|Closing Date||Open until filled|