Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Youth Therapeutic Respite Program (YTRP) Program Manager, this valuable team member provides support and advocates for families to assist in engagement and empowerment, self-advocacy, and wellness as they actively participate in recovery. Certified family partners (CFP) assist families in making informed decisions that drive families towards 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 across multiple counties. The CFP’s lived experience is critical to gaining respect and establishing in their treatment, wellness and recovery. The CFP assists the families in making informed decisions throughout their child’s stay in TRPY and during their transition back home. The CFP gives guidance and support on a routine basis, crisis or during the wraparound process. Even if a CFP hold QMHP status when acting as a CFP this is not a clinical role. A family partner may help a parent understand language or the process of hospitalization but many not facilitate the hospitalization of a child. A CFP can help a parent understand the language while a CANS is being administered.
Program Description: The Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) Youth Therapeutic Respite Program will provide a safe, enriching environment that provides a wraparound approach to offering care coordination, family partner services, and an array of innovative therapies for youth between ages 5-17 years old with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices will be implemented in play therapy, sand tray therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy, family therapy, applied behavior analysis, brief-solution focused therapy and more. This 10-bed, 24/7 structured and therapeutic program will focus the following objectives.
Primary – Family Partner Duties
Provides direct care to caregiver supports to center parents or managing conservators, authorized in any level of care. Includes utilization of the wraparound process to develop natural supports and prioritize issues identified by family unit.
Salary: $16.83 – $22.58/hr
2+ Year Tenure- $1.00
Recognition of Years at Equivalent Position with a Community Center
2 Years- $1.00
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|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, hold a current family partner certification from Via Hope or be able to obtain within six months of hire, must have current valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.|
|Salary Amount||$35,006 - 46,966/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|