Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Bilingual Preferred Wraparound Coach/Counselor/Rehab Staff - Spring Valley

    Job Locations US-CA-SPRING VALLEY
    Req No.
    2018-3184
    Category
    Peer/Children/Family Support
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    FAMILIES FORWARD PROGRAM

    Families Forward Wraparound provides mental health and supportive services with a team of caring professionals. Our program helps children and youth remain in the home with their families, and assists them in becoming more successful in other key areas of their lives. Our wraparound process honors the family’s voices and brings people together from different parts of the family’s life to provide a network of support. Families Forward Wraparound services are creative, culturally inclusive, flexible and action-oriented.

     

    Company Description

    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values.  Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention. MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status.  Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.

    Position Description

    Position Purpose

    The Wraparound Coach is responsible for providing clients with rehabilitation services such as improving social skills, boundaries, coping skills as well as modeling appropriate behavior, boundaries, and communication skills to child and family. This position reports to the Regional Supervisor.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides individual, family, and/or group rehabilitation services to youth in their home, community, school, or office.
    • Exposes youth to activities in their community to find areas of strength, improve coping skills, and provide support to parents.
    • Focuses on helping youth develop skills such as socialization, coping skills, time management, anger management, and other areas of need as identified during Wraparound Team meetings.
    • Assists youth in voicing their thoughts and feelings during Wraparound Team meetings, ensuring that perspective of youth is shared during meetings.
    • Provides supportive parenting training to parents and/or caregivers. Provides advocacy for child, parents, and families.
    • Transports clients when necessary in personal vehicle.
    • Assists families in obtaining resources and assistance when needed.
    • Assists families in addressing the educational needs of the child.
    • Completes Medi-Cal and billing documentation accurately, completely and in a timely manner as directed by County and program standards/procedures.
    • Serves as part of a back-up crisis team.
    • Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time, as scheduled, and accurately reflects all time on time card.
    • Successfully functions as a team member.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • BA in Psychology, Child Development, Social Work or related field.
    • One year of experience working with children and youth and their families in a mental health or community-based setting.
    • Fluent in English and Spanish.
    • Must be able to provide own transportation to home- and community-based meetings, and to transport clients.

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