High Fidelity Wraparound Youth Support Partner in Havertown, PA at Child Guidance Resource Centers, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/5/2020

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Job Description

Child Guidance Resource Centers is looking for a part-time High Fidelity Wraparound Youth Support Partner to join our new program in Delaware County, Juvenile Mental Health Treatment Court.  

The High Fidelity Wraparound Youth Support Partner will work as part of a Joint Planning Team to assist adolescents with emotional needs and their families. This position is designed to provide various levels of direct support for youth or young adults. The Youth Support Partner is a distinctly different job than the Facilitator, but they work closely together to support positive outcomes for youth and young adults.  

Responsibilities include: 

• Attend all mandatory county and state trainings. 

• Must complete training in the High Fidelity Wraparound Model 

• Must become credentialed as a Youth Support Partner. 

• Attend meetings as requested by the adolescent, family and/or other team members. 

• Provide direct support (in a limited manner) within the family-driven plan. 

• Support the implementation of the 10 Principles of High Fidelity Wraparound. 

• Support the implementation of the 4 Phases of High Fidelity Wraparound. 

• Ensure the Principles and Phase of the High Fidelity Wraparound process are delivered with the highest possible fidelity. 

• Work closely with team members to support positive outcomes for the adolescent and family. 

• Works with other team members and mental health providers as needed.  

• Assist with linkage to natural and community supports. 

• Assist with crisis stabilization when needed. 

• Ensures completion of all documentation requirements within determined time-frames consistent with CGRC procedures. 

• Other non-essential duties as specified by the immediate supervisor. 

Requirements: 

• Personal experience with behavioral health challenges, the juvenile justice system, children’s protective services, etc. 

• Between the ages of 18 - 30 and possess a high school education or GED. 

• Diagnosis prior to the age of 19 with severe emotional disorder but not a current service recipient of the Joint Planning Team / High Fidelity Wraparound process for which they are working. 

• Life experiences o form health working relationships with the adolescent and family as well as team members. 

• Knowledge of community and natural supports which provide adolescents and families with opportunities to succeed. 

• Ability to develop, manage and maintain relationships with others. 

• Ability to remain understanding, patient, culturally aware and respectful to the adolescent, family, and additional team members. 

• Ability to role model effective behaviors. 

• Ability to support and improve self-efficacy and confidence, and promote and strengthen healthy relationships. 

• Ability to assist others working with the adolescent to understand adolescent “culture”. 

• Strong communication skills. 

• Flexible in adapting the weekly schedule to meet the needs of the adolescent and / or family. 

• Basic knowledge of daily living skills. 

At CGRC, you can enjoy a relaxed working environment with flexible work schedules that allow for a healthy work-life balance. We encourage and support staff career development and there are always opportunities for you to learn and grow within the organization. We have a competitive compensation package and generous time off and benefits for eligible staff. You and your family can also enjoy discounts and offers through our Tickets at Work Program. CGRC is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  

Child Guidance Resource Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer