The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Healthcare

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

01501

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Family Support Specialist, With Permission

Posted: 07/3/2018

Description
Family Support Specialist, With Permission
Primary Location: United States-MA-MAAuburn
Function:Clinical

Massachusetts MENTOR

ENTER BRAND DESCRIPTION
Description (INSERT PARTNER) is seeking a Family Centered Specialist that provides in-home intervention services to families.   Essential Job Functions

  • Provides 24/7 coverage to a caseload of families and children.
  • Assists the families and children to establish weekly goals and helps them to identify the steps that need to be taken to reach the established goals.
  • Makes referrals to services and resources on behalf of the families and children.
  • Attends weekly case reviews with supervisor and clinician.
  • Attends all ISP’s and IEP’s for the families and children.
  • Documents all services provided as prescribed by MENTOR, DHR and Medicaid Rehabilitative Services policies.
  • Provides crisis intervention services as needed to prevent placement disruptions.
  • Assesses the home environment for safety issues in preparation for a child’s return and following a child’s reunification.
  • Makes recommendations regarding family’s readiness for reunification.
  • Conducts diligent search for family resources for a child who is ready to step-down.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.
 
Qualifications: Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree and two years related field experience. Specialized training required.

 

EOE/AAE

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