FBH Certified Peer Counselor (Family Partner)
Company: Family Behavioral Health
Posted on: February 16, 2021
OUR FAMILIES NEED YOU AS A CERTIFIED PEER COUNSELOR (FAMILY
PARTNER) - IN!
Catholic Community Services, Family Behavioral Health is looking
for a Certified Peer Counselor (Family Partner) who wants to join
our team of innovators who continually "push the envelope" and
challenges traditional thinking in Behavioral Health.
WHO ARE WE:
We are a values-driven organization, providing family oriented
mental health care for children, youth and families in their own
home and community. Our enthusiastic clinical teams provide
whatever is needed to help children and youth remain safely in
their own home with their family, restoring hope with promise,
providing intense mental health services and supports, and helping
to strengthen the family unity. With sites located in Tukwila,
Tacoma, Olympia, Shelton, Bremerton, Aberdeen, Yelm, Vancouver, and
Portland Oregon, we offer comprehensive intensive, Wrap-around
mental health services to a diverse population for youth and
families. We employ over 550 caring and compassionate
WHAT WE VALUE:
Compassion Diversity Excellence Justice Stewardship
We strive to help children and families live together safely and
securely with hope and promise. We serve as a catalyst for change
when appropriate, challenging long-standing service traditions in
community behavioral health. We behave with Humility, Passion for
our Mission, and Compassion and Respectful Interactions. We value
learning and offer alternatives and we stand strong to help
child-serving systems understand our alternative paradigm while
strengthening partnerships. We do not compromise our values.
Certified Peer Counselors (Family Partners) are individuals with
personal history as a parent or youth who have been a recipient of
behavioral health, child welfare, complex medical coordination or
juvenile justice services who use that personal experience in
building support with families. Successful applicants must have
first person experience in accessing system services and be
prepared to disclose their personal experiences with youth, parents
CPC (Family Partners) collaborate, provide support and help
facilitate services for youth and their families receiving Family
Behavioral Health Services. Working as a member of a team, the
Family Partner helps a parent voice their own perspective and
assure that other team members are able to understand their
perspective and use that perspective in treatment planning. This
position helps youth, parents and families achieve confidence in
their abilities to team on a recovery journey and maintain hope for
their success after formal behavioral health services have been
Emphasis is on achieving incredible outcomes with children, youth
and families by actively partnering with them along with their
natural and community services and supports to achieve long term
safety and stability in our neighborhoods and communities. A full
job description with qualifications will be shared with candidates
identified for an interview.
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL PRESENT:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Age 21 or older.
Personal (lived) experience who has been a recipient of community
mental health services or a parent of a receipt within the past ten
Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS' driving policy
(required to provide current driving abstract).
Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license,
automobile insurance and provide current auto registration.
Applicant must successfully pass required background clearances
prior to an offer of employment.
Availability to work flexible hours (evenings, nights,
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to
deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in
Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic
Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
A.A. or B.A. in social sciences, social services or mental health
One year relevant experience with social services and mental health
agencies to working with people who need assistance.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Opportunity to participate on a team, providing innovative
therapeutic techniques and non-traditional interventions in the
community supporting youth and families.
Full-time employment, working hours to meet the family's needs.
Medical, dental, & vision insurance, retirement plans with generous
paid time off.
Supplemental Cancer, Hospitalization, and Critical Illness
Extensive training (examples: De-Escalation, Safety, WISe, BRS, CPR
and First Aide, and First Response).
Fully implemented Health Record system (CareLogic) with in-depth
With economic engine anchored by state government, Olympia enjoys
the benefits of a stable workforce, engaged and educated community,
with well-supported top-notch schools and higher education. Enjoy
all the area has to offer:
Olympia, -handcrafted- is a way of life. People are intentional and
passionate for their craft. Local makers create one-of-a-kind
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apple cider to handmade saps and intricate illustrations. And must
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fair-trade coffee, brewers of handcrafted ales and a maker's of
very fine wines.
From the local waters of the Puget Sound, to the many hidden
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paradise. Boardwalks are boundless in Olympia and can make you feel
(almost) like waking on water. Olympia has over 40 public parks
available for your recreation enjoyment.
If you are passionate about providing strength-based mental health
services for children, youth and their family, we would love to
hear from you! Please visit our Careers Page at
https://ccsww.org/careers/ . For additional questions, contact
Karla Lacktorin, Regional Healthcare Recruiter, at email@example.com
Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. Please let us know if you need special
accommodations to apply or interview for this position.
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