Company: Behavorial Health Network, Inc
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Use your personal experience with behavioral health to aid
families in the local Western Massachusetts area!
Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate
professionals as a Family Partner in the Mobile Crisis Intervention
program at Behavioral Health Network!
In accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all
staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be
fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or
religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to
The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as
December 1st - through end of flu season as announced by the CDC)
for BHN's Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.
Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns,
temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use
Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of
any BHN facility.
Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the
program with the following:
Family Partners assist children, adolescents, and their families in
navigating the behavioral health crisis response system, including
brief interventions, addressing behavior, and safety.
Family Partners tend to the basic needs of individuals, educate
them about the assessment and intervention process, and act as a
liaison and support to clinicians.
Family Partners model, assist, and educate families about accessing
community resources and help during the transition to follow-up
Additionally, Family Partners provide support and follow-up via
telephone or in person, is compliant with applicable rules and
regulations when documenting for services, and participates in
meetings, supervision and training.
The Mobile Crisis Intervention program provides crisis intervention
and stabilization services to children and adolescents throughout
the Southern Pioneer Valley. The MCI program through BHN is the
designated Emergency Service Provider for the Southern Pioneer
Valley. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community
behavioral health agency that has been providing services to
children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts
since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral
health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable
and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income
levels in our constituent communities.
Reasons to work with BHN:
Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
You will be able to change a person's life
You will expand your experience in various health areas at the same
You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits
Family Partners at Behavioral Health Network have the following
Are adults who are the parents/caregivers of children/adolescents
who are consumers of behavioral health services (required).
At least two years experience working collaboratively with state
agencies, consumer advocacy groups and/or behavioral services
Have a valid Massachusetts driver's license and reliable
transportation during each shift.
Knowledge of delivery systems, organizational skills, understanding
Knowledge and application of the Recovery Oriented model, specific
to those experiencing a mental health crisis.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Displays empathic skills and have the ability to establish rapport
with consumers, family
Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website
at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!
BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and
strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.
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