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Family Partner - Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care

Company: Behavioral Health Network, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Make a Difference in the Western Mass Community!

Join our growing team of professionals as a Family Partner in our IHBTC (Intensive Home Based Therapeutic Care) Program at Behavioral Health Network!

The Family Partner works with parents and caregivers to establish and nurtures family engagement. This is done while providing consultation to the Intensive Home Based Therapeutic Care team about family values and culture. The Family Partner engages parents and caregivers in a strength driven process designed to address one or more goals on the youth's treatment plan. The Family Partner will possess the ability to teach, model and coach parents and caregivers on how to navigate child-serving systems.

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.


The Family Partner at Behavioral Health Network has the following qualities:

  • Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs and preferably a youth with mental health needs.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a human services field from an accredited university AND one year of experience working with the target population; OR
  • Associate's Degree in a human service field from an accredited school AND one year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth.
  • Experience in navigating any of the child and family-serving systems
  • Experience teaching family members who are involved with children about the family serving systems.
  • Valid Massachusetts driver's license and automobile (required).
  • Familiarity with internet, word processing, and email systems (required).

    How do I apply to be a Family Partner - Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care ?

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please click "Apply for Job" from Kronos/WFD or 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.

    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 starting work.

    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.

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