Posting: Southwest Solutions - Wraparound Facilitator
January 7, 2020
The Wraparound Facilitator is responsible for facilitating the provision of family preservation and support services to families eligible for Wraparound services through the Children’s Special Initiatives and Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) waiver. The Facilitator works in collaboration with the Child and Family Team members to accomplish and assist; identifying informal and formal supports, facilitate Child and Family Team members in completing psycho-social strength assessments, creating cost effective Person Centered Plan, monitoring the implementation of the treatment plan, creating crisis- support plans with the Child and Family Team when immediate or potential concerns arise. The Wraparound Facilitator is responsible for meeting regularly (at least weekly) with the Child and Family Team. Other duties include attending all court hearings as required, acting as an advocate for the youth and family during the court process and enhance the awareness of mental health needs, diversity, strengths and culture while also providing documentation for all services delivered in accordance with agency standards and guidelines established by funding sources.
Services will be provided in the office, the clients’ homes, school or other appropriate community settings. Wraparound Facilitators will be required to participate in a 3 day Lansing training certification, as well as ongoing Wraparound training by the State of Michigan throughout the year. Therefore, must be able to tolerate varied weather conditions when traveling to client’s homes, training courses or other community events related to program and agency requirements.
- Master’s Degree in mental health/ child welfare related field from and accredited school.
With a Master’s Degree -- One year experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families.
- Bachelor’s Degree in mental health/ child welfare related field from an accredited school.
With a Bachelor’s Degree -- Minimum of three years of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for day-to-day job performance
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of community resources
- Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions
- Ability to function effectively as part of a professional team delivering services to children and families
- Ability to function independently in the community, client’s home and schools
- Ability to work with families from diverse communities
- Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively
- Ability to maintain a non-structured work week while maintaining flexibility in days and hours available for scheduled work, including evenings and weekends
- Knowledge of community resources and supports for families with special needs
- Knowledge of child development and childhood psychiatric disorders
- Knowledge of multiple formal systems of care
- Knowledge of clinical and assessment skills
Fluency in Spanish Preferred
SALARY: Commensurate with experience