Family Support Specialist
Company: Frontier Health
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Support Specialists (FSS) self-identify as being or having been the
biological parent, adoptive parent, foster parent, or relative care
giver with legal custody of a child or youth with a mental,
emotional, behavioral, and/or co-occurring disorder. The Family
Support Specialist will work with individuals and families in
services to provide hope, encouragement, support,
self-determination, and connection to the community in compliance
with the core values and principals of a System of Care model. FSS
will help plan and implement support and community-based activities
for individuals in services and report progress or special problems
to the System of Care Care Coordinator. FSS must be a person with
lived experience who has knowledge of navigating the child-serving
system for a child or youth with mental, emotional, behavioral, and
or co-occurring disorders and who has met the necessary criteria to
be eligible to be a Certified Family Support Specialist.
Within one year
of hire, must obtain Certified Family Support Specialist (CFSS)
certification from the Tennessee Dept. of Mental Health and
Substance Abuse Services.
utilization for a child of mental/behavioral health or substance
use disorder services required.
fax, GPS, copier, motor vehicle, and any other equipment required
to perform the functions of the position.
MAJOR DUTIES AND
- Assist in
implementing/creating a System of Care environment
accurate record keeping as required by the State.
progress and barriers with other staff providers, as
Coordinator in helping families acquire needed
lead family support activities and groups.
participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings, in-services and
individual staffings as needed.
individuals in developing natural supports.
personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness by sharing
learned experiences with individuals and families.
duties as assigned.
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Keywords: Frontier Health, Johnson City , Family Support Specialist, Other , Johnson City, Tennessee
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