JOB SUMMARY: Coordinates and provides psychosocial support activities and outreach needs to parents across the region raising children with special developmental, mental health and healthcare needs. Designs and manages teaching materials, resources and educational workshops to parents and community service providers regarding specific disabilities and services. Coordinates the daily operation of the Family Resource Library. Supports FSN by functioning as a member of an integrated health care team.
REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS/BA in Human Services or 4 years equivalent work/life experience with thorough utilization of developmental disability and/or mental health system resources and services.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: BS or BA in Social Work, Human Services, Education or other related field. Medical knowledge helpful in understanding diagnostic outcomes and explaining testing procedures to family members.
REQUIRED LICENSE: None
PREFERRED LICENSE: None
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Four years experience with families of children with special needs or demonstrated competency utilizing developmental disability services systems being a parent of a child with special needs.. Computer skills for email, Word documents, ACCESS, Excel spreadsheets, and newsletter production.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Fluent in Spanish or sign language. Work experience in facilitating and psychosocial activities and groups.