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Job Opportunity: Family Advocate - Residential:

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Part Time
Albany, NY 12208
16hours ago


Family Advocate - Residential


   » Upon referral, schedule face to face contact with the parent/caregiver of youth being referred. The purpose is early engagement and to explain what to expect with the pre-admission and admission process.
   » Work closely with the youth, family, and RTF Team Facilitator on early engagement, as well as treatment planning and discharge planning with post follow-up.
   » Participate in all pre-admission meetings, admission day events, treatment team meetings, red flag and other meetings with the parent/caregiver of youth on case load.
   » Conduct the Family Assessment of Needs and Strengths (FANS) within 30 days of the youth being admitted and every 90 days thereafter.
   » Complete the FANS form, Family Plan, and individual tracking sheet for each family.
   » Develop goals located on needs of the FANS, and document progress on the goals on an continuing basis.
   » Conduct monthly and more frequent meetings as needed with the parent/caregiver to review and work on goals.
   » Provide transportation to parent/caregiver for meetings as needed.
   » Provide linkages to the parent/caregivers county-level family support services program.
   » Provide emotional support to parent/caregiver as requested.
   » Help parent/caregiver navigate the residential system.
   » Provide consultation to staff regarding working with families of children with emotional difficulties.
   » Maintain appropriate records for each family.
   » Stay current with PEP
   » Participate in trainings that support the function: BBI, Coalition, and Wrap around trainings.
   » Follow agency and program policies and procedures.



Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Albany, NY 12208, Other
Address: Albany, NY 12208
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 03/16/2023 / Viewed 8 times
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