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Family Mentor

Integrated Services for Behavioral Health
Lancaster, OH 43130
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  • Job Code
    197642482

We are seeking a Family Peer Supporter
Fairfield County

Integrated Services for Behavioral Health (ISBH) is a community-minded, forward-thinking behavioral health organization helping people along the road to health and well-being. We meet people in their homes and communities and help connect them to the resources they need. We serve Southeastern and Central Ohio with a comprehensive array of behavioral health and other services working with local partners to promote healthy people and strong communities. All of our services are intended to be collaborative and personalized for the individual.

We are looking for a certified peer supporter or an individual who is in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder or substance use with mental health, who is eligible to work toward becoming a certified peer supporter. Lived experience with the child welfare system, either as a parent or as a child is also preferred. Experience working with resources in Fairfield County preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates as an active member of the Ohio START team.
  • Works jointly with the Ohio START case worker and behavioral health provider to ensure seamless and efficient delivery of intensive wrap-around services to the START families on the caseload and to assist with the safety of the child(ren).
  • Participates in initial meetings, weekly status meetings, and Family Team Meetings to review families' progress.
  • Providing continual exploration of family's needs to empower the family to take ownership over their long-term successes and the safety of the child(ren);
  • Supporting the parent(s) in achieving personal independence;
  • Connecting START families to community resources;
  • Teaching families skills to effectively navigate the child welfare system;
  • Assisting families with identifying and accessing natural support systems in the community;
  • Promoting coordination and linkage among providers within local community
  • Coordinating or providing assistance in crisis interventions and stabilization of families
  • Assisting families to develop empowerment skills through promoting self-advocacy
  • Identify barriers (internal and external) to full participation in community resources and developing strategies to overcome those barriers
  • Providing input on court forms, as needed;
  • Providing input on development of the case plan and child safety; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have earned a minimum education level of GED.
  • Lived experience with child welfare servicers as a parent or child.
  • Minimum 3 years quality recovery from Substance Use Disorder.
  • Familiarity of community health & human service systems.
  • Able to effectively communicate through verbal/written expression.
  • Can effectively operate in an Internet-based, electronic health record (EHR) and other data environments.
  • Demonstrate long term recovery (at least 2 years is required, three years is preferred) from a SUD.
  • Demonstrate no ongoing criminal activity.
  • Have lived experience with the child welfare system either as a parent or child, with the case closed at least one year or if do not have direct CPS experience, be able to describe how your substance use affected your children and family.
  • Maintain a current driver's license.

Enjoy a great work environment with excellent salary, generous paid time off, and a strong benefits package!

Benefits include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • 401K w/ Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides support and resources to help you, and your family, with a range of issues, including:

- Managing stress, anxiety and depression

-Improving relationships at home or work

-Getting guidance on legal and financial concerns

-Coping with occupational stress and burnout support

-Addressing substance use issue

To learn more about our organization: https://integratedservice.org/

OUR VISION
Healthy people. Strong communities.

OUR MISSION
We improve the behavioral health and well-being of Ohioans and their communities.

OUR EXTENDED MISSION
We improve the behavioral health and well-being of Ohioans and their communities through entrepreneurial approaches to behavioral health services, safe housing, productive partnerships and other community development efforts.





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Posted: 2022-11-22 Expires: 2022-12-24

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