WISe Coach – Tukwila, WA ***$1,500 Sign On Bonus***

Management

posted on October 31, 2017

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The Coaches major responsibilities will include the following:  Training and guiding the facilitators with assembling a WISe Wraparound Delivery Team (WDT) for each child or youth served which are represented by guardians/caregivers, mental health professionals, and natural supports and informal supports.  The coach will show the importance of working with the Parent and youth Partners in order to ensure a high level of parent participation and voice, and will support the facilitators with guiding the family and child through the “Phases and Activities of the Wraparound Process.”  This includes strengths, needs, and cultural discovery, the identification of informal and formal supports and the building of a child and family WDT.  The Coach is responsible for ongoing audits of all required paperwork, making sure records are contract compliant and meets all timelines.  The documents include Care Plans, Safety plans and Strengths assessment.   The Coach will demonstrate and encourage a strength-based office culture, maintaining effective working relationships with the team.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide an advanced level of facilitation and coordination in the implementation of the wraparound process in order to pass the information and skill on to the facilitators.
  • Provide structured observation and feedback for staff during all phases of Wraparound, along with a structured feedback tool/process that is linked to specific skills and competencies within the principles and phases of Wraparound/WISe to further develop staff skills.
  • Review data outcomes, fidelity assessments, and other forms of feedback to inform individual and group supervision.
  • Provide a minimum of three hours per week of supervision to facilitators
  • Implement individual professional development plans for facilitators.
  • Assist in developing and sustaining effective partnerships with all King County mental health agencies.
  • Ensure that the program model is implemented consistent with the Principles and Phases of high fidelity Wraparound and WISe manual and that paperwork reflects the WISe Wraparound model from NWI and the King County contract.
  • Participate in the County’s fidelity monitoring and program evaluation activities.
  • Attend Community Resource Team (CRT) meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Attend bi-monthly coaches meetings with BHO Wraparound specialists.
  • Ensure that the team has the support, tools, and training needed to do their job in the most effective and efficient way possible.
  • Work with facilitators, and Youth Partners, around implementing individual professional development plans for facilitators and Parent/Youth Partners in order to build and sustain their skills and completing evaluations as required.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health.
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts in my work at SMH.
  • Receives referrals and enters into system, assign as needed.
  • Shadows and trains all new facilitators.
  • Shadows all facilitators on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete review for all team members
  • Ongoing chart audits.
  • Trains and supports Youth Peers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervisory duties required through fidelity traning

Skills:

  • Knowledge of strength-based family-centered wraparound process.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Fidelity Wraparound, including its principles and process elements; working knowledge of the Washington State and King County publicly funded mental health system; extensive knowledge of systems of care values and principles, resiliency and/or recovery models, and evidence-based practices.
  • In-depth understanding of facilitation techniques and conflict management techniques.
  • Leadership, consensus-building, negotiating and problem-solving skills.
    Must be able to work effectively as a team player.
  • Maintain standards of ethics, integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
  • Creative, critical, and proactive thinking.
  • Detailed recordkeeping, planning, and time management.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years working in the mental/behavioral healthcare field.  Supervisory experience preferred.
  • MHP required.
  • The Coach must complete a CANS certification within one month of hire. Must complete the six modules of the WISe Wraparound process within one month of hire.
  • Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jill Thebaut or Alexis Owens, Job #17-210, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JillT@smh.org or AlexisO@smh.org

WISe Peer Coach – Tukwila, WA ***$1,500 Sign On Bonus***

Management

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The Parent Partner Support Coach (PPSC) position will assure that Family Partners are providing direct advocacy and day-to-day support, individually and as Team members, to identified parents/caregivers and families. The PPSC will train Family Partners – per instructions from the Director and/or WISe Team Coach – focusing on how to promote the development of skill building, empowerment, self-advocacy in parent/caregivers being served by WISe and other programs at SMH.  This will be accomplished by engaging families in non-adversarial, solution driven ways, thus ensuring a high level of family participation and voice Additionally, the PPSC will educate and assist parents/caregivers in navigating various Systems, including but not limited to special education, juvenile justice and multiple divisions of the Department of Social and Health Services, as appropriate for each individual family.

Essential Functions:

  • Shadow, train and support new Family Partners (and may co-train Youth Partners).
  • Share observations and feedback to further develop skills for Family & Youth Partners during weekly supervision groups. Problem-solve/Troubleshoot individual concerns raised by Partners in group supervision or in 1:1 coaching.  Provide tool/form for structured feedback from WISe Family & Youth Partners and review during individual and group supervision.
  • Provide a minimum of three hours per week of supervision to Family & Youth Partners.
  • Provide progressive facilitation and coordination of the Family & Youth Partner roles in the WISe process in a manner which will help them enhance their individual skill sets.
  • Assist each Family & Youth Partner in developing their own professional development plan.
  • Assist in developing and sustaining effective partnerships with all WISe providers in King County.
  • Attend Community Resource Team (CRT) and other regional Collaboratives on a quarterly or monthly basis, per instruction from Director or WISe Coach.
  • Ensure that the Family & Youth Partners have the support, tools, and training needed to do their job in the most effective and efficient way possible. Help determine how they will demonstrate recovery concepts in their work.
  • Liaison between Family & Youth Partners and Professional Staff as needed.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

As described above, pertaining to the work of WISe and other Family & Youth Partners at SMH.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of strength-based family-centered wraparound process.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the “Key Players” in state and local forums of the Systems of Care, including but not limited to CA, JJ, DDA, DBHR, OSPI, OIC and some legislative staff.
  • Ability to maintain relationships in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrated understanding of WISe, including its principles and process elements; working knowledge of the Washington State and King County publicly funded mental health system; extensive knowledge of systems of care values, hope and resiliency, reaching recovery model, and evidence-based practices.

Qualifications:

  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Certified Peer Counselor, State of Washington
  • Minimum of 5 years working in the mental/behavioral healthcare field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience presenting and/or training
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in successfully building, sustaining and facilitating groups
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Must complete the six modules of the WISe Wraparound process within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Familiarity with the Denver Reaching Recovery model preferred
  • Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jill Thebaut or Alexis Owens, Job #17-209, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JillT@smh.org or AlexisO@smh.org

 

Program Manager- WISe Tukwila, WA ***$1,500 Sign On Bonus***

Management

posted on October 31, 2017

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The WISe Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the WISe Wraparound process and implementation.  Must have a high level of understanding around the concepts of the model and the facilitation process. Must have working knowledge with the CANs, BHAS and  the WISe Wraparound model and implementation.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of the WISe Wraparound program, including budget and program development.
  • Develop and maintain a WISe Wraparound team that implements and stays true to the Wraparound process centered on the 10 Principles and 6 phases of Wraparound.
  • Monitor and evaluate staff performance.
  • Ensure delivery of quality that is compliant with the model, contract and Sound Mental health standards
  • Oversees care plan development to ensure services results are documented in a way that identifies progress and outcomes.
  • Maintain responsibility for timely completion of paperwork and adherence to and compliance with agency, WAC, and County BHO guidelines.
  • Respond to program emergencies as necessary.
  • Maintain ethical and competent client and peer relationships in the delivery of service.
  • Relate to others in a professional manner, respectful of individual and cultural differences.
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state and county laws and regulations, SMH policies and procedures, and all safety regulations.
  • Perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health.
  • Apply recovery concepts, as appropriate.
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts.
  • Attend CRTs as needed.
  • Provides direct supervision to coaches.
  • Attends weekly consults as needed.
  • Represents Wraparound in all inner agencies meetings such as big/small wheel meetings.
  • Signs off on all Mental Health intakes.
  • Is the liaison between the WISe Wraparound teams and internal systems

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees in the WISe Wraparound Program. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Supervisory responsibilities include: clinical supervision, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Skills:

Skill and experience in working with (1) a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems in adults and children; (2) the presenting problems of the entire family unit; and (3) early intervention and prevention as well as time-effective treatment.  Must understand the concept of recovery and possess skills in service delivery for individuals with co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental illness.  Ability to communicate effectively with collateral agencies having contact with the individual and/or the family.  Skilled leadership, including the ability to supervise staff effectively.  Ability to work well independently is necessary.  Knowledge of community mental health systems and resources within King County is highly desirable.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • MSW or Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field with 5 years of experience in direct service and supervision.
  • Child Mental Health Specialist status strongly preferred. Must have knowledge and training in child and adult development, diverse models of treatment (including drug and alcohol), and experience with the DCFS system, Domestic Violence, supervision, and administration.
  • Mental Health Professional status required.
  • State licensure (LMHC, LICSW or LMFT) or eligibility for licensure required. Must obtain active WA credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Salary = DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jill Thebaut or Alexis Owens, Job #17-208, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JillT@smh.org or AlexisO@smh.org