The MENTOR Network Family Support Specialist in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Massachusetts MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides quality, community-based services to youth and adults. Through our programs we offer a wide range of individualized therapeutic programs; Therapeutic Foster Care and Behavioral Health Services, to serve youth with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges as well as their families.
Family Support SpecialistAre you committed to helping keep families together by improving family life and functioning? As a pioneering, mission-driven provider focused on the highest quality care, we are looking for you to join our team to provide in-home intervention services to youth at risk and families.
Provide coverage to a caseload of families and children.
Assist families and children to establish weekly goals and help them to identify the steps that need to be taken to reach established goals.
Make referrals to services and resources on behalf of the families and children.
Attend weekly case reviews and attend all Individualized Service Plan (ISPs) and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for families and children meetings.
Provide crisis intervention services to prevent placement disruptions.
Assess the home environment for safety issues in preparation for a child’s return and following a child’s reunification.
Make recommendations regarding family’s readiness for reunification.
Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or
High School Diploma and two years related experience.
A compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do.
Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.
Effective communication skills to manage relationships.
Why Join Us?
Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers.
Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.
We have a dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same – come join our team – Apply Today!#CFS
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in 37 states, you’ll have opportunities from coast to coast.
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