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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Youth/ Parent Partner

  9/25/2020   New Alternatives
 Job Description        

Duties/Responsibilities: •Responsible to ensure compliance with standards of assigned medical records •Participates in case consultation with Clinician and Program Director, as needed •Assist in any outreach efforts as requested by Program Director •Based on Clinician's assessment of need with you and family, Youth Advocate will work with youth (primarily) and family to help develop discharge plans, including, but not limited to, referrals for Primary Care physician, Substance Abuse treatment, support and/or treatment for domestic violence, medication management, therapy services, and behavioral services •Provide skills training and interventions and encourage youth self-advocacy and empowerment •Work with youth to develop independent living skills, and increase positive self-management •Other duties as assigned

 

 Qualifications        

Educational and Minimum Experience Requirements: Bachelor degree strongly preferred. Life experience either as participant, recipient or care giver of one who has utilized public social services, preferred. Two years working with children or youth in foster care or out-of-home placement. Other Experience Requirements: Must demonstrate competency in the following: •Strong case management capabilities •Family Systems and Cultural competency •Effective crisis intervention and critical response skills •Bilingual in Spanish Required

 

 Additional Information        

New Alternatives, Inc. is a private nonprofit agency that provides a wide range of services to children, youth and families in San Diego and Orange Counties. Services include residential, outpatient, day treatment and in-home support services. *Benefits With 30 or more hours a week *Excellent medical and dental benefits *Vacation and Sick Time *403B Plan *Family Fit Program through LA Fitness Pay: $18.00 per hour COVID-19 considerations: We are taking precautions due to COVID-19 and all our efforts will be thoroughly explained in the initial job interview. To apply, please email or fax resume & cover letter to information below.

 

 Contact   Fax to:   Email Inquiries to:

Lisa Castagnola

  (619) 543-9401   sandra.ruiz@newalternatives.org

 

 

 
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