Family Support Partners are parents/caregivers with lived experience raising a child with unique mental health needs. Strong applicants are those who have come far in their journey and are now ready to share what they have learned in support of other parents facing similar challenges.
This full-time position will be co-located in Maricopa Integrated Health Services (MIHS) Family Learning Center(s). This person will work collaboratively within MIHS Learning Centers to provide family support and education to families with transition age youth.
High school graduate or equivalent
Must be the parent or primary caregiver of a child who has received or is receiving behavioral health services in the public or private sector
Must be able to pass state fingerprint clearance
Must have clean driving record, reliable transportation and proof of registration and insurance
Personality and demeanor to deal with the public and culturally sensitive to our families
Social services/human services work experience is a plus
Basic office and computer skills
Good sense of organization
Fluent in Spanish and English is required
The ideal candidate will also have:
Knowledge of home and community service
Some knowledge or experience in navigating multiple systems of care such as:
• Physical Healthcare System
• Behavioral Health System
• Department of Child Safety (DCS)
• Division of Developmental Disabilities
• Juvenile Justice or Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections
A passion for training facilitation
SAMSHA’s Family Psychoeducation Evidence Based Model
The ability to work collaboratively with program development efforts
Knowledge of transition age youth
Understanding of both adult and children mental health systems
Please send a completed Family Involvement Center application and your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions: Call Lynette Tolliver at (602) 412‐4092.