The Parent Partner (PP) is a direct service provider to Intensive Services youth and their families, functions according to the Intensive Services process, and participates on the Child and Family Team. The PP operates from a strengths-based, family-centered, team-driven, community-based perspective. The PP will practice solution-focused problem solving. The PP provides Mental Health Services including collateral, case management and case consultation services for clients. They provide support, advocacy, system orientation, mentoring, and other supportive services to parents/caregivers and families involved in Intensive Services Programs. The PP helps to ensure that parents/caregivers are offered training and given information that supports them in their roles as active, informed decision-makers for and with their children. The PP ensures that families have voice, access, and ownership of the Child and Family Plan. The PP provides representation for and with parents/caregivers at agency meetings, in the Penny Lane Network Provider Meetings, and at meetings of the Penny Lane Community Advisory Committee. The Parent Partner supports program adherence to the County contract.
The Parent Partner must be able to work from a strengths based perspective with families. They must be able to demonstrate empathy and understanding when working with caregivers. The Parent Partner must be comfortable sharing their personal experience and utilize good judgement. The Parent Partner must be able to work independently and utilize organization and time management skills to meet the requirements of the position.
Position Location: Commerce, CA
Salary Range: $19.50 up to $27.00 per hour
Additional $1.00 per hour bilingual Spanish differential
*All Penny Lane employees are required Full COVID-19 vaccination before the start of employment.