Parent Support Specialist - Certified
MultiCare Health System - Tacoma, WA

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Position Summary:
The Parent Support Specialist serves as a clinical member of a multidisciplinary team in the department service. Draws on personal and shared experiences as a parent or caregiver of a child or youth who has been served by the mental health system. Provides parent support counseling to validate families’ experiences, instill hope and empower them to take responsibility and actively participate in their child’s recovery.

Minimum Requirements:
Experience with parents of children or youth who have received mental health services required. Personal experience gained as the parent or caregiver of a multi-system involved child or youth who has been served by public mental health system required. Must have a safe vehicle to transport clients. Satisfactory results from criminal background search. Driving Record meeting the agency standard.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Peer Counselor certification required.
Obtain Agency Affiliated Counselor registration upon hire.
Must have a valid unrestricted Washington State driver’s license.
Proof of having a minimum of current liability car insurance.

Additional Information

A current and active Peer Counselor Certification is required for this position.

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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