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Family Partner

Company: Aspire Health Alliance
Location: Braintree
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:


The Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) Family Partner works to provide information, support, assistance, and advocacy for recipients, and/or caregivers/family members of ACCS clients. Provides feedback and perspectiveon the mental health system relative to the impact and effectiveness of the services provided. In addition, provides counseling and support, drawing on common experiences as a peer and/or family partner, to validate client's experiences and to provide guidance and encouragement to clients to take responsibility and actively participate in their ownrecovery.




  • Provides expertise and consultation from a mental health/substance use consumer perspective to the entire team concerning clients' experiences on symptoms of mental illness, the effects and side-effects of medications, clients' responses to and opinions of treatment, and clients experiences of recovery.


  • Collaborates with the team to promote a team culture in which each clients' point of view, experiences, and preferences are recognized, understood, and respected, and in which client self-determination and decision-making in treatment planning are maximized and supported.


  • Assists clients in identifying, understanding, andcombating stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and develop strategies to reduce self stigma.


  • Assists other team members to identify and understand culture-wide stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness and develop strategies to eliminate stigma within the team.


  • Increases awareness of and support client participation in consumer self-help programs and consumer advocacy organizations that promote recovery.


  • Serves as the liaison between the team and consumer-run programs such as self-help groups and drop-in centers.


  • Organizes and leads individual and group social and recreational activities to help clients structure their time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills.




    Schedule:


    Full Time, Part time, and Per Diem opportunities available (flexible schedules)


    Hourly rate: $17.50


    Offering great benefit package!




    • Tuition remission program - 100% tuition for undergraduate coursework in a Massachusetts College or University


    • Health/dental insurance


    • Generous paid time off


    • Various opportunities for career advancement


    • Commitment to provide quality training to our staff


    • Group discounts on cell phones, movie tickets and various club memberships


    • Company contribution to retirement plan


    • Company paid life insurance


    • Opportunities to attend in-service trainings and more...



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Keywords: Aspire Health Alliance, Boston , Family Partner, Other , Braintree, Massachusetts

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