Wraparound Facilitator for Lynn Center
The Lynn Center's mental health services include a Wraparound approach to provide
intensive support for families of young children with severe behavioral and/or emotional problems. Wraparound services are family focused, strength based and especially designed to help parents/caregivers
develop individualized plans to solve their immediate problems through a Wraparound team composed of their own friends, family and professionals involved with their child.
Lynn Center's Wraparound program is looking for a Wraparound Facilitator to guide team
development and oversee the process and tasks of the team in order to develop a comprehensive plan. This position will work closely with program design and Wraparound staff to increase the involvement of parents and
caregivers in planning, services design and evaluation while honoring the parent/family/caregiver perspective.
A commitment to children-centered services and
a high level of enthusiasm for Contra Costa ARC's mission with a strong interest in Wraparound services to families. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to unite people with
different points of view around a common mission and the ability to negotiate disputes and mediate conflict with a positive attitude and a natural inclination to focus on strengths. Good organizational skills,
ability to have a flexible schedule in person and by phone. It aids this position to have natural interest in/curiosity about people from diverse cultural backgrounds (racial, ethnic, religious, class, sexual
orientation, age, etc.)
Major child-serving agencies: Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Health (Mental Health/Public Health/Substance Abuse). Team building and community resources.
Ability to: think
creatively, flexibly and systematically. Organize well. Use a computer for basic work in Word, Excel and the internet. Build relationships with families based on empathy and trust. Meet the
family where they are at while maintaining professional boundaries. Complete required paperwork in set timelines. Knowledge of Medi-Cal billing helpful.
A successful Wraparound Facilitator ideally fulfills the Required Qualifications in
the following way:
Education/Training: Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field. Master's degree or coursework towards a Master's preferred. Qualifying
experience may be substituted for education.
Experience: At least 2 years of continuous, verifiable work experience in a human services agency leading groups and /or chairing meetings. Experience must include leading groups and/or chairing meetings as well as coordinating services among
or with the major public child-serving agencies: Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Health (Mental Health/Public Health/Substance Abuse)
Must meet State licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance. Valid CA driver's license with a good record and a car that can be used for work purposes. Will participate in ongoing training required for position and program.
Location: Central and East Contra Costa County. Services
provided in community and home based. Must be willing to travel throughout region and county.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm with some flexibility required.
Pay range: will vary depending on relevant experience and
Forward a RESUME and LETTER of INTEREST to
Fax: 925-370-2048 or
Mention "Wrap Facilitator" in subject line.