The Best Start for Kids (BSFK) Co-Occurring Therapist will provide youth and young adults who face multiple barriers to successfully transition to adulthood with behavioral health services that allow them to persist in secondary education. This individual will provide co-occurring therapeutic services including engagement, assessment, treatment, and linkage. They will also provide co-occurring technical and consultation services for SVI/Open Doors site staff, and provide co-occurring support aimed at linking students to co-occurring services (i.e. education, prevention, MH therapy, recovery groups, assessment, and SUD treatment) as needed.
As part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Services Outreach Case Manager will provide targeted outreach to youth and young adults experiencing or at risk of opioid use disorder(s). Utilizing outreach and case management techniques, this role will support clients in understanding and accessing appropriate treatment and health promotion resources.
The WISe Parent Partner utilizes their own experiences as the parent/caregiver of a youth who has experienced significant emotional or behavioral issues and involvement in one or more child-serving systems, to deliver direct supportive services to parents/caregivers of a youth referred to or receiving wraparound services. The Parent Partner ensures that parent/caregiver/family voice and choice is understood and utilized by other wraparound team members. Connects families to supports and resources within their community, and engages youth and family in the wraparound process. Advocates for family needs within the team and community. Provides services in client homes, schools, or other convenient community locations.
The WISe Therapist provides comprehensive therapeutic support services assisting children, youth, and families cope with complex behavior and mental health needs. In a team framework, the therapist works in close collaboration with a Wraparound Facilitator and Parent /Youth Partner to identify goals, assess needs, and coordinate access to community resources. The WISe Therapist will conduct outreach to clients and families in their homes, school, and community.