Jun 20, 2022

Napa Community Based Family Services Skills Trainer

  • Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
  • Napa, CA, USA
  • $24.00 - $27.70 hourly
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description


The Skills Trainer I coordinates with the program team members to provide community based, comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, trauma informed, flexible, effective, mental health services and supports to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Skills Trainer I provides services in accordance with County Mental Health and Family Centered Practice principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.



Position Specific

·Provides services to assigned children, youth, and families in the home, office, school, or other community based settings.

·Possesses specific cultural competence to work with and outreach to culturally diverse populations and communities

·Accountable for independent time management

·Provides services to children and youth involved in the identified systems meeting all County requirements as listed in program scope

·Provides Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS) and/or individual rehabilitation to youth as identified in youth’s treatment plan

·Utilizes Functional Assessments and Crisis Plans as a tool for planning/ providing rehabilitation or IHBS as assigned

·Develops and facilitates rehabilitative and/or skill building groups

·Provides collateral support to caregivers and significant support persons as identified in youth’s treatment plan

·Develops and prepares updates to individualized safety plans in coordination with youth’s child family team, maximizing the use of natural supports and community based resources

·Provides other Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and/or case management functions as necessary, securing formal resources, and keeping team members informed of progress and challenges presented.

·Identifies temporary and sustainable resources and services within family and community environments

·Participates in and facilitates Child Family Team (CFT), multi-disciplinary team, hospital, crisis, psychiatric, court, school, and provider meetings as scheduled

·Provides and documents all Medi-Cal eligible billable and non-billable services, including but not limited to assessment, plan development, group session, collateral, rehabilitation, In Home Based Services (IHBS) case management, Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and crisis intervention within required timelines

·Writes clear, accurate and timely progress notes consistent with each contact/visit

·Seeks out and addresses clinical feedback and recommendations provided by supervisors

·Attends all staff meetings, consumer meetings, and consultation meetings as scheduled

·Participates in the on-call rotation

·Able to provide or arrange for safe transportation for youth and families to services as needed

·Participates in utilization, accreditation, peer review process as assigned

·Works collaboratively with all internal programs, departments, and staff to provide support as needed

·Maintains positive relationships with consumers and customers

·Model and coach positive, constructive attitudes and behaviors in managing difficult situations in school, work, and living situations

·Develops and maintains positive relationships with agency and community partners

·Responsible for meeting all outcomes as documented in Employee Development Plan

·Coordinates with other services provided under the Medi-Cal model, acting in collaboration with other partners and ensuring documentation reflects standards that meet or surpass agency, state and federal Medi-Cal/Medicaid standards