Childhaven has an exciting opportunity for a Wraparound Coach in our Flourish WISe Program. The WISe Program at Childhaven is a comprehensive and intensive service for young children 0-5 years of age and their families that includes team-based planning and mental health supports stemming from the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) model. This innovative, infant/early childhood mental health-focused Wraparound program aims to create better outcomes for young children, to build child and family stability, and to support a child’s success in their home and community.
WISe/Wraparound is a team-based planning and service process designed to create better outcomes for children, to build child and family stability, and to support every child’s success in their home and the community. WISe teams are comprised of a Facilitator, Parent Partner, and an Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician. These WISe Wraparound Delivery Teams are all supported by the Wraparound Coach. Members of these teams will work closely together and with other system partners to collaboratively develop and implement an individualized plan of care, monitor the efficacy of the plan, and work towards success over time. The WISe Coach will be a key role in supporting each WISe team with this process.
Mission: We partner with parents and the community to strengthen families, prevent childhood trauma and its damaging effects, and prepare children for a lifetime of well-being.
Vision: All children are safe and healthy; flourishing physically, socially, emotionally, and educationally; well-nurtured by family and community.
Values and Commitment: Childhaven serves families from diverse communities and we are committed to racial equity in our programs and services. We also value diversity and inclusion in our workforces and we are committed to recruiting candidates who reflect this diversity. Multilingual and multicultural candidates are highly encouraged to apply!
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Wraparound Coach provides team leadership by coaching, supervising, training, and mentoring of the WISe Wraparound Delivery Team staff to ensure high fidelity Wraparound services are provided. The Coach ensures staff provide care coordination and support services that are directed by family voice and choice, individualized, inclusive of building and utilizing natural supports, collaborative, strengths-based, culturally appropriate, and delivered with unconditional support. This position requires a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of families.
Typical duties include:
- Plans, implements, coordinates, and supervises operations of the Wraparound team.
- Ensures that high fidelity Wraparound/WISe services, which utilize Wraparound principles and phases of treatment and the WISe model, are incorporated into services to children, caregivers, and their family teams.
- Provides structured observation and feedback to staff during all phases of Wraparound, to further develop staff skills.
- Develops collaborative relationships and maintains good rapport to work effectively with children and families, natural supports, resources, other providers, child serving systems partners, King County staff, agency management and staff, and other members of the community.
- Collaboratively manages referral process for the WISe program. Provides direction regarding assignment of children and families to WISe providers.
- Manages BRS CANS Screens from DCYF.
- Provides back-up to Wraparound staff as needed, to help family teams manage crises, mediate conflicts, and ensure quality of service. Carries a small caseload if needed.
- Supervises and monitors all documentation activities for Wraparound team, ensuring compliance with applicable agency contracts, Childhaven documentation standards, and adherence to all Federal, State and Local confidentiality requirements and guidelines.
- Participates in the recruitment, hiring, supervision, and training of all Wraparound staff.
- Manage data systems and assists in tracking all data used for Childhaven’s WISe program
- Attends Community Resource Team (CRT) and King County coaches meetings.
- Participates in scheduled supervision, team meetings and administrative meetings. Utilizes reflective supervision to support professional growth and quality client care.
- Remains current with professional development requirements through seminars, trainings, etc.
- Complies with all Childhaven policies and procedures.
- Helps prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
- Creates and maintains weekly/monthly notification calendar to track deadlines for Wraparound/WISe staff
- Other duties as assigned.
Successful Candidates will:
- Have a deep knowledge of the WISe program.
- Have the ability to effectively lead a Wraparound team.
- Be able to balance reflective and administrative supervision for direct reports.
- Possess the ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
- Be able to prioritize work to effectively manage requirements.
- Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Have knowledge of local human service resources and service providers for children and families and have familiarity working with child serving systems.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, early childhood development, counseling or a related field.
- 3 years’ experience working with young children and families who have experienced trauma, and involvement working on a family level within a publicly funded service system.
- Training and/or experience receiving and providing reflective supervision/consultation, or an openness to grow in this area.
- Experience and demonstrated ability to successfully work within a diverse cultural setting and provide culturally dynamic and supportive services.
- Computer literacy; knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Teams; and experience with Electronic Medical Record systems (e.g., Credible)
- The ability to adapt to change and use flexible thinking.
- A sense of humor.
- Possess a valid driver’s license and safe driving record, have state required minimum automobile insurance, and be able to use own vehicle for the job.
- Childhaven background check and drug screen requirement.
- A cleared portable background check through Washington Department of Early Learning.
- Maintain current certifications including Child/infant CPR, first aid and AED, HIV and blood borne pathogens.
- Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
- Prior experience working with children ages 0-6 and their families.
- Prior experience working in a Wraparound program.
- Prior supervisory experience.
- Knowledge and training in infant early childhood mental health.
We strive to make Childhaven a great place to work by living our values: Teamwork, Equity, Excellence, Dedication, and Respect. Here’s a little bit about what we offer our staff:
- The ability to work alongside and learn from a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled and experienced professionals.
- We believe in fully transparent hiring practices. The salary range for this role is $57,897 – 77, 713 dependent on experience.
- We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance. Ten paid holidays, 2 weeks of vacation, paid sick leave, and 3 personal holidays. Expanded benefits include a flexible spending account, education reimbursement and a 403(b) savings program with employer contributions. A full listing of benefits is available.
- No matter what your role is, you'll get opportunities to attend a wide variety of trainings on clinical and education topics, advocacy, management skills, and more. We also work hard to make sure that you have a mentor—a person who's helping you grow professionally.
- We’re dedicated to serving the full range of cultural diversity in our community, and to providing families with care that’s relevant to them and their values. As a member of Childhaven staff, you’ll be encouraged to contribute to community engagement strategies and to serve on our Racial Equity Team, which makes ongoing recommendations to ensure that our programs and protocols are doing their part to dismantle systemic racism.
To Be Considered:
- Complete an online application.
- Include a cover letter detailing how your experience and education that qualifies you for the position.
- Include a resume with professional experience and education that meets the minimum qualification.