HI LINE HOME PROGRAMS INC Family Support Specialist in PLENTYWOOD, Montana
The Family Support Specialist primarily assists families with efficient use of resources and training programs for children with developmental disabilities. Seeker must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field is required or a comparable combination of education and relevant experience. Applicants must have the ability to maintain rapport with primary child and entire family, teachers and other professionals. Must have knowledge of services available locally and statewide, and familiarity of common assessment tools. Certification is required after two years. The Specialist works directly within the family environment, supporting and maintaining the child, and providing case management for the Children's Waiver Service. Support within the family is accomplished by coaching parents in selected behavioral skills to become the primary change agent in the development of the child.