Stevens County WISe Youth Partner in Colville, Washington

Primary responsibility is to provide Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) to individuals through the age of 20 who have intensive and complex mental health needs and their families. As a Youth Partner you will act as a mediator, facilitator, and cultural broker between the enrolled youth and community agencies. Additionally, serve as a peer advocate assisting youth in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to eventually drive their own treatment. Provide mobile crisis outreach services and participate in the provision of crisis response in relation to their current crisis plan and respond to destabilizing events. Provide crisis stabilization by reducing or eliminating immediate stressors and provide counseling to assist in de-escalating behaviors and interactions. Perform other duties as assigned by the WISe Services Supervisor Successful applicants will be an individual between the age of 18-25 with lived experience as a participant in Children’s Mental Health Services is required. Must be a “Certified Peer Counselor” (can be obtained upon hire). M ust be eligible for at least an Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification with the WA State Department of Health. Completed full WISe Training (can be completed upon hire). Must have a high level of flexibility and accessibility. Must have good written & oral communication skills . Computer literacy desirable – clinical software used. Abstract of driving record for past three years required. Satisfactory criminal history backgrounds check results are a condition of employment. Applications available at www.co.stevens.wa.us . If you have questions please contact John Moser at (509) 685-0629 or via e-mail: jmoser@co.stevens.wa.us .