CSI/Paraprofessional Job Description
Community Support Individuals (CSI) and Paraprofessionals provide in-home support, such as skill development, supervised visitation, parenting education, and linkages to community resources for children, adolescents and their parents/guardians.
CSI/Paraprofessional Responsibilities & Duties
In alignment with a consumer’s treatment plan, the CSI/Paraprofessional skill builds with the children/adolescents and other vested parties to safely maintain children in their home. CSI/ Paraprofessional links parents/guardians with additional community resources and provides case management services. CSI/ Paraprofessional works with the child’s parents/guardians in teaching, reinforcing, and structuring consistency to help foster positive behavioral change.
CSI/Paraprofessional serves as a liaison between family and other mental health professionals providing services to the family. CSI/Paraprofessional advocates for the child and/or family, which could include writing reports for and attending court proceedings, panel reviews and school meetings. S/he also shares responsibility for developing Individual and Family Safety Plans. CSI/Paraprofessional documents all work with children/adolescents, community resources and partners. S/he creates and submits clear documentation of all services provided to child and/or family, including:
CSI/Paraprofessional Qualifications & Skills
Family Ties provides intensive, home-based assessment, counseling and community integration services for families and children. Our mission is to assist families in the skill and resource development necessary to safely maintain children in their home. Our philosophy is that each family has the ability to address any situation they may face. We believe that with proper support, education and encouragement, families can establish goals and a value base that will guide them in their development.
Job Type: Full-time