Opportunities With Passages

Careers:

Thank you for your interest in working with Passages Family Support. The following positions are now currently open.

Please call 509.252.0856, or e-mail smaike@passagesfs.org if you have questions regarding any of these positions, or if you would like to see a complete job description.  

If you’re interested in applying, please start by sending a cover letter and resumé in the form below. Any attached documents must be in PDF format only. You can also send a cover letter and resumé to smaike@passagesfs.org 

 

Passages Family Support Intensive Residential Team Peer Specialist – afternoon shift

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a behavioral health peer specialist who will be a member of the Intensive Residential Treatment (IRT) Program. The IRT facilitates the transition of individuals currently being treated in inpatient psychiatric hospitals back into their communities. The IRT will also serve as a resource to help divert civil commitments to the state hospitals.

Individuals discharged or diverted often need added support to be successful in their transition. The goal of these teams is support individuals who still require added support. Teams will work with the individual and their facility to help support them in their in transition to the community.

The Peer Specialist will be part of the treatment team and provide mental health peer support on the afternoon shift to individuals enrolled in the program. Applicants must identify as mental health peers and will be required to obtain certification as a peer. Travel throughout Spokane County will be required. Additional information can be viewed on Passages’ website www.passages-Spokane.org. Applicants may contact the HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send a resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a WISe Family Peer Specialist. The Family Peer will promote engagement and develop positive relationships with children/youth and their families in the Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) Program. Passages is a licensed outpatient behavioral health center with three WISe teams.

The Family Peer will provide one-on-one peer support to assist primary caregivers of enrolled clients in realizing the goals identified in their individual treatment plan. They will model and teach behaviors that lead to healthy choices and the development of resiliency and recovery. The Family Peer will coordinate services with the individual’s other treatment providers including schools as applicable, and facilitate groups for self-help/peer support. Pass experience as a peer specialist is desired. Peer Specialists must self-identify that they are or have received mental health services for themselves or their family. Peer Specialists (and families if applicable) should be in recovery for at minimum two years. Additional information can be viewed on Passages’ website www.passages-Spokane.org. Applicants may contact the HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send a resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting a WISe Master’s Level Therapist.

Passages Family Support is a licensed behavioral health agency in Spokane. There are four WISe teams providing intensive wraparound services to children, youth and families. Passages is recruiting for a Master’s Level Therapist. The WISe team is comprised of a facilitator, therapist, and family/youth peers. The therapist will:

· Provide psycho-education to clients and families;

· Provide individual and family therapy to children and youth assigned to the WISe team;

· Administer CANS assessments;

· Coordinate admissions and discharges;

· Complete psychosocial assessments and assessment tools;

· Coordinate care with the other members of the WISe team.

Master’s degree in social services, family therapy, or mental health counseling is required or must be within 6 months of graduation. Additional information can be viewed on Passages’ website www.passages-Spokane.org. Applicants may contact the HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send a resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

 

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a creative, energetic Housing Specialist who can assist individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges to find permanent housing.

Passages is an outpatient mental health center in Spokane, WA and has an opening for a housing specialist. The position requires a unique blend of consultation and advocacy to both landlords and renters. It often requires networking and marketing to landlords. It involves working with the individual to identify the location, type of housing, and accommodation needs they might have. The employee will help locate, and advocate for the individual to obtain housing that they desire, not just what’s available.

The ideal candidate will possess a combination of skills including effective communication, creativity, and the ability to self-motivate and make independent decisions.

Skills and qualifications include prior experience working with landlords and housing advocacy groups, ability to travel throughout Spokane County to visit houses, helping clients apply for housing, escorting clients to appointments with landlords, and documenting the individual’s progress in an electronic health record.

If you’re interested in this very rewarding career, please contact Passages Family Support HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send your resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a creative, energetic Employment Specialist who can assist individuals experiencing behavioral health challenges to find gainful employment.

Passages is an outpatient mental health center in Spokane, WA and has an opening for an employment specialist. The position requires a unique blend of consultation and advocacy to both job seekers and employers. It often requires networking and marketing to employers who may not be experienced in hiring persons with behavioral health challenges. The Employment Specialist will help develop, locate, and retain jobs for adults.

The ideal candidate will possess a combination of skills including effective communication, creativity, and the ability to self-motivate and make independent decisions.

Preferred skills and qualifications include prior experience working with employers or vocational programs, ability to travel throughout Spokane County to visit employers, escorting clients to job interviews or other appointments, and ability to document the individual’s progress in an electronic health record.

If you’re interested in this very rewarding career, please contact Passages Family Support HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send your resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Master’s Level Therapist to work in the General Outpatient Services.

The Master’s Level Therapist will complete clinical assessments for assigned clients, establish diagnosis, and provide individual or group therapies to individuals who receive Apple Health in WA State (Medicaid). The therapist will provide individual services in the client’s home or at the Passages’ location, depending on where the client wishes to receive services. The clinician will document the service in the Passages electronic health record, provide appropriate referrals if clinically indicated, and coordinate care with other Passages direct service providers, such as peer specialists or care coordinators. The clinician will utilize evidence-based practices in providing services.

If you’re interested in this rewarding career, additional information about Passages can be viewed on our website at www.passages-Spokane.org. Applicants may contact the HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send a resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Family Peer Specialist.

Passages is a licensed outpatient mental health center in Spokane. The Peer Specialist will promote engagement and develop positive relationships with children/youth and their families in the General Outpatient Services Program.

The Peer Specialist will model and teach behaviors that lead to healthy choices and the development of resiliency and recovery. They will provide one-on-one peer support to assist primary caregivers of enrolled clients under age 18 in realizing the goals identified in their individual treatment plan.

The Peer Specialist will coordinate services with the individual’s other treatment providers, including schools as applicable and facilitate groups for self-help/peer support.

Peer Specialists must self-identify that they are or have received mental health services for themselves or their family (identify as the primary caregiver of a child with complex mental health needs). Peer Specialists (and families if applicable) should be in recovery for at minimum two years

If you’re interested in this very rewarding career, please contact Passages Family Support HR Department at 509.252.0856 or send your resume to smaike@passagesfs.org.

Passages Family Support is recruiting for a Peer Pathfinder.

The Passages Peer Pathfinder will work within the Recovery Model of Care, practicing under the Passages’ Standards of Care and under the direct supervision of an MHP.

Candidates must be fully vaccinated and must have lived experience with behavioral health challenges.

The role of the Peer Pathfinder is to offer peer support services/counseling to individuals who have been incarcerated when they return to their communities.

The Peer Pathfinder develops a relationship of trust with the participant. In developing this trust, the Peer Pathfinder may function as a role model, peer support, a mentor, a teacher, an advocate, and an ally as they communicate hope and encouragement.

The Peer Pathfinder will transition from spending significant amounts of time on social support and begin teaching independent living skills, coping skills and community adjustment skills.

Peer Pathfinders work with individuals primarily in their home/residence or in the community. Clients may come to the Passages campus for groups and some individual services, but it is the intent of Passages Family Support to offer in-home individual services as often as possible.

Peer Pathfinder engagement activities may include:

· Interacting with potential participants.

· Developing a trusting relationship with participants.

· Promoting a sense of self-direction and self-advocacy.

· Sharing their experiences in recovery.

· Helping motivate through sharing the strengths and challenges of their own illness.

· Considering the Individual’s medical issues and helping them develop wellness plans they can pursue in accordance with their physician recommendations.

· Helping the Individual plan how they will successfully manage their life in the community.

· Educating Individuals about resources in their home community.

· When requested by the Individual join in treatment team meetings if there are no safety concerns. Help to convey the Individual’s perspectives and assist the Individual with understanding the process.

Passages’ Employee Benefits:

Internships:

Passages Family Support offers internship opportunities at our office in Spokane, WA through partnerships with Eastern Washington University and Gonzaga.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume below.  You can also have your faculty field advisor contact us to discuss internship opportunities.

 

Volunteers:

We are always looking for volunteers to assist with our Recovery Through the Arts program.

To get more information about how you can help, please complete the form below.

Enrollee Advisory Council:

Do you like to share your opinion? Passages is now recruiting 3 adults, and 3 parents of enrolled children, to advise us on how our services could be better provided. 

Meetings will be held via Zoom, 3 times a year with Passages Executive Director, Becky Hammill. Participants will also receive a $25 gift card.  

The Passages’ Advisory Council is open to current enrollees and those who have discharged from services in the last six months.  If you would like to apply, please complete the “Enrollee Advisory Application” at the bottom of the page. 

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