Parent Support Partner
By Admin: Joanna
Copper Country Community Mental Health
Copper Country Mental Health Services, a four county community mental health center, is accepting applications for a part-time (up to 20 hours/week) Parent Support Partner (PSP). The Parent Support Partner will be providing peer-to-peer support, education, and training to caretakers of children with a serious emotional disturbance or intellectual/ developmental disability. The primary duties involve empowering families to move toward independence through skill-building interventions. The Parent Support Partner draws from personal experience and knowledge to help engage families in the treatment process.
Applicants must have experience caring for a child with a serious emotional disturbance or intellectual/developmental disability; be at least 18 years of age; have a Michigan driver’s license; and pass all background checks.
Applications can be submitted to:
Human Resources Department
Copper Country Mental Health
901 W. Memorial Drive
Houghton, MI 49931