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Family Advocate

Location: 3361 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL
Department: GCHSWF Pediatric Specialists - Collier Clinic
Categories: Clerical, Clinical Support, Service/Support
Type: Part-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Join our team of mission-driven and compassionate caregivers and be part our journey to Exceptional Patient Experience.

Bilingual Required

The Family Advocate is an experienced family member of an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder who provides peer mentoring and support. Family Advocates build working relationships, solve problems, and support patients while they learn to self-navigate the system of care. Advocates reduce barriers that keep patients from getting timely treatment by identifying patient needs and assist them in accessing sources of emotional, financial, administrative, or cultural support. The Family Advocates will help families gain the skills, tools, and supports needed to be independent and confident.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sRequired

Additional Requirements


Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
10 YearRequired

Additional Requirements

Must have at least 10 years lived experience of being a relative (i.e. parent, care giver, sibling, or other immediate family member) of adult or child with serious emotional disturbance.


State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Valid FL Drivers LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Additional Requirements

Certified Parent Support Provider through The Federation for Children’s Mental Health preferred

Possesses the ability to articulate and model lessons learned from lived experience required