Family Partner/Parent Partner

Posted: 04/16/2024

Salary Range:$13.00 To 14.15 Hourly

The Family Partner also known as the Parent Partner provides peer mentoring, educational materials and support provided by an experienced parent to the caregivers of a child in the different LOC packages residing in Jones, Callahan, Shackelford, Stephens, and Taylor Counties.  Leads parent educational and parent support groups.  At least 60% of work hours should be face to face with parents or consumers. This position has direct service time and documentation performance targets to meet. Some attendance is required at school ARD meetings, wraparound team staffings, and CRCG meetings as they arise to provide parent support and advocacy.  Schedule is primarily 8-5 with some flexibility in the evenings and on the weekends.  This position will report to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program Administrator.



Certified Family Partners hired or contracted must meet the following qualifications:

(a) Is 18 years of age or older;

(b) Has received either:

i. A high school diploma; or

ii. A high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the laws

applicable to the issuing agency;

(c) Has at least one year of lived experience raising a child or adolescent with an

emotional or mental health issue as a parent or LAR;

(d) Has at least one year of experience navigating a child-serving system (e.g.

mental health, juvenile justice, social security, or special education) as a

parent or LAR; and

(e) Has the ability to perform the duties of a Family Partner as outlined in the

Texas Resilience and Recovery Utilization Management Guidelines.

(f) Has successfully completed the certified Family Partner training and passed

the certification exam recognized by the department within one year of the

date of hire for the role of Family Partner.

Must have a Texas Driver’s License and be an insurable driver. 


Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; flexible

This is a Full Time position. Benefits are available.