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Family Advocacy Intervention Specialist (FAIS), AFMRA

Company: Magellan Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

The FAIS functions as the FAP prevention facilitator and community liaison coordinator in addition to providing primary treatment services for assigned maltreatment and Family Advocacy Strength-Based Therapy (FAST) cases, coordinating services for families and monitoring client participation and progress utilizing the modalities of social casework, and for psychotherapy and psycho-educational interventions.

  • Directs the development and implementation of prevention services.
  • Provides community behavioral health education.
  • Provides family violence education.
  • Provides prevention training (annually, to new personnel and leadership personnel).
  • Provides resource finding and service linking.
  • Provides prevention program interventions to promote protective factors and to address maltreatment risk factors.
  • Collaborates with other New Parent Support Program (NPSP) team members to develop service plans that incorporate primary and secondary prevention services.
  • Conducts home visits to NPSP clients assessed as high needs and who request social work intervention.

Other Job Requirements


  • U.S. licensed clinical Social Worker.
  • Master’s degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school.
  • Two years of full-time post-master’s degree experience (within the last three years) in professional clinical counseling service programs to men, women, and children who are abusive or abused.
  • Must have experience as a group therapy facilitator or co-leader.
  • Two years’ experience working with children, families, and groups in clinical or community organization settings; or as program manager, with demonstrated responsibilities in program planning with implementation of education and intervention services, and community collaboration.
  • Experience working with professionals and agencies that provide community support and counseling intervention services to children and families.
  • Shall be able to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) Tier 1 Clearance.
  • Possess and maintain Basic Life Support Certification: the American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS) (Course C) or the American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/BLS (Heart Saver) Course.
  • Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business.
  • Able to work under time pressure and rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines
  • Before starting work, FAP personnel working with Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) shall provide proof of immunization from the following diseases according to CDC guidelines: Hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and influenza, and proof of a negative TB skin test (completed within the past 12 months (if positive, proof of negative chest X-ray within the past 12 months).


General Job Information


Family Advocacy Intervention Specialist (FAIS), AFMRA



Work Experience

Behavioral Health, Clinical


Masters (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

BLS - Basic Life Support - Care Mgmt, LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Care Mgmt

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their
position; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

Keywords: Magellan Health, Los Angeles , Family Advocacy Intervention Specialist (FAIS), AFMRA, Other , Los Angeles, California

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