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Transition Facilitator

Transition Facilitator

Transition Facilitator

Southwest Network, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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If you are passionate about working with teens and young adults, this position could be right for you. As a Transition Facilitator, you will coach, support and help young adults (ages 16.5 to 22) with emotional, behavioral or mental health issues as they transition from the ren’s behavioral health system of care into adulthood or to the adult system of care. You will provide guidance and support in the areas of employment, education, housing, social and family relationships, independent and daily living, finances and budgeting, decision making, emotional and physical health and wellbeing, community life, and more using principles of the nationally recognized Transition to Independence Process program.
You will engage as a member of a transition team to develop solution-focused strategies to overcome barriers. You will be responsible to evaluate youth to determine their suitability to enter the program, then work with them and facilitate service plans to progress them through the program until completion. You will work collaboratively with other service providers and educators from ren’s mental health, education, adult mental health, welfare, rehabilitation and other partners as needed to ensure appropriate support for each young adult. You will work in the community and at non-traditional hours, in the places and at the times that work best for these young adults. You will also be responsible for administrative and documentation functions.
A complete job description is available upon request.
Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements

  • Must possess one of the following:
  • Master's or bachelor's degree with a behavioral health or related field
  • Bachelor's degree in a non-related field PLUS one year related experience
  • Associate's degree in any field PLUS one year related experience
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate PLUS three years' related experience
  • At least one (1) year of behavioral health experience facilitating Child and Family teams preferred.
  • Experience with transition-aged youth in the behavioral health, foster care and/or juvenile justice systems preferred.
  • System experience and understanding of service planning for seriously mentally ill adults desired.
  • Must maintain current CPR, First Aid, and Therapeutic Options certifications (offered through Southwest Network).
  • Must maintain a valid Arizona state fingerprint clearance card.
  • Must maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and car insurance.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Knowledge, Ability, and Skills

  • Familiarity with and belief in strengths-based and positive youth development principles is required, as is familiarity with wraparound services, Child and Family Team facilitation and person-centered service delivery.
  • Must have the ability to maintain excellent member and family relationships and provide excellent customer service
  • Requires effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized and have critical thinking, time management and problem solving skills are a must
  • Ability to utilize multiple types of office equipment (i.e. phones, copier, fax, etc.)
  • Ability to type 25 to 40 WPM is preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to utilize the internet and various web browsers


  • This position is offered at a fair, competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings and Flex Spending account options
  • Paid sick, vacation and holiday time (10 paid holidays per year!)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan (403b) with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Basic life insurance with the option to purchase supplemental insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts

When you consider everything—the salary, the benefits, the ongoing training and support we offer, and the impact you’ll have on the lives of others—it could be the right opportunity for you.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of education, employment, driving record and auto insurance, and completion of a criminal background check and drug testing.
Southwest Network is an equal opportunity employer.
In the treatment of ren and adolescents, we are known for getting youth in quickly, treating even the most challenging cases, offering helpful parent and family support, and providing quality, compassionate care. Using the nationally recognized Child and Family Team process and with treatment tailored to each person’s strengths, needs, and culture, youth can stay in the home, be productive in school, and have a hopeful future. Integrated health services address both behavioral and physical health issues, and special programs for teens and young adults help them realize their potential and become independent adults. We also collaborate with the Arizona Department of Child Safety to provide families involved in welfare with comprehensive service plans which integrate all aspects of care and treatment. All members of the team practice in a manner that is consistently mindful of the 12 Principles of The Arizona Vision for Children.
Southwest Network provides integrated behavioral and physical health services, caring for both the mind and body for whole health and wellness. We provide treatment programs for seriously mentally ill adults and ren and adolescents with complex emotional and behavioral needs. We are committed to their recovery, and we work together to offer hope, support individual goals, encourage self-sufficiency, and change lives. We do whatever is needed for the individuals and families we serve.
We truly understand how important our employees are to those they care for, and how critical they are to our mission. As one of our employees, we will look after as many of your professional and personal needs as we can and make sure your work environment is productive, yet pleasant and informal. We are committed to offering you opportunities for personal and career growth, and we value and reward innovation, collaboration, dedication, and strength.




Team Player: Works well as a member of a group






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Job Type: Full-time

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