Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Parent Educator - Bilingual in Creole

    Job Locations US-FL-Lake Park
    Job ID
    2018-4014
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Case Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?

    Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?

    Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?

    Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!

     

    As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families. 

     

    As a Parent Educator for the BRIDGES program you will identify and assess client and family needs, coordinate and provide parenting education and support, and inform clients of available community resources. 

     

    To learn more about our BRIDGES program, please click here!

    Responsibilities

    YOU WILL: 

    • Provide specialized services that may include:
      • Assess family current level of functioning
      • Assess and implement appropriate parenting and family support interventions
      • Determine intensity of intervention needed and appropriate mode of intervention
    • Develop and manage behavior monitoring forms.
    • Facilitate psycho-educational and parenting education services.  Attend program training; obtain and maintain certification as required.
    • Implement parenting and family support interventions of varying intensity and format.
    • Actively and regularly participate in peer support networks and forums; regularly review clinical work in peer support groups.
    • Develop and maintain client records and program documentation in a timely manner in compliance with all applicable contract and agencies’ standards.
    • Complete all data collection and reporting requirements.
    • Assist with recruitment and engagement of clients.
    • Coordinate services with other professionals and paraprofessionals as needed and Conduct community outreach as needed.
    • Provide crisis intervention and review results of screenings and assessments.
    • May support program core components and key functions as directed and may monitor interns and/or volunteers.
    • May transport or arrange for transportation for clients.
    • Provide additional staff training as requested or required. 

     

    Qualifications

    YOU HAVE: 

    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to make home visits/travel
    • Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions
    • Ability to be sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
    • Commitment to effectively and efficiently providing customer satisfaction with positive service delivery results
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to assess and apply proper intervention strategies
    • Ability to identify and understand environmental stressors
    • Ability to work autonomously

     

    YOU NEED:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or in a Human Services related field
    • Three years of experience working with children and families
    • Preferred:
      • Master's Degree in Social Work or a comparable human services field
      • Bi-lingual English/Creole highly preferred
      • Teaching or training experience
      • Knowledge of group dynamics, family and child development 

    When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there - we been delivering the right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of services and solutions to children and families in Florida.

     

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