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Parent Enrichment Specialist

Company: Child & Family Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

  • Provide Nurturing Parenting Program curriculum to assigned parents/families;
  • Facilitate group instruction using a strengths-based, family-centered approach, ensuring fidelity to the NPP model;
  • Administer standardized assessments to program participants;
  • Develop trusting relationships with program participants and their families;
  • Maintain regular contact with participants via group instruction and home visiting;
  • Intervene during parent/child visits, supporting areas where the parent has skill mastery, and utilizing coaching to help parents practice and gain competence in areas of need;
  • Assess family functioning for safety and ability of the family to care for children;
  • Maintain positive working internal and external relationships;
  • Maintain required documentation of services provided, including data entry into NYS CONNECTIONS System
  • Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in social work or human service field required;
    • 2 years of experience in working with high-risk families;
    • Trained in Nurturing Parenting Program or available to be trained.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age;
    • Good writing and organizational skills;
    • Valid driver's license, auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle.CMS Mandate requires that all employees at Child & Family Services must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by the date of hire, unless granted a reasonable accommodation due to medical necessity or a sincerely held religious belief. -Diversity Statement:Within our agency and in the communities that we serve, C&FS is committed to diversity and inclusion with race equity at the center. Every day we work to promote safety, health, and wellness. We will not stop until black, indigenous and people of color are free from racism and experience peace, prosperity, and well-being.Child & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Child & Family Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or familial status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Child & Family Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Prevention, Intervention, Education and Advocacy

Keywords: Child & Family Services, Buffalo , Parent Enrichment Specialist, Other , Buffalo, New York

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