Pearl Buck Center
  • 25-Apr-2017 to 24-Jun-2017 (PST)
  • Pearl Buck Preschool
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Prescription. Life, 401k, Mileage, Paid Holidays, PTO, Free Gym Membership


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family Support Coordinator/Outreach (FSC/Outreach) is responsible for providing home-based prevention services focusing on child development and education and coordination of services/activities for parents with cognitive difficulties and their families. The FSC/Outreach position is designed to provide comprehensive supports to parents of young children so they can reach their needs and goals.  The FSC/Outreach will also design and implement Family Nights.

DUTIES  AND RESPONSIBILITES:

A.          Direct Service - Conduct home visits to assess family needs, design individualized family support plans, support families meeting their goals (including Individualized Family Support Plans), using functional behavior assessment tools when needed. Design and use appropriate methods of data collection. Responsibilities include collaborating with preschool staff and other professionals and providing training.

1.                Makes contact with newly referred and pre-enrollment list parents and establishes positive working relationships.

2.                Utilizes appropriate limit and boundary setting skills.

3.                Utilizes ASQ/ ASQ-SE with each family and make report results to parents and other included participants.

4.                Utilizes child development curriculum with each family and promotes positive parent-child relationships.

5.                Utilizes Home Safety Screenings regularly.

6.                Identifies parental strengths and learning styles to develop appropriate strategies and techniques to teach positive guidance techniques.

7.                Develops and implements a comprehensive, integrated family support plan and assists families and teachers in implementing a three-tiered behavior framework based on the principles of PBIS and participate in PBIS team meetings.

8.                Adapts parenting education/PBIS materials for parents with cognitive difficulties.

9.                Maintains client records and data collection in accordance with Pearl Buck Center and funding source requirements.

10.             When indicated, conducts functional behavioral assessments and ongoing evaluations of the children and families, and refers for further assessment as necessary.

11.             Meets regularly with Preschool Director and Specialist Support Team to review family support plans and behavioral data, when appropriate.

12.             Works cooperatively with Department of Human Services to prevent abuse or neglect and makes DHS/CW referrals when appropriate.

13.             Make community referrals to appropriate supports.

14.             Responds to family crises when necessary through intervention and advocacy.

15.             Assist with parent support group as needed, via childcare or facilitation.

16.             Develop and implement parent group activities to further connections between parents.

  1. Reporting and Record Keeping
    1. Keeps up-to-date files on each family.
    2. Completes daily log notes on documented contacts with parents.
    3. Completes and submits all paperwork in a timely
    4. Maintains statistics in accordance with agency demographics and other funding sources as necessary.
  2. Safety
    1. Responsible for safety and welfare of yourself and others when providing direct
    2. Ensures safety requirements are practiced as outlined in the safety
  3. Other duties as assigned (e.g., Food for Lane County food )

QUALFICATIONS

A.         Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree in special education, early childhood education, community services, or related field.
  • Prefer a minimum of two years' experience in human services, preferably working with people with developmental disabilities, families and children with challenging behavior.
  1. Knowledge of parent education, child development, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and community
  2. Skills and knowledge in functional behavioral assessment and behavior support
  3. Experience with home
  1. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    1. Thorough knowledge of principles of human development, including human learning, emotional and social development, behavior
    2. Skill, knowledge, and expertise in building systems of problem behavior prevention and intervention in schools and with families.
    3. Skill in collecting and interpreting behavioral data.
    4. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, parents and community
    5. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of
    6. Ability to multi-task and work effectively with
    7. Skill in maintaining good interpersonal relations.
    8. Valid Oregon driver's license.
    9. Maintain liability automobile insurance of $500,00.
    10. Ability to maintain
    11. Skill and knowledge of word processing, Excel, and navigating the
  2. Criminal Records Check
    1. Become enrolled on the Central Background Registry.
    2. Pass criminal records check as required by the Office of Developmental Disabilities.

JOB CONTACTS

  1. Regular contacts with other agencies, such as Department of Human Services/Child Protection Services, Lane County Public Health, DD Services, Early Childhood Cares.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Contact with highly stressed parents living in challenging
  2. Exposure to chronic health hazards, such as head lice, staph infections, scabies, cigarette
  3. Travel to consumer homes and community service
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