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Dallas - Mesquite - Parent Educator (Bilingual) - ChildCareGroup
In this Born Learning project, the employee serves as a member of the Early Childhood Programs team and works closely with related teams in CCG. He/she recruits new homes, provides mentoring, support, and training to recruited families enrolled in the Born Learning project to ensure the goals of the project are met in a timely manner. Position meets funders requirements for this project. This position is responsible for generating accurate and timely reports for the funder. Works under the supervision of the Home-Based Program Manager , with considerable demand for independent judgment and action.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Born Learning Project: Responsible for the successful implementation of the Born Learning project from recruitment of at least 35 qualified families to achievement of their individual goals. Responsible for developing, reviewing, and implementing an individualized plan for each participating family and child, and purchasing the necessary materials in support of the family needs to achieve their goals.
Training and Assessment: Attend Parents as Teachers Born to Learn training and become a certified Parents-as-Teachers Parent Educator. Attend all follow up sessions as required. Responsible for visiting each family at least monthly in their home at a time convenient for the family including evenings and weekends. Provides on-going technical assistance and assesses the progress of each participating family toward reaching their goal/s. Ensures all screenings, developmental and physical, are conducted in a timely manner and according to the specifications of the grant. Coordinates and attends group training sessions.
Agency Relations: Networks with all social services agencies in the catchment area to attain knowledge of available services in order to refer families to all appropriate agencies. Maintain current agency information in a database. Refers families to any and all appropriate social service agencies and ensures follow up. Responsible for working individually and/or as a member of a team to meet the requirements of the funder.
Recordkeeping: Responsible for generating accurate and timely reports for the funder, including but not limited to: group training information, home visits, referrals, progress reports, vignettes, success stories and any other requested information. Prepares materials for special reports, newsletters, and parent or provider educational materials as requested.
Community Relations: Consistently brings all complaints or concerns by clients, providers, and others to the immediate attention of the Home-Based Program Manager. Represents the agency at workshops, conferences, and other events, and participates in staff development activities as assigned. Keeps abreast of current child development issues and shares information and resources with parents.
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Dallas - Health and Inclusion Specialist, Bilingual - ChildCareGroup
Health/Inclusion Specialist ensures the provision of Health and Inclusion Services to all assigned children enrolled in CCG Early Head Start Home-based and Family Child Care Programs and is accountable for ensuring that all local, state, and federal mandates for Health Services are met. Responsibilities include monitoring all health services including weekly assessments of immunizations, conducting health histories, making referrals, tracking medical and dental services and treatment, and participating and conducting trainings and meetings. This responsibility also includes timely coordination and documentation of medical and dental services for all children enrolled in the program. Functions as part of the Center Operations interdisciplinary team and serves as a member of the Health and Inclusion team. Work is performed under the collaborative direction of the Home-based program Manager and the Family Child Care Program Manager and under supported guidance of the Health/Inclusion Manager with some demand for independent judgment.
Health Services Component: Assists in planning and implementing the day-to-day operations of required Head Start Performance Standards and Service Delivery Plans addressing Health Services; Serves as resource person for parents needing referrals for medical/dental services, including health insurance.
Inclusion Services Component: Assists in planning and implementing the day-to-day operations of required Head Start Performance Standards and Service Delivery Plans addressing Inclusion Services; Serves as resource person for parents needing referrals for inclusion and mental health services, including health insurance.
Intakes/Medical Screenings: Obtains health histories of children during intake process and monitors health histories on an on going basis as needed; Conducts medical screenings of children as needed including: hemoglobin, blood pressure, hearing, vision, strabismus, height, weight, head circumference.
Health Records Management: Maintains accurate child health records using the ChildPlus database; Conducts folder reviews of children record for health histories, parental concerns, and completes proper documentation within 45 calendar days of childs entry; Coordinates medical assessments, dental examinations, developmental screenings & follow-up treatment of children in the program.
Training & Development: Coordinates and conducts health education and trainings for parents, children and staff; Participates in an active role with the Health Services Advisory Committee, annual Parent Fair, and Delegate meetings
Reporting: Prepares Health/Inclusion Services Content Area monthly reports, center reports, tracking sheets, treatment timelines, quarterly United Way statistics, yearly hearing & vision reports, bi-monthly Health & Safety Checklist, and Head Start Program Information Report (PIR); Documents services for children and communication with families in a timely & accurate manner using ChildPlus database
Database Maintenance: Requires the acquisition of knowledge and proficiency of the ChildPlus database within the introductory period of employment. ChildCareGroup will train the employee directly.
Contacts: position has daily contact with clients from the community at large and with local funders and Federal/State funding agencies; Contacts are with Parent Educators, Family Child Care providers, administrative staff, children, parents, and families.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attends staff meetings, seminars, conferences, staff development training and professional trainings when scheduled or assigned (i.e. case management, center & team meetings, local coalition meeting
Coordinates transportation for medical/dental services for children, as needed.
Maintains positive rapport with staff, parents, children, and community partners.
Assists with special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
Local travel required.
Must have reliable transportation, valid Texas drivers license
Proof of liability insurance
Driving record acceptable to CCGs automobile liability insurance carrier
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