Company: Children&s Institute Inc.
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for a committed
Parent Partner with direct experience navigating through the
systems of care (DCFS, DMH, Probation) with their own child and or
relative. Responsibilities:Partners with parents and caregivers to
help them learn to provide the support to the children under their
care to optimize their healthy social and emotional development.
Serves as a contact for the caregivers to learn about community and
CII resources that would benefit the growth of children and
families; maintains resource directory for CII and other community
programs and resources; encourages parent/caregiver participation
in group life skills sessions, support groups and related
training/support programs. Maintains appropriate case notes and
other records as required. Assists caregivers to effectively
resolve family grievances and crisis situations.Assists caregivers
in navigating various services and supports within their
community.Facilitates online family engagement trainings and
presentations Other duties and special projects as assigned. This
Position Requires: An individual with personal experience with
their own child / relative navigating educational and social
systems of care required including but not limited to: child
welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice, Health Care,
Disabilities, DCFS, DMH, Probation, Juvenile, Education, DPSS,
Foster YouthMust have a good understanding of the use of
technologyRequired to have experience navigating different systems
like, welfare, mental health, juvenile justice system, education,
etc.The Parent Partner provides direct services by utilizing their
own life experiences to support, engage, and motivate caregivers
towards the identified goals. High school diploma or general
education degree (GED) preferred.Possesses a valid driver's license
and state-required auto insurance. Required to travel extensively
(> 50% of the time). Spanish / English bilingual required.
Children's Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender
expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital
status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its
activities or operations.
Keywords: Children&s Institute Inc., Long Beach , Parent Partner, Other , Long Beach, California
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