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Parent Partner

Company: Children&s Institute Inc.
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

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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