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Milwaukee, WI
Posted: 31 Mar 2017

SaintA is seeking a dynamic human service professional to fill the family services coordinator position in the Family Preservation program. The Family Services Coordinator responsibilities will include:

  • Providing assessments of child and family’s needs and develop strengths-oriented goals focusing on child safety and improving family functioning
  • Providing high quality professional services to include direct support, guidance, visit coaching, mentoring, and education offered to parents who are receiving supervised family interaction sessions
  • Consulting with supervisor, initial assessment workers and case managers to ensure family interaction sessions are arranged and delivered in a timely manner while maintaining compliance to the court order
  • Facilitating Family Center orientation with new clients, inclusive of child(ren), parents, and caregivers
  • Effectively advocating for the needs and interests of families who are receiving supervised and unsupervised family interaction sessions through the Family Services Department, and advocating for least restrictive family interaction plan while ensuring the priority of child safety and well-being
  • Collaborating, coordinating and facilitating transitional meetings with key service providers and families to ensure recommendations and future goals are clear and understood to result in a smooth transition to a long-term service provider following the 30-day assessment process
  • Providing coverage for family preservation specialist as needed

The Family Services Coordinator position includes Milwaukee County with extensive community involvement. This position has on-call responsibilities and candidate must be able to work a schedule between 11 a.m.-8 p.m. to include evenings and weekends allowing flexibility of schedule based on needs of the clients in the Family Preservation program.

National Center for Innovation and Excellence
Melbourne, FL
Posted: 15 Mar 2017

About the Position with NCFIE: This is an exciting new position with a National Organization whose mission and vision it is to transform sustainable systems of care to produce measurable results and positive outcomes for the children and families served. The NCFIE is dedicated to developing youth, strengthening families and building strong communities by developing resources, delivering services, providing technical assistance, consultation and training. The NCFIE serves as a central hub for innovation and excellence and evidence based practice model development with a focus on High Fidelity Wraparound and Systems of Care.

Position Summary: The NCFIE Consultant Trainer position is a highly independent leadership position responsible for conducting Wraparound Training and Certification and the delivery of nationwide technical assistance and consultation services. This position requires a seasoned Wraparound and System of Care Professional who will provide implementation and early adoption support to communities of practice and play a lead role as Project Director with the C.A.R.E.S. National Replication sites. This position requires an innovative leader who possesses competency in curriculum development; comfort with delivery of training using web based training platforms, and one who is analytical and skilled with project management, execution and delivering results. The position requires a candidate with a successful background in child, youth and family services, proposal writing and extensive experience with program development.

The Consultant Trainer will design and develop curriculum and perform tasks associated with identifying development needs, creating and delivering required training and other solutions as identified to promote the mission and vision of the NCFIE.

Technical/Functional Expectations:

  • Training Delivery - Essential Function: Coordination and Delivery of high fidelity Wraparound training and curriculum development in order to create a positive learning experience.
  • Instruction/Facilitation of Learning - Essential Function: Identify learning objectives; select and deliver instructional methodologies in order to facilitate learning and development. Design and develop new curriculum to address the training needs of Wraparound and SOC partners. Be results oriented and able to work highly independently.

  • Technical Assistance & Consultation - Essential Function: Assess core competencies of individuals, agencies and systems to design tools and training to coach, lead and guide those served to become proficient in wraparound and SOC.

  • Instructional Technologies: Attend workshops, review professional publications, and participate in professional societies to maintain up-to-date knowledge of instructional technologies, research and best practices and knowledge transfer. Use knowledge acquisition to write and publish and advance the mission and vision of the NCFIE.
  • Training Fulfillment and Needs analysis: Ensure required trainings are conducted as scheduled. Ensure a high level of satisfaction and knowledge acquisition. Work with leadership to identify opportunities for training and model development based on agency and market needs, interests and opportunities.
  • Advanced project management skills: Strong writing skills, proposal and abstract development, budget development, and implementation planning and assessment skills.
  • Other duties as required: Job performance requires fulfilling other incidental or related duties as assigned, assisting and training others, and performing duties of higher rated positions from time to time for developmental purposes. 
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