Weekly Provider Bulletin
October 3, 2018
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Reimbursements & Programmatic Data Webinar Now on YouTube *
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused by the technical difficulties experienced during the The Trust Central Reimbursements & Programmatic Data Webinar, held this past Friday, September 28, for Trust-funded providers. The two-part webinar is now posted on our YouTube channel:

If you have general questions regarding reimbursements and programmatic data entry please leave your question in the comments section of the appropriate webinar recording. We will be taking questions through Tuesday, October 9, and you can expect a response from us within two business days. You can also click here to find step-by-step instructions on reimbursements and data entry on our website .
New Updated Trust Central Support Page *
Trust-Funded providers can now find all the Trust Central support they need in one place! Access to all essential resources have been consolidated on a single page of the Provider Portal. Log in to The Trust website with your Trust Central login and visit Providers > Trust Central Support.
Injury Prevention: Upcoming Trainings
All Trust-funded providers are required to participate in childhood injury prevention capacity-building efforts facilitated by the Public Health Trust's Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami. Trainings for October are listed below; visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions and registration information. Unless otherwise noted, all trainings take place at the University of Miami Mailman Center, located at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136.   

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 10, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 10, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education  Wednesday, October 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 17, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 24, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 24, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 31, 3-4 p.m.
Recognize Excellence: New Monthly Award!
Do you know a phenomenal staff member or colleague who deserves a round of applause? Nominate them for our new MONTHLY Exemplary Service Award! Extended regularly to exceptional employees of a Trust-funded program or initiative, this honor is given to individuals who serve as an inspiration to their colleagues; provide direct service to children and families as their primary duty; and perform their work in a way that exemplifies that the human element makes a genuine difference in the lives of others. (Nominees may not be a manager or executive director.) Winners will be publicly announced and recognized, and will comprise the pool from which we'll select the recipient of the 2019 Champions for Children Excellence Award for Direct Service to Children and Families! Click here to nominate someone wonderful today.
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Discovering Inclusion Training - Now Available ONLINE Discovering Inclusion is an introductory workshop for staff with little or no previous knowledge about children and youth with disabilities and inclusion. It includes an introduction to various types of disabilities, identifying the benefits of inclusion for all, using People First Language and respectful etiquette, and the characteristics of an inclusive program. There is also an opportunity to explore personal beliefs and values.

From Our Friends
Nominate a Community Healthcare Hero! *
The annual Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Awards, through a competitive external review process, honor outstanding individuals, programs and organizations whose effectiveness and services are distinguished by exemplary leadership, innovation in service delivery and demonstrated successes in community health. And while not a grant program, 2019 Sapphire Award winners will share $380,00 between them. Click here for details on the program, nomination guidelines and informational conference calls (happening October 8); deadline for entry is Wednesday, October 31, 5 p.m. EDT.
FREE Music Recording Studio Time *
The Jose Milton Foundation Recording Studio @ Miami Arts Studio is now open to any school-aged child residing in Miami-Dade County:

Providers, please tell your students and parents about this fantastic opportunity! Questions may be directed to masrecordingstudio@gmail.com.
Training: Traumatic Stress & Commercial Sexual Exploitation *
Kristi House offers best-practice programs and education for professionals, service providers and parents on the following:

  • Children and Traumatic Stress Friday, October 12
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Tuesday, November 6
  • Stewards of Children Friday, December 7

All trainings will be held from from 2-5 p.m. at 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136. For more information visit www.kristihouse.org/education; register for a training at dthompson@kristihouse.org.
Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training
Nurturing Parenting Programs are family-based programs with a proven track record of preventing the recurrence of child abuse and neglect that address the specific needs of different populations. Happening December 3-5 at 6801 NW 186th Street, Miami, FL 33015, this three-day training will focus on incorporating the philosophy, skills and strategies of nurturing parenting. Contact Ana Romero at 954.558.8360 to register.
Grant Opportunities
Funding at The Children's Trust

Visit the Grants section of our website to learn about our application process.

  • Early Childhood Development: Teaching Strategies GOLD Competitive solicitation to fund a single agency to provide early childhood development supports for an ongoing, observation-based assessment system for young children. The funded agency will manage and support Teaching Strategies GOLD (GOLD), which will be implemented with early learning educators employed in eligible programs in Miami-Dade County. Visit the Grant Opportunities page to review this RFP in its entirety; deadline for application is tomorrow, Thursday, October 4, 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Oral Health Education & Preventive Services Competitive solicitation to fund comprehensive oral health education and preventive services for under- and uninsured preschool and elementary-age children. Required service components include oral health education and counseling, screening for oral diseases, fluoride varnish application, dental sealants and referral for connection to/follow-up with a dental home for comprehensive continuity of care and any needed restorative services. Visit the Grant Opportunities page to review this RFP in its entirety; deadline for application is tomorrow, Thursday, October 4, 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Program Evaluation & Professional Development Support for Family Service Programs Competitive solicitation to fund one or more agencies to provide program evaluation and professional development support for Trust-funded family service providers, including group and individual parenting programs, family strengthening programs and family and neighborhood support partnerships. Visit the Grant Opportunities page to review this ITN in its entirety; deadline for application is tomorrow, Thursday, October 4, 5 p.m. EDT.
Early Learning Career Center Scholarships
The Early Learning Career Center, funded by The Children's Trust, is offering professional development scholarships to early childhood educators in Miami-Dade County to improve knowledge, skills, classroom practices and ultimately the quality of care offered to our children. For more information please send an email request to the center at careercenter@thechildrensforum.com that includes your name, facility name and DCF license number, email, phone number and a detailed description of your requested professional development funding.
Career Opportunities
Available Positions at The Children's Trust

  • Director of Communications The director of communications, using both traditional and innovative methodologies, is responsible for executing the planning and implementation of a comprehensive communications and community outreach program that includes, but is not limited to, planning and coordinating media events and press conferences; responding to media inquiries; planning and implementing public information programs and services; and developing news releases and other regular forms of communication such as newsletters and flash emails. In addition, the incumbent will oversee the design and updating of The Children's Trust website. He/she will also be accountable for building and maintaining relationships with key people in the media as well as within community, civic, education, health, business and faith sectors.

Submission end date for consideration for the above position is ongoing. Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions.
Drivers *
Girl Power seeks van drivers to be responsible for transporting children to its after-school and summer programs, and other locations involved in the daily operation of the agency. Responsibilities include performing minor preventative maintenance on van and maintaining records related to the operation/maintenance of van, mileage and student attendance. Must be able to work well with children, comply with Florida state law regarding mandatory reporting and possess a chauffeur's license or be able to obtain one. Email résumé to shameka@girlpowerrocks.org.
Finance & Grants Manager
This position ensures maintenance of effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements; develops, creates and monitors all grants and contract budgets' monthly review; and performs essential Human Resources duties satisfactorily. Reports and it is evaluated by the President and CEO and VP Finance. Contact Esther Vidal-Perkins at 305.279.1155 Ext. 7002 or esther@amigosforkids.org.
Fitness Coach - Part Time
Leadership Learning Center seeks a part-time fitness coach who is passionate about health and fitness and can help students learn and understand physical education. Responsibilities include planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate instructional program for grades K-12. Must possess minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent; knowledge of team or individual sports and playing rules; and competitive coaching skills in sports. Previous coaching experience and pursuing a bachelor's in physical education or exercise science preferred. Contact Christian Dominguez at cdominguez@sjbmiami.org for complete job description, requirements and application guidelines.
Master's Level Therapist
Lotus House seeks a master's level therapist to provide evidence-based Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) or Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) for children and families with high special needs, histories of complex trauma, and medical and mental health issues. Must possess experience in PCIT, CPP or Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and child/family therapy; minimum master's degree in relevant field; and be licensed or a registered clinical intern. Email résumé to Anna Frusciante at anna@lotushouse.org.
Available Positions at City of Miami Beach

  • One-to-One Facilitator - Part-Time To implement the All Stars after-school and summer youth enrichment program to students grades 6-8 and to work one-on-one with youth with special needs. Minimum associate degree in social services or related field and one year experience in social services and working with youth and/or youth with disabilities.
  • Program Coordinator To oversee All Stars after-school and summer youth enrichment program operations, goals and outcomes, including supervising staff; ensuring program/fiscal compliance with funder guidelines and established city policies; collaborating with partner organizations; and researching grant opportunities and submitting proposals. 

Available Positions at Family Resource Center

  • Parenting Instructor To be responsible for all aspects of teaching the Nurturing Parenting curriculum. Must possess master’s degree in social work, counseling, education or related field, or a bachelor's with relevant experience; excellent writing skills; and bilingual fluency (English/ Spanish). Email résumé to ffondrose@frcflorida.org; include Parenting Instructor – Applicant Name in subject line.
  • Therapist To provide mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to adults, adolescents and children, including outpatient counseling, and community-based services and coordination with schools, caregivers and others. Must possess master's degree, LMH/LSW, TF-CBT Training, minimum three years' experience and bilingual fluency (English/ Spanish). Email résumé to ffondrose@frcflorida.org; include Therapist – Applicant Name in subject line.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Center Director - Part-Time *
  • Early Head Start Assistant *
  • Early Head Start Educator *
  • Head Start Assistant *
  • Head Start Educator *
  • Psychologists - Licensed & Unlicensed *

Email résumé to Estela Rivero at erivero@dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education

  • Audiologists - Part-/Full-Time *
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Interpreters *
  • Clerical - Hourly *
  • Occupational Therapists *
  • Physical Therapists *
  • School Psychologists - Part-/Full-Time *
  • School Social Workers - Part-/Full-Time *
  • Speech Language Pathologists *
  • Teachers with Experience in Special Education - Part-/Full-Time *

Email résumé to Ava Goldman at agoldman@dadeschools.net.
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