Weekly Provider Bulletin
January 31, 2018
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The Children's Trust Announces
PhilanthropyMiami 2018 - FREE Registration for Trust Providers
The 2018 PhilanthropyMiami Conference is an important annual gathering of community stakeholders and thought leaders driving the philanthropy sector in Miami-Dade County. The daylong event will challenge participants to explore topics and ideas that will impact your thinking and your organization; explore the elements of essential nonprofit leadership, sustainable fundraising and strategic branding; and connect you with other nonprofit leaders, board members and donors. This is an invaluable opportunity to enhance your skills as an agent of real social change in our community, and The Trust is once again offering registration scholarships to the event to our providers on a first-come, first-served basis, a savings of at least $150. Click here to register today using promo code TCTPM2018 - Trust-funded spots are extremely limited in number.

The 2018 PhilanthropyMiami Conference will take place on Thursday, March 1, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. , at Jungle Island in Miami. We hope to see you there!
Providers & Partners, Tell Us All About Your Good Work!
From the Herald and the Miami Times to CBS 4 and NBC 6 , Trust-funded programs and initiatives throughout the community have been featured for the life-changing services they provide to the children and families of Miami-Dade - and you could be next. Click here to tell us about your latest triumphs and you just may turn on the TV or turn a page in the paper to see your face!
Attention Quality Counts Programs
Great news: Your participation in Quality Counts has caught the attention of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) for a national study! They want to hear from you, directors and teaching staff, as part of their SEQUAL (​Supportive Environmental Quality Underlying Adult Learning) study to find out how your workplace supports its teaching staff in learning and continuing to develop their knowledge and skills on the job. More detailed information regarding the study is available for teaching staff and for directors/administrators . Over the next few weeks, evaluators from California will be selecting sites for participation and will communicate these invitations via email; please be on the lookout for this correspondence. Your participation is voluntary - but greatly appreciated - and will be rewarded with a Target gift card.
The 2017 Annual Report Is Here!
Click here to see our recently released annual report slideshow - we're celebrating 15 years of service to Miami-Dade children and families! - and take a look back at some of the past year's triumphs and successes, to which you've all contributed.
Grant Opportunity: Parenting Programs
The Children’s Trust has released a competitive solicitation for a new five-year funding cycle for parenting programs. Funding for parenting programs will be available for:

  • Group parenting and advocacy programs
  • Individual and home visitation programs

Videos of the content covered in the recently held parenting programs application training sessions are now available ; visit the Resources section of the Parenting Grant Opportunity to view them. We also suggest that you visit the Grants section of our site for important information about applicant eligibility, general programmatic funding requirements, legal requirements and much more. Please note that in lieu of a bidders' conference, a bidders' video has been created for this RFP; click here to view it on our provider support channel on YouTube. The deadline to apply to this RFP is Tuesday, February 20.
Youth Development Funding Opportunity Now CLOSED
Please be aware that the deadline for responding/applying to the youth developments services RFP was on Tuesday, January 30 . The Cone of Silence remains in effect during the application review and recommendation period.
MICAMH Conference - Attend for FREE!
The Children’s Trust is sponsoring the attendance of Trust-funded providers at the Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference , happening February 21-23. To register:

  • Click here to access the ticket page
  • Click "Enter promotional code" on the bottom right-hand corner of the ticket screen
  • Enter the special Trust promo code (either 3DayCT18 for all three days or CT1Day18 for one day only)
  • Click "Apply" to reveal your free ticket option.

Please note that attendance is expected with registration. Email micamh@fiu.edu with any questions.
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 . Available trainings for February are listed below; visit our community calendar at www.thechildrenstrust.org for full descriptions and registration information. All trainings held at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, unless otherwise indicated.

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, February 7, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, February 7, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, February 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, February 21, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, February 28, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, February 28, 3-4 p.m.  
  • CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Monday, February 5 - Thursday, February 8, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, 675 N Homestead Boulevard, Homestead, FL 33030
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Navigating Community Resources Friday, February 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami FL 33150
  • Let's Play Together: Practical Solutions for Adapting Recreational Activities Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165
  • An Administrator’s Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Thursday, February 15, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Avenue, Miami, FL 33176
  • Count Me In: Teaching Children to Embrace Diversity Friday, February 26, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33150

Registration is required for all trainings; click here to register .
From Our Friends
FREE Summer Meals for Children & Youth - Sign Up Today!
Summer BreakSpot, a program that provides free meals to children and youth ages birth-18 years at participating service sites, is underway. We encourage ALL children and youth summer program providers to contact sponsors TODAY to secure participation at each of their program service sites. Be sure to confirm available menus (hot or cold) and delivery times BEFORE making a decision on which sponsor best meets the needs of your participants and program environment. In addition, we strongly urge providers to designate their program service sites as “open sites,” where children and youth ages birth-18 years living in their communities may also participate in the free meals program, even if they do not participate in provider programming. Open sites serve a critical role in minimizing food insecurity in Miami-Dade while schools are closed and are, for some children, a literal lifesaver. The Children’s Trust is also supporting Florida Impact efforts to increase accessibility to summer meals for those children who have no access to open sites, through pediatric clinics and WIC and HUB sites. Contact Christina Sudduth at csudduth@flimpact.org for more information. Parents can call 211 or text FOOD or COMIDA (for Spanish) to 877-877 to find service sites delivering summer meals for children ages birth-18 near their home. Click here for additional Summer BreakSpot resources; Current sponsors are listed below:

  • After-School Program (ASP) Contact Christina at 954.596.9000.
  • Christian Fellowship CDC In addition to programs/sites serving children and youth up to age 18, the organization seeks to support those that serve developmentally delayed young adults over the age of 18. Contact Anna Jackson at 305.398.9542.
  • Community Action Agency Contact Rany Panchanathan at 786.469.4789 or ppncha@miamidade.gov.
  • FLIPANY Visit www.flipany.org for more information and to register; a free, one-time healthy food demo event for parents is available for 50 or more participants. Contact Viktoriya Yudovina at 954.636.2388 or vyudovina@flipany.org.
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools Contact Berne Galvez at mgalvezberne@dadeschools.net.
  • Rayfield Family Literacy Contact Senetta Carter at 800.913.5481, 954.894.0518 or senettacar@aol.com.
  • Sisters for Abundant Living Download an application at www.sistersforabundantliving.com; Contact Courtney at 305.826.7900.
  • Village Youth Services In addition to free meals, Village Youth Services is also offering free nutrition education workshops. Contact Lamekka Noble at 305.621.5836 or info@villageyouth.org.
Maternal Depression Workshop
The Postpartum Healing and Education Center announces a postpartum depression workshop, taking place on Wednesday, March 21, 9 a.m. - noon. Registration fee of $40 includes three CEUs for LCSWs, LMHCs and LMFTs. Contact Ana Romero at 954.558.8360 or aromero@postpartumeducation.com to register.
Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training
The Postpartum Healing and Education Center announces a three-day nurturing parenting facilitator training, taking place February 26-28 ; registration fee $300. Contact Ana Romero at 954.558.8360 or aromero@postpartumeducation.com to register.
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Bookkeeper - Part-Time *
The Center for Social Change seeks a part-time, tech-friendly bookkeeper (contractor) with knowledge of QuickBooks. For complete job description, requirements and application guidelines, email lucinda@4socialchange.org .
Community Engagement Manager *
Communities in Schools Miami seeks a manager of community engagement to serve as a key piece of the administrative team, with a focus on working to effectively cultivate, engage and retain an increasing roster of individuals and donors. Position requires a detail-oriented individual with new ideas, who enjoys building relationships and is passionate about making a difference in the community. For complete job description, requirements and application guidelines visit www.cismiami.org .
Site Aide - Part-Time *
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami seeks a part-time site aide who will work under the direct supervision of the program coordinator. Responsibilities include overseeing program site as well as performing other vital program functions. For complete job description, responsibilities and to apply, visit www.ccadm.org .
Teacher *
Universal Academy Learning Center has an immediate opening for an experienced and motivated teacher; 45 DCF hours required. Email résumé to ua@utruthcenter.org .
United Way of Miami-Dade seeks a co-teacher for its Center for Excellence in Early Education. This is a 10-month term position, working under the guidance of the master teacher and teacher to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourage their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development by assisting with the implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum, materials, activities and environments on a daily basis. Email résumé to uwjobs@unitedwaymiami.org .
Teacher - After-School *
Town Center School, located in the West Kendall area, seeks an after-school teacher. Responsibilities include implementation of activities, schedule and lesson
planning. Must possess high school diploma, DCF 45 hours and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to towncenter305@hotmail.com .
Teacher Assistant - Head Start *
St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center seeks a teacher assistant to support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 3-5, including indoor/outdoor activities aimed at promoting physical health; approaches to learning; and the social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor and physical development of the children. Minimum high school diploma, FCCPC or National CDA (Preschool) and DCF 45 hours. Email résumé to tdawson@stalbanschildcare.org .
Teachers - Part-Time
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers seek part-time teachers for its locations in Little Havana and Miami Beach. Minimum high school diploma and DCF 45 hours required; FCCPC preferred. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a plus; Spanish a must. Paid vacation, holiday and sick days. Email résumé to abenedetti@lhanc.org .
Available Positions at Behavioral Aid Solutions

  • Clinicians Must possess master's degree in marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling or clinical social work; be eligible for registration or licensure in the state of Florida; have experience with providing individual/family therapy to at-risk children and adolescents in school and home settings; and possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). This is an independent contractor position. Email résumé to aalvarez@behavioralaid.com.
  • Targeted Case Managers Must possess completed AHCA-approved mental health targeted case management training with case management certification preferred; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish); and at least one year of experience working with children and/or adults within the community. Responsibilities include completing needs assessments and service plans, conducting home visits, monitoring and coordination of care, and linking to needed community resources. This is an independent contractor position. Email résumé to mperez@behavioralaid.com.
Available Positions at ConnectFamilias *

  • Assessor - CIFFTA Family Strengthening Program - Part-Time To serve as a key team member of the Culturally Informed and Flexible Family Based Treatment for Adolescents (CIFFTA) Family Strengthening program. Responsibilities include serving as the primary contact person for referral sites; coordinating referrals across programs and partner agencies; scheduling and conducting assessment interviews with adolescents and parents; engaging families to ensure participation; and data collection and tracking to ensure data quality assurance and reporting. Bachelor’s degree in mental health or related field (preferred), or experience interviewing Hispanic families in community settings and some college. Must possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). This is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours/week, afternoon to evening shifts M-F.
  • Family Community Specialist - Part-Time To serve as a link between families and various programs to support care coordination and community engagement. Minimum high school diploma; Florida CHW Certification preferred. Must possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish), literacy in Microsoft Office Suite, valid Florida driver’s license and auto insurance, or confirmed access to alternative transportation. Experience working with hispanic families a big plus. This is a part-time position of approximately 20-25 hours/week, afternoon to evening shifts with an occasional Saturday work day.
  • Natural Helpers/PCIT Coaches focus on promoting protective factors of families with children with challenging behavior by working hand in hand with University of Miami PCIT therapists. Position provides PCIT coaching at home and in the community based on specialized training, and assists families served to highlight existing strengths. This is a contracted position and flexibility is required to accommodate families' various schedules. Bachelor’s degree in mental health or related field preferred, or minimum two years' related experience plus some college or CHW certification. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) also preferred. Must possess ability to work remotely as well as in an office setting; and a valid Florida driver’s license and auto insurance, or confirmed access to alternative transportation as position requires local travel for home visits.

Email résumé to betty@connectfamilias.org .
Available Positions at Infinite Ways Network

  • Case Managers Must possess bachelor's degree in social work or related field with case management training, minimum two years' postgraduate experience working with at-risk children and families in home settings, evening and weekend availability, and Homestead area residency. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole) preferred.
  • Clinicians Must possess master's degree in social work or related field, minimum two years' postgraduate experience working with at-risk children and families in home and school settings, and evening and weekend availability; must also be a certified addictions counselor (CAC) or currently pursuing designation. Licensed in state of Florida preferred, as is bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole).
Email résumé to infinitewaysnetwork@gmail.com .
Available Positions at the Institute for Child & Family Health *

  • BNET (Behavioral Health Specialty Network) Case Manager To provide community-based targeted case management services to assigned clients experiencing mental health or substance use disorders, as well as medical issues, including but not limited to assessing clients’ needs for social, educational, nutritional, medical and other support services; client advocacy and linkage to such services; and monitoring the provision of all wraparound services. All case management services must be provided in accordance with funding contract requirements and ICFH policies and procedures, as well as all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Developmental Specialist II To work alongside a pediatrician in providing babies/toddlers and their families with a comprehensive approach to health care that supports parents in their roles as nurturers of the emotional, behavioral, intellectual and physical growth of their children. Bachelor's level degree in mental health or related field; degree in child development preferred. Proven knowledge in the areas of child development, infant mental health, family functioning, child abuse and neglect and resistant clients a must.
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Program Supervisor To provide clinical supervision and documentation review to ensure that services are family centered, and focused on increasing youth’s ability to successfully cope with life challenges and build resiliency using fidelity to the FFT model. Must also ensure services are provided in a timely manner, are of high quality and are consistent with eligibility criteria, in accordance with the contract/funder, COA standards, agency policies and procedures, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Must possess master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, marriage and family therapy or mental health counseling; active license with Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; and be an approved qualified supervisor or become a qualified supervisor in the state of Florida within 30 days of hire.
  • Hourly Direct Therapists (Part-Time & Full-Time) Licensed and unlicensed; responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting intakes (licensed only), participating in monthly case staffing meetings, and implementing therapeutic treatment plans for emotionally disturbed children/adolescents through individual, group therapy and behavioral management. Must possess minimum master's level degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy or psychology; current state of Florida license or registered intern status in the state of Florida; two years' experience with severely emotionally disturbed children; knowledge in areas of child development, family functioning, child abuse and neglect, and resistant clients; and experience/skill in collaborating with other disciplines and services.
  • Mental Health Targeted Case Manager To provide community-based case management services to assigned clients, including, but not limited to, assessing clients need for services; advocating and linking to services; and monitoring of services. All case management services must be provided in accordance with the Medicaid Mental Health Targeted Case Management Handbook, ICFH policies and procedures, and all applicable laws and regulations. Must possess at minimum bachelor's degree from accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education or a related human services field; one year of full-time or equivalent of related case management experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances, and a résumé that clearly reflects related experience.

Email résumé to aballoveras@icfhinc.org .
Available Positions at Kinderkids Academy III *

  • Director For its Florida City location. Must possess knowledge of and experience in working with programs such as School Readiness, VPK, Early Head Start and the Child Care Food Program; working knowledge of Word, Excel and the Creative Curriculum; Director Credential and FCCPC/CDA; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish); and relevant experience.
  • Teacher For its Florida City location. Must possess FCCPC/CDA and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish).

Email résumé and DCF transcript to kinderkidsdaycare@netzero.com .
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Community Liaison Specialist Minimum high school diploma; bachelor's degree preferred. Serves as a link between parents and students to support children’s education.
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant To provide mental health consultation services in early childhood classrooms.
  • School Psychologist Must possess master’s degree in social work and be a licensed or certified school psychologist.

Email résumé to erivero@dadeschools.net .
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