Weekly Provider Bulletin
December 12, 2018
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
NEW Trainings at The Trust *

Parenting CAT Observation Tool Workshop - Group Parenting
Friday, January 11, 2019, 9 a.m. - noon
This workshop will focus on training parenting staff on best practices for effective facilitation of group parenting programs. Participants will include facilitators and supervisors of group parenting programs funded by The Trust. Training will consist of a brief review of the group observation tool and focus mainly on collaborative exercises to help participants build skills reinforced by the use of the CAT observation tool. 

Parenting CAT Observation Tool Workshop - Individual/Home Visit Programs
Friday, January 11, 2019, 1-4 p.m.
The workshop will focus on training parenting staff on best practices for facilitation of home visiting/individual parenting sessions. Participants will include facilitators of individual/home-based parenting programs funded by The Trust. Training will consist of a brief review of the individual observation tool and focus mainly on collaborative exercises to help participants build skills reinforced by the use of the CAT observation tool. 

Additional information and prerequisite details available on our community calendar.
K-5 Trust-Funded Providers: Online Introduction of MINI Tool Now Available! *
The MINI is an assessment tool used by The Trust during CAT site observations. This online course will review how the tool is used to assess your program’s performance as it aligns to your scope of services. It is important to review this resource before CAT observations begin, to familiarize yourself with the tool. This online introduction serves as an additional resource to you but does not take the place of the mandatory live MINI training for new K-5 providers on December 13. To access this course, please create an account or login to Project RISE’s CollaborNation site here and select the course Introduction to the Use of the MINI Observation Modules (MOM) in the course catalog.
Program Metrics - 2018-19 Training Requirements List Available
The Children’s Trust is committed to strengthening our funded agencies' ability to effectively deliver needed services and manage their operations, therefore providing positive impact to the children and families in the communities being served. To that end, The Trust’s program and professional development providers offer high-quality, relevant trainings specific to initiative and audience needs. Providers must ensure appropriate staff and subcontractors attend various initiative-specific trainings administered by The Trust’s program and professional development providers or in partnership with The Trust. You may find the 2018-19 list of required required and recommended trainings here. Please reach out to your contract manager if you have any questions!
Help Us Select a 2019 Champion for Children!
Do you know an amazing staff member or colleague who deserves a round of applause? Nominate them for our new MONTHLY Exemplary Service Award ! Extended to exceptional employees of Trust-funded programs or initiatives, 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 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.
Project RISE: SEL Outcome Assessment Trainings
Project RISE has released three online Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Outcome Assessment trainings, which are available to all Trust-funded youth development providers:

  • Child Trends Survey SEL Outcome Assessment Grades K-5
  • PYDI SEL Outcome Assessment Grades 6-12
  • YAPS SEL Outcome Assessment Grades 6-12

To take these and other online trainings, log into your CollaborNation account at www.collabornation.net/projectrise; select "Course Catalog," then select "Project RISE Online Trainings."
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Structure for Success Friday, December 14, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Branches, 129 SW 5th Avenue, Florida City, FL 33034
  • Navigating Community Resources Friday, December 14, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Diamond Minds, 1160 NW 159th Drive, Miami, FL 33169
  • 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
PhilanthropyMiami Innovators: The Power of Invisible Branding
Thursday Night ! *
Join local brand consultants MOK2 Thursday evening, December 13, 5:30 p.m., at Venture Café Miami for a dynamic discussion about the often overlooked factors that can enhance or diminish a brand - and the invisible forces that can suck a brand into the void or propel it to greatness. This is part of PhilanthropyMiami's Innovators Series, targeted to changemakers and nonprofits, providing best practices and next-level strategies from experts in the field. Event is complimentary; email Lesli Cuenca at lcuenca@chasemiami.com ASAP to reserve your spot.
Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference - Registration Open!
The Center for Children and Families at FIU Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference is happening February 20-22, 2019. This is the leading interdisciplinary conference that presents state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions for mental health and educational problems in children and adolescents. During the three-day conference, practitioners will attend keynote talks and workshops to learn hands-on evidence-based strategies for diverse child mental health topics including bullying, the psychological aftermath of school shootings, adolescent suicide, resilience in childhood, school-based mentoring and more.

For more information and to register, visit ccf.fiu.edu/micamh. Trust-sponsored attendance slots may be available for Trust-funded agencies, only; if you'd like to register at no cost, please email micamh@fiu.edu with your name and agency name, and indicate whether you'd like to attend all three days or only one day of the conference.
Grant Opportunities
Current Grant Opportunities at The Trust

  • Innovation Fund Innovative ideas and program designs that address existing community needs and have not previously been implemented in our community. Application deadline: Wednesday, December 19, 5 p.m. EST.
For details and any related resources, visit www.thechildrenstrust.org/grants.
Career Opportunities
After-School Program Teacher - Part-Time
Gang Alternative seeks a certified teacher to serve in a part-time role in its after-school program. Responsibilities include evaluating reading levels of participants to place and further reading/literacy levels; conducting pre, mid and post- tests on reading/literacy; conducting ORFI outcomes strategies; assisting with planning reading and creative writing activities; helping determine specific needs of students with below-level reading skills; and assisting with calendar of activities for group. Must possess state of Florida teaching certification and be computer literate; bilingual fluency and experience with diverse communities preferred. Email résumé to hr@myga.org.
Inclusion Specialist
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities seeks an inclusion specialist to join its All Children Together (ACT) team and work with Trust-funded agencies to increase their capacity to provide quality, inclusive programs. Responsibilities include engaging, training and coaching provider staff. Must possess bachelor's degree (master's preferred), minimum two years' related experience and excellent command of English; bilingual fluency (English-Spanish or English-Haitian Creole) strongly preferred. Benefits include 100 percent employer-paid medical; annual salary $40-$46K. Email cover letter and résumé to hr@advocacynetwork.org.
Review Specialist *
Florida Foster Care Review seeks a review specialist for its Citizen Review Panel (CRP) program. Responsibilities include preparing and overseeing Citizen Review Panel hearings; capturing review data; producing CRP's report for the court; helping to manage and train CRP volunteers; and attending court hearings and child welfare meetings/events as required. Must possess bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; minimum three years’ child welfare/dependency court experience; and excellent writing skills. For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit www.fostercarereview.org.
Teachers - Infant/Toddler *
Homestead YMCA preschool seeks teachers for its infant/toddler classrooms. Must possess National CDA; associate or bachelor's degree; previous experience with infants; and ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of employment. For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit www.ymcasouthflorida.org/careers.
Tutor *
The Center for Independent Living of South Florida seeks a tutor for adults with disabilities enrolled in vocational education, ABE or GED in math and/or reading and writing. Flexible hours based on student needs; must be available at least two days/week. Must possess bachelor's degree or associate degree along with vocational education certificate; excellent math, reading, writing, communication and instructional skills; and ability to pass a background check. Email résumé to Larry Georgeson at larry@cilsf.org or call 305.751.8025.
Available Positions at the Center for Family and Child Enrichment

  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) *
  • Dependency Case Manager *
  • Dependency Case Manager Supervisor *
  • Family Practice Physician *
  • Front Office Assistant - Dental *
  • Medical Assistant *
  • OB/GYN Physician - Part-Time *
  • Senior Accountant *
  • Targeted Case Manager *
  • Therapist *
  • Youth Care Worker *

Email résumé to careers@cfceinc.org.
Available Positions at City of Hialeah

  • After-School Program Staff For its K-12 after-school programs; those with Child Care Facility 50-hour training certification (Parts 1 & 2) preferred.
  • Certified Teachers - Part-Time For its K-5 after-school program; must be certified in elementary education.

Applications may be submitted in person at the City of Hialeah Education & Community Services (ECS) Department, 7400 W 24th Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33016. Please bring a current Florida driver’s license, copy of required certificates, Social Security card, birth certificate or passport, and résumé. For more information, please contact the ECS office at 305.818.9143.
Available Positions at Family Central

  • Administrative Assistant - Part-Time
  • Licensed Clinical Supervisor
  • Mental Health Consultants

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit www.familycentral.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade Area Health Education Center

  • Community Outreach Specialist To liaison with community affiliates and participants to motivate partnerships, enrollment, extend reach and be a face of the organization. Must possess bilingual fluency (English-Spanish).
  • Program Coordinator To work with health care professionals, affiliates and funders to ensure successful implementation of program activities, coordinate trainings and provide reporting. Must possess bachelor's degree in social services or related field.

Email résumé to careers@mdahec.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Center Director - Part-Time *
  • Curriculum Support Specialist *
  • Early Head Start Assistant
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Educator *

For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit jobs.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 (Certified and/or Licensed) - 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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