Weekly Provider Bulletin
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The Children's Trust Announces
Trust Academy is One-Stop Shop for Live Event Training and Online Courses
Our Trust Academy Learning Management System (LMS) now holds all your learning needs! All the great courses and resources from Project RISE and The Advocacy Network on Disabilities are now hosted in Trust Academy LMS. This will be a one-stop shop for all future live event training and online courses given by these agencies, by UM COACH, by Training and Implementation Associates, and by The Children’s Trust. If your Trust-funded position was included in Trust Central by your Agency Admin, log in to Trust Central to access Trust Academy LMS using the Learning Management System (LMS) module. To see all online courses, follow the Trust Academy LMS Guide or just click Show Categories in the Course Catalog and start learning!

If you do not have access to Trust Central, see your Agency Admin to get started. For subcontractors, professional services, and ‘match’ positions, you can access the required online courses and live events by registering independently as explained in registration options 2-4 in the  Trust Academy LMS Guide.

The CollaborNation LMS sites for Project RISE and The Advocacy Network on Disabilities will no longer be available after October 4. Previous accounts from those sites will continue to be matched as accounts are created in Trust Central so trainings taken in the past will be available in new Trust Academy accounts.

To register for all trainings offered by our partner agencies use Trust Academy.
Advocacy Network on Disabilities
*To register for trainings scheduled in October and moving forward please login to Trust Central and click Learning Management System (LMS) to find our trainings.

Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part 2 If you passed Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)-Part 1, online, then you are ready to experience visual schedules, practice American Sign Language and create and tell Social Stories.  Registration is limited to those who have successfully passed Part 1 On-Line.  
Friday, October 4, 2019 
9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Tamiami Park 11201 SW 24 St. Miami, FL 33165

An Administrator's Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) *
Administrators, as well as site and program managers of Trust-funded programs directors will gain a working knowledge of an agency’s legal requirements under the ADA. Topics include eligibility for enrollment, reasonable accommodations, and policies and procedures. Opportunities for peer learning occurs through sharing experiences, raising questions, and problem-solving real life situations. 
Friday, October 18, 2019
9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
North Shore Park and Youth Center 501 72nd Street Miami Beach, FL 33141

Online Trainings
Discovering Inclusion: For new staff, and/or those with little or no previous knowledge about youth with disabilities. This workshop introduces various types of disabilities, identifies the characteristics and benefits of an inclusive program, and provides information on using People First Language and respectful etiquette.

Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part 1: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Learn how to help children meet behavioral expectations, recognize and accommodate those with sensory sensitivities, foster social competence, address bullying, and ensure a safe environment. This course is a pre-requisite for Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Part 2.
Project RISE: Coaching and Training

Project Rise Online Trainings
The Fitness Outcome Assessment: PACER training is now available to take online! This course will no longer be offered in-person.

To register or view upcoming live trainings or to take one of Project RISE's many online trainings, please log into Trust Academy LMS Guide

Coaching Information
If you need on-site assistance in getting your program started, please go to https://www.nova.edu/projectrise/webforms/request-assistance.html and submit a request assistance form.
Injury Prevention Trainings *
Childhood injury prevention capacity-building efforts facilitated by the Public Health Trust's Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami are offered to all Trust-funded providers. Visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions, locations and registration information.
YAS Providers Without DCF Licenses Will Not Get Paid!
Attention YAS Providers: Effective August 1, 2019, The Children's Trust will NOT reimburse for direct service costs occurred at any sites without an active DCF license. Please read carefully the non-payment policy and related form posted on our website. Once on the Policies & Forms > Financial page, click "Payments & Advances" and then "Policy" and "Form" under Non-Payment of Direct Services for Non-Compliance with Florida Department of Children and Families New!
Use the Correct The Children's Trust Logo
Providers thinking of using The Children's Trust Logo on any material must send that material for review and approval to communicationscompliance@thechildrenstrust.org.
To download the current The Children's Trust logo, as well as other Trust-related logos and a style guide click here.
Differentiated Literacy Instructions Guidelines for Review
The Children's Trust has made Differentiated Literacy Instruction Guidelines available for K-5 providers to review in the "Programmatic" section at www.thechildrenstrust.org/content/trust-central-support.
Providers & Partners, Tell Us All About Your Good Work!
From the Herald to the Miami Times to local newscasts, 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!
From Other Agencies
Education Program for Living with Family and Friends with Mental Illness *
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a Family-to-Family Course for FREE starting in mid-October. The education program is for family, friends and significant others of individuals living with a mental health issue. The 12-session courses start October 15 and will be offered in Coral Gables and Miami.

Pre-register on the website registration form. For more information visit 
NAMIMiami.org or call 305.665.2540.
Maternal Depression Awareness Workshop *
Postpartum Depression is the most common complication of childbirth, regularly unrecognized, nevertheless a devastating disorder. Studies estimate that at least 15% to 20% of women who give birth suffer from this condition. The Postpartum Healing and Education Center is holding a Maternal Depression Awareness Workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., October 30 at 6801 NW 186 Street, Miami. Attendees can receive 3 CEUs for LCSW, LMHC & LMFT. Tickets cost $40.

For more information visit the Postpartum Healing and Education Center website.
Oral Health Care Summit
The Miami-Dade Oral Health Network will host the 5th Oral Health Equity Summit on Tuesday, November 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miami Dade College's Hialeah Campus. The summit will address the oral health needs of the community and support policies that increase oral health equity and access, bringing together community members, elected officials, and the region's leading experts in oral health advocacy. The summit will feature a varied program that includes a keynote speaker, a panel discussion, and an interactive advocacy session where participants will have multiple ways to practice oral health advocacy on the spot!

Those with disabilities or who otherwise need accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Sonni Barma at sonnib@catalystmiami.org. Admission and lunch are complimentary but attendees must sign-up via Eventbrite
Kristi House: Upcoming Trainings

The following FREE trainings are available for service providers, clinicians, child-serving professionals and informed community members:

Kristi House Central Office, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, October 4, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Strategies for Identifying and Assisting Male and LGBTQ Victims of Sex Trafficking, October 9, 2-5 p.m.
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, Friday, November 15, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, December 13, 2:15-5 p.m.

Kristi House Naranja Office, 13955 SW 264th Street, Homestead, FL 33032
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, October 25, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • What Every Adult Needs to Know, Friday, November 22,1:30-4:30 p.m.

Career Opportunities
Case Manager *
Girl Power is looking for a Case Manager who will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs and be responsible for the delivery of services to participants placed in the Girls Intervention Program (GIP). Duties include intake and exit paperwork, case planning, crisis intervention and referrals. The job requires a high degree of confidentiality and flexibility in responding to needs of participants.

Send resumes to girlpower@girlpowerrocks.org.
VPK Teacher *
Cornerstone Kids Preschool in Cutler Bay, FL has a VPK lead teacher position open. Part-time, fully credentialed for VPK, 2-3 years or more experience preferred. Faith-based preschool ages 18 months-4 years, 75+ students, UMAP accredited, ministry of Cornerstone Church.

Send resume to Renata Lossano at crumk@bellsouth.net or call 305.235.6654.
Education Manager *
The Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation is looking for an Education Manager to lead the growing educational programming at our organization. The Education Manager will primarily manage the after school program, but will also have responsibility of summer camps and workforce development programming.

Preschool Teacher *
The YMCA of South Florida is looking for part-time preschool teacher. Minimum CDA required.

Positions Available at the United Way

Resource Specialist
The United Way of Miami Dade is looking for a Resource Specialist who will be responsible for ensuring that Child Care partners as well as Family Child Care Providers develop, implement, integrate and evaluate systems and procedures for the delivery of high quality infant/toddler care and education. Requirements include a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or related Child Development field and three years of experience in program development/program management.

Family Engagement Specialist
United Way of Miami Dade is also looking for a Family Engagement Specialist who will be responsible for the development and implementation of enrollment systems, policies, and procedures to insure full and sustained enrollment of all children within the Grantee Services area. Education Requirements include a Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related area as well as experience with enrollment data gathering and analysis.

Apply at the United Way website: www.unitedwaymiami.org.
Community Partnership School Director
The Children's Home Society of Florida is looking for a Community Partnership School Director who will support the growing needs for a community school program. The position will develop, implement, direct and manage the Community Partnership School system of programs and support services, with the goal of empowering students to succeed in school and life. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional who has a passion for leadership and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.

For more information or to apply for the position click here.
Youth Facilitator
Be Strong International is looking for an individual to empower the lives of youth in South Florida as a Youth Facilitator. Responsibilities include preparing and implementing lesson plans, presenting educational materials and instructing students in a school setting. Training is available. Background screening required.

Download application from www.bestrongintl.org/careers and send it, along with resume, to celida@bestrongintl.org or call us at 305.969.7829 ext. 100.
Research and Evaluation Analyst at The Children's Trust
The Research and Evaluation Analyst is a critical member of both cross- and inter-departmental teams at The Children’s Trust who engages in proactive problem-solving and critical thinking/analysis related to the design and effectiveness of various child, youth and family services. The position currently available supports our family services portfolio, hence graduate work and/or previous experience in parenting programs or family centered interventions is highly desired. Primary responsibilities include: contributing to effective program and systems designs for The Children’s Trust’s priority investments in child, youth and family services; designing and maintaining sound data collection tools and systems to capture meaningful program, operational and community data in a user-friendly, accessible manner; and analyzing and making meaning from available data to tell our stories using compelling visualizations and reports with an intentional focus on the specific audience and purpose of the message. 
Click here for complete job description and application instructions.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education
  • Audiologists (Full Time/Part Time)
  • Deaf/hard of hearing interpreters
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Certified or licensed school social workers (Full Time/Part Time)
  • Speech language pathologists
  • Special educations teachers (Full Time/Part Time)
  • Clerical positions (Part Time)
  • School psychologists or licensed psychologists (Part Time)

Forward resume by email to agoldman@dadeschools.net .
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Center Director (Part-Time) – Director's credentials *
  • Pre-K Teachers - Educator’sCertificate PK *
  • Early Head Start Educator -12 credits in Early Childhood, and a CDA or FCCPC in Infant & Toddler required 
  • Head Start Educator - Associates degree in Early Childhood, CDA, 45 DCF Hours required
  • Head Start Assistant - Minimum of a CDA or FCCPC in Preschool required 
  • Curriculum Support Specialist - Teaching Certificate PK

Forward resume by email to erivero@dadeschools.net .
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