Weekly Provider Bulletin
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Accepting Applications for Program Management Leadership Academy *
Supervisors and managers of direct-line staff in Trust-funded programs are invited to participate in The Children’s Trust’s Program Management Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy is a leadership development program designed to help supervisory leaders of Trust-funded organizations serving children, youth and families move to the next level of personal and professional growth. Learning will happen with monthly workshops and peer groups taking place from January through September 2020.

To apply and for additional information CLICK HERE. Application deadline is November 29, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Trust Academy Takes Over
The Children’s Trust's Trust Academy module in Trust Central has a new look! If your Trust-funded position was included in Trust Central by your Agency Admin, log in to Trust Central to access Trust Academy using the Trust Academy (LMS) module.

If your position is directly contracted with The Trust, but 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.

Trust Academy now holds all your learning needs! To register for all trainings offered by our partner agencies log in to Trust Academy.
Advocacy Network on Disabilities

*To register for trainings please login to Trust Central and click Trust Academy (LMS).  

An Administrator’s Overview Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Are you an Administrator or the person responsible for your organization meeting its legal obligations under the ADA? Join us to be sure you are up to date on enrollment eligibility, reasonable accommodations, policies and procedures, and more.  
Friday, December 6, 2019
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cutler Bay Cutler Ridge Park, 10100 SW 200 Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189  

Creating A Welcoming Environment 
You have students with disabilities who need accommodations and adaptations to be successful. And other students who may be struggling. We will use real case studies and hands on activities to learn how to successfully create a learning environment that benefits all.
Friday, November 8, 2019
1-4 p.m.
West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd. #159, Miami, FL 33196

Discovering Inclusion Part 2: Beyond Awareness
You successfully completed Discovering Inclusion 1 on-line. Acquire more in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience developing and implementing adaptations, accommodations, and strategies to address specific needs and disabilities.

Monday, November 18, 2019
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Miami Lighthouse, 601 SW 8 Avenue , Miami, FL 33130

Count Me In
One of our most popular trainings, come learn fun, meaningful activities to do with your students to build their disability awareness, and encourage them to appreciate differences. 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
1-4 p.m.
Hialeah John F Kennedy Library, 190 W 49 Street, Hialeah, FL 33012

Successful Inclusion Of Children w/ Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part 2 
If you passed Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)-Part 1, online, you are ready to experience visual schedules, practice American Sign Language, and create and tell Social Stories. 
Monday, November 25, 2019
9 a.m. - noon.
North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72 Street. Miami Beach, FL 33141

Navigating Community Resources
Do you know where to direct a parent who comes to you seeking assistance for
their child with a disability? Learn about the most commonly needed resources, where to find them, and how they can help.
Friday, December 13, 2019
10 a.m.-noon.
Greater Miami Youth Homestead, 1088 W Mowry Dr, Homestead, FL 33030

ON-LINE TRAININGS

Discovering Inclusion: This is the core training that sets the foundation for all others. Learn about different types of disabilities, the characteristics and benefits of an inclusive program, and how to use People First Language and respectful etiquette.

Introduction To Successful Inclusion Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part 1: Learn the facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder – you may be surprised to find that some of what you think isn’t necessarily so. Get an overview of how to help children meet behavioral expectations, recognize and accommodate those with sensory sensitivities, address bullying, and ensure a safe environment.
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.
 
  • Home Safety Training & Education, Wednesday, November 6; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety, Wednesday, November 20; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education, Wednesday, November 20; 3-4 p.m.
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
Applications for FIU Community Research Grants Now Being Taken *
FIU's Research Center in Minority Institutions (RCMI) is pleased to announce the availability of seed funding for community partners and FIU faculty investigators to establish community-university collaborations. This seed funding is designed to establish long-term relationships with community-based organizations in order to address their health-related concerns and to promote participation in research. Through this funding, the FIU-RCMI hopes to establish community-university collaborations that benefit South Florida communities and enhance direct community-involvement among FIU faculty conducting health disparities research. FIU-RCMI will provide five awards annually, up to $5,000 per award.

To be successful, these community-university collaborations require resources; for example, time and funds for professional development, conference travel, supplies, meeting support, and other research-related expenses. This funding opportunity supports partnership-building activities, exploring shared research interests, and/or developing infrastructure and governance (improving data collection processes, system interfaces, etc.). Projects must focus on activities that enhance the community partner’s capacity to conduct health disparities research in South Florida and can include (but are not limited to): Needs assessments, secondary analysis of de-identified data (non-human subjects research), planning, evaluation or dissemination of community-level programs, service or system improvement planning, and training of community partners to enhance research capacity.  Application will be accepted until 5 p.m. on December 9th.
 
The FIU-RCMI Community Research Enhancement Grant Program Application is now open, register HERE. For more information email fiurcmi@fiu.edu
2019 Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium *
The 2019 Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium aims to reduce preterm birth rates, increase equity and improve outcomes for premature infants through discussion of known causes and best practices. The symposium is specifically targetting OB/GYNs, pediatricians, neonatalogists, family practitioners, nurses, clinical staff and mental health professionals. The symposium takes placeThursday, November 14, 6 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. and Friday, November 15, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Miami Marriott Dadeland Hotel.

Stress Management Workshop *
“Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness,said renowned author and psychotherapist Richard Carlson. We all have stress, that is undeniable. But, are we controlling our stress or are we letting it to control us? Join The Postpartum Healing and Education Center for a “stress free zone” workshop to refresh or increase your knowledge about this topic (causes, effects of chronic stress on us, and strategies to help those managing stress). The workshop takes place at 6801 NW 186 Street, Miami, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on November 13.

For more information contact Ana Romero at 954.558.8360.
"How I Reversed my PTSD through Sustainable Practices" *
Do you want to gain more control over your PTSD? Join us for "Love Yourself & Love Your Planet – How I Reversed my PTSD through Sustainable Practices," an insightful discussion with Nasly Duarte on how to dissect your own PTSD triggers and access your inner power, through sustainable practices that also benefit our planet! This FREE experiential workshop, will give a foundation to grow in infinite ways and guide you to other possibilities for healing and self-reflection.

The event is sponsored by the Center for Social Change. For more information and to register visit loveyourselfloveyourplanet.eventbrite.com.
Lecture on Suicide and Self Harm in Children and Adolescents
Join the National Alliance on Mental Health Miami-Dade and Dr. Michael Shapiro for a FREE lecture on Suicide and Self Harm in Children and Adolescents. The discussion will include facts and figures, risk and protective factors, assessment and screening and treatment and interventions. The lecture takes place Tuesday, November 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 303 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables FL 33134. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available at 2011 Salzedo Street (look for NAMI banner). Event is open to the public. 
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 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
  • What Every Adult Needs to Know, Friday, November 22, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Career Opportunities
Brand Ambassadors for The Children's Trust *
The Children's Trust is seeking Community Outreach Trust Brand Ambassadors (formerly known as Street Team Members) with a background in one of the following areas: education, healthcare, social work, community organizing, customer service or grassroots guerrilla marketing. This part-time position requires evenings and weekend hours, usually one or two weekends per month, may also be called upon on an as-needed basis. The flat pay rate is $150.00 per event. Events range from 4 to 8 hours. The successful applicant will have an outgoing and positive personality; the ability to explain The Children’s Trust-funded programs and services to the public; and the confidence to act as a representative of The Children’s Trust at community and outreach events. 

For a complete job descriptions or to submit your resume contact Sandra Camacho at sandra@thechildrenstrust.org.
Lead Dependency Case Manager *
The Children's Home Society of Florida is looking for Lead Dependency Case Manager to support its growing needs for child case management services. The case manager will be part of a strategic care team charged with attending to the needs of children placed in care by the Department of Children and Families, with the end goal of finding permanent, stable, safe home environments for children.
Child Protection Certification required to be considered.

Compliance Coordinator *
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami has an immediate opening for a Compliance Coordinator at the Administrative Offices. The position will assist with identifying, measuring and managing hazardous risks; systematically and efficiently managing contract processing procedures; efficient and effective performance quality service delivery and using data to identify areas of needed improvement and implement improvement plans in support of achieving performance targets, program goals, client satisfaction, and positive client outcomes. Candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. Required qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field and 2 years of experience.

Those interested can apply here.
Family Consultant *
Family Central's Miami-Dade Office is seeking a full-time Family Consultant to provide intensive, short-term in-home services to vulnerable families. Masters' degree in Social Work, Mental Health or related field from accredited college; minimum of two years’ experience working with children and families in a counseling, supportive and/or case management role. Florida licensure/license eligible preferred. Excellent salary and benefits.

Those interested can apply at www.familycentral.org.
After-School Counselor *
Kidworks USA is looking for a part-time after-school counselor to join its team. The position must have DCF 45 hours, be responsible, organized, self-motivated, take initiative, be flexible with schedules, be punctual and able to help with homework.

For more information email info@kidworksusa.com.
Extension Program Manager *
Extension Program Managers (EPMs) are responsible for day to day management of FNP in Miami-Dade. FNP works with state and community partners to provide free nutrition education to SNAP-eligible people in 40 Florida counties, and to make it easier for people to access fresh, healthy foods and physical activity opportunities. Visit familynutritionprogram.org for more information.

To apply visit
Teacher Assistant at Child Care Center *
Little Cruisers, NAEYC accredited child care center at the Port of Miami, is looking for a dynamic, passionate full-time Assistant Teacher. The candidate must be at least 18 years old; High School Diploma or equivalent; CDA required; 2-3 years teaching in a licensed childcare center; knowledge and ability to utilize developmentally appropriate practices. Great benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, pension and more!

Those interested can apply at www.familycentral.org .
Office Manager/Communications Coordinator
The Melissa Institute is hiring an Office Manager and Communications Coordinator (OMCC) who will be responsible for the efficient operation of The Melissa Institute office and the effective coordination of both internal and external communications.
The position is part time (20 hours a week), morning hours. Salary range is between $18,000-20,000 a year.

Those interested should send their resumes to  info@melissainstitute.org, and for more information contact Elise Suna at elise@melissainstitute.org.
Available Positions at The Advocacy Network on Disabilities

Director of Community Inclusion Initiatives
Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with disabilities in all aspects of life? If you answered "yes", have a Master's degree and relevant experience including as a supervisor, the Advocacy Network on Disabilities wants to hear from you. Join a team of passionate, committed, professionals dedicated to increasing the capacity of The Children's Trust -funded programs to appropriately and meaningfully include children with disabilities. The position pays $60,000 a year, excellent benefits and is available immediately.

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@advocacynetwork.org.

Nurturing Parent Educator
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities is also looking for a full-time Parent Educator, fluent in Spanish, to work with families who have children with disabilities. Services are provided in the family home during times convenient for parents. Bachelor's degree required. Knowledge of disabilities and community preferred. The position pays $40,000 to $42,000 a year with excellent benefits and great co-workers.

For a full job description visit  www.advocacynetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PARENT-EDUCATOR.pdf. Send your resume to  hr@advocacynetwork.org.
Youth Facilitator
The Federation of Families is looking for a Youth Facilitator who will co-facilitate weekly arts curriculum related to the respective Botvin Life Skills modules presented that week and support PYD Team in classroom management of approximately 50 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students. The position is Monday through Friday, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., pays biweekly, $17 an hour, 20 hours a week.

If interested, email resume to chavon@fofmiami.org, and for more information contact Chavon Ellington, PYD Site Coordinator, at 786.802.3448.
Available Positions at Lotus House

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Therapist
Lotus House is looking for a CPP therapist for the women and children at Lotus House Women's Shelter, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth, and children. Must be a Master's level mental health counselor, clinical social worker, or marriage and family therapist who has experience working with individuals with mental health challenges, histories of complex trauma, substance abuse, and domestic violence. Must have training in CPP.

Email resume to shana@lotushouse.org.

Director
Lotus House Women’s Shelter is looking for a director to be responsible for management and operation of 490 bed shelter for women and children with comprehensive supportive services, including all aspects of daily operations, clinical services, programming, fiscal management, accounting and reporting, community outreach and development, grant preparation and management, quality assurance, research and advocacy, human resources, risk management and continuous improvement.

The candidate must have prior experience managing comparable organizations in health, behavioral health, and/or human services fields, with expertise in women’s and children’s services; knowledge of relevant trauma-informed, evidence-based practices; strong non-profit accounting, budgeting, grants management experience; deep understanding of non-profit organizational, legal, licensing, and compliance requirements. JD, PsyD, LSCW/LMHC, or MPH with strong experience.

Email resume to constance@lotushouse.org.
Available Positions at His House Children's Home

His House Children's Home is looking to hire multiple positions, including:

  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Childcare Professionals
  • Residential Services
  • Residential Life Coach
  • Academy Program Manager
  • UAC Case Aid
  • UAC Clinician
  • UAC Travel Case Aide
  • UAC Resident Counselor
  • UAC Household Supervisor

For position descriptions and more information visit  www.hhch.org/join-our-team/
Available Positions at Girl Power

Girl Power is looking for following positions:

• Program Instructor AOS *
• Dance Instructor *
• Central Program Instructor/ Case Manager

For complete job listing, descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit INDEED and/or e-mail résumé and cover letter to   girlpower@girlpowerrocks.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Family Intervention Specialist – 60 college credits, 15 in Psychology/Social Work *
  • Infant and Toddler Center Director (Part-Time) – Director's credentials 
  • 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 .
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 .
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