Weekly Provider Bulletin
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The Children's Trust Announces
Speakers Announced!
A Full Day of Social Emotional Learning Awareness in November
A critical part of a child's growth involves his or her Social Emotional Learning (SEL) development, the process through which children understand and manage their emotions. The Children's Trust is showing its dedication to this crucial part of their development by holding a Social Emotional Learning Awareness Day from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., November 2. The day-long event includes a morning session with speakers followed by breakout sessions in the afternoon focusing on adverse childhood experiences (ACES), responding to mental health crisis and the National Alliance on Mental Illness' Ending the Silence program.

Speakers include:
  • Demian Laudisio, Coordinator/trainer for the SAMHSA Mental Health Awareness Training at Jewish Community Services of South Florida 
  • Dr. Nicole Fava, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at FIU
  • Sarah Troya, Program Coordinator for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work at FIU

The event will be held at the United Way, 3250 SW 3 Ave., Miami, FL 33129. Lunch will be provided and there will be raffles.

To register at no cost visit TinyURL.com/SEL-Awareness-2019.
Trust Academy Takes Over
The Children’s Trust Trust Academy (LMS) 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.

Trust Academy 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. This is 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. 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 are no longer available. 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 please login to Trust Central and click Trust Central (LMS).  

An Administrator’s Overview Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Friday, October 18, 2019
9 a.m. - noon.
North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72 Street., Miami Beach, FL 33141

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 
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.
Project RISE: Coaching and Training *

Literacy Outcome Assessment: Oral Reading Fluency
October 31, 2019, 10 a.m. at NSU Kendall.

New Live, Online Training! Applying Homework Assistance Strategies
November 6, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. online

Learn and Earn with this webinar style, live, online training that will provide you with opportunities to practice what you learn and earn supplies or gift cards! Enhance your program’s homework time by learning how to apply the skills learned in the Introduction to Homework Assistance online training. Learn to solve common issues such as working with participants struggling with homework, low motivation to complete homework, and helping staff manage homework time effectively.

To register or view more information on these and other Project RISE's live or online trainings, please log into Trust Academy (LMS). For more information, please email projectrise@nova.edu .
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
Keep Girls in Sports Curriculum*
Why do most girls dropout from playing sports? Because of a lack of positive coaches and role models. To help break this barrier, Up2Us Sports joined forces with adidas and ATTN: to co-create a FREE interactive digital curriculum that can be used by any team, school, or nonprofit organization that coaches and/or mentors girls.

Just go to https://www.keepgirlsinsport.com/ to help empower your community and start leveling the playing field for girls and women in sport!
Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training
The three-day training runs from November 4-6 and will focus on understanding the philosophy of nurturing parenting, assessing high risk parenting beliefs and environments, creating competency- based parenting lessons and programs tailored to meet the individual parenting needs of families, and implementing programs at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention.

For more information call Ana Romero at 954.558.8360 or writer her at aromero@postpartumeducation.com.
2019 Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium
Save the Date! Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade is hosting the 2019 Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium with the goal of reducing preterm birth rates, increasing equity and improving outcomes for premature infants through discussion of known causes and best practices. The event takes place Thursday, November 14, 6 - 8:30 p.m. and Friday, November 15, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Miami Marriott Dadeland Hotel. Target audience: OB/GYNs; Pediatricians; Neonatalogists; Family Practitioners; Nurses; Clinical Staff; and Mental Health Professionals. Registration open soon. 

For more information call 305.541.0210 or write Training@hscmd.org.
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
  • 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
Available Positions at the United Way *

The United Way is looking to hire the following positions:
  • Licensed Mental Health Consultant *
  • Resource Specialist *
  • Family Engagement Specialist
  • Infant Toddler Teacher (full time and part time at different locations) *
  • Teacher 10 month *
  • Co-Teacher 12 month *

For more information and to view a list of requirements visit www.unitedwaymiami.org.
Director at Women's Shelter *
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.
Relations Coordinator *
Are you passionate about children’s literacy? Read to Learn Books for Free, a grant housed in the Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College and funded by The Children’s Trust, provides 65 FREE community bookshelves in Miami-Dade County. The Relations Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in developing and maintaining relationships with community partnerships, planning and attending events and conducting community outreach activities.

For more information visit http://www.mdc.edu/jobs and search job ID 999533.
FL K-12 Certified Teacher *
Playing the Game of Life is currently seeking FL Certified K-12 teacher to facilitate after school Literacy program at West Chester. Candidate will be working with participant’s grades range from k-5th. Candidate will be required to administer the Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) and the “i-STEEP Maze” pre-test, mid-test, and post testing. Facilitates Differentiated Learning Group 3 time per weeks for Frustrational or Instructional readers. Facilitated group literacy 2 days per week.

The part-time position is for 1.5 hours daily at $30 an hour, 5 days a week. A Florida State Teaching certificate is required and English and Spanish preferred. Candidates will have to take The Children's Trust online and in-person training.

For more information call 305.864.5237 or visit email elmase@ecqc.biz.
Clinical Counselor *
The Children's Home Society of Florida is growing at an accelerated rate to help meet the mental health needs of our communities! If you want to make a lasting positive difference in the lives of children and families, apply today at a location nearest to you! As a Clinical Counselor, you’ll provide hope, healing and health to children, teens and adults through clinical and supportive counseling services.

Available Positions at ConnectFamilias *
ConnectFamilias is growing and looking for talented new team members to join our team. Current open positions:

Partnership Director *: Leads training and implimentation of cross sector partnership network to support integration of services, including data analysis, program co-design and research and data analysis. 
Care Coordinator *: Conducts assessments, case planning and linkage to services and follow-ups with family and community partners 

To learn more or apply visit www.ConnectFamilias.org
After School Counselor *
AYUDA is looking for enthusiastic and proactive part-time After-School Counselor for our K-5 After School program. Applicants should be able to be active, positive and caring. The duties are to lead a variety of physical education activities and games, help students with homework daily, maintain a healthy and safe classroom environment, teach nutrition, peace and etiquette for your group of students and more.

Send resume to annemariet@ayudamiami.org.
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.
After School Program Tutor
The Federation of Families is looking for an After School Program Tutor to assist middle-school-aged youth in English, math, science and social studies homework. 
The position is needed Monday through Friday 4-6:00 p.m. and the pays $18 an hour for about 10 hours a week in the Miami Lakes area.

If interested, email resume to chavon@fofmiami.org, and for more information contact Chavon Ellington, PYD Site Coordinator or Lizabeth Verjano, Program Director at 786.802.3448.
Available Positions at Borinquen Medical Center

Borinquen Medical Centers is hiring the following positions:

- Dental Assistant
- Dentist
- Front Desk
- LPN
- Medical Assistant
- Operator
- Outreach Specialist
- Patient Care Specialist
- School Health Program LCSW
- School Health Program MSW
- School Health Program LPN
- Therapist

For more information visit their website or write  humanresources@borinquenhealth.org.
Parent Educator
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities is 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. Competitive salary, excellent benefits, great co-workers.

Available Positions at Institute for Child and Family Health, Inc.

  • Therapist
  • Mental Health Targeted Case Manager 

For complete job listing, descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit CAREERBUILDER and CAREERROOKIE and/or e-mail résumé and cover letter to Employment@icfhinc.org.
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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