Weekly Provider Bulletin
December 11, 2019
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Trust Offices Closed December 23 - January 1 *
The Children’s Trust family wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday, and our very best wishes for the New Year! Please note we will be closed December 23 through January 1, reopening January 2. The provider bulletin will resume on Wednesday, January 8.

With the closure we want to ensure providers receive payment. To do this, your invoice needs to be approved prior to December 17. To ensure you get a check before we close please submit a complete invoice immediately without any errors. Payments will resume the week of January 5, 2020. 

Trust-funded providers, if your offices will be open December 24 through January 1, please feel free to continue submitting any outstanding invoices. However, we will not be reviewing or processing invoices and payments until our office reopens on January 2. We will review any invoices submitted during this period upon our return.
We Heard You! Open Labs are Back! *
We have heard your requests to bring back Open Labs! The first session will focus on Differentiated Literacy Instruction (DLI) requirements, implementation and data entry. Trust staff will be available to work with your program staff to ensure that DLI is implemented with the correct participants, with fidelity and captured accurately in Trust Central. This opportunity is by invitation only and you may have received a link to register through Trust Academy. If you feel that you would benefit from this opportunity and were not contacted, please reach out to your Program Manager as soon as possible!
Attention Youth Development K-5 and 6-12 Programs! *
Between the months of January and March our CAT members will be conducting observations. Within the next few weeks, a calendar invite will be sent by the CAT observer to the program’s primary contact (as listed in Trust Central) with the date for the observation. 

Resources for Youth Development CAT observations are available HERE.
Attention Parenting Programs! *
Between the months of January and March, our CAT members will be conducting observations. Within the next few weeks, a calendar invite will be sent by the CAT observer to the program’s primary contact (as listed in Trust Central) with the date for the observation. Individual Parenting Services and Home Visitation programs should be on the lookout for an email with information on video submissions and scheduling visits.
 
Resources for Parenting CAT observations are available HERE.
Youth Development 6-12 Providers *
The David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality has recently updated the SEL PQA. You will receive an email with the updated assessment tool that will be utilized during the 2019-2020 CAT visits and the link to the webinar that explains the changes to the assessment. If you have any questions, please reach out to your program manager.   
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 the Trust Academy 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 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 log in to Trust Central and click Trust Academy.  

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

Structure for Success
Youth both with and without disabilities can behave in challenging ways. Learn the 7 basic needs youth exhibit, and take away strategies for meeting these needs through positive, preventive approaches. This training is appropriate for all, but is especially relevant to YEN providers.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
A D Barnes Park, 3401 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33155

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. 
Friday, January 10, 2020
9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112 Ave, Miami, FL 33176

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 Upcoming Trainings *

Effective Behavior Management: Challenging Behaviors
This training expands upon the skills taught in the Introduction to Effective Behavior Management training by teaching additional effective strategies for reducing behavioral disruptions in your program. 
The training takes place on January 10, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cutler Ridge Park, 10100 SW 200 St., Cutler Bay, FL 33189.

Literacy Outcome Assessment: Oral Reading Fluency
January 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location TBA.

Differentiated Literacy Instruction (Required for Certified Teachers!)
January 30, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Location TBA.

To register for this training, or to take any of Project RISE's many online trainings, please log into Trust Academy through your Trust Central account.
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 Trust Academy for full descriptions, locations, and registration.  
 
  • Car Passenger Safety, Wednesday, January 15; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety, Wednesday, January 15; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety, Wednesday, January 29; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety, Wednesday, January 29th ; 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
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
48in48 Website Grant for Small Nonprofits *
48in48 is joining the Super Bowl Host Committee to create a positive impact on South Florida. 48in48 is a nonprofit providing free websites to 48 organizations by using local talents of digital and marketing volunteers. Interested nonprofits must apply for the Website Grant and complete the required coursework for their new site. Once completed, they will be paired with a local team of volunteers, usually coming from local corporations, who will build the site in 48 hours on Jan 24-26.

F  or more information visit 48in48.org.
PhilanthropyMiami's Academy with Fundraising Fundamentals *
PhilanthropyMiami is holding Fundraising Fundamentals, an educational experience just for people who have entered the fundraising profession in the last 2 years. It will cover a whole range of topics that new development professionals need to know, from storytelling, annual giving, to major gifts and corporate partnerships. Classes take place for 8 consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the introductory rate for this course is $349 per person.

For more information and to register visit https://lnkd.in/eRSndbQ.
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
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, December 13, 2:15 - 5 p.m.

Career Opportunities
Trust Accountant
The Accountant will be responsible for reviewing and critically analyzing financial information and provider documents within the framework of “Results-based Accountability (RBA)” and with an emphasis on maintaining quality internal control standards. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing, maintaining reviewing, and analyzing accounting records in accordance with The Trust accounting policies and procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), regulations promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB) and Government Auditing Standards. Work performance is reviewed through conferences, reports, a mastery of the Services and Activities Management Information System (SAMIS) and observation of results achieved.  

To be considered for the above positions, please submit your resume to: careers@thechildrenstrust.org and type “Accountant” in the subject line.
2020 Census Hiring Census Takers *
Looking for extra income, at a job with flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training? All that, and the opportunity to be part of something that will benefit your community and the country overall. The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for Census Takers ahead of the 2020 Census and they are already taking applications. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine your state's representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads and more. In order to qualify, you must be over 18, a U.S. Citizen, have a valid Social Security card and an email address. Having a car, valid driver's license or access to public transportation is also recommended. Don't miss this opportunity to sign up.

To apply, visit 2020census.gov/jobs and click "Apply Now." You can also call 1.855.JOB.2020 (562.2020).
Review Specialist for Citizen Review Panel Program *
Florida Foster Care Review is seeking a Review Specialist for its Citizen Review Panel Program. The Review Specialist (RS) prepares and oversees Citizen Review Panel (CRP) hearings, captures review data, and produces the CRP’s report for the court. The RS helps manage and train CRP volunteers and attends court hearings and child welfare meetings/events as required. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field; minimum of 3 years’ child welfare/dependency court experience; excellent writing skills.

Visit www.fostercarereview.org for complete posting/guidelines.
Part-Time LCSW/Clinician
The Jewish Community Services of South Florida seeks a licensed, bilingual (English/Spanish), part-time therapist (LCSW) to provide individual and family therapy services to children and adults. This includes the ability to perform intakes, assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, ongoing intervention and proper termination; flexibility to work afternoons and evenings also required.

Email resume to Janet Angueira at jangueira@jcsfl.org
Part-time Teacher and Substitute Teacher
The 1 World Learning Center, Inc. is looking for an experienced childcare part-time teacher and a substitute teacher.

Please call 786.416.9940 for more information.
Facilitators at Hope for Miami
Hope for Miami is seeking two qualified individuals who are passionate about working with youth and their families. The two current full-time openings include Facilitator/Youth Council Leader and Facilitator/Parent Workshops.

For more information visit www.hopeformiami.org/jobs.

Those interested in learning more about the positions or who would like to express interest, send your resume to Elsi@HopeForMiami.org or HR@HopeForMiami.org
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.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • District Coordinator - Bachelors in Business Administration or a related field *
  • 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 

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)
  • School psychologists or licensed psychologists (Part Time)

Forward resume by email to agoldman@dadeschools.net .
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