Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

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Parent Aide

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $15/hour
15.0000-15.0000 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 1/31/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 1588

Job Description

  


Work Location: Parenting AZ 200 E. Second Street Winslow, AZ 86047





PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  

 

  

Responsible for direct delivery of social services to the children and families. Encourage and support the implementation of parent involvement activities. Provides advocacy and support services information to families about community resources and assists them in accessing appropriate services.

  


  


SPECIALIZATIONS

  

 

  

Knowledge of child development and parenting skills.  Capable of working with diverse cultural populations.  Possess good written and verbal communication skills.  Must have access to safe transportation with appropriate Arizona drivers’ license and automobile insurance as required by State of Arizona.  When subpoenaed, testifying in court regarding a case according to PA policy.  Administer evaluative/assessment instruments upon request of case manager and/or supervisor. Network with federal sources, community agencies, etc. Attend special meetings, trainings, workshops, conferences or join committees related to job as requested by supervisor or executive director. Other duties as requested by supervisor and/or program manager.

  

 

  


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  

 

  
     
  • BA Degree in Behavioral  Health or BA degree in any field plus 1 year experience in Behavioral  Health or High School  diploma and 5 years work and/or education in Behavioral Health.
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  • Minimum 2 years experience  working with children and parents; demonstrated ability to form supportive  and nurturing relationships with multi-problem families.
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  • Knowledge of child  development parenting skills
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  • Capable of working with  diverse cultural populations
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  • Knowledge of and ability  to access community resources.
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  • Knowledge and  understanding of family dynamics and family centered services
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  • Experience in cultural  diversity, substance abuse, affects of child abuse and neglect on child  development, sexual abuse, medication, and other interventions
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  • Possess good written and  verbal communication skills
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  • Must have access to safe  transportation with appropriate Arizona Driver’s license and automobile  insurance as required by the State of Arizona
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  • Bilingual preferred.
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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  

 

  
     
  • Develop and work with  clients and their families referred to program by funding source.
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  • Travel to and from client  home, arrange and/or take client to schedule appointments, services, as  necessary when deemed appropriate by supervisor or case managers in  keeping with treatment plan.
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  • Provide appropriate and  timely services as indicated in treatment plan an optional services as  agreed upon by agency and case manager.
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  • Monitor the physical and  emotional health of children in the home and assist parents in  demonstrating how to care for them.
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  • Attend regular meetings  with supervisor to review case history and implement objectives; attend  staff meetings and other as requested.
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  • Maintain accurate and  timely written reports, summaries and logs
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  • Adhere to all contractual  agreements between PA and funding sources and adhere to agency policies  and procedures
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  • Demonstrate respect for  client in a non-judgmental manner and will respect client’s rights to  privacy and confidentially.
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  • Carry out activities in  annual work plan and agency’s strategic plan.
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SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  

 

  
     
  • Successfully complete any  training/orientations required by agency and/or funding source.
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  • When Subpoenaed,  testifying in court regarding a case according to PA policy
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  • Administer  evaluative/assessment instruments upon request of case manager and/or  supervisor
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  • Knowledge of community  resources and ability to refer families to appropriate services, including  those offered by PA
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  • Network with referral  sources, community agencies, etc.
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  • Attend special meetings,  trainings. Workshops, conferences, or join committees related to job as  requested by supervisor or executive director
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  • Other duties as requested  by supervisor and/or program manager.
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JOB DEMANDS

  

 

  

Ability to travel statewide as needed.  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to present operational information to personnel at all levels. Able to identify and recruit potential funding sources.

  

 

  


CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

  

 

  

Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.



  

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