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Nurturing Parenting Professional

Company: Casa De Los Ninos Inc
Location: Tucson
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Who We AreCasa de los Ni--os is one of the most established and well respected non-profit organizations in Tucson. We have been helping kids and healing families since 1973. Our services include parent education classes, Foster Care, Parents As Teachers, Behavioral Health, and Nurse-Family Partnership Program!Job SummaryThe NPP practitioner engages families in home-based parenting skill-building using the Nurturing Parenting curriculum. Parenting sessions include observation of parent-child interactions and nurturing activity.Essential DutiesResponds via telephone to referrals within 24 hoursInteracts with Department of Child Safety (DCS) regarding child well-being, family stability, and case planning.Develops helping alliances with families by engaging families quickly and using rapport-building skills such as reflective listening, empathy, and supportive statements.Participates in training used for motivational and solution-focused interviewing to engage families and motivate them to participate in services.Describes the NP program to the family, including the frequency of visits, and will introduce the Nurturing Parenting approachDetermines status of parenting time for the parent if the child is placed in out-of-home care to be able to coordinate the nurturing activity and child observation.Provides families with the NPP assessment instruments, including the PARTI, the AAPI, and the NSCSSchedules all family's sessions based on their needs.Makes great efforts to overcome barriers to engage by demonstrating empathy and flexibility.Conducts thorough and ongoing child/family strengths and needs assessments, utilizing the program specific protocol.Develops and implements successful interventions that will enhance family functioning, increase protective factors, and decrease risk factors.

Requirements:
Associates degree in human services or a related field or a minimum of two (2) years' related work experienceProof of COVID immunization.Must have good verbal and interpersonal skills to interact with clients, visitors, and coworkers.Ability to effectively communicate in the English language.Ability to read, comprehend and interpret complex information.Possesses advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite computer applications, aptitude for learning computer software applications and the ability to instruct others in various software applications.Must be able to meet training and agency requirements for the position.Must foster an environment that is solution-focused, dedicated, and compassionate to support the organization's mission, values, and strategic direction.Must exhibit a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, valuing diverse perspectives and encouraging contributions by all team members.Must possess or be able to qualify for and maintain a valid Arizona department of public safety level one fingerprint clearance card.Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.Our MissionCasa de los Ni--os promotes child well-being and family stability in our community. We place top priority on hiring and growing a team of knowledgeable, passionate, creative, and diverse individuals who have a strong desire to empower children and families within our community. More information about us and our current job openings is available at www.casadelosninos.org. Casa de los Ni--os is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, gender identity, gender(sex), sexual orientation, or familial status.PI187929449

Keywords: Casa De Los Ninos Inc, Tucson , Nurturing Parenting Professional, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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