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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a ParentCorps Educator.
The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development in the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine is expanding its efforts to implement ParentCorps in schools and community-based organizations in New York City. ParentCorps is a family-centered enhancement to Pre-Kindergarten programs that aims to create safe, nurturing and predictable home and classroom environments to buffer children from poverty-related stressors.
We are looking for experienced behavioral health professionals to conduct small and large group trainings and coaching of leaders, mental health professionals and early childhood educators in the implementation of ParentCorps in early childhood settings. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated and team-oriented candidates with exemplary clinical skills with individuals and groups, experience leading trainings for large groups of mental health professionals or early childhood educators, and experience working with diverse populations. Candidates will also have experience working in early childhood settings and experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions. Ideally, candidates will have proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi). Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.
Participate in team meetings.
Participate in quality improvement efforts, including, but not limited to, weekly collection of data and rating forms, review of implementation data, and Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles.
Complete rating forms based on training, coaching and ParentCorps sessions for implementation quality.
Contribute to recruitment and engagement efforts for the ParentCorps Program.
Develop and adapt training materials and intervention protocols as part of the ParentCorps Academy team.
Serve as a liaison to and collaborate with schools and early childhood community-based organizations.
Serve as a coach (both onsite in early education settings and by distance) to leaders, early childhood educators and mental health professionals on the implementation of the ParentCorps Program.
Implement, observe and/or model the ParentCorps Program with early childhood educators and mental health professionals.
Conduct small and large group trainings (both independently and collaboratively with ParentCorps trainers) for leaders, early childhood educators and mental health professionals as part of the ParentCorps Academy team.
To qualify you must have a Bachelors in Psychology, Education, or Social Work, or similar field, with three years of experience in clinical or similar settings. Masters in Psychology, Education or Social Work, or similar field, with two years of experience in clinical or similar settings. Candidates with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology may apply. Candidates who are all but Dissertation (ABD) may apply. No license is required for this position.
Clinical experiences with individuals and groups
Experience leading trainings for leaders, mental health professionals and/or early childhood educators.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Experience in early childhood settings.
Experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, preferred.
Proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi), preferred.
Professional, responsible, conscientious.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to collaborate with community-based agencies and schools.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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