Child Abuse Prevention and Referral Specialist
Under the supervision of the Community Services for Families Program Supervisor, Child Abuse Prevention and Referral Specialist work with a caseload of culturally diverse families who support families through case management. Provide culturally competent prevention support services through a needs assessment to families within the North Inland School District. This position will is set to end Dec 2020.
- Provides key prevention services, resources, and support to school age children and their families identified by the child’s school service coordinator
- Identify barriers to service that are impacting the family and provide assistance to mitigate these barriers
- Assist families in connecting to resources and referrals as a means to providing prevention services utilizing a strength based approach and trauma informed practice.
- Conducts check-ins for purposes of intake, assessment and case management of clients as required by contract objectives.
- Assess families to determine their basic needs such as medical care/ insurance, food stamps, and information on nutrition and childhood obesity. Provides referrals as needed.
- Provides advocacy, parenting education and program referrals as needed to individuals and families.
- Maintains ongoing communication with CSF team to ensure quality of service delivery.
- Maintains detailed case files and documentation using county approved forms and formats.
- Produces monthly reports of activities and submits to the CSF supervisor.
- Participates in required staff meetings, collaborative meetings, supervision, training, county meeting and trainings, QA process and other meetings as required by the program and contract objectives.
- Participates in CWS work groups and committees and requested by the County of San Diego/ COR
- Provides program services in both English and Spanish, and interprets documents as needed to fit the needs of the clients.
- Effectively completes assigned collateral responsibilities as designated in work agreements and other duties as assigned.
Sick hours, holiday pay,vacation pay
TEMPORARY POSITION- NO MEDICAL BENEFITS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at that time. The employee must regularly deal with clients who are experiencing serious problems and that can be very difficult and dangerous. The employee may be required to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of computer.
2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2 DIFFERENT LOCATONS:
Inland Office- Escondido
Coastal Office- Oceanside
Please specify which location when applying.