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Family Network Part-Time Parent Educator (2 Open Positions)

The Parent Educator is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular (at least weekly) and long-term (up to three years) contact/support with
families. This activity will occur primarily within the family’s home; each visit should last for at least one hour. The interventions should be
family-centered and strength-based and directed at establishing a trusting rela­tionship; assisting in strengthening the parent-child relationship;
assisting parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment; improving the family support system; and increasing the family’s
ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children. The activities may also include identifying and referring
for contact/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care appointments. The Parent Educator will also be responsible for assisting
the family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of those goals, as well as the assessment of the normal growth and development of
the target child. The Parent Educator will also be responsible for completing family assessments and meeting deadlines.