Family Educators are responsible for the successful implementation of psycho-educational groups in the Healthy Families/ Healthy Children program. The focus is providing the necessary psycho-educational groups and home visits for participants to be successful in attaining their service goals, including but not limited to strengthened relationship skills, strengthened nurturing parenting skills and overall family stability. Recruitment and outreach to referral sources and participants is also required.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Health/related field or Education and a minimum of three years direct social service experience.
- In-depth knowledge of and proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Knowledge of the role of social, economic, and environmental factors in the development and resolution of person and family problems
- Understanding of cultural diversity including the culture of poverty
- Ability to work with hard to reach or resistant individuals and families