SafeCare Family Services (SFS) at Flagstone Family Shelter: SafeCare Family Services at Flagstone Family Shelter is an evidence-based, in-home, parenting skills training curriculum for parents who are at risk of, or who have been reported for, child maltreatment and live at the Flagstone Family Shelter in Brooklyn. The program is broken down into 3 curriculum modules. The Parent-Child/Parent-Infant Interactions Module targets risk factors associated with neglect and physical abuse. The Health Module targets risk factors for medical neglect. The Home Safety Module targets risk factors for environmental neglect and unintentional injury. The majority of the curriculum is conducted through home visits to eligible families. SafeCare Family Services takes a structured problem-solving approach and serves clients with at least one child in the home between the ages of 0-5, who can benefit from enhanced parenting skills, have an open case of neglect or a history of neglect, lack resources or social support, are in the Independent Living Program, are participating in a substance abuse treatment program, are receiving mental health care services and/or have demonstrated a lack of supervision and safety.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) assist case managers by being a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, social services, legal issues, etc; (2) assist clients in attaining their goals by facilitating the SafeCare Parenting Skills curriculum for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.
Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience.
- Must sign NYC DOH/MH attestation stating that candidate has not been the subject of a founded child abuse report.