Job Summary: The Developmental Specialist I provides parenting classes to parents of young children ages 0-6, following the Incredible Years Curriculum and facilitates parent-child interaction groups. This position is also responsible for marketing the PACE program in the Miami-Dade community and forming parenting groups in child care centers, preschools, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and other places where parents of young children are found.
● Conducts group training sessions with children, teenage parents, and other parents as determined by the PACE Program.
● Conducts individual/family consultation sessions as determined by the PACE Program.
● Provides on-site or off-site services as defined by the PACE Program.
● Markets the program in the community to expand and promote it.
● Attends community meetings as needed.
● Makes presentations to build and establish good relationships with community partners.
● Collects demographic data as required by the PACE Program.
● Collects and tabulates measurement tools as defined by grant.
● Documents services in a timely manner as determined by the Program Supervisor.
● Submits data to Program Supervisor within identified time frames.
Master’s degree in mental health or related field (degree in child development preferred).
Knowledgeable in areas of child development, infant mental health, family functioning, child abuse and neglect, and resistant clients. Must participate in and successfully complete training in the Incredible Years curriculum. Skilled in collaborating with other disciplines and services.
Background Screening is Required
ICFH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place