To provide in-home early childhood education/child development guidance to promote parents/primary caregiver(s) as their child's first teacher, and to provide case management services to families as needed.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
*Participate in the recruitment of eligible families.
*Develop a partnership with the UAB Early Head Start Program families and individual family members as assigned.
*Conduct weekly home visits with assigned families using appropriate safety procedures.
*Complete/assist in the completion of multiple developmental screening and assessment measures for children on assigned family list.
*Using information obtained through developmental screening and assessment measures, parent input, personal observation, and knowledge of child development, develop an Individual Developmental Plan (IDP) for each child on assigned family list. IDPs are developed quarterly and are updated weekly.
*Complete appropriate documentation of home visits, goal planning, etc. in a timely manner.
*Facilitate and document family members' identification of their resources, supports, and goals.
*Assist in the achievement of families' goals through referrals to community services and resources.
*Participate in group socialization activities and encourage families to participate in these activities.
*Work with other staff and area specialists to ensure the delivery of high-quality services to families.
*Respond to family crises in a timely manner and attend and participate in family reviews and staff meetings.
*Conduct occasional after hour meetings with families as needed and develop an annual individual training plan related to continuing education goals and follow the plan.
*Perform other duties as assigned.
Hourly Pay Range: $15.50 - $25.20
Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, psychology, counseling, social work, or related field with course work in child development required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. Experience in working with children is required
:Clerical & Administrative
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.
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