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Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) Counselor

|  Job ID # 17-02

Location:

Wauregan, CT

Description:

Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) Counselor – Full-time (40 hours week) position based at the Wauregan  office location. Provide home-based family support and parent education serving the 21 town service area in the Triple P program (Level 4 Standard, Level 4 Teen and Circle of Security). The Positive Parenting Program is an in-home, evidenced based program that helps parents become independent, resourceful problem solvers. Parents will learn how to create positive and safe home learning environments that promote their children’s emotional, behavioral, and cognitive strengths. Parents will be taught a parenting skills curriculum that can be used to target a broad range of behaviors. Qualified candidates will provide support and parenting education services with a focus on enhancing parenting skills and healthy relationships, learning child development and realistic expectations, as well as implementing structure and stability within the family’s home environment. The Counselor will also provide case management services to the family. Referrals accepted from all sources with DCF involved families receiving first priority.  Community provider and self referrals are also accepted and are prioritized accordingly. Home based experience preferred. Experience delivering parent education to families.  Experience working with high risk families a plus. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and provide own reliable transportation.  Successful candidate will be trained and credentialed in Level 4 Standard and Teen Triple P and Circle of Security.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in relevant human service field required.

Schedule:

Flexible schedule including having the ability to work evenings and weekends, based on the families needs.

Salary Range:

$14.62 – $16.54 per hour depending on experience

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