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Group Facilitator

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc.Description:
The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program for high-risk and general population families. The position will provide community-based services via groups to both eastern and western Racine County families. The focus is to improve parenting skills and family relationships and reduce delinquency and alcohol & drug abuse in children. Child maltreatment also decreases as parents strengthen bonds with their children and learn more effective parenting skills.Brighter Futures Initiative The program provides a county-wide substance abuse prevention program targeted to elementary school and middle school-age children and their parents. The program incorporates the previously independent Holistic Prevention Program as a program component. Although the program's services can include single presentations to groups of children/youth in schools, churches, community centers, etc., the program's primary focus must be on services provided to selected/registered groups of children/youth over a period of time so that the impact of the program can be measured. A major emphasis of the program is helping youth identify their interests, identify short and long-term goals, develop short and long-range plans for implementing their goals, and assist youth in achieving their goals. The program's services are provided during the school day, after school hours, evenings and weekends during the school year with additional scheduling during the summer months.Salary: $16.83 per hourWHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!Opportunities for advancementProfessional development trainingsGreat work-life balanceCompetitive benefits package for full-time employees, including: paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; 401k and profit sharing.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Interview and evaluate clients to complete the registration process.Recruit families and coordinate services with other community providers, including substance abuse prevention services.Utilize the Strengthening Families Program and Brighter Future Initiative curriculum, which is an evidence-based parenting skill, children's social skills, and a family life skills training program specifically designed for high-risk families.Provide LifeSkills Training to clients and families.Demonstrate competency in the areas of diversity, e.g., culture, race/ethnicity, religion, language, social customs, disabilities, economics, gender, and age.Have a strong knowledge of community resources and refer families to needed services.Conduct face-to-face contact with families, per program standards, to promote and teach healthy parent-child communication.Safely transport clients as needed.Provide flexible hours and diverse and accessible locations and make meeting families where they are a priority. e.g., community/neighborhood centers, churches, schools, family resource centers, hospitals, public meeting rooms, etc.

Requirements:
Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other related fields is required.Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, compassion, positive, impact, continuing education, developmentPI180189172

Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Racine , Group Facilitator, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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