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Building Family Futures Training (BFF)Building Family Futures (BFF) Training is available on an as needed basis by our trained facilitators. Please contact us at www.ctpen.org for more information.
CT-PEN ConferenceRemember to save the dates: March 28 & 29, 2014. We will be holding our annunal conference in conjunction with the Early Childhood Conversations Conference in Windsor. More information about this event will be coming! We look forward to reconnecting with our friends across Connecticut.
CT-PEN Job DescriptionsCo-Chairs (2) =>
Coordinate and convene monthly Leadership Team and any special meetings;
Monitor Leadership Team and membership activities and initiatives via appropriate reporting mechanisms;
Have signatory powers for matters related to and approved by the CT-PEN Leadership or General Membership;
Share CT-PEN website posting privileges with the Web Master for all official CT-PEN related business.
Records minutes for monthly meetings
Sends completed minutes out to LT for review
Records minutes for special meetings
Job Opening at Parent Child Center at Bristol HospitalParent & Child Center at Bristol Hospital
Parent & Child Center, 9 Prospect Street, Bristol
Full-time, 36 hours
9A-5P Monday-Thursday and 8A-2:30P Friday w/flexibility & occasional evenings
Post-high school graduate experience required. Associate's degree in Human Services or related field preferred.
Experience working with children and families in crisis or similar experience required. Knowledge of child abuse and neglect reporting criteria preferred. Good communication skills, written and verbal. Ability and willingness to work with families of all racial and socio-economic backgrounds.
Bi-lingual Spanish/English speaking candidates preferred.
Must have a car to drive to home visits. Connecticut State driver's license, $100,000-$300,000 automobile liability insurance.
The Parent & Child Center Home Visitor will have the following responsibilities:
Provide support and education in the home environment to first time parents and their children (pre-natal to age 5) who are at risk for child abuse and neglect.
The Home Visitor works in collaboration with service providers to reduce abuse or neglect, develops trusting relationships, identifies families' strengths, and areas for growth.
Serves as a role model and educator, finds needed community resources, advocates on behalf of families and serves to coordinate services with a focus on child growth and development
Position requires traveling to home visits in all weather conditions, some occasional evening hours to facilitate focus groups and attend program events.
To apply, candidates should go to the following website:
Resources for PE's and families in wake of Newtown Tragedy
Summer Camp for HS Kids with disabilitiesThis program is a one week long program for high school juniors and seniors with disabilities that supports self-advocacy, learning strategies and transition. I have provided the website below. We are looking to reach more parents so they can learn about this wonderful opportunity for their son or daughter.
Center for Students with Disabilities
University of Connecticut
Wilbur Cross Building, Room 204
233 Glenbrook Rd., Unit 4174
Storrs, CT 06269-4174
(860) 486-2020 Voice
(860) 486-2077 TDD
(860) 486-4412 FAX