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jobs (787) announcement (517) events (364) students (335) interesting (311) job (264) mental health counseling (250) training (231) school counseling (208) resources (184) education (166) conference (109) advocacy (82) reports (78) seminar (49) article (35) volunteering (32) lecture series (26) research request (24) parenting (22) webinar (22) survey (20) grants (14) scholarships (14) networking (10) awards (9) supervision (3)
Monday, July 31, 2017
We are a free and reduced breakfast and lunch school. We are on a 4-day school week but will look at going back to 5-day during the 2018-19 school year. Teachers receive 13 discretionary days each year. We have a competitive salary.
School starts on Aug. 14 for staff and on the 22 for students. School link is www.wolfpointschools.org. I have been in the district for 15 years and I serve the K-3 grades and love the students! Feel free to call me if you have any questions. 406-650-7825.
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
POSITION: Child Victim Advocate Manager – Guardian ad Litem, Lee County (1.0 F.T.E.) EMAIL RESUME & COVER LETTER TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
INCLUDE IN THE SUBJECT LINE: CVAM Application- Last Name
Posting date: 7/27/17
Application deadline: Sunday, August 6, 2017
PRIMARY LOCATION: Guardian ad Litem office, Fort Myers, FL SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Mon – Fri
WAGES: 40 hours per week - $32,843.20 annually Vacation/personal pay provided
No additional benefits are provided
This is a full-time, grant-funded position focused on ensuring effective advocacy services for child victims who have become dependents of Florida’s 20th Judicial Court because of parental abuse, neglect or abandonment. This position reports to the Guardian ad Litem Program Director.
This is responsible professional work with the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program, 20th Judicial Circuit coordinating the advocacy of the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children. The Child Victim Advocate Manager may personally conduct the following tasks, or may supervise a group of volunteers who, gather information relating to the case and give recommendations and written reports to the court on the best interests of dependent children. The Child Victim Advocate Manager may personally, or may oversee the work of volunteers as they attend court hearings, depositions, case plan conferences, dependency mediations, staffing's, and meetings with the Department of Children and Families, community based care lead agencies and other state, local and private social service agencies.
The Child Victim Advocate Manager assigns tasks to volunteers to expedite casework and promote timely permanency objectives. Extensive contact is made with the Department of Children and Families, local law enforcement agencies, the Office of the State Attorney, schools, teachers, doctors, attorneys, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and a variety of other social service agencies and professionals. The Child Victim Advocate Manager must exercise discretion in dealing with confidential and extremely sensitive issues before the court. Work is performed under stressful conditions and involves contact with individuals involved in emotional and traumatic situations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Program Director.
Required/Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities
--Demonstrated knowledge of the effects of parental/caregiver abuse, neglect and abandonment on the emotional, psychological, social and physical development and health of a child at various ages.
--Knowledge of the principles and dynamics of child development.
--Knowledge of the issues and dynamics of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and the effects of dissolution of marriage on children.
--Knowledge of the Florida State Court Systems and general Florida Statutes relating to court dependency, child protection and the Guardian ad Litem Program.
--Knowledge of social services available to child victims of abuse, neglect and abandonment.
--Knowledge of best interest principles related to the advocacy of children under the jurisdiction of the dependency courts.
--Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and with people facing varying degrees of stress and emotional instability.
--Ability to supervise, motivate and coordinate the casework activities of volunteers.
--Ability to conscientiously maintain proper documentation of case activity and to assist in the preparation of detailed court reports recommending a course of action in the best interest of child victims of abuse, neglect and abandonment.
--Ability to communicate effectively with people from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds, and people involved in emotionally distressing situations.
--Ability to encourage and motivate volunteers.
--Ability to maintain proper documentation on case activity and to assist in the preparation of detailed court reports recommending a course of action for children.
--Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with individuals involved in litigation and stressful situations.
-- Employment background screening required.
--Local travel required
Duties and Responsibilities:
50% --Supervise volunteer child victim advocates who have been trained and court certified to represent the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children in court, with their designated foster or relative caregivers, the local and state case management system, and their schools; OR Directly serve as a child victim advocate as needed with all the responsibilities normally fulfilled by trained and court certified volunteer child victim advocates.
15%--Ensure the child’s assigned volunteer victim advocate is vigilant in visiting the child, in gathering pertinent information, and in preparing necessary reports with an emphasis on safety, ultimate caregiver permanency and renewed normalcy;
15%--Support the volunteer victim advocates, or personally attend and participate effectively, during court hearings, depositions, case plan conferences, dependency mediation, and case management and other meetings related to assigned cases;
10%--Maintain complete and accurate case file records;
10%--Train, evaluate, provide feedback, coach and retain assigned volunteer victim advocates with the goal of continually improving the quality and effectiveness of advocacy services with a strong emphasis on securing safety, normalcy and caregiver permanency for all children served.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in sociology, social work, psychology, child development, education, communications, or a related social science, and one year of experience in a program of social service, counseling, teaching, or supervising volunteers.
*The Child Victim Advocate Manager is funded by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance Grants through the Florida Office of the Attorney General to the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, Inc. The VOCA assistance program offers funding to local community providers for use in responding to the emotional and physical needs
of crime victims, assisting victims in stabilizing their lives after their victimization, helping victims to understand and participate in the criminal justice system, and providing victims with a measure of safety and security.
The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Some quick facts about the FGCU counseling graduate programs and our graduates:
are more school and clinical mental health counseling jobs available in
Southwest Florida right now than we have available professionals.
- Virtually ALL our graduates are hired before they even graduate! All of our
students seeking jobs are hired within 3 months of graduation.
FGCU graduate program in school counseling is DOE approved and both the
school counseling and clinical mental health counseling programs are
CACREP accredited. This is a big deal. It means that you can get to work
right away and your degree is highly portable.
students attend their courses in the early evenings.
of our courses are "blended" or "hybrid" which means
that some traditional face-to-face classes are replaced by online learning
activities. This way, we can take advantage of the best features of both
face-to-face and online learning.
department offers dual major tracks for students who aspire to become
both licensed as clinical mental health counselors and certified school
Department of Counseling also offers a certificate in Relationship, and Family counseling, beginning in 2017.
- School Counseling: Graduates from this program work in public and private schools that serve PK-12 students and some work in post-secondary institutions including career and technical centers, special training programs for youth, colleges, and universities.
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Graduates from this program work in community agencies, mental health settings, and private practices after graduation and most seek and achieve licensure.
- The Department offers a part-time option for students who are working and need more time and a full-time track for students who can take on a greater work load.
- If you already have a Masters degree in counseling (or related field), you might be interested in our transition certificates.
The deadline to apply is February 15 of each year although students are encouraged to start early. Applications will be considered for admission on a space available basis to qualified applicants beyond the deadline. Applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee and interviews are scheduled between February 15th and March 15th. Initial notices of acceptance, deferred decisions or denial of admission are mailed by the first week in April.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Here's an opening for a School Counselor from the Principal of Aventura Waterways:
Grade range would be upper elementary. Previous interviewees will not need to reapply. The school is in Northernmost Miami Dade Near Aventura Mall/Gulfstream Park. This is a busy place so only apply if you really enjoy a fast paced work environment where your day goes rather quickly…thank you and happy “summering” to all!
Luis A. Bello, Principal - LBello@dadeschools.net
Aventura Waterways K-8 Center
Home of the Explorers
Rainbow Trails Bereavement Camp
A special weekend for children ages 6-17 who are coping with a recent loss, Rainbow Trails provides children and teens with skills to cope with grief while offering them an opportunity to memorialize or say goodbye to a loved one.
Cost: Camp is provided at no charge, thanks to generous donations from our community.
Learn more: https://www.hopehcs.org/rainbowtrailscamp/
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Dr. Russ Sabella, Professor in the Department of Counseling, FGCU presented at the 2017 American School Counselor Association in Denver, Colorado, Mon, Jul 10, 2017.
Description: Students use technology constantly, but they need to use it wisely. Explore the latest human, relational and technological best practices to reduce online risks among children. Walk away with handouts and an actual presentation targeted to parents. Learning objectives: After attending this session, participants should be able to: 1) Discuss the prevalence, incidence and impact of cyberbullying. 2) Explain the nature of one's digital reputation. 3) Identify two technologies for monitoring online reputation and three technologies for blocking and filtering content. 4) Locate resources to help families develop their own technology policies.
Monday, July 3, 2017
The third annual Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference will be held January 30 - February 2, 2018 at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is a refereed national conference that focuses on legal and ethical issues in counseling. Proposals for presentations are now being accepted. The deadline for proposals is September 15, 2017.
To view details about the conference and hotel registration information, and to access the Call for Proposals, please visit this website: uhcno.edu/academics/continuing-studies/events/... If you have questions regarding the conference, in a separate message, send an email to the Conference Director, Dr. Ted Remley at email@example.com.
Please forward this email message to any counselor educators, counselors, or counseling graduate students who may be interested in presenting at the conference or attending. Thank you. -- Theodore P. Remley, Jr., JD, PhD Professor of Counseling Department of Counseling and Behavioral Sciences University of Holy Cross 4123 Woodland Drive New Orleans, LA 70131 firstname.lastname@example.org (email) 504-398-2255 (office) 757-635-7477 (personal cell)
4222 Pitt StreetNew Orleans, LA 70115
Saturday, July 1, 2017
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