Position Title: Family Readiness
Customer: U.S. Army
Location: Joint Base Myers Henderson Hall,
Clearance Required: Law Enforcement Background
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Status: Part-time (25-30 hours/week)
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:30
am 4:30 pm
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GC Associates requires a Family Readiness Coordinator to support
the FAPM, or designee, in implementing the annual JBM-HH Family
Advocacy prevention education program. The Program informs the
military community of the extent and nature of spouse and child
abuse and focuses awareness of Family violence, including how to
report it and what services are available. FAP Supportive Services
involves making FAP services known, accessible, and attractive to
those in the military community who can best use the services to
improve their Family functioning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Family Readiness Coordinator responsibilities include:
Research professional journals and periodicals and survey other
organizations in the field, to ensure the most current and
comprehensive education and training is provided.
Develop and/or adapt lesson plans, charts, and audiovisual aids
for training a wide range of groups to include but not limited to
commanders, military unit personnel, Child Youth and School
Services personnel, Army Community Service staff, installation
volunteers, various community/military human services agencies,
local law enforcement, Staff Judge Advocate personnel, Medical
personnel, and the general military community.
Prepare and Present Briefings to address the nature and purpose
of the FAP Program topics such areas as defining the Army's
philosophy and approach to the problem of family violence,
reporting procedures for suspected cases of child abuse/neglect and
spousal abuse, the types and goals of available treatment
modalities, procedural requirements for handling both on and off
post child/spouse abuse cases, parenting techniques and resources,
and other general information on the subject.
Responsible for updating and developing lesson plans.
Responsible for researching material to be included in the
Provide a written lesson plan for each class for approval no
later than 90 days prior to a class.
Conduct classes in the following areas of prevention:
Parenting Education Classes and Support Group: Classes should be
designed to enhance parenting and child management skills.
Education for Professionals: Conduct briefings for staff and
volunteers who work with children include information on the
specific procedures for addressing abuse in DOD sanctioned and
operating facilities, training requirements for childcare workers,
and the nature/purpose of background checks.
Safety Education: Two groups are targeted for safety education,
parents/caregivers and children.
Child Self-Protection Education for Parents and Caregivers:
Class will provide information about how to protect children and
how to listen and talk with children about child abuse
Child Self-Protection Education for Children: Class is geared to
children's ability to understand and act on safety and exploitation
issues, including child abuse.
Family Life Education: Family life education focuses on
enrichment programs that provide knowledge, social relationships
skills, and support throughout the Family life cycle.
JBM-HH Start Right Newcomer's Brief: Family Readiness
Coordinator will conduct FAP Start Right training for installation
Community Needs Assessment and Focus Groups: The Family
Readiness Coordinator will conduct community needs assessment and
focus groups to determine program effectiveness. The Family
Readiness Coordinator will compile and analyze data to be presented
to FAPM. The Family Readiness Coordinator will coordinate services
based on community needs. Community needs assessments and focus
groups are to be administered at least twice during fiscal
Community Awareness Campaigns: The Family Readiness Coordinator
will coordinate, assist, and market various JBM-HH ACS community
awareness campaigns and programs i.e. Domestic Violence Awareness
Month (October) and Child Abuse Prevention Month (April) as
requested. The Family Readiness Coordinator will lead the planning
and implementing Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM).
The Family Readiness Coordinator will conduct specialized
training for CYS, FCC, FRG, school staff, parents, and volunteers
in the medical, physical, emotional, and behavioral aspects of
child abuse and neglect, preventative measures for decreasing the
incidence of abuse/neglect, and training on how to listen to and
talk with children about child sexual abuse.
Maintain program statistics, compile and complete program
related data as requested by FAPM to include but not limited to the
Client Tracking System (CTS) stats and FAC/FRC data.
Develop and maintain a variety of lists and databases to enable
the retrieval of statistical data for reports and to track
compliance with DoD and DA program standards.
Collect and maintain FAP monthly, quarterly, and annual
statistical data, inputting data into spreadsheets and the ACS
Client Tracking System (CTS).
Maintain hard copy records and set up files to maintain program
Create, update and request printed material for program support.
This includes, but is not limited to, marketing for program events,
current informational guides, training calendars, and other events
Coordinate with FMWR Marketing Department, as needed and/or
requested by FAPM, in development of FAP marketing materials.
Coordinate and publish quarterly newsletter- Life YOUniversity
IAW the timelines established in the FAP Marketing Plan.
Coordinate with JBM-HH Public Affairs Office (PAO) and FMWR
Marketing Department, as needed and/or requested by FAPM, in
development of FAP marketing materials.
Field and respond to all FAP training requests, class
registrations, and other FAP-related requests.
Coordinator shall accept registrations for participation in
professional and community education programs. Process training
certificates, where applicable.
Family Readiness Coordinator will assist with the planning and
coordinating of workshops/seminars and arranging for professionals
to speak on FAP-related matters.
Determine what supplies are needed for trainings and/or classes
and submit supply requests. Submit supply requests quarterly to
FAPM. Supplies, for consideration, should be included in
development of FAP Training Plan.
Assist the FAPM with other components of the Community FAP
Attend planning and other administrative meeting, to include
meetings of the ACS and FAP staff, quarterly Family Advocacy
Committee (FAC)/Fatality Review Committee (FRC) meetings, local
networking meetings as scheduled.
Review the ACS Accreditation Checklist (AR 608-1) and FAP
Accreditation Checklist (AR 608-18) for pertinent criteria
applicable to FAP.
Collaborate and coordinate with FAPM for approval with all
programs in ACS in order to provide optimum support to Soldiers and
Ensure that all programs and scheduled activities comply with
regulations and policies.
Meet with the FAPM at least once a month to discuss and review
community education program development.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE
Education: A bachelor's degree from an
accredited school in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling
or behavioral science, education, community health, public health
or a related field, from an accredited college or university.
Experience. At least two years of experience
working with military family programs or civilian social service
agency preferred. At least two years of experience which
demonstrates a broad base of knowledge regarding the dynamics of
child and spouse abuse, and approaches to prevention, intervention,
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $20.05 /hour plus full health and welfare benefits
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