Early Intervention Specialist (Full-time) (Santa Ana, CA)

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Program Director, the Early Intervention Specialist (EIS) is responsible for co-facilitating children, teen, parent, and multi-family groups with a psychoeducational curriculum in a community setting. EIS will perform basic duties/assignments related to human services and education, as well as activities that may include the application of higher-level skills acquired through professional training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare lesson plans based on the curriculum
  • Facilitate phone screenings with interested participants
  • Facilitate children, teen, parent and multi-family groups with a psychoeducational curriculum
  • Administer child and parent surveys and review results
  • Develop stakeholder communications
  • Present the program description and function to stakeholders and community
  • Food donation requests and coordination
  • Format and generate reports related to participants' satisfaction
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot peripheral equipment such as scanners and printers
  • Develop, duplicate, store and maintain digital files Attends all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time
  • Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CREDENTIALS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bilingual Spanish required 
  • Background experience in child development, public health 
  • Evening availability is required
  • Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For? Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
  • Proficiency in MS Office systems
  • General knowledge of human development
  • General knowledge of methods and procedures used in the preparation and presentation of curriculum
  • Some knowledge of human services principles, methods, and strategies
  • Ability to provide detailed and accurate office/administrative support
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
  • Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
  • Understanding of patient development and family systems
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative
  • Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgrounds

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Job Number: 402