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DEAP Family Support Specialist in MILES CITY, Montana

This is a part time to full time position for a home visiting intervention program serving families who have children with developmental disabilities. The family support specialist uses a coaching model to support families in meeting goals they have set for their child, assesses child and family needs, maintains records, coordinates with other professionals, and advocates for families. Flexible hours and travel to other towns in Southeastern Montana are required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Preferred Bachelor's Degree - Interest or experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. - Experience working with families/individuals in home-based settings. - Experience in developing and implementing programs for individuals and helping them reach goals - Knowledge of child development and behaviors. - Ability to focus on family as primary unit of service. - Ability to utilize structured interviewing skills. - Ability to cooperate and coordinate services with other community agencies. - Ability to maintain a respectful, sincere, non judgmental attitude. - Ability to work with other professionals in a team approach. - Ability to prepare and keep routine records and reports. - Strong computer, communication, and organizational skills REQUIREMENTS - Full Certification for Family Support Specialist within two years. - Personal Vehicle and Valid Montana Driver's license. - Criminal records background check, CPS check and DMV check. (provided upon offer) - Three work related references. LOCATION - Services to families in Miles City, Glendive, Colstrip, Forsyth and Lame Deer areas will be provided

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