Department: Ctr on Children Families & the Law-1082
Description of Work:
The Nebraska Resource Project for Vulnerable Young Children (NRPVYC) at the Center on Children, Families and the Law (UNL-CCFL) focuses on improving the outcomes of maltreated young children in Nebraska by working with existing systems and practitioners. More information about the NRPVYC can be found at www.nebraskababies.com. CCFL was established at the University in 1987 as a home for multidisciplinary research, teaching, and public service on issues related to children and families, and currently has over 50 staff.
The Reflective Practice Outreach and Training Specialist will support the Nebraska Center on Reflective Practice (NCRP), which is one of NRPVYC's primary projects. The NCRP provides training, mentoring, consultation, and evaluation to individuals and organizations in need of reflective practice. The NCRP utilizes the FAN model of reflective practice in partnership with Erikson Institute, and partners with Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, Nebraska Department of Education and Munroe Meyer Institute to train early childhood professionals and other populations. More information about NCRP's reflective practice work can be found at https://www.nebraskababies.com/ncrp.
The Reflective Practice Outreach and Training Specialist will support the Reflective Practice Project Manager in training, consultation, professional partnerships, and outreach. The Reflective Practice Outreach and Training Specialist will be trained in the FAN model and will become a FAN Reflective Practice Trainer with the NCRP. Additional duties will include support of NRPVYC in a number of activities, which may include trauma screen training and implementation, general training support and strategic planning. Individuals trained in the FAN model are encouraged to apply. Travel in Nebraska and nationally may be required.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in human services, counseling, psychology, sociology, law, criminal justice or a related field plus Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the social services, legal or early education fields.
Work history will demonstrate: the ability to collaborate well with others; the ability to effectively problem solve, think critically, and communicate effectively (written and oral); work independently and within a team environment. Ability to supervise, mentor, and coordinate with staff and students.
Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in early childhood, human services, counseling, psychology, sociology, law, criminal justice or a related field. Trained in reflective practice, specifically the FAN Model through Erikson Institute.
Posted Salary: Salary based on Experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70722
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.