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Volunteer with medical background needed to help develop new parent training

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ORGANIZATION: New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

  • 2 people are interested
NJPC Professional Parent Advocacy Training

we are currently trying to develop a training for parents whose children are diagnosed with s sickle cell disease or juvenile arthritis and struggling with a children's mental health challenge. While we have provided trainings in the past to parents raising children with mental health challenges we do not have the expertise needed to develop a training for those children who have other health issues.

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About New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

Location:

275 Rt 10 East, Suite 220-414, SUccasunna, NJ 07876, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-driven organization whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral challenges is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Description

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus is committed to our mission through the provision of programs and services for families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who may be involved in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS and/or Juvenile Justice system. Our organization is primarily staffed by parents and caregivers, many of them with advanced degrees, as well as a multitude of volunteers who are committed to uplifting families in the state of New Jersey and improving their access to appropriate treatment, services and supports. Our programs include Information and Referral; Community Outreach; Training & Education: Parents' Empowerment Academy - Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 week educational curriculum for parents, caregivers and professionals serving families); Advocacy services for families struggling in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS/child welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Developmental Disabilities arena; Man Talk Fatherhood Educational Initiative for fathers and male caregivers; NJ Youth Justice Initiative for special needs children who are incarcerated as adults; Monthly E-Resources Newsletter; Statewide Youth Group; Families Uplifted Prevention Initiative (OJJDP) for families raising children in at-risk communities; Youth Workforce Development Training Program; Parent Mentoring Program for families involved in the child welfare system and our website www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Children Medical Services
  • Adult Education
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • approximately 5 hours per week
  • medical background

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