University of Washington / Parent-Child Relationship Programs
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 196165
The School of Nursing at the University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Operations Specialist. This position is responsible for managing several programs in the Parent-Child Relationship Program (PCRP) unit at the Barnard Center for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. This individual will mentor, train, manage, coordinate, budget, and provide technical assistance to those customers who use our programs, primarily Patent-Child Interaction Scales but also Sleep, Keys to Infant Caregiving, and Personal Environment Scales.
Duties & Responsibilities
Education and Training: Teaching, educational mentoring and support, ensuring Nursing Child Assessment (NCAST) Training in the Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) program reliability/fidelity.
Program oversight and guidance.
Provider leadership and development, including curriculum development, adaptation and improvement; making connections and building relationships to increase PCRP business.
Budgetary planning, review, and monitoring; fiscal advice for overall management of PCRP.
The primary responsibility of this position is to teach nurses and other allied professionals to become instructors in PCI at one-week long courses, taught locally, nationally, and internationally.
Select instructor candidates and schedule/organize/conduct instructor level educational workshops/events.
Mentor learners and instructors and provide technical support.
Manage business contract development with allied professional organizations.
Develop curriculum, training and providing leadership and direction for PCRP.
Additional Responsibilities :
Research and respond to all inquiries regarding PCRP via phone, online meetings, email, and in-person contact. Gather ongoing information from each inquiry, disseminate information among team members for follow up as appropriate.
Schedule and teach at least two NCAST PCI Instructor workshops each year; recruit instructors.
Schedule and teach at least two NCAST PCI learner level workshops each year (one Feeding, one Teaching); recruit learners.
Manage data regarding instructors and learners of NCAST PCI Program.
Provide technical/educational support to 150+ NCAST PCI Instructors worldwide. Establish, nurture and maintain relationships with instructors.
Speaking engagements and educational presentations upon invitation.
Market to decision-makers at state/national levels and to organization leaders.
Provide feedback to Executive Director regarding additional program needs and trends.
Collaborate with colleagues to write and publish curriculum, journal articles about supportive research.
Update, revise, and develop new programs; rewrite curriculum and/or seek expert UW faculty to write/rewrite material as needed.
Communicate and travel to disseminate programs worldwide.
Participate in budget planning and review for Parent-Child Relationship Programs. Provide specific program guidance as well as fiscal advice for overall management of Parent-Child Relationship Programs.
Travel may be required to attend and present at conferences
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology or related fields
Two to Three years of teaching and/or experience in Parent-Child Interaction Scales or using the Parent-Child Interaction Scales disseminated by PCRPrograms.org
Knowledge of other PCRP tools and programs (i.e. Sleep, Keys to Infant Caregiving, etc.)
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master's in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology or related fields
Training in infant and early childhood mental health
About University of Washington / Parent-Child Relationship Programs
Parent-Child Relationship Programs at the Barnard Center for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health at the University of Washington gives professionals, parents and other caregivers the knowledge and skills to provide nurturing environments for young children by developing and disseminating innovative evidence-based and research-based products and training programs used in many disciplines and settings.
As a University of Washington (UW) employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.