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    Coach

    NYC ACS

    New York, NY

    Job Description:

    General Description The National Center for Child Welfare Excellence, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College through an exciting new partnership with New York City Administration for Children Services (ACS) will develop, implement and evaluate transfer of learning strategies for the ACS Workforce Institute. The ACS Workforce Institute (WI) is a state-of-the-art professional development institute that strengthens skills and provides support to child welfare and juvenile justice frontline staff as they strengthen and support New York City’s families and children. Through partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY), the ACS Workforce Institute offers professional learning initiatives that move beyond the classroom to enhance skill development for new and seasoned ACS and provider agency staff. Through the Silberman School of Social Work and ACS partnership, the Coach will join a dynamic team responsible for launching the new Supporting Knowledge into Practice initiative. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Coach will work closely with CUNY and ACS leadership to support transfer of learning strategies within New York City’s child welfare system. Working collaboratively with the ACS WI Coaching team, the Coach is responsible for using the coach approach to support supervisors and managers in the ACS Division of Child Protection (DCP) and Division of Youth and Family Justice (DYFJ) to integrate coaching into supervisory practices, with a specific focus on developing and implementing strategies to support the transfer of learning for ACS WI learning programs. The Coach will join a team of CUNY colleagues and work on site at one or more of the ACS Division of Child Protection and/or Division of Youth and Family Justice locations in: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and/or Staten Island. Qualifications: • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field • Preference for candidates who have experience using coaching and skills such as motivational interviewing and assessment of risk and safety • Sensitivity and experience working with diverse cultural and linguistic populations • A minimum of 2 years of public and/or private agency experience working within a child welfare or juvenile justice system • A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in a social service setting • Ability to travel between program locations For further information, please go to this website link: https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/

    EOE

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    Contact Information:

    Sarai Rivera
    NYC ACS
    sarai.rivera@acs.nyc.gov
    150 William Street

    New York, NY 10038
    Phone: 2123410924