ParentCorps Educator

  • New York, NY

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Position Summary:


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a ParentCorps Educator. 

The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD) at the Department of Population Health (DPH), NYU School of Medicine is a racially and ethnically diverse group of researchers, mental health professionals, educators and staff, working in NYC and around the globe to improve the health and development of children and advance health equity by developing and testing real-world solutions for children living in low-income communities. CEHDs mission is to create opportunities and improve the lives of children by: 1) Conducting high-quality racially-conscious research; 2) Developing, testing, and implementing family-centered programs; and 3) Disseminating the resulting knowledge from our research and implementation experiences to practitioners and policy makers through a racial equity lens that works to change the narrative about low-income families of color. ParentCorps is a family-centered intervention that is delivered as an enhancement to pre-kindergarten programs serving children living in low-income neighborhoods. ParentCorps advances CEHDs mission by helping the important adults in childrens lives parents and teachers build a strong early foundation that gives children living under stressful conditions the greatest opportunity for healthy development.


ParentCorps is organized into 4 distinct Units: 1) Training and Coaching; 2) Engaging Parents, Programs, Improvement and Communications (EPPIC); 3) Talent, Equity, Alignment, Motivation, Spirit (TEAMS); 4) Data for Decision-Making, Improvement and Research (DATA). Each Unit is supported by one or more Supervisor and Specialist, who support the Manager in managing and executing the activities of the Unit. The ParentCorps Educator is an experienced behavioral health professional or early childhood educator who conducts small and large group trainings and coaching of mental health professionals and early childhood educators in the implementation of ParentCorps and evidence-based strategies in early childhood settings.We are seeking dynamic, dedicated and team-oriented candidates with exemplary clinical skills with individuals and groups, experience leading trainings for large groups of mental health professionals or early childhood educators, and experience working with diverse populations. Candidates will also have interest in reducing disparities and racial equity. ParentCorps Educators will have experience working in early childhood settings and experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions. Ideally, candidates will have proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi). Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct small and large group trainings (both independently and collaboratively with ParentCorps trainers) for early childhood educators and mental health professionals as part of the ParentCorps Academy team.
  • Implement, observe and/or model the ParentCorps Family Program with early childhood educators and mental health professionals.
  • Serve as a coach (both onsite in early education settings and by distance) to early childhood educators and mental health professionals on the implementation of the ParentCorps Family Program.
  • Serve as a liaison with and collaborate with community-based organizations and schools.
  • Develop and adapt training materials and manuals, and intervention protocols, aligned with the Center's mission
  • Contribute to recruitment and engagement efforts for ParentCorps Family Program.
  • Complete rating forms based on training, coaching and ParentCorps sessions for implementation quality.
  • Participate in quality improvement efforts, including, but not limited to, weekly collection of data and rating forms, review of implementation data, and Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles.
  • Contribute to different working groups in ParentCorps (e.g., focus group, classrooms and family tools) to co-develop and edit content, and plan dissemination of content.
  • Participate in supervision, team meetings and center-wide meetings.
  • Participate in center-wide trainings
  • Perform other duties as requested

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Candidate with a Bachelors Degree and three years of relevant clinical or similar experiences are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Masters in Psychology or Social Work, with two years of experience in clinical settings, or Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology. Candidates who are ABD may apply.
  • Clinical experiences with individuals and groups
  • Experience leading trainings for mental health professionals and/or early childhood educators.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Experience in early childhood settings, preferred.
  • Experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, preferred.
  • Proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi), preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional, responsible, personable.
  • Dynamic, dedicated, motivated, conscientious.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate with community-based agencies and schools.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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Position Summary:


The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development (CEHD) at the Department of Population Health (DPH), NYU School of Medicine is a racially and ethnically diverse group of researchers, mental health professionals, educators and staff, working in NYC and around the globe to improve the health and development of children and advance health equity by developing and testing real-world solutions for children living in low-income communities. CEHDs mission is to create opportunities and improve the lives of children by: 1) Conducting high-quality racially-conscious research; 2) Developing, testing, and implementing family-centered programs; and 3) Disseminating the resulting knowledge from our research and implementation experiences to practitioners and policy makers through a racial equity lens that works to change the narrative about low-income families of color. ParentCorps is a family-centered intervention that is delivered as an enhancement to pre-kindergarten programs serving children living in low-income neighborhoods. ParentCorps advances CEHDs mission by helping the important adults in childrens lives parents and teachers build a strong early foundation that gives children living under stressful conditions the greatest opportunity for healthy development.


ParentCorps is organized into 4 distinct Units: 1) Training and Coaching; 2) Engaging Parents, Programs, Improvement and Communications (EPPIC); 3) Talent, Equity, Alignment, Motivation, Spirit (TEAMS); 4) Data for Decision-Making, Improvement and Research (DATA). Each Unit is supported by one or more Supervisor and Specialist, who support the Manager in managing and executing the activities of the Unit. The ParentCorps Educator is an experienced behavioral health professional or early childhood educator who conducts small and large group trainings and coaching of mental health professionals and early childhood educators in the implementation of ParentCorps and evidence-based strategies in early childhood settings.We are seeking dynamic, dedicated and team-oriented candidates with exemplary clinical skills with individuals and groups, experience leading trainings for large groups of mental health professionals or early childhood educators, and experience working with diverse populations. Candidates will also have interest in reducing disparities and racial equity. ParentCorps Educators will have experience working in early childhood settings and experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions. Ideally, candidates will have proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi). Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in Psychology or Social Work, with two years of experience in clinical settings, or Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology. Candidates who are ABD may apply.
  • Clinical experiences with individuals and groups
  • Experience leading trainings for mental health professionals and/or early childhood educators.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Experience in early childhood settings, preferred.
  • Experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, preferred.
  • Proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi), preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional, responsible, personable.
  • Dynamic, dedicated, motivated, conscientious.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate with community-based agencies and schools.




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