Posting: Patient Ed Instructor - Home Based - Judson Center

October 5, 2022

Job Summary

Parent Education and Home Based services are provided within the home in order to improve parent/child interaction and work on increasing parenting skills to ensure positive development and overall safety.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform initial and ongoing assessments to gather psychological history and assess current functioning at the point of intake and develop goals that are measurable, in collaboration with the family.
  • Educate, teach and model skills in parenting, childcare, communication, household management and other needed areas in order to strengthen the overall family functioning, utilizing an evidenced-based curriculum.
  • Work with families in the achievement of set goals, as well as with making referrals to other service providers to assist with achieving identified goal(s).
  • Documentation to be completed timely and according to contract requirements.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree issued in social work, psychology, sociology, family ecology, consumer/community services, family studies, family and/or child development, guidance/school counseling, counseling psychology, or criminal justice.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in family and children services with an evidence-based parenting curriculum model certification preferred.
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License, appropriate insurance, and use of own vehicle
  • Must meet the qualifications of contract requirements and other governmental and accrediting bodies


  • Experience with an evidence-based parenting curriculum
  • Knowledge in crisis intervention, resource development, & solution focused systems
  • Organizational skills and computer literacy
  • Ability to work in a team; good verbal and written communication skills
  • Cultural competency

Working Conditions

  • Requires non-traditional, flexible work hours.
  • Requires working in the office and family homes.
  • Includes working with children and adults who may show aggression or have behavioral outbursts.

This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of a person so classified.  The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and perform other duties as assigned for the good of the consumers, the program, the department and the agency. 

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