Developmental Inclusion Specialist
Company: The Deamer Group
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Deamer Group is currently in search of a Developmental
Inclusion Specialist for our non-profit client in San Francisco. If
you are Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Cantonese) someone
who embraces diversity are compassionate and driven to help others,
then we would like to speak with you! This is a full time,
permanent position. Qualified candidates must submit a resume and
cover letter for consideration. Please review the full description
for details.Position Summary: The Developmental Inclusion
Specialist reports to the Director of Programs and works with Help
Me Grow (HMG) Systems Which supports families, children, providers
and communities in San Francisco County, HMG is a systems-change
model helping entire communities of care to unite around timely
developmental screening and early interventions for successful
outcomes for children. HMG Care Coordinator builds collaboration
across sectors, including health care and early care and education
with family support to ensure better outcomes for children.--They
will oversee training, coaching, and technical assistance to early
childhood teachers and administrators in developing and
implementing inclusive practices that meet the needs of young
children with disabilities and their families.Role
- Outreach to family and community partners about HMG/ SFCD
services and supports.
- Provide training and coaching to professionals and families
around Inclusion, (e.g., screening/ assessment, family engagement
and other inclusive strategies).
- Provide intensive training, coaching, and technical assistance
on developing and strengthening inclusive practices to families and
professionals, including conducting the development and
implementation of Family Action Plans.
- Support with Family/school relationship building.
- Collaborate and coordinate services with other consultants at
selected sites as appropriate (e.g., mental health consultants,
quality coaches) .
- Work collaboratively with SFCD staff to provide developmental
strategies and supports to all children.
- Participate in the development and presentation of curriculum
for citywide training activities and webinars.
- Collect and maintain data on training, coaching, and technical
assistance services and activities. Enter and report on data as
- Collect and maintain developmental screening data. Enter and
report on data as required.
- Participate and represent Help Me Grow SF/ Support for Families
in meetings as requested.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.--Client
Summary:Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a
nonprofit organization founded in 1982. Its mission is to provide
support for families of children with disabilities and other
special health care needs. The organization supports through
partnership, resource development, education, and advocacy. By
providing support to families and the professionals who support
them they attempt to ensure well-being through informed decision
making.Qualifications & Required Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, early childhood
special education, psychology or a related field; or relevant work
- Experience providing training, coaching, and technical
assistance to families and community-based organizations serving
children 0-5 (e.g.-- early childhood programs, family childcare,
family resource centers).
- Demonstrated commitment to the principles of inclusion of
children with disabilities in community settings.
- Understanding of issues and challenges in the delivery of
quality early care and education services to all children.
- Ability to prioritize the needs of families.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Strong work management skills: ability to balance multiple
priorities and tasks efficiently and effectively.
- Strong familiarity with early care and education screening &
assessment instruments such as ASQ, ASQ-SE, SEAM, DAYC-2,
- Understanding and/or experience of the Pyramid Model for
Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children (also
known as the Teaching Pyramid in California), Center on the Social
and Emotional Foundations of Early Learning.
- Familiar with creating Action Plans to support child & families
in all natural environments.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the laws and regulations regarding
services for young children with disabilities and their families
- Knowledge of and experience with the range of services in San
Francisco for children with disabilities or special health care
needs, ages birth through five.
- Experience working with underserved populations, including
people of color and/or mono-lingual families.
- Fluent in English/Cantonese or English/Spanish.
- Personal or professional experience with the disability
community.--We review every resume that is received. Unfortunately,
we are unable to respond to every candidate. It usually takes one
to two weeks for us to review your application. All applications
will remain on file for consideration for future
opportunities.--Thank you in advance for your application!The
Deamer Group is an equal opportunity employer with a goal of
recruiting a diverse workforce to meet the hiring needs of our
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