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Developmental Inclusion Specialist

Company: The Deamer Group
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 Responsibilities:

  • 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 required.
  • 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.
    • 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, DRDP.
      • 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 (ADA, IDEA).
      • 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 clients.------

Keywords: The Deamer Group, San Francisco , Developmental Inclusion Specialist, Other , San Francisco, California

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