Work with Mental Health/Disabilities Senior Manager to prepare and track disabilities and mental health referrals. Establish rapport with staff to assure appropriate screenings and services for children with disabilities and/or mental health issues are provided. Conducts classroom and/or home observations to provide recommendations to staff and families. Provides direct support of children and families, as needed. Monitors classrooms for preschool, infants and toddler development; support the part C referral for infants and toddlers with parents and staff, and part B referrals for preschoolers.
Associate Degree (A.A.) in Early Childhood, Social Work or related field.
Two to three years experience in early childhood and ability to impart developmentally appropriate practice to others.
Experience with computer databases.
Experience with children with disabilities and/or experience in a mental health setting preferred.
Working knowledge of standard practices and procedures.
Advanced interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain internal and external client relationships.
Ability to explore alternatives and creative solutions to meet the needs of the customer.