Sponsor: System of Care Institute, The Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services (CCF), School of Social Work, Portland State University
Description: The Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services (CCF) integrates research, education, and training to advance the delivery of services to children and families. We work with agency and community partners to promote a child serving system that protects children, respects families, and builds community capacity to address emerging needs. Based within the Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services, the Systems of Care Institute (SOCI) provides training, consultation and organizational support for the implementation of family/youth centered, culturally responsive and community based service delivery system. Using Systems of Care as a foundational component, SOCI has a proven track record of supporting the implementation of Wraparound and integrated care coordination processes at the local, regional and state level throughout the Northwest.
The Director of System of Care Team provides leadership for the System of Care Institute, an externally funded program of the School of Social Work’s suite of research and sponsored projects. This Institute offers consulting and training designed to promote system of care principles in child and family services across multiple systems. System of care principles include: Strengths-based, family and youth driven, collaborative, and culturally and linguistically responsive programming.
For a full position description and to apply, please visit Portland State University’s Human Resources web site.
Application will be accepted until finalists are identified.