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Developmental Interventionist

Company: Starpoint
Location: Canon City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Developmental Interventionist
Location: Early Intervention
Reports To: Director of Early Intervention
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Level/Salary Range: $25.00-$28.00
Position Type: Full Time

Benefits: Employees receive Paid Personal Time Off. Full-time employees receive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits at a minimal cost to the employee; 100% employer-paid short-term disability, group term life, and AD/D insurance. Employees and their immediate family members are offered access to our, 100% employer-paid Employee Assistance Program. Matching 401K.

The Developmental Interventionist will be responsible for providing Developmental Intervention Early Intervention (EI) in-home direct services for children from birth to age three meeting the requirements of the Colorado Early Intervention program. The job requires, but is not limited to, contacting parents during the whole referral process, contacting Evaluations to determine eligibility for EI, coordinating with any services a child might need, working closely and keeping in continual communication with School Districts, and monitoring that the child is receiving an individualized curriculum with the IFSP goals embedded in the education of each child needing services.

Provide direct services to children and families in Early Intervention services by carrying out the goals of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Develop and maintain a good working relationship with parents and other team members and involve them both in the child's programming.
Conduct multidisciplinary evaluations for children referred to Early Intervention and complete professional written reports, using an approved evaluation tool.
Maintain ongoing case notes for assigned children, submitting assigned attendance and case notes timely.
Independently maintain an individual schedule to complete home visits to assigned families
Participate in Individualized Family Service Plan meetings
Attend and participate in Teaming meetings as outlined on an IFSP
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Early Intervention.
Complete ongoing professional development and education to maintain Colorado Department of Education certifications (at employees' own expense).
Complete new training as they arise through local and state systems.
Comply with state requirements for the Early Intervention program such as implementing the Coaching Model of services, completing Telehealth training, and other requirements as they arise from the State Early Intervention program.

-- Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Special Education, or Special Education; and a Colorado License from the Colorado Department of Education in Early Childhood Special Education.
-- Must have a valid Colorado driver's license and maintain a certificate of personal auto insurance on file.
-- Must pass a background check.

-- Must demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and be responsible for scheduling therapy visits with families.
-- Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with families and staff.
-- Must be able to relate well with others e.g., staff, parents, and community agencies.
-- Must demonstrate a working knowledge of typical and atypical child development.
-- Must be able to identify family strengths and value family differences.
-- Must be able to present information positively and not interject personal biases.
-- Must be able to work independently, and as a team member when needed;
-- Must be sensitive to the needs of children and their families.
-- Must have the ability to maintain harmonious working relationships with others including supervisors, staff, parents, and individuals from the community.
-- Must maintain confidentiality, HIPPA, and FERPA.PI199568373

Keywords: Starpoint, Colorado Springs , Developmental Interventionist, Other , Canon City, Colorado

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