GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
The Service Coordinator assists the families of children eligible for early intervention access supports and services. The Service Coordinator ensures families receive the rights, procedural safeguards, supports and services that are authorized to be provided under Virginia’s Early Intervention program. Reports to Local System Manager/Program Manager
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Contact families to schedule initial intake and screening using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.
Present completed Ages and Stages Questionnaire information to eligibility team.
Notify families of eligibility status.
Schedule assessment with family and notify assessment team.
Schedule and coordinate Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) meeting upon completion of assessment.
Complete IFSP with family and assist them in developing outcomes for their child.
Obtain physician certification for services from child’s primary physician.
Notify service providers when family selects them for services.
Notify service providers of completed IFSP in the electronic client record.
Notifies finance of signed IFSP.
Continuous communications with providers and families to monitor status of case.
Facilitate transition to other services, i.e. Part B, daycare, preschool, when appropriate.
Collaborate with local schools to set up a transition meeting in an effort to ensure a seamless transition.
Complete all Part C paperwork required for children eligible for service.
Assist families in identifying resources and supports they may need.
Assist families in accessing resources and supports.
Maintain client record and ensure compliance with Part C regulations.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Participate in community child find activities.
Participate in community awareness programs.
Provide community trainings as requested.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Special Education or related field and 1 year full time professional experience in an integrated preschool program, a clinical setting providing special or developmental education, or treatment oriented services to pre-school age children with physical or mental disabilities or emotional, behavioral disorders.
Bachelors degree in a related field and two years experience serving individuals with disabilities and their families, preferably in early intervention.
An individual who is the parent of a child with developmental delay or disability and has worked or experience with early intervention for at least one year.