Join a transdisciplinary team of experts making a difference in the lives of young children. As an Early Intervention Specialist in Kennedy-Donovan Center’s Early Intervention Program, you will be responsible for individualized service plans to help children improve developmental skills in partnership with their families. By providing home-based programming, you can help parents feel confident in supporting their child’s growth long after your visit is over.
With KDC Early Intervention, you’ll work in a supportive environment with a qualified team of social workers, nurses, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists who are always willing to answer specific questions or collaborate for a co-treatment. You will also have the flexibility to schedule your home visits and, as a part of a larger nonprofit, you will benefit from resources and professional development to grow your career.
Collaborate as a transdisciplinary team member for program planning and delivery of services, including co-treatments, as well as attending in- service training, team meetings, professional development, and group and individual supervision
Participate in intake of new client families, as well as in initial assessments and annual evaluations of children and families to contribute to the development of an IFSP
Provide case management and referral services to assigned caseload, including participation in interagency case conferences
Provide home visits to assigned caseload, for purposes of providing developmental stimulation, parent training and support, and implementing IFSPs
Participate in parent and child and/or child groups
Complete all necessary paperwork, including all client records, narrative reports of assessments, progress reports, IFSPs and discharge summaries
Maintain appropriate communication with physicians, clinics, and community agencies participating each child’s care
Maintain compliance with all Kennedy Donovan Center policies, safety and medical standards, procedures, EEC DPH regulations and requirements
Frequent movement within groups including but not limited to kneeling, bending , lifting, pushing and pulling.
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills
Able to meet required competency level in Microsoft Office Software Experience Required
CEIS certification or 18 months experience in Early Intervention
Transcripts of degree work or subsequent transcripts must reflect degree conferred and successful completion of at least 4 approved 3-credit courses that focus on infants, toddlers, and/or families as defined in Early Intervention Operational Standards.
Bachelor's Degree required: preferred majors are Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Life, Communication Disorders, Psychology or Social Work.