Developmental Specialist/Teacher/Educator- for Early Intervention
Company: Community Healthlink
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Come join a
friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community
Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a Fee for Service (10-24 hrs/wk)
Developmental Specialist/Teacher/Educator in
Northern Worcester County, MA.
Intervention (EI) team provides
strength-based, family-centered services for young children under
three years of age who have developmental delays or are at risk of
a developmental delay. Services are designed to meet the
needs of each infant or toddler, and the needs of their family. The
EI team provides services in the home/community setting with the
goal of enhancing the child’s physical, cognitive, communication,
social-emotional and adaptive skills.
offers a wonderful opportunity to join an expanding
multi-disciplinary team of passionate professionals who are
dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for young
children and families. In this role, you will provide evaluations
and assessments, therapeutic interventions and service
strength-based, family centered services for children under the age
of three who have developmental difficulties due to identified
disabilities or delays, or if typical development is at risk due to
certain birth or environmental circumstances.
- In partnership
with caregivers in the child's natural environment, provide
services that focus on the family unit, utilizing family resources
and daily routines to enhance the child's growth and
- Support and
encourage the family's use of and access to community-based
resources that will continue to support the child's
- Provides direct
intervention services to children 0 - 3 and their families in
- Carries out
service coordination functions when appropriate as defined by the
Early Intervention standards.
evaluations and other assessments.
- Develops and
implements Individual Family Service Plans.
- Assists in
transition planning prior to discharge from the
- Referrals to
outside agencies as needed.
- Maintains client
records and other administrative duties according to DPH and Lipton
Early Intervention policies.
- Adhere and
complete all CHL's protocols, policies, and procedures.
Intervention services are provided both in-person and/or by
in-service education and professional meetings as
regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.
- Ability to work
independently and contribute to the overall success of the
excellent interpersonal skills, verbal, written and communication
- Describe the
important theories of infant/toddler development and their
implications for intervention.
- Describes the
common risk factors for developmental dysfunction including
maternal substance abuse, poor nutrition, environmental risk
factors, cognitive delays in parents, prematurity and poor birth
knowledge of typical infant/toddler development in five global
domains: personal-social, adaptive, motor, communication and
- Demonstrates the
ability to support positive child and family
appropriate functional intervention techniques for infants and
toddlers with atypical development.
views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and
contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of
professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all
employees, patients and visitors.
- Bachelor degree
or higher from an accredited institution with a major concentration
in infants and toddlers (includes Early Intervention and early
childhood education), child development or child studies, education
or special education, human services; Master's degree
- Completion of at
least 4 approved 3-credit courses that focus on infants, toddlers
- Completion of at
least 300 hours of practicum or work experience with young children
under the age of 5; additional experience with infants, toddlers
and/or families is preferred.
- Must be able to
pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an
Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity
Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel
practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age,
ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status,
sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis
prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and
promotion practices are performed without regard to the above
If applicable, Community Healthlink
shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41
CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination
against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on
the basis of disability. These regulations require
affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in
employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with
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