Early Start Therapist
January 19, 2017
Works as part of a transdisciplinary team to determine eligibility of children for Early Start services. Conducts screenings and evaluations of children and families. Provides clinical input regarding the services and supports provided to children birth to age three who are eligible for Early Start services. Helps monitor children’s progress and determine ongoing service needs through review of reports and direct observations. Works with the vendor community and community partners to promote the development and ongoing delivery of quality therapy services to children in Early Start.
Possess a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy or a related field. Knowledge of current practices in early childhood development. Knowledge of Early Start regulations a plus. Minimum of five years working in field of study with children birth to five years old, preferably with children with developmental disabilities, developmental delays and/or those at risk of having a developmental disability.
- As part of an interdisciplinary team, participates in the development of IFSP goals and objectives to ensure that developmentally appropriate services and supports are in place for children in Early Start.
- Assists in screening and assessment of children who are potentially eligible for Early Start services.
- Conducts evaluations with children and families, prepares and presents assessment reports as needed and in accordance with field of study.
- Participates with Service Coordinators in IFSPs, periodic review meetings, and Planning Team Meetings with Service Coordinators as needed.
- Attends and provides clinical input in Early Start Resource Group and Intake Early Start Resource Group.
- Helps monitor children’s progress through review of vendor reports and direct observations.
- Provides education and training to RCOC staff, families and other stakeholders regarding early childhood development, Early Start services and other information specific to field of study.
HOURLY SALARY RANGE:
$7,205.14 to $9,769.41 per month
TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO:
Service Coordinator – Exempt Status
January 1, 2016
The Service Coordinator has direct responsibility for case management, program coordination, securing information about the consumer’s situation, documenting the consumer’s individual program plan, identifying resources to meet the objectives of the consumer’s plan, and monitoring the identified resources to determine if objectives are being met. All other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree from an accredited school in Social Work, Human Services, Drug and Alcohol, Education, Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice or
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Human Behavioral Science, which would typically include degrees in:
- Child Development
- Social Work
The degree must be one of those listed above and must include a course of study of a combined total of 30 semester, or 45 quarter hours, in the Development of Human Behavior, Child Development, Family Intervention Techniques, or Diagnostic Measures of Therapeutic Techniques all of which are typically required for degrees in Child Development, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology.
- A copy of the certificate of degree and official transcripts are required.
- Possession of a valid California driver’s license and an insured vehicle, or other means of transportation that will permit incumbent to discharge job duties effectively and efficiently is required.
- A minimum of one year of case management experience within a social services, health care services or related environment is required.
PREFERRED BILINGUAL SKILLS:
Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean
Santa Ana and Cypress
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$3,848 – $6,232
TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO: