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Birth to Three Program Service Coordinator/Teacher
River Block Building - WR
Full-time 38.75hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:
$45,317 to $53,456/Annually
The Service Coordinator/Teacher applies the Wisconsin Birth to Three Program guiding principles, and implements primary coach approach to teaming in natural environments to support families of children under the age of three with developmental delays.
Demonstrate and embrace an understanding of the primary coach approach to teaming in natural environments and serve as an advocate for the effectiveness of this approach.
Be an active team member who participates in all scheduled team meetings and staff development opportunities/trainings.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with young children, parents, co-workers, the general public, and other agencies
Complete comprehensive evaluations and assessments on the overall development of children by utilizing the Developmental Assessment of Young Children, Second Edition (DAYC-2) or other standardized evaluations/assessments as assigned, on all children who are in need of an evaluation to help determine eligibility into the Birth to Three Program as well as those who may need an updated one who are already enrolled.
Communicate clearly and effectively in writing when preparing written reports for child evaluations/assessments, Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP), home visit summary/ongoing assessment notes, case notes in The Clinic Manager (TCM) software, progress reviews, transitions, and discharge including information on client strengths and deficits, outcomes/goals, recommendations, and educational plans.
Identify family concerns, individual family priorities, activity settings, routines, and unique characteristics for the purpose of incorporating the families’ desires and goals into intervention/coaching strategies. Engage children and families in interest based family and community learning activities.
With preferred degree and certification conduct home visits in a variety of natural learning environments to coach overall skill development with the utilization of the resources within those environments to achieve the identified outcomes.
With preferred degree and certification serve as a secondary coach when needed to support other primary coaches, parents, and other care providers directly related to the IFSP outcomes
With preferred degree and certification work collaboratively on various levels with the Birth to Three team, parents, day care providers, and other caregivers to identify and develop strategies to accomplish identified outcomes.
Complete required program reports in accordance with agency and statutory guidelines within agency time frames.
Incorporate into daily practice the Birth to Three Program mandates and best practices, including by not limited to Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and DHS 90.
Perform all duties in compliance with standards set out in Medicaid Targeted Case Management regulations.
Actively participate in the development and implementation of quality improvement projects.
Provide consultation and education services to clients, organizations, and community agencies as request.
Attend in-service trainings as appropriate to meet licensing requirements, and to continue personal and professional growth.
Any other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a closely related human services field is required with at least one year experience working with families who have special needs.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, including Early Childhood Exceptional Educational Needs (EC-EEN) Department of Public Instruction (DPI) certification #808 with at least one year of experience utilizing your early childhood exceptional educational needs certification is preferred.
Traveling is a requirement for this position. Possession of a valid driver’s license, as well as a licensed and insured automobile is required; or other means of reliable transportation immediately available to individual.
Basic office equipment used: computer, printers, telephone, copy machine, fax machine and calculator is required, as is operational familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel software and The Clinic Manager (TCM) software.
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