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Early Intervention Contract Therapist

Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: July 29, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

EARLY INTERVENTION CONTRACT THERAPIST Summary of Responsibilities: Provide direct therapy services and consultation for children birth to 36 months. Perform and interpret assessments and evaluations. Closely collaborate and perform liaison duties with developmental specialists/service coordinators.

Must follow all state, local and organization policies and procedures. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Administer, score, and interpret assessments; summarize results; recommend treatment plan and render therapeutic treatments to clients.Plan, develop, and implement treatment protocols to treat, improve, or maintain client's level of function.Review and analyze assessments and progress reports.Participate as a team member in initial and on-going developmental assessment and evaluation activities with children.Carry out interview and assessment/evaluation procedures in a child and family sensitive manner.Collaborate with families and other staff during team assessments/evaluations. Participate in planning an appropriate Early Intervention program for each child through the IFSP process.Make recommendations to families and other team members regarding therapeutic services needed to achieve IFSP outcomes.Design individualized goals and objectives with families so that they are developmentally appropriate, functional in nature, and related to on-going routines of the home, class and/or community.Complete required paperwork accurately and in accordance with specified regulations and time lines.Act as a resource to professionals and families, interpreting and monitoring implementation of all applicable standards, policies and procedures related to IFSP development, implementation and monitoring.Build relationships with child and family which support a working partnership to accomplish IFSP goals.Facilitate collaboration with parents, teachers, and other professional staff through regular contact, paperwork (i.e.

Contact Logs), and designated meetings.Prepare assessment/evaluation reports, summary of services, and team recommendations (Transition Summary) in collaboration with team members.Provide relationship-based services which are family-centered and support the family's daily routine and natural environments.Demonstrate sensitivity to linguistic, cultural, social, economic, individual and role difference among children and families served.Perform duties in an organized, efficient and timely manner.Respond to family's need for changes in their program (i.e. Placement changes, attendance, transportation, and other service delivery issues).Adhere to established guidelines for billing and documentation. Special SkillsEffective oral and written communications skills with internal and external consumers.Computer experience, knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, external data systems and web application.Attention to detail with ability to accurately handle large volume of documentation.Ability to solve unexpected problems as they arise while considering family needs/capabilities and best practices.Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate a high caseload.Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels within the organization.

Education and Experience RequirementsCurrent New Mexico license and certification for discipline.Experience with provision of culturally appropriate services in Native American communities is highly desirable.



Albuquerque, NM
87199 USA



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