We are seeking Service Coordinators to work within the following:
- Early Intervention (EI), birth to 3 year old program
Service coordinators will conduct home visits in accordance with the referral to the Early Intervention (EI) program and maintain extensive documentation to comply with state regulations. Service coordinators will assist eligible children and their families in gaining access to early intervention services and other services identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan.
Service coordinators will manage the active ongoing process that involves coordinating the provision of early intervention services, and other services, such as, referrals to other community resources, that the child needs or is being provided.
Service coordinators will facilitate the timely delivery of available services and continuously seek the appropriate services and situations necessary to benefit the development of each child being served for the duration of the child's eligibility through the Early Intervention Program.
Service coordinators will facilitate the transition from the Early Intervention Program to the Committee on Preschool Special Education. If it is determined through the CPSE that a child is "no longer eligible to receive services", the Service coordinator will help the child and family make the transition to other community resources.
- A minimum of one of the following educational or service coordination experience credentials:
- Two years experience in service coordination activities
- One year of service coordination experience and an additional year of experience in a service setting with infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities
- One year of service coordination experience and an Associate's degree in a health or human service field
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in a health or human service field including Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Early Childhood Development or other related licensed Healthcare professional
- Highly organized individual, including the ability to manage time efficiently, perform outreach, and maintain extensive documentation.
- As required under EIP regulations, providers of service coordination services must participate in the introductory service coordination training session sponsored by the Department of Health.
All About Kids - 16 months ago