The Early Intervention Social Work Practitioner is responsible for: providing eligibility evaluations using standardized testing methods; developmental assessments of strengths and needs; written reports of results with suggested strategies which respond to the goals and priorities of the family; consultation/teaching within area of expertise with families, providers, and service coordinators relative to the outcomes and activities agreed upon on the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); and direct therapeutic interventions with children and caregivers within specialty area when a CDSA network provider is unable to meet the needs as outlined on the IFSP. The Social Work Practitioner may be assigned the responsibility of Service Coordination for select families as needed. This position may provide supervision and consultation to less experienced Specialists and Service Coordinators, service providers within the community, and/or Students and Volunteers.
Required Minimum Training:
All CDSA Social Work Practicioners must obtain within the first 36 months of employment and maintain the North Carolina Infant Toddler Family Specialist certification administered by NC DHHS-Division of Public Health. The complex work assignments of the EI Social Work Practitioner require considerable knowledge, competence, teaching skill, and planning ability in the area of global child development, as well as a high level of competence within specialty domain of development. In addition, the CDSA Social Work Practitioner must possess a valid operator's license and a clear motor vehicle driving record which meets the ECU requirements for operating automobiles in the University motor fleet.
Preferred candidate will have significant experience with the Birth to Three population, family-directed service provision, home and community based programming, developmental assessments and evaluations, as well as therapeutic interventions with young children with disabilities and their families in area of specialty. Good verbal and written communication skills are important. Master's degree and license preferred.
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Journey level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.
Salary Grade Equivalent: 69 (for reduction-in-force priority purposes onl
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