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Developmental Specialist

Company: BAMSI
Location: Brockton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

BAMSI Early Intervention (BEI) is a program for infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years old), who experience development delays or are at risk for developmental delay. - BEI services can be provided in a family's home, daycare/educational programs, telehealth and are fully our fully equipped EI Center. - BAMSI EI services has a highly skilled team using an interdisciplinary approach team including:

  • Developmental Specialist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Social Worker/Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Nurse
  • Specialty Service Providers

    Early Intervention clinical trainings includes 0-3 development, specialized therapeutic techiniques, family focused treatment and IFSP development. - Willing to train candidates who meet the qualifications.
    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. -We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.
    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package

      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time

      • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
      • Health and Dental Insurance
      • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability -Insurance
      • 403B plan with discretionary match
      • Wellness Activities
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Career Development Opportunities

        *Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.
      • Perform functional assessments with families
      • Participate in standardized evaluations with interdisciplinary team.
      • Conduct informal assessments of family and child's needs.
      • Develop, write and implement IFSP's for infants and young children.
      • Plan and participate in specialized child groups.
      • Design appropriate home programs with families.
      • Direct teacher aids as needed in a group setting.
      • Assist families in the Chapter 766 transition process.
      • Provide home and center based services.
      • Fulfill electronic health record keeping requirements.
      • Participate in staff meetings, supervision and training along with other staff development activities.
      • Provide support and assistance to parents regarding child development and learning, advocacy, and community awareness.
      • Provide consultation and education to staff and families regarding general or case specific psychosocial issues.
      • Work with community resources and referral sources for children and families, providing input and/or consultation to other agencies to aid in defining needs.
      • Lead parent support/educational groups.
      • Perform duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
      • Perform duties in accordance with agency/program policies and procedures.
      • Perform other related work duties as needed or assigned by supervisor or designee.

        • Bachelors Degree in Special Education, Early Childhood, Early Intervention or other related fields required. - Requires 4 classes in Early Childhood or Child Development and 300 hours of experience with children 0-5 years old.
        • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and have own means of transportation.
        • Must have accurate or correctable auditory and visual abilities to observe children and maintain safety.
        • On an infrequent basis, must be able to respond rapidly to safeguard children during an emergency including thereat of fire, disaster or imminent danger. Emergency response may require running, carrying or lifting children. - Must be able to react quickly to prevent injury or harm to a child.
        • On a moderate to frequent basis, must have the agility to move quickly to reach a child who may need assistance.
        • Provide support and assistance to parents regarding child development and learning advocacy an community awareness.
        • Work with communities resources and referral sources and children and families, providing input or consultation to other agencies to aid in defining needs.
        • Must be able to stoop, squat, sit or otherwise position self to closely interact with children. -
        • Must be able to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play

          EEOWe at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization. BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs. Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI's application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI. Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that person's behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries.

Keywords: BAMSI, Brockton , Developmental Specialist, Other , Brockton, Massachusetts

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