MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor or Master degree preferred in early childhood, special education, psychology or related field (OT, PT, S/L, 2-3 years of experience working with children in either classroom, office or home-based setting with developmental focus. CPR and infant CPR training; current Florida driver license and auto insurance as well as the availability (or utilization) of personal transportation is required. Fluency in English as well as Spanish and/or Creole preferred. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Promote the mission, values and vision of the Arc of Palm Beach County. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Arc and CSC policies, 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of: 
    • Child Development, both normal and abnormal, 
    • Assessment and Evaluation 
    • Planning and Intervention 
    • Family Professional Partnerships/Engagement 
    • Provides discrete ongoing appraisal of individual progress or lack thereof 
  • Provides discrete ongoing appraisal of individual progress or lack thereof 
  • Develop individualized treatment approaches based on observations, analysis and synthesis of individual available data. 
  • Conduct effective one-on-one sessions during which child, family member and/or caretaker is engaged and trained/educated in identified necessary developmental skills. 
  • Provide service in natural setting, in the context of the family’s typical routines and activities so that information is meaningful and directly relevant to supporting each individual child 
  • Provide parents with information and parenting strategies/interventions to support their management of developmental issues of concern and common behavior problems. 
  • Identify quality community resources and provide referrals and follow-up as appropriate to foster community connections. 

The Mission of The Arc in Palm Beach County is to improve the lives of children and adults who have developmental and mental disabilities, as well as their families through services, advocacy, and education. 

CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

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EARLY INTERVENTION

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COMMUNITY INCLUSION

Inclusion Support, Support Services, Respite Services

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