POSITION: Service Coordinator
LOCATION: Chesapeake CTC Office
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Children’s Therapy Concepts who serves as the Local Lead Agency for the Infant and Toddler Connection of Portsmouth is seeking a service coordinator to support our Part C/Early Intervention team. The incumbent will provide service coordination, early intervention case management, and assessment services for developmentally delayed infants/toddlers from birth to 3 years of age and their caregivers, in accordance with Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Infant and Toddler Connection of Portsmouth is based at Children’s Therapy Concepts but provides services in homes and other community settings. This is a full-time position. http://www.infantva.org/
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in one of the following
disciplines: Psychology, sociology, social work, early childhood education, early childhood special education, counseling, child and family studies, human services, human development, allied health, or public health.
- Early Intervention certification and experience preferred. Must meet Part
C Early Intervention Case Manager and Early Intervention Provider
certifications. Candidates not already in possession of Part C Early
Intervention certifications may be considered for employment if they sign a
conditional agreement to obtain certifications within a mutually agreed upon
time frame. https://veipd.org/elearn/
- Certification in Human Development and Family Studies will also be
required for this position. Exam must be taken and passed within a
mutually agreed upon time. www.aafcs.org
- Maintains comprehensive knowledge of Part C services and availability in order to appropriately navigate individuals through the Part C System including fully informing families about their rights, responsibilities and procedural safeguards under Part C.
- Facilitates the development of Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) with
multidisciplinary teams for eligible individuals. Reviews and modifies IFSPs
to reflect individual family changes.
- Monitor implementation of the IFSP through regular contacts with providers
and families including face to face visits in natural settings and accessing
individual’s/family’s satisfaction, participation, and progress.
- Provide coaching and supports to the individual and family/caregiver for
- Make referrals and link individuals to needed services and resources and
coordinates individual services and treatment with multiple service providers
- Complete documentation and maintain case records to meet federal, state,
and local agency requirements.
- Develop and maintain good working relationships with community resources
and agencies to ensure effective coordination of services to individuals.
- Report suspected cases of abuse, neglect and exploitation to the appropriate authorities.
- Prepares a variety of reports; prepares and maintains individual electronic
health record and other records.
- Monitor, maintain and assist with the reinstatement of individual
entitlements and benefits and adhere to the Part C Family Cost Share
- Perform other assigned duties consistent with established policies and
- Must have a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and reliable
transportation for daily travel to/from family homes