SLP Opening/ Early Intervention

 

How would you like to have an impact on strengthening families and the lives of children in Idaho?
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has an exciting opportunity in Twin Falls for an Early Intervention Therapist (Speech Language Pathologist) who would like to work with infants and toddlers and their families.  The Idaho Infant Toddler program seeks unique individuals who celebrate the chance to positively impact caregiver capacity and development of 0-3 year-olds who may have developmental delays or disabilities using key evidence-based practices. This position is full-time, Monday – Friday; flexibility in scheduling appointments with families, and telework is currently allowed.

 

The geographically assignment is Twin Falls and surrounding areas. The position may require some coverage in the Hailey/Ketchum areas. Travel is required in order to provide in-person evaluations and services in the child’s natural environments – homes, childcare, etc.
Evaluations and therapeutic services are provided in the child’s natural environments applying coaching interaction methods.  Services to families may be conducted using virtual early intervention presence as well as in-person visits. Services are focused on routine-based interventions through consultation, coaching and education to families and caregivers using evidence-based practices.
In addition, we offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation (ability to accrue 3 weeks/year to start) and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start; ten paid holidays a year; participation in one of the Nation’s best state retirement systems; multiple savings plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; and more.
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 

Example of Duties

Assessment

  • Select, administer, analyze, interpret, and report on diagnostic evaluations to determine eligibility for services, determine the child’s developmental status and inform intervention needs.
  • Review child’s specialized medical/social history and records with parent, physician, or other team members.
  • Prepare written reports that include assessment results, strengths, and needs, and recommended child and family-centered outcomes and service objectives.

Service Plan Development and Monitoring

  • Participate in Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) development with Multi-Disciplinary Team members, including the family; participate in six-month and annual IFSP reviews of each child’s progress.
  • Participate in transitional planning identified in the child’s IFSP.

Therapeutic Intervention

  • Provide discipline specific direct services in the child’s natural environment using routine based intervention and coaching interaction with caregivers.
  • Serve as primary interventionist as a representative of and in collaboration with multi-disciplinary team.
  • Design and implement child and family centered intervention practices with the family and Infant Toddler team.
  • Evaluate child’s progress and work with the Infant Toddler team and family to modify strategies or intervention.
  • Model and apply effective evidence-based practices related to the birth to age 3 population, including adult learning methods, and teaming.
  • Maintain documentation of each discipline specific service delivered to the child including consultation or coaching activities for the parent or caregiver.
  • Conduct therapy session as identified in the IFSP in the child’s natural environment using routine based interventions with the caregiver participating.
  • Schedule intervention and evaluation appointments with families; state vehicles are available for transportation to and from sessions according to policy.

Teaming

  • Participate in Infant Toddler multi-disciplinary team meeting to determine a child’s eligibility and identify family’s concerns.
  • Review and explain discipline specific evaluation results and recommend functional child and family outcomes and objectives with team.
  • Participate in regular meetings with Infant Toddler Program team members.

Consultation and Education

  • Provide discipline specific consultation and instruction to Infant Toddler team members and parents.
  • Provide necessary information to physicians, public health districts, and school personnel regarding the child’s functioning level.
  • Coordinate program with other service providers and community organizations.
  • Participate in community awareness events explaining the mission and purpose of the program, and to provide information on typical and atypical speech and language development, as well as to identify and support children who may be eligible for early intervention services
  • May participate in research projects.

Minimum Qualifications

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. Please make sure your resume supports your answers. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position.

 

  • Licensure as a speech-language pathologist in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2913.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2986221/speech-language-pathologist-early-intervention-speech-therapist?keywords=speech&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Call for Applications: UW Husky Seed Fund

Apply for the Husky Seed Fund!

 

Undergraduate, graduate and professional students from across the University of Washington tri-campus are encouraged to apply for the Husky Seed Fund, an initiative supported by the Provost’s office. Successful applicants will be awarded up to $5000.

 

Applications are due on March 30, 2021 by 5 p.m. (PST). Review these tips to help you submit a strong application.

 

Created by students for students, the fund supports innovative ideas that will enhance the UW student experience. For projects to be considered, they need to be impactful, inclusive, and inventive. A previously funded project which has received statewide recognition is the Husky Cookbook.

 

We are also proud to support the 2020 winners:

 

 

Here is a link to Frequently Asked Questions.

Send any additional questions to the Husky Seed Student Advisory Council: seedfund@uw.edu

 

Upcoming Events for International and First-Gen Graduate Student

Virtual Support for International Graduate Students: An Interactive Event to Boost Your Productivity

Monday, March 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., RSVP (Science & Engineering Grad Students)

Tuesday, March 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., RSVP (Social Science & Humanities Grad Students)

Send questions to Ziyan Bai: baiziyan@uw.edu

International graduate students, do you want to boost your productivity for the final stretch of the quarter? Have you found it challenging to stay motivated during this time? The Center for International Relations & Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE) and Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) offer an opportunity to get virtual support for your final projects. Sign up for one of two study groups in your broad discipline to work on individual assignments, get consultations on your writing from OWRC staff, or practice presentations with CIRCLE staff.

 

Virtual Movie Nite: For First-Gen Graduate Students!

Friday, February 26, 5:30-7 p.m., Online

Cost: $3.99 to rent video on Amazon (must also have a Prime membership)

RSVP to receive watch link

 

Send questions to cpinfo@uw.edu

 

First-gen graduate students are invited to attend virtual movie nite, featuring the award-winning film Real Women Have Curves (PG-13, 2002), starring America Ferrera. Hang out from the comfort of your home and watch the movie with your favorite snacks! The watch party will include an optional live chat box. Use this feature to say hi to your peers or share your thoughts or reactions to scenes in the movie. RSVP for more details. This event is a collaboration between Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School and the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board.

 

A first-gen graduate student is in the first-generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and now working towards a graduate degree.

 

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