Developmental Specialist – Early Intervention

at Mahoning County Board of DD
Location Austintown, OH
Date Posted March 13, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

  • Perform developmental evaluations/assessments in the home or in a community setting to determine a child’s eligibility and need for services; conduct ongoing evaluations of child growth and development
  • Participate in the initial development and subsequent reviews of the Individual Family Services Plan (IFSP); assist families in writing functional outcomes; focus intervention services to meet parents’ priorities, needs, and interests
  • Function as a Primary Service Provider; communicate with parents and the IFSP team; provide progress reports and home visit summaries
  • Provide on-going home-based services to address the strengths and developmental needs of children who have a developmental delay or a medical condition that puts them at risk of developing a delay
  • Use formal and informal developmental measures to understand the child’s strengths and developmental functioning
  • Work as a team member with parents, staff, and education agencies to complete the Evaluation Team Report (ETR) for children in transition to pre-school programs


QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

  • Eligible for Developmental Specialist certification issued by DoDD, as outlined in Ohio Administrative Code 5123:2-5-05
  • Knowledge of: infant and early childhood development, birth through age 5; infant and early childhood evaluation assessments; and, parent coaching strategies and adult learning preferences
  • Possess knowledge of available community resources
  • Evidence of a valid driver’s license in state of residence, good driving record and full liability coverage on any vehicle used for transportation; continued maintenance of excellent driving record
  • Able to establish and maintain positive rapport with child and family members
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; proficiency in iPad use

SALARY:   $18.04-$33.84 hour