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Developmental Therapist (DT)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 Description: Now offering a $5,000 sign on bonus! Bilingual encouraged Join Benchmark's Early Intervention Services as a Developmental Therapist (DT)! We are involved in all aspects of care for the youngest among us- from overseeing regional programs to providing hands-on services through federal and state programs. Our Children's Services help babies and toddlers with disabilities or delays learn skills that typically develop during the first three years of life including physical, cognitive, social/emotional, and communication skills. Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE - those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves. Our DT's conduct evaluations and assessments, participate in Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) development and implementation, monitor outcomes as a member of the team, and provide EI supports to families for the benefit of the child. Service coverage includes: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Stratford, & Trumbull FULL TIME BENEFITS:

  • $5,000 sign on bonus
  • Health. dental, & vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Advancement opportunities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Comply with all Federal and State regulations, including those outlined in the Connecticut Birth to Three Program Regulations.
    • Administer evaluations and assessments.
    • Develop rapport with children, families, and team members to promote a healthy learning environment.
    • Develop joint plan with family and recommend strategies utilizing evidence-based practices and following the Natural Learning Environment Practices.
    • Implement IFSP for enrolled families and recommend frequency of services based on child development status and family priorities and concerns.
    • Provide families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child's development.
    • Utilize the coaching model and natural environment teaching.
    • Participate in Birth to Three sponsored trainings, meetings and learning opportunities as appropriate.
    • Complete Birth to Three Service Coordinator Modules and function as the Service Coordinator.
    • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and individuals we serve. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
      • Excellent organization and time management skills.
      • Strong communication skills.
      • Respectful to others and ability to collaborate well with team.
      • Knowledge of Connecticut's Birth to Three early intervention program and best practices for early intervention service delivery.
      • Demonstrates a commitment to Natural Learning Environment Practices.
      • Confident in adapting to various learning styles to meet the needs of each child and their individualized treatment plan QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Meet CT Birth to Three education and licensure requirements.
        • Bachelor's Degree with Department of Education Certificate Endorsement 112, 113, 065, 165, 265, 057, 059, or 055.
        • Participate with professional supervision (if needed).
        • Valid Connecticut driver's license
        • One year of experience working with children in early intervention.
        • Bilingual encouraged If interested apply on-line at OR contact me at email protected Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Benchmark Human Services, Bridgeport , Developmental Therapist (DT), Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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