Child Development Services of Fremont County is seeking applications for the 2019-2020 School Year in the following areas:

Licensed Occupational Therapist

Credentials: Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Wyoming

Qualifications: Successful experience as an Occupational Therapist. Willingness and ability to travel. Good public relations.

Performance Responsibilities: Maintain confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including personnel issues, clients, and client files.

Work as part of a team to evaluate motor deficiencies, using appropriate diagnostic techniques, includes submitting a written report summarizing the results of the evaluation within the guidelines of IDEA.

Interpret motor evaluation results to staff and parents.

Assist team in developing and implementing Individualized Educational Programs (IEP)/Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP), including specific materials and therapy techniques within the guidelines of IDEA.

Adopt/Adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child.

Will supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

  • Will meet with COTA’s who conduct individual/small group activities to teach specific skills no less than once a month to discuss specific techniques and program modifications
  • Will provide COTA’s with specific training as related to individual needs of the children receiving physical therapy services and when indicated, provide modifications to the program.

Comply with state and federal regulations as prescribed in PL 94-142, Part B and Part C Rules and Regulations and Department of Family Services (DFS) Rules and Regulations.

 

Speech/Language Pathology Aide

Credentials: After intensive training, the SLP Aide may assume duties under the direct supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist.

Qualifications: In order to work under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist or audiologist, the speech/language pathology assistant shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Good moral character;
  • Communication skills adequate for the tasks assigned;
  • Ability to relate to the clinical population being served; and
  • Additional qualification may be established according to the needs of the program and the population served.

Performance Responsibilities: Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program

  • Provide prescribed speech therapy sessions, under the supervision of a speech language pathologist to children birth through age five that demonstrate a developmental delay, injury or disabling condition.
  • Provide accurate documentation of therapy sessions/results
  • Will adopt/adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child.
  • Maintain therapy schedule with individual students/groups of students
    • Adhere to established policies, procedure and regulations of the facility.
    • Be an advocate for children and families.

 

Preschool Teacher – Riverton

Credentials: Minimum of two years college credit in Special Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education or other related field or at the Executive Director’s discretion, a combination of formal education and experience

Qualifications: Successful experience as a preschool teacher or daycare provider with developmentally delayed children. Will work with Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and Special Education Coordinator on a regular basis.

Performance Responsibilities: Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including client files. Will complete screenings, evaluations and IEP within the time frame on Multi-Disciplinary Team Plan.

Will assist with:

  • Maintain and ensure each child’s monthly therapy notes are complete.
  • Attend IFSP/IEP meetings when assigned.
  • Assist with Coordinating services with other agencies involved in child’s program such as PHN, Department of Family Services, etc.
  • Assist with written documentation of MDT/IEP meetings

Will teach children with developmental delays in an integrated class, concentrating on implementing the individualized program for each child.

Will supervise educational assistant:

  • Will plan with the assistants activities to teach specific techniques
  • Will provide assistants with written plan for activities.

Will comply with all Department of Family Services requirements, including STARS training requirements.

Comply with state and federal regulations as prescribed by Federal and State of Wyoming laws and rules and regulations.

Adhere to the established policies, procedures and regulations of the facility.

Be an advocate for children and families.

 

More information on each opening is listed on our website www.cdsfc.org.

Please send resume to P.O. Box 593, Lander, WY 82520 or email opportunities@cdsfc.org Please or call 332-5508/856-4337 or visit our website www.cdsfc.org for an application. Closing date: until position filled C.D.S. is an E.O.E.