Early Intervention Evaluator
Company: Department for Persons with Disabilities
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: June 9, 2021
For over 75 years, Catholic Family and Community Services, has
provided at little or no cost, a full spectrum of services to
individuals who are oppressed, families who are in crisis and
communities who are disenfranchised.
Located throughout the New Jersey Counties of Passaic, Morris
and Sussex, we provide professionally based social services,
including Behavioral Health Programs, Veterans Services, Childrens
Programs, Senior and Aging Services and much more.
Early Intervention Evaluator
8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Some flexibility in
schedule is required in order to accommodate family schedules.
John Paul II Center
775 Valley Rd.
Clifton, NJ 07013
- Conduct Evaluations for NJEIS:
Conduct and document evaluations of children referred from the
NJ Early Intervention System within federal and state timelines
Develop a comprehensive and professional evaluation report,
which includes all areas of development, providing Standardized
Scores (Z-Scores) and clearly stating the areas in which the child
qualifies for EI (if applicable), in language that is
understandable to the family. This report is written at the time of
the evaluation in the familys home and the family is provided with
an electronic copy.
Administer developmental evaluation in natural environment
(home, day car, park, etc.), electronic administration and scoring
of Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd Edition (BDI-2), other
developmental assessment utilizing play activities and evaluative
Determine the need for additional assessments prior to the
Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meeting and arrange for
completion of assessments, as needed.
Provide the family with suggestions, strategies and descriptions
of activities that they may utilize while waiting for the
development of their IFSP.
Perform additional assessments, both before and after IFSPs as
requested, with the expectation of attending the subsequent IFSP on
- Process all evaluations and required forms within required
timelines. Submit all reports and documentation within the required
- NJEIS System Collaboration:
Collaborate with the Service Coordination Unit, TET Independent
Contractors and any other members of the NJEIS service team to
deliver identified evaluations and services within federal and
Participate as a member of the IFSP team, along with the family
and service coordinator, to collaborate on the development of a
service plan, including both current development and transition to
preschool plans, which will meet the needs of the child and
Manage appointments, and professional communication with other
providers and service coordination unit to coordinate and
reschedule appointments that are convenient to family.
Report all communication related to evaluation dates,
eligibility status, and client contact information on a daily basis
in required format.
Determine IFSP date(s) with the family at the completion of the
evaluation if appropriate, and communicate with the OSCU related to
the IFSP date.
Notify the ongoing service coordinator of any family needs that
are identified at the time of the evaluation process (social
Service needs, absence of toys, disabled family members, etc.)
Maintain appropriate, professional, and required documentation
related to client contacts, reasons for delays in scheduling, and
any issues that my affect the meeting of state mandated timelines,
guidelines or requirements, utilizing required format.
- Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling appointments with
- Training, Development and Meetings
Participate in the BDI-2 training program and become proficient
in using the BDI-2 Testing Tool and the laptops, including the
daily upload of electronic BDI-2 reports from the laptop onto the
Participate in regularly scheduled eval team meetings.
Participate on committees that would enhance the provision of
services to the clients.
Attend required CFCS and NJEIS trainings and regional training
- Attend conferences necessary to maintain current
- Other Duties and Responsibilities
1) Must meet one of the following criteria:
a. Licensed Registered Nurse w/Bachelors Degree
b. Certified Teacher of the Handicapped
c. NJ Certified or Licensed Social Worker
d. Other NJEIS Personnel Standards Specialist Designation
2) Current NJ License / Certificate as appropriate
3) Must have knowledge and understanding of the following:
a. Early childhood development, especially ages 0-3.
b. Part C of IDEA and NJAC 8:17 regulations.
c. Nature and scope of services available under the NJEIS.
d. Knowledge and experience in the use of developmental
e. Transdisciplinary and family-centered approach to service
delivery. (will train)
4) Must have valid New Jersey Drivers License.
5) Must be able to climb three flights of stairs and carry up to
40 lbs. (Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd manipulatives,
laptop, and manuals)
6) Dress: business casual in compliance with CFCS policies.
Great Benefits: For full time positions, (30+ per week) we
- We provide PAID training
- Medical/vision and dental
- Life insurance (agency-paid), supplemental life insurance
- Flexible spending accounts
- Accidental/Critical Illness Insurance
- 403B (with company-matching)
- Generous paid time off
- Employee discount programs (i.e. travel, movies, cellphone),
- Collaborative team environment
- Career growth opportunities
Keywords: Department for Persons with Disabilities, Paterson , Early Intervention Evaluator, Other , Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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