Summary: To provide professional level speech-language pathology services for Guild's youth day and residential students.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide screening of speech/language communication skills as part of the student intake process.
  • Provide supervision of assessments of all students’ speech and language level of functioning.
  • Develop individual and small group communication programs.
  • Provide consultation and staff training of projected programs.
  • Implement individual and/or group communication programs.
  • Provide pre- and in-service training.
  • Supervise/monitor the implementation of programs.
  • Supervise the Speech and Language Pathology Assistant.
  • May serve as a member of the Behavior Plan Review Committee (BPRC).
  • Able to restrain students during crisis intervention procedures.
  • Able to transport students to and from community activities.
  • Yearly formal and/or informal assessment of:
  • Receptive language
  • Expressive language
  • Social language
  • Auditory processing/memory
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication needs
  • Symbol set selection
  • Phonation
  • Oro-facial mechanism
  • Complete speech and language evaluation and reevaluation reports.
  • Complete and implement individual education/service plans

Qualifications:

  • ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence required
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • Experience with behavioral/mental health needs preferred
  • Experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) preferred
  • Sign language skills preferred

Required experience:  1 year and up

Required education: Master’s

 

 

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