Brief Job Description
Under direct supervision of a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist, the SLP clinical fellow supports the speech, language, and communication needs of children enrolled in the Early Intervention Program at FDC, and non-enrolled children referred by Golden Gate Regional Center for home-based services. Diagnoses and treats various communication disorders in children ages birth to 3 years. Collaborates with families, staff and other providers on a regular basis to support the individual needs of each child served. Additional duties as assigned.
Program Specific Responsibilities
• Under direct supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP) screen, evaluate, and treat children with communication disorders ages birth to three.
• Develop and implement treatment plans for each individual child
• Provide speech-language therapy
• Participate in the implementation of IFSP’s, and related services
• Conduct thorough assessment during Intake, at six month intervals and when exiting the program
• Develop speech/language goals and objectives for each child, to meet individual needs, interest and abilities, and disseminate information to other team members including parents/guardians, teachers, other therapists and staff
• In collaboration with the licensed SLP, participate in trainings to support teaching staff in the development of speech and language enhancement activities for the classroom
• Implement therapeutic intervention techniques with children individually and in groups
• Facilitate Early Intervention Playgroups
• Measure and document outcomes of treatment programs
• Maintain appropriate records and documentation of clinical activity
• Attend meetings related to individual children with family, providers, staff and SFUSD personnel