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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY POSITIONS

Creating Brighter Futures
4201 Varsity Dr. Ste B &C
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Date Listed: 12.30.17
Contact: Jessica Irish
Phone Number: 734.926.0740
Email Address: jessica@creatingbrighterfutures.com 
Website:  www.creatingbrighterfutures.com 
ASHA Certification: CCC-SLP 
License Required: Yes
Teacher Certification Required:
Full or Part Time: 

Salary: Competitive 
Position Description: 
At Creating Brighter Futures, we have provided center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for individuals who have been diagnosed with autism or other developmental disorders since 2013. Our goal is to provide the skills, teaching environments, and learning opportunities necessary to improve the quality of life for each of our clients in a center-based setting. Each child receives the best individualized, evidence-based treatments available. All treatment will be administered by well-trained behavioral technicians and supervised and supported by an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Creating Brighter Futures is located in Ann Arbor. It is in our vision to add Speech and Language therapy to our program in order to better serve our clients and their families.
Job Description
We are seeking a passionate, dedicated, visionary SLP who is motivated to inspire our individuals with autism and their families to succeed. The SLP will be primarily responsible for the speech and language evaluation and treatment of children ages 2-18 with Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation and phonology impairment, receptive and/or expressive language impairment, fluency and voice disorders, pragmatic dysfunction and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) needs. Consultation: The SLP will also be responsible for providing consultation regarding speech and language programing for all Center-based clients in the areas of oral motor, speech, and articulation, use of augmentative and alternative communication, receptive language, expressive language, and pragmatics.
Requirements
-Masters Degree in Speech/Language Pathology
-License in Speech/Language Pathology with the State of Michigan
-Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC)
-Demonstrates advances understanding of behavioral principles and instructional strategies for students with autism and other behavior disorders
-Knowledge of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
-Experience working with a multidisciplinary team
-Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills
-Experience across a variety of age ranges and abilities
-Familiar with sign language
-Knowledge of literacy intervention for students with moderate to severe disabilities
-Familiar with Boardmaker software Essential Duties & Responsibilities
-Evaluate and determine diagnostic impression with a range of diagnostic tests, as appropriate, for receptive language, expressive language, articulation and phonology, fluency and voice as well as through interviews, clinical observation and informal methods
-Develop speech and language goals/objectives for each individual through person-center planning
-Develop and implement therapeutic interventions to assist with communication dysfunctions addressed within treatment plan
-Analyze and interpret progress related to treatment plan and adjust goals/objectives and/or therapeutic approach as appropriate
-Identify appropriate Augmentative and Communication devices (both high and low tech) and compensatory skills; develop, implement, monitor and adjust, as needed, training plan
-Complete written daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual documentation entirely, accurately, and timely.
-Holds confidential all knowledge of clients and their families
-Conforms to dress code commensurate with appropriate program requirements
-Physical ability to perform the duties of the position and other duties as assigned
-Effective implementation of crisis and physical intervention procedures
Consultation Duties & Responsibilities
The SLP will consult with BCBA’s and behavior technicians on behavior modification and speech and language programing for individual students, classroom, and for the entire Center-Based program. This consultation will be provided through:
-Weekly meetings with BCBA/Behavior technicians
-Periodic observation of individual clients
-Skill probes with individual clients
-Consultation on development of speech and language programing
-Staff trainings on specific speech and language programs
-Review of data on speech and language programs
-Review of speech and language current levels and goals for all clients
-Provides initia
l and ongoing trainings for all staff in the areas of speech and language
Compensation
‚Äč-Competitive Hourly Pay
-Indirect Hours Included
-Liability Insurance
-Continuing Education