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Occupational Therapist 

About the Organization Founded as a preschool in 1953, the Children's Guild has transformed into a national leader, recognized for creating innovative educational, child welfare and behavioral health models that produce positive outcomes for children, youth, and families. Today, the Children's Guild is among the most experienced child serving organizations in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region. Each year, the agency's continuum of care and its 300+ professional staff help thousands of youth and their families achieve resiliency, dignity, and self-sufficiency. We operate therapeutic group homes, a treatment foster care program, and family help center located in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County and Prince George County. We also service students in our nonpublic special education programs in Baltimore City and Prince George's County. The Children's Guild also operates public charter schools located in Anne Arundel and Baltimore City and will open our first DC charter school in September, 2015. We invite you to be part of our innovative team.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time  
Location The Children's Guild- DC Public Charter School  
Description

THE CHILDREN'S GUILD, INC.

Occupational Therapist

General Job Description:

Provide occupational therapy services to children who demonstrate a functional inability to perform in an educational environment.

Academic Preparation and/or Experience

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program, Certification from the National Board of Certified Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) and possession of a current (or temporary) Maryland State license as an Occupational Therapist.

Accountability:

Principal/or Designee.

Skills/Responsibilities:

a. Knowledge of theory in pediatric occupational therapy.

b. Knowledge of emotional and physical disabilities of children.

c. Ability to evaluate functional performance of children in an educational setting.

d. Ability to provide individual or group therapy.

e. Ability to provide information through written and oral reports.

f. Ability to consult with other professionals.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Evaluation:

a. The identification of the student's deficits and needs in order to plan an occupational therapy program.

  1. Program planning:

a. The determination of an appropriate occupational therapy program that is coordinated with the student's total education program.

  1. Program delivery:

  1. The implementation of an occupational therapy program designed to enhance the student's functioning and to enable to the student to benefit from special education.
  1. Consultation:
  1. Provide training and information for school personnel and parents, which enables them to be more effective with the student.

VII. Management and supervision:

a. To plan, supervise, and direct occupational therapist assistant as needed to implement occupational therapy services foe the school or school system

The Children's Guild demonstrates an awareness of, respect for, and attention to the diversity of the people with whom it interacts (persons served, personnel, families/caregivers, and other stakeholders) that are reflected in attitudes, organizational structures, policies, and services.

 
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