Developmental Disabilities Institute Transition Specialist 1 in Smithtown, New York
Works with students at job sites to train students to work in competitive employment or participate in volunteer opportunities. Works on improving all skills necessary for students to be successful in vocational experiences, in-house or in the community. Examples include travel training, work site skills instruction, behavior management, communication and social skills. Responsible for overseeing the assigned in-house jobs and all other applicable documentation for caseload. Completes site books and completes all required data, attendance and paperwork. Assists with other student work assignments if needed. Participates in quarterly and team meetings for students they are assigned. Ensures the completion of tasks/duties assigned to the students by the jobsite supervisor. Must be able to follow policies and procedures consistent with both DDI and the community worksite. Acts as a liaison with the student’s jobsite supervisor while building natural supports at the workplace. Assists with building wide duties, such as bus duty. Familiar with and acts in accordance with all policies and procedures in the CDP Handbook for Staff. Must take and pass all required trainings within time expectations. Must maintain an orderly and safe clerical area to use with students.