The Leadership Day for Early Intervention Program Leaders provides a forum for those in the process of earning their certificates as Early Intervention Program Directors (CEID), as well as other leaders in the field, to participate in a learning community of peers to discuss the concepts and skills required to successfully administer a Massachusetts Early Intervention program. Content will focus on the participants’ roles as leaders in creating, and maintaining high quality models for early intervention service delivery. Discussion will include concepts related to leadership, program culture, building productive relationships and utilizing effective program evaluation to inform quality improvement
Prerequisites: Prior to attending the Leadership Day participants need to complete the following online offerings:
• HISTORY OF MASSACHUSETTS EARLY INTERVENTION
• CERTIFICATION FOR EARLY INTERVENTION DIRECTORS
o Module 1 Part C of IDEA: Regulations and Requirements
o Module 2-A: Massachusetts Early Intervention Operational Standards
o Module 2-B: Early Intervention Program Operations
o Module 3: Early Intervention Personnel Management
Registration is limited to:
• CEID Pilot Participants
• Program directors in the Accelerated Process, i.e. those who have at least 5 years of continuous full time experience as a Program Director on January 1, 2015
• Program directors eligible to be “grandfathered”, i.e. those who have more than 8 years of continuous full time experience as a Program Director on January 1, 2015
5.1: EI Program Directors will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the relationship of the MA EI Core Values to program practice. (Reflects the Core Values and how are they embedded within the program and provide examples.)
5.2: EI Program Directors will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of cultural competence in early intervention practice. [Note: this is also a requirement of Entry 2]
5.3 EI program Directors will demonstrate an understanding of the Federal Child and Family outcomes as they relate to program practice.
5: 4 EI Program Directors will demonstrate effective communication skills and strategies that foster a program culture which values engagement and collaboration with families to ensure the provision of individualized services. [Note: this is also a requirement of Entry 2]
5.5 EI Program Directors will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the IFSP as the core contract with families.
Registration: 9:15AM. Session begins promptly at 9:30AM and runs until 4:00PM. Lunch will not be provided.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Human Services Management Corporation, 2nd Floor321 Fortune BlvdMilford, Massachusetts 01757
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