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Educational Advocate

Company: Therapy Etc
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Therapy Etc works alongside families and schools to facilitate the creation of an effective education plan. -504, IEP, and transition plans. -Therapy Etc provides -guidance services to clients, parents, teachers, and other -educational -organizations regarding academic matters.

The educational advocate will work alongside the home and school team to assess areas for improvement in behavior, curricula, classroom management, technology usage, and/or student activities.

--- Ability to provide independent advice and guidance to educators within their area of expertise.
--- Knowledge and understanding of needs assessment principles, processes, and techniques.
--- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
--- Knowledge and understanding of the best practices interventions and/or developmental needs of the specified client population.
--- Knowledge of federal, state, and local education programs and/or programs associated with the area of specialty.
--- Professional skills and expertise in a specified therapeutic and/or educational field.
--- Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and working efficiently.
--- Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
--- Knowledge of available community clinical and educational resources within the area of specialty.
--- Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops orally and/or in a variety of formats.

--- Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
--- The ideal candidate holds a Type 75 or LBS1.

About Company:
Our Mission

We strive to improve social, emotional & academic functioning through:

Utilizing client, family, and school strengthsProviding ongoing psychoeducation for children, adolescents, parents, and schoolsAdvocating for children and familiesMediation between home and schoolOur Vision

Helping children enjoy being kids and parents enjoy their children.

How we help

We approach treatment as a partnership between ourselves, the child, and family, viewing each child as an individual, part of a family and part of society. Our dedicated team of professionals strives to help children of all ages succeed and excel.

What is ETC?

We strive to improve social, emotional, behavioral and academic functioning through the holistic approach of empowerment---, education (teach) and connection (children and families & home and school).

Keywords: Therapy Etc, Buffalo Grove , Educational Advocate, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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