On behalf of RTI, Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking qualified clinicians who are familiar with or frequently use the Bayley®-3 to help test the proposed 4th edition of Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development. The work begins in May 2018 and will last until late 2018.
Overview: RTI has partnered with Pearson to test the 4th edition of Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development. Pearson is a leading publisher of clinical assessment tools, for measurement of a broad range of development, skills, and special needs. The Bayley Scales are a widely used measure of developmental domains, assessing function in infants and young children, birth through age 3 years. The following professionals are invited to participate in data collection as examiners: •School Psychologists •Clinical Psychologists •Developmental Psychologists •Neuropsychologists •Psychometrists •Educational Diagnosticians •Early Childhood Intervention Specialists •Occupational Therapists •Physical Therapists •Speech-Language Pathologists •Pediatric Nurse Practitioners •Graduate students in the above fields who have experience administering the Bayley®-3, Preschool Language Scales®-4th edition (PLS®-4), Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence® (WPPSI®-IV), or similar assessment may be qualified to work as field examiners. •Examiners typically have a minimum of a master’s degree in Clinical, Neuro, or School Psychology, or Speech-Language Pathology. •Other professions, such as Educational Diagnostician, Early Childhood Intervention Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, or Pediatric Nurse Practitioners may qualify if they have master’s level training in individualized assessment and experience administering the Bayley®-3, PLS®-4, WPPSI®-IV, or similar assessments. The WPPSI®-IV must be administered by a qualified psychologist.
Requirements: •Available to work from May 2018 to late 2018. •Candidates must have experience administering one or more of the following: the Bayley®-3, Preschool Language Scales®-4th edition (PLS®-4), Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence® (WPPSI®-IV), or similar assessment. •Ability to recruit examinees through personal and professional networks. •Work with project staff to locate additional recruitment resources for examinees locally. •Have access to populations of young children from harder-to-reach demographics (e.g., minority ethnicities, lower parental education) •Have access to physical space for assessments and/or ability to travel to any designated testing site to administer tests. •Meet as needed with project personnel via telephone to discuss issues related to administering tests, upcoming testing events, and potential examinees. •Sign a proprietary information non-disclosure agreement RTI/Headway. •Adhere to all guidelines when administering the assessments. •Accurate reporting of number of completed assessments. •Successful completion of 1-hour online/teleconference training.
Physical Demands: The physical demands to be described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job •Sit for at least 4 hours •Communicate in English through speech and listening
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