Course Outline and Learner Objectives & Outcomes:
Programmatic Audits for Early Intervention Service Providers in New York State
Course Content & Intent: To provide early intervention providers’ with the programmatic background to understand the relevant issues regarding their legal obligation to be knowledgeable for the early intervention rules and regulations.
Relevance to early intervention: early intervention providers must be aware of the regulations as they relate to health and safety, child abuse, child find confidentiality and a host of other topics. This course will prepare early intervention providers for the programmatic audit. Some of the outcomes and topic discussions will include those outcomes listed below, as well as many other topics.
Provider will be able to: Identify the purpose programmatic audits, and the meaning of indicators, margin of error, citation, and corrective action plan
Provider will be able to: Identify key elements of health & Safety, confidentiality as well as child abuse and neglect and how to behave and act consistent with the early intervention regulations
Provider will be able to: Identify best practices when confronted with child self-mutilation, and the creation of behavior plans.
Provider will be able to: Identify best practices that define the appropriateness of a health/safety survey and each provider’s role in child-find.
Provider will be able to: Identify procedures for managing aversives, transmission of child-sensitive information, monitoring for lead in toys, and the transition process to beyond early intervention
Provider will be able to: Identify those indices identified during the programmatic and fiscal audit to service providers vis-à-vis service provision
Provider will be able to: Identify the citation process, statistical margin or error in computing audit citation, and how to formulate a corrective action plan
Provider will be able to: Learn to ward off audit by learning the various categorical details in the preparation for the audit
Speech Language Pathology Classification Code:
Target Audience: Speech Language Pathologists, Speech teachers and Audiologists, Occupational therapists, COTA's, PT, PTA, SE/SI, SW
Course Level: Various Content: Related
Subject Code: 7025 Public Policy Issues Associated with Speech, Language, Hearing and Related Disorders
AOTA Classification Codes:
Contemporary Issues & trends
Professional Development & Continued Competency