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OLV Human Services Speech Language Pathologist - ITP (Education) in Lackawanna, New York


$2,500 Sign-On Bonus!

Salary Range:

  • $51,000 for SLP-CF (must obtain licensure within 1 year of start date); with licensure SLP starting salary is $63,000

    Job Summary:

    The Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) will include working with adolescents, typically 12 – 18 years old that are diagnosed on the Autism spectrum with mental health concerns and developmental or intellectual disabilities. Provide speech/language therapy services to individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disability and/or mental illness as outlined in their Individual Education Plan. Services are to be provided in accordance with New York State practice act guidelines for Speech/Language Therapy Services, the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association as well as in accordance with all company, state and federal standards and regulations; as well as within all regulations and requirements set forth by the organizations with which the company collaborates.

    Essential Job Duties:

  • Reviews all available documentation related to the individual prior to beginning treatment; including the IEP, script and prior evaluations if available

  • Develops an appropriate treatment plan for each individual

  • Performs treatments according to IEP and accepted professional standards and practices

  • Conducts ongoing assessment of individual during each visit, and modifies goals/outcomes/treatment plan accordingly

  • Creates daily visual schedules, activity schedules as needed

  • Trains and supports other personnel in appropriate strategies to build expressive/receptive language skills

  • Implements Alternative and Augmentative Communication systems, as appropriate, for non-verbal or limited verbal youth

  • Performs appropriate parent/caregiver education and develops home programs as necessary

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team, utilizing communication with all team members to enhance the treatment program of the individual

  • Maintains an accurate schedule

  • Submits all required documentation of visits according to established procedure

  • Performs evaluations as assigned and when necessary

  • Communicates with families on a regular basis

  • Keeps abreast of legal responsibilities, professional ethics, standards of practice and agency rules, policies and regulations.

  • Provides for own professional growth by attending continuing education and in-services; tracking this to assure compliance with state licensing requirements

  • Discontinues therapy when child no longer meets eligibility requirements

  • Maintains client confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines

  • Attends department meetings and any other meetings required by your supervisor

  • Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by their direct supervisor



    Minimum Degree Required: Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology/Communication Disorders


  • Minimum Experience Required: 1-2 years’ experience with individuals with developmental disabilities and Applied Behavior Analysis methodology


  • Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped Certification in NYS

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology (CCC-SLP)

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License


  • Continuing education as per NYS Office of Profession guidelines

  • All required agency trainings (including Applied Behavior Analysis, SCIP-R)

  • All trainings required by programs in which you service individuals

    Physical Requirements:

  • The frequent physical demands of the position are sitting, standing, walking, climbing, talking, listening, repetitive motions, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling of children and grasping.