Definition and Indicators for Professionalism:
Follows all IDEA and professional discipline policies, advocacy guidelines,
ethics codes, and practice standards for early childhood intervention.
- Demonstrates ethical decision making and professional behavior.
- Demonstrates knowledge of one’s own discipline-specific practice standards and guidelines.
- Demonstrates awareness of other discipline’s practice standards and guidelines for early childhood intervention.
- Learns from, with, and about all team members within an interprofessional collaborative practice framework.
- Uses self-reflection and professional development to stay current in evidenced based disciplinary and interdisciplinary practices.
- Uses collaborative consultation practices when working with service providers and families.
- Mentors, teaches and provides performance feedback and reflective supervision to other service providers.
- Demonstrates disciplinary and interdisciplinary leadership skills during service delivery, program administration, and systems level work.
- Advocates at the local, state and national levels for high quality, timely, and effective early childhood intervention services to improve outcomes for children and families.