Name:___________________
Date: ___________________
This self-assessment inventory can help identify areas for continued professional development for individuals and teams, and identify individuals who can mentor or coach others.

Review your current competency in completing evaluations and assessments with families by checking the appropriate column for each item identified below, using this response scale:

Awareness: I am aware of this but don't apply it in my work/interactions.
Knowledge: I understand it, and sometimes apply it in my work/interactions.
Application: I understand this and apply it consistently in my work/interactions.
Mastery: I understand and apply this well enough to teach/mentor others.



General Evaluation and Assessment Knowledge

Awareness

Knowledge

Application  

Mastery

Select, quantitative and qualitative methods to answer specific referral concerns

       

Provide options (coach, reflector, narrator, and observer) for family involvement in evaluation and assessment

       

Explain clearly the advantages and disadvantages of norm and criterion referenced tools

       

Explain clearly the advantages and disadvantages of informed clinical opinion and natural observation

       

Explain clearly how evaluation and assessment is related to family supports and services

       

Other:

       


Initial Evaluation and Assessment
for Eligibility

Awareness

Knowledge

Application  

Mastery

Analyze a child's physical, communication, cognitive, social/emotional, and adaptive development

       

Identify a child's unique strengths, abilities, and challenges

       

Use more than one method (natural observation, informed clinical opinion, norm and criterion referenced tests)

       

Pair natural observation with quantitative methods for evaluation and assessment

       

Collaborate with at least one other discipline to determine a child's eligibility

       

Use nondiscriminatory materials and procedures including a child's native language or mode of communication

       

Complete initial evaluation and assessment within 45 days of the receipt of referral

       

Determine a child's eligibility by comparing diagnosis and/or evaluation results with Maryland's ITP criteria

       

Document the eligibility determination in writing

       

Share results with parents or guardians verbally and in writing using family-friendly language

       

Identify the supports and  services to promote a child's participation in family desired settings

       

Other:

       


Ongoing Assessment

Awareness

Knowledge

Application  

Mastery

Periodically review with families a child's abilities and challenges to participate in family-selected activity settings

       

Review with families, periodically and annually, IFSP outcomes and family supports and services to promote a child's participation in activity settings

       

Use informed clinical opinion and natural observation to discuss a child's progress with families

       

Other:

       


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