Developmental Disability Professional

at Center for Developmentally Disabled

Kansas City, MO

Posted on Jan. 9, 2018

Full Time

$32,240.00 Annually

Center for Developmentally Disabled is currently seeking a qualified individual to join their team as a Developmental Disability Professional (DDP).

Qualifications: Two years of experience in services or programs for persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree and professional experience in: education, psychology, social work, sociology, human services, or a related field and experience within a specialized developmental disabilities service system in delivery of habilitation and/or case management services are preferred. Applicant must have experience in staff management/leadership and the ability to motivate and manage his/her team in the execution of person centered plan and service delivery for individuals in the CDD programs. Valid driver's license and applicant must have a clean MVR.


• Knowledge of current practices in the field of community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities and other services for persons with developmental disabilities person-centered program planning, basic medical terminology, the principles of person centered practices, provision of habilitation services, and positive behavioral support techniques.
• Ability to assess the needs of persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.
• Evaluate assessments
• Develop and assess individual program plans; adjust services as needed.
• Mobilize resources to meet individual needs.
• Interact and communicate with other regulatory bodies and others in person via telephone, electronically, and written correspondence to exchange information and to respond to information requests.
• Develop working relationships with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, their families and guardians, interdisciplinary team members, agency representatives, and individuals or advocacy groups.
• Monitor services provided.
• Apply agency and program rules, policies, and procedures.
• Supervise House Managers, occasional on-call responsibilities and support Direct Support Professionals in providing services to people with intellectual disabilities.

Benefits include accrued vacation/sick accrual, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, supplemental insurance including short and long term disability, and Legal Shield

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