Family & Children's Place
  • 09-Sep-2020 to 08-Nov-2020 (EST)
  • Early Head Start
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance; 403b retirement plan; paid time off


Overview

Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity employer and a private non-profit organization whose mission is to help end the trauma of sexual abuse for thousands of area children, keep families intact, help parents nurture new-borns despite major life-changing situations, and provide to children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability.  For more information on Family & Children's Place, please visit our website at www.familyandchildrensplace.org. EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Description

The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (ECMHC) is responsible for providing support to the Early/Head Start program team in identifying and securing the needed support for children, families, and staff experiencing mental health challenges. He/she brings expertise to the program through observations, assessments and consultative support. The ECMHC will provide a broad range of services, including early childhood mental health consultation in classrooms and through home visits; training and coaching staff; screening, assessment and referral services; promotion and marketing of group services; and providing parent trainings. The ECMHC will also collect data, maintain records, and support compliance in all facets of Head Start Performance Standards and State regulations. This position utilizes trauma-informed, culturally competent evidence- based practices and policies in its service delivery.

Requirements

Master's Degree required, preferably in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or related field. Clinical license highly desirable

Minimum of 2 years direct experience in mental health setting providing prevention services and/or mental health therapy to children and families. Certification as Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) preferred and bilingual/bicultural English-Spanish strongly preferred.

Background checks, drug and TB screenings and physical required.

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