Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician - Head Start
Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Healthcare - Allied Health
17637 Co Rd M
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Provide intensive therapeutic services to young children and their families enrolled in a specialized preschool classroom. Provide individual, family and group therapy at Jefferson County Head Start program or in- home. Will collaborate and consult with the other Head Start classrooms to support the needs of children. This is a 10 month position with June and July off.
* Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to address the needs of children identified for specialized preschool programming. * Conduct observations and evaluations to create social-emotional support plans for classroom teachers. * Provide individual, family and group therapy in the Head Start setting. * Provide in-home therapy with Head Start students and their families which may require evening hours. * Co-facilitate parenting classes at Jefferson County Head Start * Provide help with registration and back to school night, some evening work will be necessary. * Cross-system program development with a variety of community agencies including consultation and training with these agencies. * Will work with families in an episode of care model using strength-based, culturally competent treatment. * Provide case management services as required and referrals to our Navigation team when needed. * Provide satisfaction surveys to all families at the conclusion of the treatment episode. * May assist the Nurturing Parenting Program. * Make appropriate referrals for additional services as necessary.
* Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor. * Completes 95% of all paperwork by the due date. * Reports high risk/problem cases, and utilizes a problem solving approach as well as feedback * Submits 90% of all Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days (team specific). * Participates in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. * Attends mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan if required. * Other duties as assigned.
Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
Masters degree in counseling, social work, or psychology with an early childhood specialization. Utilizes a trauma informed perspective in treatment planning as well as in direct care. Knowledge of the DC:0-5R and how it can inform treatment or willingness to attend a training. Bilingual preferred. Basic computer skills such as, proficiency utilizing e-mail and an electronic medical record.
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