Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
May 07, 2018
Closes
May 23, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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Put your talents to better use by considering this Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist position working with children through the Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program. This part time position offers great benefits and competitive pay.

The Lourie Center for Childrens Social & Emotional Wellness has a full time vacancy for a licensed mental health professional (LCSW-C, LCPC, LGSW, LGPC) to work with children ages birth to four as well as coaching parents of children with developmental delays as part of the Montgomery County Infants & Toddlers Program (MCITP).

Qualifications:

Masters degree in social work or related field. Minimum licensure of LGSW or LGPC; LCSW or LCPC preferred. Minimum of two years experience with children, preferably birth to four years old. Ability to work with families from various ethnic and socio-economic groups. Ability to collaborate with other professionals on multidisciplinary teams. Solid understanding of family centered practice and family coaching model preferred.

Work Schedule

Full time, Mon-Friday

Responsibilities

Educate families about MCITP services, obtain background information as needed for assessment report.

Participate in eligibility and family assessments and assist in the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Provide family counseling and training to address the social emotional need of children utilizing a family coaching model.

Provide service coordination to families and collaborate with other professionals on multidisciplinary teams.

Administer social emotional assessment tools, interpret results and write reports. Conduct clinical observations in homes, child care centers and the community.

Collaborate with community partners such as Child Welfare Services and Early Head Start regarding support for children and families.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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