Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist (LMSW)- FT Days, Infants and Toddlers Program of Montgomery

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Aug 20, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Ref
R-6004
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
The Lourie Center for Children's Social & Emotional Wellness is a private, non-profit agency with a mission to improve the social and emotional health of young children and their families through prevention, early intervention, education, research and training. The Lourie Center has four core programs serving children birth through age 12 and their families: Head Start, The Lourie Center School, The Therapeutic Nursery Program and Parent-Child Clinical Services.

The CDS works with children ages birth to four with developmental delays and their families as part of the Montgomery County Infants & Toddlers Program (MCITP). The CDS provides family counseling and training to address the social emotional need of children utilizing a home-based family coaching model.

The Child Development Specialist:
1. Assist in scheduling eligibility and family assessments.
2. Provides family counseling and training to address the social emotional need of children utilizing a family coaching model.
3. Educates families about MCITP services and obtain background information as needed for assessment report.
4. Participates in eligibility and family assessments and assist in the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
5. Administers social emotional assessment tools, interpret results and write reports. Conduct clinical observations in homes, child care centers and the community.
6. Provides service coordination to families and collaborate with other professionals on multidisciplinary teams.
7. Collaborates with community partners such as Child Welfare Services and Early Head Start regarding support for children and families.

Qualified candidates will possess:
Master's degree in social work or related field.
Minimum of two years' experience with children, preferably birth to four years old.
Minimum licensure of LGSW or LGPC; LCSW or LCPC preferred.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, day time

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay


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Adventist HealthCare is 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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