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Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist

Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay

This is a Contract position in Berkeley, CA posted April 30, 2020.

JOB SUMMARY: JFCS East Bay is seeking a Birth to 8 year-old Mental Health Specialist who is passionate about providing treatment to our youngest children and their families with respect, clinical excellence, and an ongoing commitment to cultural humility. Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the specialist will use a relationship based model to provide parent-infant mental health services primarily in Oakland but throughout Alameda County. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the specialist will work closely with a child development specialist and family partner to conduct observations and therapy in the child’s home, preschool, or at the JFCS East Bay offices. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Observe, assess/diagnose and treat children and families in their natural environments Provide dyadic work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their primary caregivers Provide some case management Provide consultation to child care providers Provide crisis intervention services Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation on computerized client management system Conduct chart reviews and auditing Attend supervision, team meetings, and case consultations QUALIFICATIONS: MSW or Masters in Counseling, Registered Intern. License preferred Minimum of two years of experience in early childhood mental health or early childhood education (waived for POC) Experience working in diverse communities and ability to bridge cultures Committed to culturally informed practice and a multicultural learning environment Ability to work independently and part of a team Must have a current driver’s license and car Must be available to work one evening per week Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds COMPENSATION Compensation is dependent on experience starting at 60K. Benefits include medical, dental, 401K and generous paid time off. Supervision in Spanish available Great colleagues, and a friendly, respectful work environment. TO APPLY Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume. Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that highly values diversity. JFCS East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 – 3 years Salary: 60000.00 Annual Bonus/Commission: No