We are seeking an experienced mental health professional who is looking for an expanded role as an early childhood mental health consultant to conduct mental health consultation services with early care and education providers. These services involve provider collaborations that enhance their understanding of and capacity to meet the behavioral/mental health needs of the children (ages birth to five years) and families they serve. The Mental Health Consultant will be working in our Maricopa County service area.
The overall objective of consultation services will be to collaborate with early care and education providers to enhance their understanding of and capacity to meet the behavioral/emotional/mental health needs of the children (ages birth to five years) and families they serve.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy.
At least one-year post-graduate experience.
Preferred experience and knowledge in: working with children ages birth to five and their families; working in a classroom setting and/or consulting with teachers and; special education procedures and the special needs of young children with disabilities and their families.
Excellent organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, e-mail, Excel, etc.), and; valid Arizona drivers license.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.