Southwest Human Development

Child Therapist- Good Fit Center

US-AZ-Phoenix
3 months ago(9/20/2017 12:52 PM)
ID
2017-1363
Job Code
06-2825
# of Openings
1
Category
Social Worker/Counselor

Overview

Southwest Human Development and the Good Fit Counseling Center are pleased to offer employment opportunities for infant/toddler mental health clinicians. We are actively seeking well-trained and skilled Bilingual Child Therapists to become a part of our team. 

 

The Good Fit Counseling Center is recognized as a leader in Arizona and the nation for its work with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.  Our psychologists and therapists work exclusively with this young population and their families to provide services in the family’s home or at our Center,   covering challenges in a wide range of areas to include: sleeping, eating, tantrums, aggression, fussiness or excessive crying, withdrawn or sad behavior, and bonding/attachment.  The Center works in partnership with families to determine the best options for helping each child as a unique individual. 

 

Services such as play therapy, child and family counseling, parent-child groups, in-depth developmental and/or psychological assessments, and psychiatric evaluation and consultation are provided by professionals at the Center who have advanced training in the highly specialized field of infant and early childhood behavioral health.  Professionals at our Center include: infant-toddler psychologists and therapists, psychiatrists, registered nurses, nutritionists, and speech, occupational and physical therapists.

 

Our Child Therapists have opportunities to support, assist and improve the services of a variety of professionals and programs in an effort to promote the mental health of young children birth to five years old and their families.

 

Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below.  Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field, and; licensed or license eligible by AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

 

Preferred experience and knowledge in: working with children ages birth to five and their families; working a classroom setting and/or consulting with teachers; working in a home-visiting program; working with economically disadvantaged and culturally diverse populations, 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 in English/Spanish preferred.

 

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