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Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician (0-5 )

Company: A Better Way Inc
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Birth-5 Mental Health ClinicianWe are currently seeking a Birth to Five Mental health clinician to join our team. Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health Clinician has the primary responsibility for providing clinical support to assigned children and parents in the Birth to Five program in Solano County. Services include developmentally appropriate/sensitive assessments; development of a family centered treatment plan; providing developmentally appropriate individual and/or family mental health treatment; coordination of care with other providers; maintaining a written record of treatment; TVS.Qualifications & Characteristics Desired:Experience providing dyadic mental health therapy in Spanish and English to children birth to 5 and their caregivers.MSW, MA, PhD or PsyD from accredited school of social work or psychology. Must be licensed or registered with BBS or BOP.Bilingual, Spanish a plusExcellent clinical and writing skills.Direct experience working with diverse racial and ethnic populationsUnderstanding of basic theoretical and developmental principles of infant mental healthMust have a car and good driving recordUnderstanding DSM-5, familiarity with DC: 0-5Ability to work independently and to work as a member of a teamExcellent organizational, computer and communication skills.Ability to pass various background checks needed to work with childrenDuties and Responsibilities:Provide direct mental health services to children ages 0-5 and their familiesObtain consent for treatment from the child welfare worker, where appropriateMonitor and obtain authorizations where appropriateThrough regularly scheduled sessions, provide psychotherapy, intensive clinical case management, attend CFT meetings, and crisis intervention, to assigned children and families. Work with various modalities including individual, dyadic, and family therapy.Conduct assessments, diagnosis, and treatment plans in collaboration with clients, caregivers, and other providers. Provide appropriate mental health services.Meet yearly productivity requirement of 55-60%Meet all EPSDT contractual expectations; including all documentation needs, timeliness of progress notes (within 24 hours of service provision), and meet all programs expectations of effective chart management.Abide by all provisions of the ABW personnel manualAttend required agency meetingsEnsure that providers follow regulatory guidelines, mandated reporting, program/agency protocols-policies and proceduresProvide culturally competent servicesPerform any other duties as directedCapacity to provide telehealth and work remotely, as neededWork EnvironmentWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting and or in the community.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to change, with supervisor approval, to meet the business needs).TravelLocal travel to various worksites is required. Remote work as needed and/or required.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceEmployees must pass a background check and receive TB and health clearances prior to employment. Driving records are reviewed periodically.A Better Way is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, HIV-status, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: A Better Way Inc, Fairfield , Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician (0-5 ), Other , Fairfield, California

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