Mental Health Consultant Early Step Forward Program
Family Services of Westchester, Inc.

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Post Date: Nov 04, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - Port Chester
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Family Services of Westchester is looking for a full-time bilingual mental health consultant to work within the Early Step Forward Program. The ESF social worker will be located at 2 Port Chester Head Start/Daycare facilities. The ESF mental health consultant will engage in various mental health consultations tasks. This includes, but is not limited to: classroom observation, assistance with children with behavioral/social-emotional concerns, collaborations with childcare centers' directors, teachers and parents, individual and group work with the Head Start and Daycare children, parent groups and referral of parents and children to appropriate community resources. The ESF mental health consultant will provide assistance with referring children to Early Intervention and Committee on Preschool Special Education services. The ESF mental Health consultant will engage in the Second Step Curriculum within the classrooms as well as the Ages & Stages Social-Emotional 2 Questionnaire screening tool with parents.

Early childhood experience.
Knowledge of early childhood developmental milestones.
Good written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish.
Ability to connect with children, parents and early childhood staff in a strength-based manner.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity with a team of various professionals.
Bilingual required.

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State/Province: New York
Country: United States