We are seeking experienced mental health professionals who are looking for an expanded role as an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant to conduct mental health consultation services with a variety of early care and education providers, including preschool teachers, home-based and center-based child care providers and home visiting program staff. The Mental Health Consultant will be working in the Maricopa area.
We are seeking both bilingual (English/Spanish) and non-bilingual candidates.
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.
This position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Position Qualification Requirements:
-Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy.
-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) required for some positions, but also accepting non-bilingual candidates.