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Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist

Company: Family Service Rochester
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Family Service Rochester (FSR) we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. We are guided by our values in where we believe that everyone needs to be understood and that partnership is a process. We believe that everyone desires respect and that partners share power. We believe that everyone has strengths and that judgements can wait. If you share in our values and desire to listen to what people need and together, build better lives we have an opportunity for you.We are seeking an Early Childhood Mental Health TherapistThis is a unique full-time opportunity to work with children 5 years of age and under, along with their families, in collaborative programs to support school readiness, improve family stability, and decrease mental health symptoms.Our Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist provides mental health service co-located in community settings as well as in family homes. Services include direct mental health therapy with children, their families, and providing group therapy. Essential functions of this role are:

  • Consistently demonstrates clinical competence of early childhood and professionalism by effectively conducting client diagnostic assessments for children, using the framework established by DC: 0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Development Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood published by Zero to Three when working with children 5 years of age and younger. Ability to accurately identify diagnosis when appropriate, complete individualized treatment plans, and provide on-going mental health services. -
  • Consistently demonstrates professional behaviors that reflect respect for clients and their families, co-workers, community partnerships, and the organization.
  • Comply with professional ethics and standards
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with community sites and community members to expand and maintain collaborative efforts.
  • Complete related documentation in the electronic health record as required by agency and third-party payers in a timely manner.
  • Provide training opportunities related to early childhood mental health to community members, community partner sites and agency staff.Qualified candidates must be a master's level therapist possessing LICSW, LP, LPCC, or LMFT, or on track for clinical licensure, to provide clinical services in community based settings. - Candidate must have knowledge of early childhood development, family systems, be DC: 0-5 trained, or a plan to, and have flexibility with hours. - Trauma Focused trained along with an understanding of Head Start programming is highly preferred. - This position will provide individual, family, and group work. - Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills a must. - For your expertise, FSR will provide a collaborative and safe work environment where all identities are welcomed and valued. You can expect agency lead continuous improvement in understanding our own privileges and how that may impact our work with others. FSR offers a competitive compensation program and full benefits including free health insurance. Continuing education and professional development opportunities, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, EAP resources, flexible scheduling, 4 - weeks of PTO to start and 11 - paid holidays per year. We offer a culture of learning, listening and growth where employees regularly meet with senior leadership to provide ideas and feedback.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Family Service Rochester, Rochester , Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Rochester, Minnesota

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