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Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant -Clinician

Eliot Community Human Services Malden, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $45,000 to $47,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

MSPCC a division of Eliot, is seeking a license eligible Clinician with 3-5 years’ exp. providing mental health services to children & families.

Our Early Childhood MH Consultation program works with early education, care, out of school programs & families to respond to the social-emotional, behavioral & mental health needs of children. Early assessment, through classroom observations, standardized tools & family meetings, facilitates the implementation of strategies that aim to improve social-emotional development. Strengthening the collaboration between parents & childcare providers ensures the best results for children in the home & school environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health assessment, treatment and care coordination services to children, adults and families.
  • Ensure compliance and maintain standards of care stipulated by Agency policies and procedures, program specifications, Medicaid, Managed Care Organizations, DEEC, CBHI, DPH and other applicable regulations.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required and regularly meet with supervisor in accordance with Agency policies and to carry out supervisory directives to ensure quality and efficient practice.
  • Effectively participate and/or facilitate in care planning meetings with other professionals, agencies and collaterals for the delivery of coordinated client care according to program specifications.
  • Conduct telephone and on-site consultation to childcare program staff and parents/guardians.
  • Observe children in their childcare settings to assess social-emotional functioning.
  • Administer and interpret social-emotional assessment and behavior screening tools.
  • Facilitate meetings with teachers/providers and parents/guardians to provide observation feedback.
  • Provide social-emotional resources to support children’s social-emotional skill development.
  • Develop behavior support plans for children.

Requirements:

Masters of Social Work or related, License Eligible or already Licensed. Must have experience with providing mental health services to early childhood age groups.

$45,000 for MA license-eligible and $47,500 for licensed

Eliot Community Human Services

Why Work Here?

Amazing trainings, benefits and plentiful opportunities for career advancement!

Eliot provides an integrated and comprehensive network of community-based services to more than 30,000 individuals and families throughout Massachusetts. Eliot has been delivering state of the art, evidence-based programming for more than fifty years. Using a person-centered, family-driven approach, we believe strongly in partnering with the communities we serve. Our programs collaborate with one another, utilizing the expertise within the agency to provide the highest standard of quality services to our clients, their families, to the community, and to our funding sources. This commitment to collaboration fuels our strategy to employ a consumer centered approach to service delivery to meet the individual needs of our clients. Our approach fuses community resources, funding resources and our vast array of services to ensure that the high quality programs bring hope to those we serve. Our continuum of services includes twenty-four hour psychiatric emergency services and crisis stabilization, individual, group and family outpatient counseling, addiction services, in-home therapy, therapeutic mentoring, and early intervention services for children, and community outreach and case management to individuals with mental illness. We oversee residential programs for young children and adolescents in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, residential treatment programs for youth mandated by the Department of Youth Services, and residential, day, social and vocational programs for adults with mental illness, brain injury and developmental disabilities. Eliot also provides outreach, community support and case management to homeless individuals throughout the Commonwealth. Eliot is funded and serves individuals referred by Managed Medicaid Organizations, Commercial Insurers, the Massachusetts Departments of Children and Families, Developmental Disabilities, Public Health, Mental Health, Youth Services and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

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