Family Central, Inc.
  • 03-Sep-2021 to 02-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • Jumpstart
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • $46K
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full-time employees are eligible to receive a benefits plan including: medical, dental, life, and vision insurance coverage; flexible spending account, long term disability, and a matching 401k plan, among others. Full time employees are also eligible to receive holiday pay, and earn paid vacation after their first year of employment.


We are looking for an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant for our Jump Start Program who believe in taking positive steps to impact a child's life and those who know the importance of enhancing their emotional development and mental health. This position is responsible for providing three levels of early childhood mental health consultation to early childhood education centers: Program Level, Classroom Level, and Child Level; and to maintain a consistent roster of four centers at all times. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide early childhood mental health consultation and support to early learning programs in Miami-Dade County.
  • Develop and maintain positive working partnerships with staff and teachers in assigned early learning sites. Provide assessments and develop consultation plans with sites.
  • Act as a client advocate at all times. Provide continuous support to child care center staff regarding implementation of evidence-based strategies related to classroom management and social emotional skill development and to referred parents regarding their child's behaviors and skill development.
  • Make needed referrals for more intensive or additional services, as needed.
  • Attend regular individual and group supervision sessions, required and recommended training.
  • Work closely with supervisor to achieve positive program outcomes, develop appropriate goals and review to ensure quality and effectiveness of services.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of contractual requirements of assigned contract to assure services are consistently being maintained as best practice for quality and in accordance with said contracts, agency policies, state and or federal regulations governing such policies.
  • Participate in external committees, task forces, community provider meetings, visibility events, as requested to promote the program and maintain knowledge.

Skills/Requirements

  • Must have a Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or related field. Licensure in the Mental Health field preferred; and minimum of one (1) year experience working with children and families providing mental health services.
  • Knowledge of infant mental health and/or early childhood required. Demonstrated experience in working with early childhood settings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in MS Office.
  • Able to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of our clients.
  • Able to perform in an empowered environment by working collaboratively with other professionals, personnel and direct service providers. Must be familiar and comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Must have transportation and be willing to visit clients in their homes. Valid Florida Driver's License with full access to a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage (proof of insurance is required).

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Family Central is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.

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