Title: Mental Health Specialist Program: MAOF Head Start Program (Los Angeles, County) Salary Range Annually: DOE Openings: 1 Positions Status: Full Time Closing Date:Open until Filled
Under the supervision of the Mental Health and Disabilities Manager, the Mental Health Specialist will be responsible for monitoring referrals; coordinating mental health services between staff, parents, and mental health consultants; provide mental health and wellness services and trainings in our early childhood education program; monitor completion of social-emotional screenings and monitor the program’s database for timely and accurate entries for services rendered to children and families.
Must have a Baccalaureate or Advanced Degree in psychology, social work, or related field
Minimum of two years’ experience providing Mental Health services or support to children and families with training and experience in the theories and principles of child growth and development.
Excellent organizational ability and interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Excellent computer skills.
Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a fast-paced, challenging, and constantly changing environment.
Must have computer database skills for assigned data entry.
Must meet State health requirements: Must submit to a pre-employment physical examination and Tuberculosis (TB) clearance.
Criminal Records (e.g. Livescan Fingerprinting), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry. Must be finger printed and cleared through the Justice Department. Fingerprints clearance must be active and on file with the Justice Department.
Valid California Driver’s License, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
Starting Salary: $DOE Post Date: 1/31/2022 Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Mental Health Specialist
To apply directly online, follow the link below. You can also download the application, fill it out and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org Contact information below if you would like more information regarding this position. Phone Number: (323) 890-9600 Fax Number: (323) 890-9632 Email: email@example.com
In order for your application to be accepted, the following documents are REQUIRED:
College Transcripts are REQUIRED when applying for the MAOF Head Start, Child Care and Pre-School programs,
Degree along with college transcripts REQUIRED for any positions that require a BA or higher degree,
When applying for positions of Associate Teacher, Teacher, Head Teacher or Site Supervisor a copy of the Permit from the California Commission of Teacher Credentialing is REQUIRED,
When applying for positions that do not require transcripts or degrees a High School diploma or equivalency REQUIRED,
Updated resume REQUIRED for all positions,
2 letters of PROFESSIONAL recommendation REQUIRED for all positions.
Minimum qualifications must-be-met by the close of filing date.
MAOF offers the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Accidental Insurance, Employer Contribution and Employer Match 403(b) Retirement Plan with 100% vesting, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs (EAP), Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, 501(c)(3) Designation Public Service Loan Forgiveness, other supplemental benefits such as AFLAC, Credit Union Membership and Discount tickets to Southern CA theme parks and attractions.
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