Program Summary: St. David's Center specializes in early childhood mental health and serves children and families with developmental delays and disabilities, physical challenges, medical complications, attention deficit disorders and emotional/behavioral disturbances. Our Mental Health Services integrate with all the programs offered at St. David's Center so that we can provide each family with the most comprehensive support.
Position Overview:The Outpatient Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing psychotherapy to children and families in our outpatient clinic. Therapists work closely with other professionals to provide families with services that are consistent with the goals of the program and mission of the organization. Therapeutic and consultative services are relationship-based and are informed by theories of individual, group, and institutional development as well as infant and early childhood mental health.
Provide direct therapeutic services to families thought outpatient sessions and provide direct services to children and families, including individual and classroom based therapeutic services, playgroups, and family therapy.
Coordinate services between agency and community service providers.
Develop a treatment plan with client, parents, and guardians to establish measurable goals, interventions, and desired outcomes.
This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David's Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.
Schedule: 40 hours per week, M-F
Pay: DOQ. This position is benefits eligible, including eligibility for loan forgiveness!
Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Psychology
Full licensure/credentialing i.e. LICSW, LMFT, or LPCC
Ability to be credentialed without restrictions by all insurance companies
Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and an acceptable driving record
Ability to engage in program outreach activities and to maintain high level of professionalism
Knowledge of: Family Systems, Child Development, Developmental Psychopathology, Attachment Theory, Developmental Disabilities, Child Abuse, Neglect and Trauma, DC:0-5 diagnostic categories
Knowledge of school readiness issues and strategies for supporting families at risk
St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Keywords: Outpatient; Therapy; Children's Mental Health; Social Work; Psychology; Counseling; Marriage & Family Therapy; LICSW; LPCC; LMFT; Home Visiting; In-home Therapy; Family Systems; Child Development; Developmental Psychopathology; Attachment Theory; Developmental Disabilities; Child Abuse; Neglect and Trauma; DC:0-3R diagnostic categories; physical challenges; attention deficit disorders; emotional health; behavioral health
St. David's Center