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Early Childhood Clinician

Company: Children's Friend
Location: Central Falls
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Your Career Their Future! Our employees are our biggest asset, and we intentionally shape their work experience to support growth opportunities that will impact our services. As we continue to evolve, we're looking for skills, experience, energy, and creativity to support our initiatives. Put simply, this will be both fun and a meaningful journey! Position Overview: The Early Childhood Clinician will be part of the Support Team (Mental Health and Disabilities) in this important role that is responsible for responding to and managing the mental health needs of clients in our early childhood programs.Provides comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of children participating in thePreschool/Head Start/Early Head Start program.Through classroom observation, assess preschool children who have been referred for mental health support.Supports classroom teaching staff with implementing strategies to more effectively serve the children referred for mental health services.Provides therapeutic services to children participating in our early childhood programs including the Kids Connect program. Complete intake and enrollment for children participating in our early childhood programs including theKids Connect program.Coordinates and collaborate with providers in other service systems including DCYF, legal, judicial, medical, educational, human services, etc.Provides a minimum of one hour per week of clinical supervision to assigned teaching team members in Kids Connect classrooms.Maintains accurate client records and complete all necessary documentation within established program time frames; this includes timely insurance authorizations as necessary, maintenance of current information regarding insurance eligibility, KidsConnect intake documentation and Therapeutic Integration Plans.Maintains assigned productivity standards.Ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.Miscellaneous duties as assigned. Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, Mental Health Counseling, or a related field from an accredited school. Must be license eligible or pursuing licensure. Must have a strong working knowledge of preschool age-group and preschool classroom supports. Proven time management skills and relationship building skills. Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests is required. Must have driver's license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels. Hybrid Eligible: Given the nature of this role, the Early Childhood Clinician will need to be able to work an onsite and remote work schedule. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of criminal background checks, educational verification, medical, and proof of immunizations. Children's Friend offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following: Medical Dental and Vision coverage Employer contributions to the 403(b) plan Employer-paid Life and Disability insurance Flex Spending Accounts 11 Holidays Competitive Vacation Benefits Training and Professional Development Education Assistance Student Loan Repayment Assistance Our Mission Children's Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island's most vulnerable young children. About Us Established in 1834, Children's friend is Rhode Island's oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island's most vulnerable children and families. Our services include Early Head Start, Head Start, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), adoption, foster care, support for families with substance abuse, counseling, assistance for children with developmental delays, and other child welfare and early childhood services._Children's Friend is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by law.__At Children's Friend, diversity and inclusion are foundational to how we operate and are embedded in our Core Values. We recognize that to tap into the richness diversity truly brings, we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our employees and clients. Therefore, we respect and celebrate our employees' diverse backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.__We strive for the best candidate experience for all applicants, and if you need special assistance, please let us know. _Job Type: Full-timePay: From $51,000.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceWork Location: In person

Keywords: Children's Friend, Providence , Early Childhood Clinician, Other , Central Falls, Rhode Island

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