Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant
Company: Solvista Health
Location: Canon City
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Sign on Bonus $2,500.00
The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (ECMHC) provides
consultation services in homes and childcare centers.
- Provides consultation in early care and learning settings that
include reflective practice.
- Providesconsultations at both the program and child-specific
- Provides services while embedded in a program or because of a
request for a consultation.
- Offers follow-up to ensure the family has the support they need
to connect with the providers.
- Addresses child's needs to center staff in meeting the
social-emotional needs of the child.
- Consults with interagency teams, schools, and community
- Develops and executes training in specialty areas.
- Provides coordination and consultation services.
- Provides direct service for children with serious emotional
disturbances and their families.
- Maintains data regarding numbers of children served through
- Accurately, quickly, and courteously receives and documents
- Accurately and quickly utilizes Electronic Health Record system
for scheduling appointments.
- Serves as an information resource to general public.
- Participates in job-related training sessions and
- Attends required staff meetings.
- Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Duties (if any)
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
- Expertise in adult and child mental health theory, practice,
and services; early childhood, child development, and family
- Knowledge of, and skills to address, circumstances that affect
children's behavior and mental health.
- Knowledge of developmental science and milestones.
- Knowledge of a consultative model of practice; and available
resources and services to children and families to alleviate family
- Possesses excellent organizational skills.
- Knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures
- Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation skills
necessary to work within a team.
- Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and
brief, short or long-term treatment.
- Cultural sensitivity and demonstrated competency in age
- Knowledge of community agencies/resources.
- Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for/with patients.
- Ability to prioritize decisions based upon multiple criteria
and identifiable standards.
- Ability to multitask under stressful situations.
- Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Software.
- Ability to work in a busy, high-stress environment.
- Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records.
- Ability to interpret rules and regulations and read and
understand client records.
- Ability to work tactfully and effectively with all
- Ability to prepare clear and concise reports using correct
grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
- Ability to maintain objectivity and confidentiality.
- Able to drive for transportation needs or local travel.
- Able to go into the community for service visits, in-home
Education or Formal Training:
- Master's degree in social work, psychology, or related field
with a focus on early childhood mental health.
- Licensed preferred.
- Two years of clinical experience in mental health; or
combination of training, education, experience, and licensure that
is equivalent and provides the required knowledge and
Working Conditions and Other Conditions of Employment
This job operates in a fast-paced, professional office environment
and routinely requires the use of standard office equipment such as
computers, phones, photocopiers. The position may require travel to
conferences, meetings and branch locations on a regular or
intermittent basis. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual
elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke,
unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. In the health center
environment, there is potential for contact with blood-borne
pathogens and communicable diseases, as well as potential for
contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. There could be
interaction with persons who are mentally ill, disabled, elderly
and emotionally upset.
These are representative of those which must be met to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job.
This is a largely sedentary role but can involve standing or
sitting for extended periods of time, bending at the waist, and
using hands and fingers to handle and file papers or operate
assigned equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may
also have to lift 10 to 25 lbs. unassisted.
Conditions of Employment:
- Annual TB, federally required drug screening, and Influenza
vaccination or compliance with policy and procedure.
- Required possession of a valid state driver's license.
- Successful candidate must submit to and pass, post-offer drug
In accordance with the Colorado Board of Health regulations, 6 CCR
1011-1, Chapter 2, Part 12, all Solvista Health employees, direct
contractors, and support staff must be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with
Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. * 12101 et seq..), Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. * 2000e et seq.), the Colorado
Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. * 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other
relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a
position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination
prior to starting employment.
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