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 Mental Health Consultant - Portland, Oregon, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Morrison Child and Family Services 
Hiring entity type: Not-for-Profit 
Work authorization: May consider sponsorship for work authorization for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$42000 - 44000
Benefits: Dental Insurance -
Health Insurance -
Life Insurance -
Paid Sick Leave -
Paid Vacation -
 
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Psych/Behavioral/Mental
Health - Specialty Fields
Non Profit
 
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: in same country 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: Masters Degree 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: No questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: ECMHC-427 / Latpro-3572718 
Date posted: Oct-06-2017
State, Zip: Oregon, 97220

Description

Bilingual Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant
Portland, OR
Full Time, Exempt
Job Code: ECMHC-427

Job Summary:
This Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (Bi-lingual Spanish) position is responsible for providing culturally relevant early childhood mental health prevention services including training, technical assistance and mental health consultation to an array of community-based and home-visiting programs. Candidate must be bi-lingual in Spanish and English; this position requires knowledge, skills and abilities with regards to familiarity with the Latino culture.
Duties include early childhood mental health consultation, training/coaching and promotion of Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (EC-PBIS) for home visiting, Trauma Informed Workplace Wellness, and Reflective Supervision & Consultation services for supervisors and program staff. Program level consultation services require an emphasis on the knowledge and delivery of in-depth staff training curriculum that includes staff wellness and trauma informed and culturally responsive principles. The person in this position will provide direct training and mental health consultation services to eligible programs. This position may also include early childhood mental health consultation services to early childhood care and education sites, including provider training/coaching, parent groups, and other mental health prevention and referral services to identified children and their families in selected child care programs. The position may involve provision of evidenced based practice models, including The Incredible Years Parent and Child Series and EC-PBIS for early childhood care and education settings.

Pay Range:
Bilingual Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (Unlicensed): $20.34 - $20.82
Bilingual Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (Licensed): $20.89 - $21.38


Requirements

Work and Education Experience:
Must be bi-lingual with ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate mastery both orally and in writing in both English and Spanish.
Must have demonstrated understanding of cultural values and norms, acculturation and generational issues within Latino culture; extensive knowledge and understanding of resources and appropriate support available within the community; effective communication skills to advocate for culturally diverse clients.
Master's level degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.
Licensure preferred.
Minimum of 2 years direct experience in a mental health setting providing prevention services and /or mental health therapy services to children and their families preferred.
Experience with culturally relevant home visiting services preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of evidence based and research based practice in infant and early childhood mental health strongly preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations in a variety of environments.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@morrisonkids.org and reference job code 'ECMHC-427' in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter. Indicate that you're applying for the Education Assistant position.
Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services following the directions above to 503-736-9759.
To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure and you must meet all position requirements.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded.
We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.