Arizona's Children Association
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Infant Mental Health Clinician
at Arizona's Children Association
Do you enjoy working with young children and babies? Do you enjoy making a difference in family’s lives? Are you looking for a flexible career with benefits? You may be the perfect candidate for our Infant Mental Health Clinician position at Arizona’s Children Association.
We are looking for someone who is creative, adaptable, and enthusiastic to provide home-based behavioral health therapy services to children ages birth to Five and their families. The perfect candidate for this position would exhibit strong professional communication skills, computer skills, and documentation skills. The perfect candidate would also be able to work independently, as well as in a team setting.
Arizona’s Children Association provides benefits including 403b, medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance options, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.
This position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or a related field. Associate level or Independent Level Licensure preferred but not required. Bi-lingual skills also beneficial but not required.
- Conducts a full assessment utilizing the program specific protocol, including verbal and written diagrams, summarizes central issues, themes and agreements reached, develops operational problem definition, assess structural functioning of individual in relationship to environment/ milieu/family, conducts thorough child/family strengths and needs assessment.
- Develops and implements successful intervention techniques including identifying the treatment method, establishing treatment plans that identify problems, goals and measurable objectives that are achievable in a reasonable time frame, interventions/strategies that address the assessment issues, and maintains timely progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives.
- Provides individual and family therapy to clients under age 5. Has an understanding of play therapy and how to engage a young child and family in therapy. Uses activities and measures to gain a further understanding of the consumer’s limitations and needs.
- Provides effective crisis management including the following of program triage protocol and treatment methods, responds in a timely manner, provides for follow-up care, normalizes situation, discusses options and handles situation calmly.
- Plans for client treatment discharge/case closure including establishing treatment plans that addresses projected length of care and discharge criteria, helping the family plan and prepare for discharge needs, maintaining progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives. Makes follow-up referral as needed.
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
- Master’s degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum 2 years experience working with the Birth to Age 5 population
- Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
- Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer