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Mental Health Counselor-Developmental Birth to 3 years

Company: Behavioral Health Network
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

If you are an amazing service provider and are ready for your next lifesaving experience, then keep reading because this is for you!!
Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Mental Health Counselor in the Early Intervention program at Behavioral Health Network!
Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Early Intervention program with the following:

Provide in home and community outreach services to children and families.
Provide family centered services focused on strengthening/maintaining secure parent child dyad.
Provide parental support and coaching using a strengths based approach.
Provide play-based services with children on the floor, in playgrounds, and other places where children play in their natural environment.
Work collaboratively with other EI team members to complete Developmental Assessments such as Battelle Developmental Inventory II.

Who are we?
The Early Intervention Program at Behavioral Health Network serves children between the ages of birth and three years of age for whom there are developmental concerns due to identified disabilities, or whose typical development is at risk due to certain birth or environmental factors.
Behavioral Health Networkis a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Reasons to work with BHN:

Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
You will be able to change a persons life
You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available


Job Requirements:
What are we looking for in a Mental Health Counselor?
Masters degree in Counseling, Clinical, Developmental, or Educational Psychology from an Accredited Institution.
Or Current Licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions.
Knowledge of infant/toddler development, ability to both determine areas of delay and create opportunities, strategies to improve individual childs development.
Broad knowledge of environmental factors which may affect child development.
Broad knowledge of communitys resources available to families of young children in the EI catchment area.
Valid Drivers License and safe driving record.

**NOTICE**
In accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.
The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHNs Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.
Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.

How do I apply to be a Mental Health Counselor?If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website atwww.bhnworks.organd click on Browse All Jobs to apply!BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.
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Keywords: Behavioral Health Network, Springfield , Mental Health Counselor-Developmental Birth to 3 years, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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