Career Opportunities

Please email MI-AIMH Administrative Assistant, Teri Lower at tlower@mi-aimh.org if you would like to have a job related to the infant and early childhood-family field posted here.  Job postings will be removed after 30-days.


State of Michigan

Office of Early Childhood Development and Family Education

Michigan Department of Education/Office of Great Start

Education Consultant Manager 14

Salary: $30.72 – $44.48 Hourly
Location: Lansing, MI
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Department: Education
Job Number: 3103-19-007gw
Closing
11/15/2018 5:00 PM Eastern
Bargaining Unit
NON-EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTED EMPLOYEE (NERE)
Job Description
The position serves as a first-line manager supervising professional direct reports. The function and purpose of this manager position are to provide leadership, management and direction in the development of rules, procedures, standards, and policies for the Early On@ program (infant and toddler early intervention, birth to three years) under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (l DEA). This position entails managing Early On, its grant management activities, and its assigned personnel. Position oversees the coordination with the Governor appointed Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council. The position works collaboratively with other Department of Education programs, as well as other State agencies, such as the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The position also works with intermediate school districts, institutions of higher education, and other entities on program development, implementation, and evaluation. This position acts as Part C coordinator and leader, and state contact liaison, to the U.S. Department of Education/Office of Special Education Programs (USED/OSEP) for Part C of IDEA.

Position Description (Download PDF reader)

Required Education and Experience
Education
Possession of a master’s degree in a field of secondary or elementary education; higher education administration, guidance and counseling; school psychology; educational psychology; school social work; the social sciences; vocational education; mathematics; or, a field related to education program administration(nonacademic).
Experience
Three years of administrative or consultative experience in the field of K-12 or early
childhood education, including one year of professional experience equivalent to a P13-level Educational Consultant, Education Field Services Consultant, Education Guidance Consultant, Education Research Consultant, Higher Education Consultant, School District Consultant, Special Education Consultant, or Vocational Education Consultant.
Alternate Education and Experience: Possession of a bachelor’s degree with a major in education combined with a master’s degree in a subject area may be substituted for the education requirement.
Possession of a doctorate degree in a field of education may be substituted for two
years of the required experience, excluding Education Consultant Manager 16 that
supervises psychometricians.
Additional Requirements and Information
Current or past possession of a teaching certificate comparable to the one issued in
Michigan may be required for some positions.For positions managing a work area staffed with Education Research Consultants, a
major listed above with at least eight semester credits in inferential statistics,
educational measurement, evaluation design, or research design, excluding thesis
dissertation credits is required.View the entire job specification at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/EducationConsultantManager_12551_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)
Agency: State of Michigan: 400 South Pine Street, Lansing, Michigan, 48909
Phone: (800) 788-1766, Website  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan

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The Children’s Center

Position: Clinician – Early Childhood Behavioral Health (3 openings)

Location: Detroit (Midtown)

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at https://www.thechildrenscenter.com/who-we-are/join-our-team/careers/

The Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program (ECBH) provides home-based (Infant Mental Health) and community-based services (Incredible Years) for families with children ages 0-6. We provide intervention services to families where the life circumstances or the characteristics of the family threaten attachment and consequently the social, emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of the child. ECBH primarily uses The Infant Mental Health Model and The Incredible Years Model. Our goal is to promote development mentally, socially and emotionally. The program provides community based clinical intervention for children with reported behavioral, emotional and social issues. Services help to reduce the incidence and prevalence of abuse, neglect, developmental delays, behavioral and emotional disorders. Services help to foster a positive attachment between caregivers and infant, reduce the parent’s mental health issues and promote optimal growth and development of the child within the family. This program helps with early detection of mental health and developmental disorders. Does this sound like the position for you? As part of your role as an Early Childhood Behavioral Health Clinician you will be responsible for some of the following:

* Using a Family Centered Planning model; coordinate and monitor delivery of services and implementation of behaviorally specific treatment goals and objectives for assigned clients including the assessment, treatment, coordination of referral for additional coordination of services.

* Provide individual, family’ group therapy and crisis intervention using person-centered approach Complete case documentation and maintain client case records and other reports within funding, accreditation and Agency guidelines.

* Monitor overall service plan implementation, making recommendation for services, level of care and discharge as needed.

* Utilize the ICD and/or DSM to diagnosis and appropriate assessment tool, such as CAFAS/PECFAS as programmatically indicated.

* Maintain a flexible schedule in order to appropriately deliver services to meet client needs in the home, school, community or agency by working evening and weekends.

To qualify for this exciting opportunity you will need:

* Master’s degree in mental health related field such as; social work, psychology, or/and counseling.

* State of Michigan Full or Limited License (MSW, Professional Counselor, Psychologist) – Full License preferred.

* CAFAS or PECFAS Certification a plus.

* A minimum of 1 year of experience engaging children and families within a framework of cultural competency.

* Must have a Level II or higher endorsement or qualify for the IMH Waiver

* Ability to assess, diagnose, develop treatment plans and provide crisis intervention

* Previous experience using an electronic medical records system preferred

* Knowledge of person-centered planning

* Ability to maintain a flexible schedule; working evenings and weekends

While you are taking care of our clients, we want to take care of you!

TCC offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package including:

* Medical & prescription coverage with a minimal employee contribution

* 100% employer paid dental & vision coverage for all full time staff members & eligible dependents

* Employee life insurance & optional dependent life Insurance

* Accident & critical illness insurance

* 403(b) thrift plan with employer match after 1 year; fully vested after 2 years

* Employee assistance program

* Continuing education & full licensure stipend

* Longevity pay after 3 years

* 160 hours of paid time off your 1st year, 200 hours your 2nd year, up to 280 hours

* 10 paid holidays

* Approved site for the National Health Services Cops

This position has a starting salary of $43,000 which can increase at time of offer based upon years of relevant experience. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at https://www.thechildrenscenter.com/who-we-are/join-our-team/careers/

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

11/07/2018


Starfish Family Services

Partnering with Parents Center: Dearborn, MI

2 positions available

Starfish Family Services is an innovative and passionate organization. Founded in 1963, Starfish Family Services is a private, nonprofit agency serving vulnerable children and families in metropolitan Detroit where early childhood development is our passion. Every day, we strive to prepare young children for a successful start to school. As a leading provider of Early Head Start and Head Start programs, we embrace a comprehensive strategy that works to address challenges our children and their families may face at home. In addition, we provide parenting programs and children’s mental health services. Based in Inkster, we have more than a dozen programs at services sites throughout metropolitan Detroit, 400 employees, and a $39 million-dollar budget that serves more than 2,500 children and families each year.

Benefits of working with Starfish Family Services:

* Weekly individual reflective supervision

* 4 hours of group reflective supervision per month

* 12 training days per year, including attendance at MI-AIMH bi-annual conference

* Focus on employee professional growth

* Opportunities for certification in various evidenced-based practices (example: TFCBT, PMTO, PCIT, CPP)

* Opportunities to present at local, national and internal conferences

* Partnerships with local universities for research and program development

Career Opportunities:

Infant Mental Health Therapist

Responsibilities:

* Provide parent-child relationship focused therapy and case management services within the home and community settings for pregnant women, fathers and young children birth to age six.

* Conduct comprehensive assessments and treatment planning with measurable objectives.

* Provide support and crisis intervention with families and children involved with the program.

* Assist in coordination and referrals of support services for the family.

* Provide parent education and guidance. Support overall child development.

* Work cooperatively as a member of a team with program staff and community partners.

* Participate in monthly marketing and outreach activities, develop referral relationships with other agencies and maintain those referral relationships.

* Submit timely and accurate documentation of services, billing data and required paperwork

Job Requirements:

* Master’s degree in social work, psychology or other related human service field required.

* Registration/licensure as a social worker, counselor, or psychologist in the State of Michigan required.

* Infant Mental Health certification and/or endorsement preferred. Waiver to provided clinical services to birth to three population provided by employer to work towards endorsement

* At least one year direct clinical experience in providing therapy services to young children and their families required (includes graduate internship experiences).

* Experience with and/or knowledge of children with developmental delays/disabilities preferred

* Current valid driver’s license.

To apply please go to: Starfish Family Services – IMH Therapist

Assessment Therapist

Responsibilities:

* Provide ongoing relationship-based therapeutic treatment to a small caseload of children 0-6 and their families

* Conduct comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments for children with developmental delays and disorders ages 0-17, as well as children in 0-6 programming

* Complete developmental assessments for children 0-6 involved in multidisciplinary programming

* Provide support and crisis intervention to families and children involved with the program

* Assist in coordination and referrals of support services to parents

* Provide child-centered therapy, parent/child therapy and family therapy services in the home and community environment

* Provide parent education and guidance

Job Requirements:

* Master’s degree in social work, psychology or other related human service field required.

* Registration/licensure as a social worker, counselor, or psychologist in the State of Michigan required.

* Infant Mental Health certification and/or endorsement preferred. Waiver to provided clinical services to birth to three population provided by employer to work towards endorsement

* At least one year direct clinical experience in providing therapy services to young children and their families required (includes graduate internship experiences).

* Experience with and/or knowledge of children with developmental delays/disabilities required

* Current valid driver’s license.

To apply please go to: Starfish Family Services – Assessment Therapist

*For questions regarding either position please contact Lindsey Biggs at lbiggs@sfish.org

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