Navajo Nation and Navajo/Apache Regions
Part-Time and Full-Time opportunities available
Arizona’s Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation System
Southwest Human Development has received funding from First Things First to design and oversee a statewide system for the provision of high quality mental health consultation to early care and education settings.
We are currently seeking experienced mental health professionals who are looking for an expanded role as an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant to conduct consultation to teachers/staff in a variety of early care and education settings, including preschools, and home-based and center-based childcare centers. Consultants will collaborate with providers to enhance their understanding of and capacity to meet the behavioral/emotional/mental health needs of the children (birth to five years) and families they serve. They will also provide outreach and training for early care and education staff, community, and First Things First Regional Councils.
The ideal candidate for the Navajo Nation position will live in/around the Navajo Nation Reservation.
The ideal candidate for the Navajo/Apache position will live in/around the Navajo/Apache/Show Low/Pinetop area.
Southwest Human Development, a non-profit organization, provides high-quality services in early childhood development, child health and welfare, services for children with disabilities, training, and Head Start. This rapidly growing agency services 80,000 children and families a year and is one of the largest non-profit human services organizations in the state.
Master’s degree that is license eligible in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field and with at least 1 year post Master’s degree experience.
Preferred experience and knowledge in: working with children ages birth to five and their families; working a classroom setting and/or consulting with teachers; working in a home-visiting program; working with economically disadvantaged and culturally diverse populations, and special education procedures and the special needs of young children with disabilities and their families. Excellent organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, e-mail, Excel, etc.), and valid Arizona driver’s license.
Please specify the desired region when applying for this position.
Call 602-639-3470 or go online http://www.swhd.org/about-us/careers
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time and part-time employment including:
Paid sick time