Early Childhood Attachment Therapist (evidence bas
Company: D A Blodgett-St Johns
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Position: Early Childhood Attachment
TherapistReports To: Early Childhood Attachment SupervisorBeginning
Salary Range: $43,680- $46,592Application Deadline: Open Until
Position is FilledAbout DABSJ:D.A. Blodgett – St. John's is a
private non-sectarian agency that serves vulnerable children and
families from the entire community. Our core objectives are to
strengthen families, help children heal from abuse and neglect,
provide homes and help kids thrive. About this
Opportunity:Full-time Early Childhood Attachment therapist will
provide Infant Mental Health services to children under 5 and their
families. This clinical therapist will conduct assessments, provide
therapy, educate on child development and provide parent education
in the home and during foster care parenting visits if applicable
to families for the purpose of improving attachment/parent-child
bond. The therapist will work as part of a team along with their
direct supervisor and reflective consultant. The ability to
collaborate with referral sources and foster care is highly
desired.Would you like to help us accomplish our mission as a Early
Childhood Attachment Therapist?Our ideal candidate have a Master's
degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage & Family
Therapy and LMSW/LLMSW, LPC/LLPC, LLP/TLLP, LMFT/LLMFT or
equivalent Michigan licensure is required. Infant Mental Health
Endorsement is desired otherwise starting to work towards this
endorsement at hire is required. A minimum of 2 years of work with
early childhood population and experience with culturally diverse
populations is preferred. A valid driver's license. Offered
benefits and more:
- Medical, Dental, Vision. Life Insurance, Paid Holidays Off,
Paid Time Off, EAP, 403B.
- Flexible Scheduling.
- Opportunity to learn and grow from working with a diverse
population of children and families.
- Access to a robust training system.
- DABSJ is able to provide CEUs for onsite trainings.
- Reimbursement for trainings.
- Support from our robust EAP (emotional, organization skills,
financial planning, etc.
- Work within an environment of creative problem solvers.
- Regular supervision.
- Working within a collaborative division with a wide variety of
experience and knowledge.
- Work within a trauma informed environment supported by the
Sanctuary Model (trauma informed organizational change model).
- Agency supported Level II Endorsement in Infant Mental Health.
D.A. Blodgett – St. Johns is an equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender,
sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, veteran status,
or disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.
Multi-lingual skills are highly valued at DABSJ. Applicants being
considered for hire must pass a central registry clearance check
and criminal background check to be eligible for employment.
Applicants must also pass a drug test before beginning work.
Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of
further employment consideration. Failure to pass the
pre-employment test will disqualify the applicant from employment
for a period of six months.
Keywords: D A Blodgett-St Johns, Grand Rapids , Early Childhood Attachment Therapist (evidence bas, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan
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