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Early Childhood Attachment Therapist (evidence bas

Company: D A Blodgett-St Johns
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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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