Mental Health, Social Services, Therapist/Counselor
The Infant Mental Health (IMH) Manager conducts outpatient mental health therapy and consultation services, focusing on families with children ages prenatal-5 years, based on medical necessity and clinical judgment. The IMH Manager serves as a resource and educator on the mental health needs of families with and caregivers of infants and young children. Clinical services may include screening, assessment, family therapy, limited individual therapy and developmental guidance. The IMH Manager will demonstrate capacity for providing evidence based/informed, developmentally sensitive, trauma informed supports and services for families, children and staff while exemplifying the values expected within the program and for promoting the mission of the organization.
All employees and volunteers are expected to be sensitive to our client’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics, reflect Sunbeam Family Services core values and to perform at Sunbeam’s standards of excellence at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide outpatient therapy services to families (biological, kinship, foster and adoptive) to assist in promoting healthy social and emotional development and mitigating and preventing future mental health issues as a result of chronic stress and trauma due to adverse experiences • A minimum of 50% direct client services with emphasis on families with children prenatal to 5 years with priority given to referrals from the child welfare system • Coordinate and provide attachment focused parent support groups • Responsible for development of the 0-5 screening and referral process, screen referrals coming into the agency and make referrals to partner agencies as needed • Provide leadership and represent the agency on community and state level committees which address early childhood systems changes/issues per assignment by the ECS Mental Health Coordinator • Develop forms and systems enhancement strategies and monitor grant funded project goals and objectives to assure compliance • Develop and provide internal agency and other sponsored community trainings, presentations, etc. • Research funding opportunities for sustainability of infant mental health services • If unlicensed, will complete all licensure requirements within a 2 year timeframe • Complete requirements for OK-AIMH Endorsement® within a 2-3 year timeframe • Demonstrate capacity for providing evidence based/informed, developmentally sensitive, trauma informed clinical supports and services, both direct and indirect • Perform all other record keeping and reporting functions as required by program and/or agency policy, including ongoing documentation and to maintain client electronic medical records • Represent the agency in an effective and professional manner so that each contact understands and appreciates the viability and worth of agency services • Work with and coordinate services with referral sources, within/outside the agency • Complete other assignments as determined by the ECS Early Childhood Mental Health Coordinator • Maintain continuing education that meets the requirements of state licensure • Maintain continuing education that meets the requirements for OK-AIMH Endorsement® as an Infant Mental Health Specialist or Infant Mental Health Mentor (Clinical) • Participate in and provide, as appropriate, reflective consultation to professionals/partners, both internally and externally
Additional Salary Information: Full benefit package including medical, dental, 403b, PTO, Sick, Life insurance, LTD.
Do you share the vision of wanting to provide help, hope and opportunity to people of all ages through Early Childhood, Foster Care, Counseling and Senior Services? If so, Sunbeam Family Services may be a perfect fit for you. Sunbeam Family Services is an employee first organization where our employees are valued, respected and encouraged to grow. We believe that if employees are treated well the...y will, in turn, deliver the exceptional client services that we are known for in the community. Our leadership demonstrates the principle of servant leadership, which means that we place high priority on listening well to employees and reinforcing good performance and behavior. Sunbeam strives to create a workplace that attracts committed and engaged people who are focused on our values and mission to provide help, hope and opportunity to people of all ages.