We are excited to share that we have an opening for an Infant Mental Health Clinician in our Tucson office!
This clinician’s primary responsibility is providing therapy services to our Birth to Five population, working collaboratively with children and their caregivers. The Infant Mental Health Clinician is a crucial part of the Child and Family Team, helping to advocate for the unique needs of the Birth to Five population. Other responsibilities include facilitation of parenting groups and completion of Parent-Child Relationship Assessments. Essential to this position are capacities for relationship-building and reflection, and knowledge of child development, attachment theory, and trauma-informed care. Services are provided both in office and in the home/community, wherever is most appropriate for their clients. We provide clinical supervision for licensure and reflective supervision, as well as offer incentives for obtaining associate and independent licensure and ITMHCA endorsement.
Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest non-profits in the state of Arizona. When working with AzCA, you will be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.
At Arizona's Children Association, we believe in self-care and as such, offer a flexible schedule with paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits!
Essential Job Functions:
- Provides individual and family therapy to clients under age 5, incorporating the child and his/her caregivers into treatment
- Builds rapport and credibility simultaneously with varying individuals, family members, populations, stakeholders, and community members. Relates to variety of individuals with professionalism, warmth, empathy, acceptance and humor.
- Develops and implements successful trauma informed intervention including identifying the treatment method, collaboratively establish treatment plans that identify issues, goals and measurable objectives that are achievable in a reasonable time frame, interventions/strategies that address the assessment issues, and maintains timely progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives.
- Uses interventions and normal developments milestones to move the family through treatment and to identify what services or natural supports are needed to assist in the client’s success.
- Plans for client treatment discharge/termination including establishing treatment plans that addresses projected length of care and discharge criteria, helping the family plan and prepare for discharge needs, maintaining progress notes that reflect movement towards goals/objectives. Makes follow-up referral as needed.
- Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field of study
- Able to provide DPS Fingerprint Clearance
- Possess a valid Arizona Driver License and be insurable under the agency's automobile
- Able to operate common office equipment and have word processing computer skills
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer.