EHS Counselor/Home Visitor

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Job Title: EHS Counselor/Home Visitor
Location: Quincy, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47895
Department Center for Prevention & Early Intervention PolicyEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The EHS Home Visitor/Counselor develops and implements mental health and infant mental health related promotion, prevention, and intervention initiatives for the program. This position also provides expertise to the Home Visiting staff on mental health and infant mental health services and maintains partnerships with community mental health providers. In addition, the position provides weekly Early Head Start comprehensive services to a small caseload, focusing on clients at-risk for mental health concerns.

In conjunction with Program Director, this position develops and implements protocols for the provision of mental health services within program. Provides mental health services to individuals, dyads, families, and groups of Early Head Start participants. Services can be conducted in participant’s home, office setting, or via tele-health. Develops and maintains partnerships with local mental health providers in order to facilitate referrals for additional services when appropriate. Participates in continuing education and clinical supervision activities (with clinical supervisor, clinical supervision group, and/or clinical colleague) in order to maintain state licensure requirements.

In addition to the mental health related duties, this position plans and conducts educational sessions that meet the Head Start Program Performance Standards during weekly home visits with a reduced caseload of pregnant women, infants and toddlers at risk for mental health/social emotional concerns. Provides case management and assists in health care coordination based on client’s needs. Conducts screenings and assessments with parent and child.

This position maintains written child and family case documentation including: documentation of mental health services, home visit notes, child assessment results, child and family goals progress, and parent-child interactions through timely entries into the program database and weekly reporting.Qualifications Master's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.

(Note: higher education may substitute at an equivalent rate.)

Must have or in the process of obtaining intern status, provisional licensure, or full licensure with the Florida Department of Health Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling.

Based on the nature of the position, must have a reliable vehicle to perform job functions

A valid Florida or Georgia driver's license and auto insurance or ability to obtain prior to hire.

This position requires post-offer pre-employment physical examination to include a TB test.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

*Applicants must submit a resume with their online application in order to be considered for this position*Preferred Experience in home visiting and Early Head Start/Head Start or other early childhood or family services programs; experience working with low-income families; and knowledge of the Gadsden County community.

Ability to work with children/families of various cultures from low-income backgrounds with a respectful, non-judgmental approach; collaborate with multiple community service providers; problem solve and handle crisis; and to work well, both independently and as part of a team. Excellent organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.Other Information This position is located in Quincy, FL.Pay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Soft Money Funded Position This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.Schedule M-F, 8-5Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 9/29/2020
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