Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Mental Health
Posted on January 19, 2023
A full time Mental Health Consultant will provide infant and early childhood mental health consultation services to children under the age of 6 years enrolled in early learning centers and family child care homes in Southern Louisiana and their childcare caregivers and families. The mental health consultants (MHC) should be able to clinically conceptualize a wide variety of cases involving young children and their caregivers with challenging behaviors, attachment and/or relationship problems, developmental delays, and/or other mental health issues and make appropriate referrals. The MHC will also provide consultation and training to multidisciplinary professionals. Visits to child care providers may be made in person or remotely through a HIPAA-compliant tele-health platform. Program will provide personal protective equipment according to health department guidelines (e.g., cloth masks, hand sanitizer) for use during in person visits. Training and supervision will be provided throughout the year.