Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant
Portland, OR

Our  Infant & Early Childhood team is seeking a Mental Health Consultant (IECMHC) to work in a collaborative project serving Albina Head Start children and their families. This position works 30 hours per week 10 months out of the year.

The IECMHC provides a broad range of mental health prevention services including infant/early childhood consultation, staff and parent training, and other mental health prevention and referral services to identified children and their families.

The position involves the implementation of evidenced based practice models, including Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (EC-PBIS).

Program:Early Childhood Consultation

Education and Work Experience:

  • Master’s level degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field, required
  •  2 years direct experience in a mental health setting providing prevention services and /or mental health therapy to children and their families
  • Knowledge of the developmental needs of children birth to 5 years old
  • Familiarity with Diagnostic Classifications of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (DC 0-3), as well as DSM diagnostic categories
  • Meets QMHP requirement under State of Oregon Office of Mental Health and Addiction Service’s Administrative rules.

Valued Experience:
• Licensure preferred but not required.
• Positive Behavior Supports (PBIS) training preferred, if not then commitment to become trained within 3 months.

Other Requirements:
• Pass a DHS criminal history background

Starting Pay Range:
Infant Early CH Mental Health Consultant                                           $20.15 – $21.45
Bilingual Infant Early CH Mental Health Consultant                           $21.96 – $23.38

About Us:
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:

Nonviolence – being safe and doing the right thing
Emotional Intelligence – managing our feelings so we don’t hurt ourselves or others
Social Learning – respecting and sharing ideas of our teams
Democracy – shared decision making whenever possible
Open Communication – saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it
Social Responsibility – everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture
• Growth and Change – creating hope for our clients and ourselves

Visit our website to learn more about our  mission and history and our strategy for accomplishing our goal of achieving significant, positive, and long-term clinical outcomes for the clients we serve.


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• Email a cover letter and resume to and reference job code “IECMHC-442 in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter. Indicate that you’re applying for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant position
• Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services following the directions above to 503-736-9759.

To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure.
The position will remain open until enough qualified applicants have responded.
We Strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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