Job Summary: Utah Community Action is accepting applications for a Mental Health Liaison. Make $17.14-$23.09/hour depending on experience and education. We offer medical, dental, vision, life, accident insurance, 401K, short and long-term disability, $2,400 HSA Match. This is a full time, non-exempt position.
Primary Responsibilities: Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of program functions in assigned areas to ensure effective delivery of services to children and families.
Responsible for the implementation of mental health services to meet the needs of both Head Start and Early Head Start.
Develop collaborative relationships with mental health professionals and agencies in the community.
Develop and train staff and families (both formally and informally) on a variety of mental health and parenting topics.
Collaborate with Head Start and Early Head Start staff to develop and implement Mental Health interventions in the classroom to support children and families.
Collaborate with teaching teams and families to ensure that appropriate referrals to mental health agencies are provided, as needed.
Regularly conduct classroom visits (virtual and in-person) to model for and support the classroom teams in implementing interventions.
Work collaboratively and communicate openly with all departments to ensure that all program operations support the delivery of high-quality services to families and children in Head Start/ Early Head Start.
Partner with parents to gather information regarding their child's mental and social emotional health and provide support and referrals as needed.
Collaborate with teaching teams to follow up and monitor social emotional screeners (ASQ-SE).
Collaborate with the Health Care team and Family Advocate to support mothers enrolled in the prenatal program and administer postnatal screenings to monitor mental health needs.
Desired Qualifications: Qualifications: A degree or advanced degree in mental health field such as social work, school counseling, psychology, mental health counseling, human development and family studies, or related field required. 1 year of previous experience working with children and/or families is required. Previous Head Start experience preferred.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Additional information for this and all other open positions can be found at under Find a Career

Criminal background check, drug and alcohol testing is required. Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required.

Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.
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Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $17/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $23/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 09/11/2020
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA


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Contact Name: Human Resources