Our Child First Program has an immediate opportunity for a Full Time Licensed Clinician to join their team servicing Jacksonville and surrounding areas. If you meet the qualifications below and are interested in a new, dynamic role please apply for further consideration. Competitive salary and full benefits offered.
The Child First Mental Health and Developmental Clinician partners with a Family Resource Partner to engage families who are referred to the Child First home-based intervention. Child First’s primary goal is to strengthen the caregiver-child relationship so that it serves both as a protective buffer to unavoidable stress and directly facilitates the child’s emotional, language, and cognitive growth. The Clinician uses trauma-informed CPP, a relationship-based, dyadic, parent-child treatment model, which focuses on the primary attachment relationships of the young child. The Clinician engages with both the caregiver and child in a supportive, reflective, and exploratory manner which fosters a protective, nurturing, and responsive parent-child relationship.
The Clinician’s therapeutic intervention focuses on:
1) helping caregivers understand typical developmental challenges and expectations 2) increasing caregivers’ ability to reflect on the meaning and feelings motivating a child’s behavior; 3) supporting caregivers’ problem solving; and 4) helping caregivers understand the psychodynamic relationship between parental feelings, history, and the caregiver response to the child. The Clinician also provides consultation to teachers in early care and education settings, as needed.
YOU’RE A GREAT MATCH FOR OUR TEAM IF YOU HAVE:
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