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In collaboration with MTB National Office staff, serve as a mental health home visitor for Minding the Baby? (MTB), a home-based nursing and mental health intervention for young, first time mothers and their babies developed at Yale University. As part of an integrated mental health and nursing team, conduct assessments of infants, mothers, and their families; and deliver services ranging from consultations and case management to intensive crisis intervention.
Master's Degree in Social Work or similar mental health field, and at least one year of experience in a psychiatric care setting, or the equivalent combination of experience and education.
Knowledge of dynamic theory and practice, infant-parent psychotherapy or child-parent psychotherapy, parent and early child development, trauma, attachment, reflective functioning; current knowledge of mandated reporting requirements; home visiting experience preferred. Infant Mental Health Endorsement? (or equivalent) encouraged.
LCSW from the State of CT.
1. Strong clinical and case management skills. 2. Organizational skills to coordinate home visiting component of project. 3. Strong writing skills for case notes and reports to Yale model developers as requested. 4. Conversant in infant and adult diagnostic systems. 5. Preferred: Ability to speak fluently in Spanish and English; training in mindfulness approaches to stress.
Home based model requires travel to client homes in the greater New Haven area. Must have the physical ability to carry 10 pounds and participate in "on floor" developmental activities with infants and toddlers.
LCSW Required. In collaboration with the Minding The Baby National Office, serve as a mental health home visitor.
As part of an integrated mental health and nursing team conduct assessments and deliver services ranging from consultations, developmental education and case management to intensive crisis intervention.