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Infant Mental Health Specialist

Community Bridges

Community Bridges is a nonprofit agency supporting individuals and families who experience a disability throughout Merrimack County and northern Hillsborough County.

Other areas in which we have community presence include:

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • START Services
  • Early Supports and Services
  • Vocational
  • Partners in Health
  • Residential Care

Community Bridges is a leader in the delivery of and advocacy for innovative supports to individuals who experience intellectual disabilities and their families.


Participates in transdisciplinary assessments and the writing of assessment reports, providing expertise the areas of family systems, psycho-social issues, adult and child psychology and behavior and social/emotional development, participates in the development of the IFSP, provides transdisciplinary services, family therapy; service coordination, offers parent education and support.  Also provides consultation to other staff and other agencies with whom we collaborate.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy or related field;  license preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience in the mental health field required; home based experience and experience participating on transdisciplinary team preferred. Must have a valid NH driver’s license, a safe driving record and has access to a reliable vehicle.

Responsibilities:
  • Serves families regardless of; disability race, religion, sex, ethnicity, illness, sociological or financial circumstances.
  • Provides services in home/community environments for eligible children.
  • Participates in transdisiplinary assessments and writes multiple areas of assessment reports.
  • Complies with State and Agency policies regarding confidentiality.
  • Provides transdisciplinary services, therapeutic and behavioral support.
  • Attends and participates in group and individual supervision, administrative meetings, in services and other training events.
  • Assists family members with management issues and coordination with other          community agencies.
  • Provides guidance, support, and information to families and helps to coordinate with community agencies.
  • Maintains records and documents services as required.
  • Maintains daily schedule according to assigned caseload.
  • Provides parents with support, information, assistance and advocacy throughout       services and transition process.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the field and attends relevant continuing education events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Maintains training in and uses Universal Health Precautions to protect self, staff, child, and family health.
  • Represents Community Bridges services to the community and maintains a positive image in the community at large.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Reports and documents all cases of suspected abuse and neglect to supervisor and to the State of New Hampshire in accordance with state law and agency policy
  • Must have knowledge and comfort with providing home based services within a transdisciplinary model.
  • Has strong knowledge base in typical and atypical infant and toddler development.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge concerning Part C philosophy and regulations.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work environment- Works flexible hours to meet family’s needs throughout service area.
  • Physical demands—the physical demands of the job, including bending, sitting, lifting and driving.
How to Apply:

Please send resume to:

HR@communitybridgesnh.org

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: October 22, 2019

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