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Mental & Behav Health Coach

Company: Eliot Community Human Services
Location: Malden
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

MSPCC a division of Eliot, is seeking a Mental and Behavioral Health Coach that has experience working with young children with challenging behaviors and/or mental health issues.

Our Early Childhood MH Consultation program works with early education, care, out of school programs & families to respond to the social-emotional, behavioral & mental health needs of children. Early assessment, through classroom observations, standardized tools & family meetings, facilitates the implementation of strategies that aim to improve social-emotional development. Strengthening the collaboration between parents & childcare providers ensures the best results for children in the home & school environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health assessment, treatment and care coordination services to children, adults and families.
  • Ensure compliance and maintain standards of care stipulated by Agency policies and procedures, program specifications, Medicaid, Managed Care Organizations, DEEC, CBHI, DPH and other applicable regulations.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required and regularly meet with supervisor in accordance with Agency policies and to carry out supervisory directives to ensure quality and efficient practice.
  • Effectively participate and/or facilitate in care planning meetings with other professionals, agencies and collaterals for the delivery of coordinated client care according to program specifications.
  • Perform all professional and administrative functions to provide appropriate services to clients including adequate, complete, and timely documentation of client record materials, billing, reports, etc.
  • Conduct telephone and on-site consultation to childcare program staff and parents/guardians.
  • Observe children in their childcare settings to assess social-emotional functioning.
  • Administer and interpret social-emotional assessment and behavior screening tools.
  • Facilitate meetings with teachers/providers and parents/guardians to provide observation feedback.
  • Provide social-emotional resources to support children's social-emotional skill development.
  • Develop behavior support plans for children.
  • Make recommendations for classroom modifications to support children with social emotional issues or challenging behaviors.
  • Assist with referrals for additional services, including referrals for mental health services.
  • Provide short-term crisis intervention support.
  • Meet established productivity target.
  • Enter all documentation and billing requirements into the electronic medical record within established deadlines.

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Keywords: Eliot Community Human Services, Malden , Mental & Behav Health Coach, Other , Malden, Massachusetts

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