Mental Health Consultant, Early Childhood

CCTC is currently looking for a bilingual Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant. This position will be is responsible for integrating mental/behavioral health approaches and practices into multiple early childhood learning settings by supporting parents/caregivers as well as early learning center staff in meeting the mental/behavioral health needs of infants and young children.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing program consultation to early childhood learning center personnel in support of developing and enhancing positive, trauma-informed learning environments
  • Providing teacher consultation to support the use of positive classroom and individual behavioral management strategies
  • Providing classroom/child observations to identify and make recommendations for children presenting with mental/behavioral health challenges.
    Provide clinical care coordination services to link families to needed resources including behavioral health, early intervention, and other resources in the community
  • Providing consultation to parents/caregivers regarding mental/behavioral health of their children including positive parenting strategies, and psychoeducation on topics such as child developmental and the impact of adversity/toxic stress on young children
  • Providing mental health workshops for teachers/school personnel on mutually agreed upon topics in the areas of young child mental/behavioral health, social emotional development, the impact of trauma on young children, and trauma-informed care approaches
  • Providing mental health workshops for parents/caregivers on mutually agreed upon topics of interest such as social/emotional development, positive parenting techniques, parent/child relationship enhancement, and the impact of adversity/toxic stress on young children


Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field.

A minimum of one year experience in providing early childhood mental/behavioral health consultation to parents/teachers and other school personnel.

Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team setting.

The ability to work effectively with diverse cultures.

This individual will have strong organizational and leadership skills that serve to support CCTC’s mission and vision.

Must be Spanish speaking

Covid-19 vaccination required.