The Early Childhood Specialist Case Manager is responsible for addressing social determinants of health and other risk factors that impede healthy development, focused primarily on children ages 0-3. Services include, parent coaching and team consultation, with the goal of promoting early child mental health, resilient parent/child relationships, as well as supporting the achievement of positive intervention outcomes for assigned clients.
As an ECSS Case Manager, you will:
- Effectively collaborate with client’s care team, including medical providers, family members and support system, and promote a team-based approach to care to include productive communication.
- Provide patient/family psycho-education that promotes awareness and understanding of child development and area resources.
- Demonstrate engagement practices and skills to form connections with clients and individualize approach based on client need and stage of change
- Ensure that service delivery practices are ethical, culturally competent, trauma informed, respectful of diversity and inclusion, welcoming and geared to custom service satisfaction.
- Be compliant with regulatory, accreditation, contract and best practice standards.
ECSS activities are performed primarily in the Pen Bay Health Center and via remote connection as project teams determine based on needs and social distancing guidelines. Home/community visits may also be required.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a specialization in early childhood development/education, psychology, behavioral health, social work, special education, or closely related field is required.
- License/Certifications: Eligibility for LSW licensure preferred. Valid Driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance.
- Experience: 1+ year of experience in the field of early childhood development. 2+ years of experience working with children and families within a broad spectrum of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds is required. Prior experience with parenting education, coaching is preferred.
- Excellent computer skills are required: Microsoft Word, Excel and use of electronic consumer record software
- Knowledge and commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers