Mental Health Professional

  1. Dallas,TX
  2. Jul 05, 2017
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3954 Gannon Lane - Dallas, Texas, 75237

Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc. is hiring for a Mental Health Professional job in Dallas,TX

Our Employee Benefits Include:

  • Paid Vacation after 1 year employment                      
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 2 weeks paid Winter Break                                  
  • Medical Insurance
  • 4 paid Personal days                                       
  • Dental Insurance
  • 6 paid Holidays
  • 403b Plan
  • Bilingual incentive pay

Mental Health Professional Duties:

(a) provides mental wellness services to all Head Start children in form of prevention, intervention and treatment;

(b) identifies, assesses and treats Head Start children and families for emotional/behavioral disorders through the Head Start program;

(c) provides consultation to teachers, staff and parents.

Qualifications:  

Master's degree in Mental Health, or Psychology, or Special Education with severe emotional/ behavioral disturbances endorsement from accredited University.  Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credentials issued by the Texas Board of License.  Ability to identify, assess and provide appropriate educational treatment plans for children with emotional/behavioral challenges by using standardized evaluation instruments.  Ability to train staff/parents on challenging emotions/behaviors and management techniques.  Emotional/Behavioral disorders endorsement.  Four years of experience working with preschool children with various disabilities including emotional and behavioral disorders in a classroom setting and counseling.

Location:              Special Services

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About Head Start:

Head Start of Greater Dallas serves more than 4,400 low-income, preschool age children, and their families at 46 center locations throughout Dallas County. Of these centers, three are Early Head Start Centers and one is a home-based Early Head Start Center that serves infants, toddlers and pregnant mothers.

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