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SCIMHA OPENINGS:

Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Network Manager

Infant Early Childhood Network Manager is a leadership position will be responsible for the co-creation and oversight of the Partners for Early Attuned Relationships (PEAR) program, South Carolina's IECMH Consultation Network to support young children, their families and the professional "helpers" in their lives (childcare teachers, therapists, social workers, pediatricians, etc.) using child care as the access point. The IECMH Consultation Network Manager will: 

  • partner with community mental health centers and other site agencies to monitor compliance of host site agreements
  • assist in recruitment and provide direct reflective supervision and training to PEAR Network staff
  • build relationships with child-serving partners to create referral protocols, encourage information sharing and building cross-agency support systems
  • work with developers to refine a database to track PEAR Network activities
  • collaborate with contracted evaluators to ensure data collection and reporting is conducted in alignment and accordance with evaluation protocol
  • monitor PEAR Network consultant activities to ensure model fidelity
  • lead monthly collaboration meetings and represent the organization at public functions
  • coordinate and communicate with PEAR Network director regarding leadership tasks and implementation of the model
  • elicit feedback from PEAR Network consultants to refine the implementation of the model and create and/or edit documentation that reflects the feedback
  • provide trainings and presentations for outreach as needed

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Safe Babies Courts State Coordinator

The Safe Babies Courts (SBC) State Coordinator is a leadership position responsible for guiding implementation of Safe Babies Courts in South Carolina. The Safe Babies Courts Team™ approach transforms child welfare into the practice of child wellbeing by using the science of early childhood development to meet the urgent needs of infants and toddlers. The program uses a team approach, led by the assigned family court judge, to connect very young children and their families with needed supports and services, with a goal of advancing health and wellbeing. The Safe Babies Courts Coordinator will foster strong partnerships with key stakeholders and leaders to support Safe Babies Courts implementation at existing sites and:

  • lead the Safe Babies Courts State Leadership Team and facilitate meaningful opportunities for members to understand and inform SBC activities in the state
  • communicate with Safe Babies Courts Advisory Committee for information sharing and guidance
  • develop a systems mindset among all stakeholders to promote readiness for systems change
  • collaborate with all stakeholders in capacity building and the creation of continuous systems-level action
  • empower local leaders with the tools to problem solve and strategize for success
  • build local SBC site capacity by responding to identified needs for training, technical assistance and resources
  • facilitate coordination and collaboration among local Safe Babies Courts sites
  • work with stakeholders to promote a shared vision for SBC throughout the state
  • encourage best practices for infant and early childhood mental health
  • serve as the primary liaison with the Safe Babies Court Team™ staff at ZERO TO THREE to ensure fidelity to the SBC model
  • build state capacity for expansion and identify local site readiness
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SCIMHA PARTNER OPENINGS:

Department of Mental Health - MHC Beckman
Mental Health Professional I - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

The position is located with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Beckman Center for Mental Health Services. Service will be provided throughout the Center's seven-county catchment area. Counties include: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry and Saluda. 

Position will serve as the Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant. Consultant will serve as an advisor to early care and education providers, families and other adults who provide services to young children and their families. Consultation will be provided in early care and education settings and home settings. The Consultant will use his/her knowledge of early childhood development coupled with an understanding of family dynamics and relationship building at an individual/family, provider and community level to support the social-emotional health of very young children. The Consultant will regularly communicate with community partners to collaborate and coordinate services. 

This position will work with SCIMHA's PEAR Network. 

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Department of Mental Health - MHC Charleston-Dorchester
Mental Health Professional I - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

This position is located at 2100 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414. 

The Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Consultant will serve as a consultant to early care and education providers, families and other adults who provide services to young children and their families. Consultation will be provided in a variety of natural environments such as early care and education settings, homes and in the community. The Consultant will use his/her knowledge of early childhood development coupled with an understanding of family dynamics and relationship building at an individual/family, provider and community level to support the social, emotional and relational health of very young children. The Consultant will regularly communicate with community partners to collaborate and coordinate services. 

This position will work with SCIMHA's PEAR Network.

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SC Thrive
Care Coordinator

The Care Coordinator promotes the healthy development of children prenatally through age five and contributes to this work by assisting parents and caregivers seeking answers to questions about a child's development or behavior or linkage to services to address a developmental or behavior or linkage to services to address a developmental or behavioral health concern. Care coordinators staff Help Me Grow South Carolina's centralized access point, which serves as the hub for supporting and educating families on early childhood developmental and behavioral health and providing linkages to community-based programs and services. They create a welcoming environment so families feel valued, listened to and have their needs met. 

This position will work with SCIMHA Help Me Grow staff. 

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