Therapist, Early Childhood

CALM has an immediate full-time therapist opening in Santa Barbara, CA. The therapist will provide home visitation and center-based services to children aged 0-5 years and their families. The services are designed to address problems in early childhood mental health, due to abuse, neglect, problems in the parent-child relationship, or other social-emotional challenges. Training in evidenced based practices such as Child Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Parent Child Interaction Therapy, is preferred. Position is 30 hours per week.

Requirements:

  • Licensed MFT/LCSW/Psychologist, ASW, MFT Intern or Psychological Assistant
  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Some experience in therapeutic work with traumatized children and their parents or caregivers
  • Some evening work hours expected
  • Valid CA driver’s license, insurance, and car
  • Must pass Live Scan background check
  • Bilingual English & Spanish strongly preferred

Qualified applicants please apply here.

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