Early Childhood Home Visitor
Program Summary: The Home Visiting programs at St. David’s Center promote optimal child development and healthy relationships for families that are impacted by significant challenges such as stressful relationships, financial challenges, or mental/chemical health concerns. Our Early Childhood Home Visiting Program uses the Parent’s as Teachers (PAT) model to deliver developmental guidance, emotional support, resources, and therapeutic intervention to families with children ages zero (prenatal) to five. The Home Visitor focuses on supporting healthy parent child interactions and family well-being.
Position Overview: St. David’s Center is seeking Home Visitors responsible for providing intensive, long-term, relationship-based home visiting services to parents and their infant/children. The practitioner attends to the many relationships involved including: the parent-child relationship, the parent-practitioner relationship, the child-practitioner relationship, and the relationships with other professionals working with the family.
- Providing concrete resources, emotional support, developmental guidance, relationship assessment and support and advocacy for client needs
- Attending to the therapeutic relationships and family’s past experiences which results in better family engagement and improved family outcomes.
- Effectively completing documentation required by agency and Parent’s as Teachers requirements which results in compliance with HIPPA, and PAT accreditation.
- Remaining open, curious, and reflective about families and self in relationship with families
This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David’s Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.
Schedule: part-time and full-time opening, M-F.
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of 2,000 hours (1-year, full time) of supervised experience in mental health and/or developmental services with children and/or families
- Knowledge/experience within communities of color
- Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and an acceptable driving record
- Ability to build and maintain relationships
- Self-awareness, curiosity, sound judgment
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Empathy and compassion
- Understanding of pregnancy/early parenting; infant and young child development; attachment, separation and loss; relationship-based practice; reflection; conflict resolution; and family centered work
- Home visiting experience
- Parent’s as Teachers experience
- Infant Mental Health endorsement level 2 or 3
St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Keywords: Home Visitor; Psychology; Social Work; Child Development; Marriage & Family Therapy; Counseling; Public Health; Mental Health Practitioner; Family-centered Work; Infant Mental Health
- Pay Type Hourly
- Minnetonka, MN, USA