Position Summary:

Employee provides mental health services and mental health consultation services to young children (infants, toddlers, and preschoolers), families, and early childhood educators on-site at multiple Head Start programs in North County. This position is for a PFCS employee who is contracted for service with a fellow community organization, MAAC.


Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Assist MAAC staff to address prevalent child mental health concerns and develop the capacity of the teaching staff and other MAAC staff to identify and address challenging behavior
  • Development of Behavioral Intervention Plans
  • Assist in implementation of strategies to identify and support children with mental health and social and emotional concerns
  • Provide strategies that include using classroom observations and consultations to address teacher and individual child needs and create physical and cultural environments that promote positive mental health and emotional functioning
  • Provide mental health support to family members as needed
  • Review the results of developmental/behavioral screeners that have been identified as atypical and assist the staff and families in developing a plan to address the concerns
  • Provide staff and parent workshops/trainings considering each site’s needs per center directors’ request (e.g., social-emotional development in children, trauma and resilience, toxic stress, behavioral management techniques, children’s mental health issues, etc.)
  • Participate in Mental Health Team Meetings with MAAC staff
  • Completes required charting
  • Gathers and reports data and all required information for program documentation and evaluation


Bilingual (Spanish fluency) required. Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field. Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate. A minimum of one year of related experience in direct child, youth, and family mental health services with relevant experience with young children. Must possess a valid driver’s license and adequate auto insurance. DOJ/FBI fingerprint clearance and a negative TB result are required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $27.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Spanish (Required)


  • BBS License (Preferred)

To apply, email resume to: Edralyn Botz, Human Resources & Administrative Coordinator