Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a nonprofit, 505-bed pediatric-care facility dedicated to excellence in care, research and teaching. We are a major pediatric clinical research center, working in collaboration with world-renowned institutions, including UC San Diego and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. About the Developmental Evaluation Clinic: DEC offers developmental evaluation and referral services for infants, preschoolers and school-age children. The goals of our evaluations are to:
• Determine the significance of delays and behavior problems. • Determine the need for further assessment/intervention. • Provides individual and family psychotherapy using a trauma informed approach and evidence based modalities (training in PCIT can be provided) • Recommend participation in educational or therapeutic programs. • Link children and families to needed services. • Provide comprehensive reports to parents and providers.
The Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist applies principles of behavioral health practices to provide patients and families with assessment, interventions, support, advocacy, and case management as a primary provider and/or as ancillary support to the primary medical provider. Practices as a member of multi-disciplinary team in the provision of clinical intervention and support to patients and families. Assesses, develops treatment plans, and intervenes to address the needs identified in the assessment and by the Team. Utilizes knowledge of culture, age, and developmental stages to develop treatment plans and provide interventions, either as an independent practitioner or as a member of a clinical team. Also may provide support and debriefing to RCHSD staff following traumatic events. As assigned, will provide supervision to Interns & unlicensed staff. May also participate in administrative duties, as assigned by the Supervisor.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field 2 years of experience and/or 2 years of pediatric professional experience California Licensure preferred Bilingual preferred
Internal Number: 5955
About Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a nonprofit, 505-bed pediatric-care facility dedicated to excellence in care, research and teaching. We are a major pediatric clinical research center, working in collaboration with world-renowned institutions, including UC San Diego and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
At Rady's Division of Developmental Services, we offer programs that identify, evaluate and treat children with developmental delays, disabilities and injuries. Through intervention and treatment, the Developmental Services teams work to prevent secondary behavioral and developmental problems, helping children to reach their full developmental and functional potential.