Behavioral Health Consultant

Miami Gardens, FL
Full Time
Child Welfare
Mid Level

Cherishing Our Children Since 1977

Helping children and families help themselves to live a better life and build a stronger community.

The Center for Family and Child Enrichment (CFCE) is dedicated to help children and their families by providing the right services and solutions based on individual needs.  CFCE is constantly evolving to better support our community.

As a Behavioral Health Consultant you will facilitate access to behavioral health services for children and families involved in the dependency system. The Behavioral Health Consultant will coordinate and deliver comprehensive behavioral health services as well as assisting with locating providers, scheduling appointments and coordinating referrals for clinically indicated services.

Why join CFCE:

  • Great benefits package, including a Zero (0) cost out of pocket medical plan, 13 Paid Holidays and a competitive Paid Time Off Package
  • Making an invaluable impact in your community
  • Growth and professional development opportunities available
  • Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
    • We are a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

 Some of the Functions Include:

  • Facilitates education about treatment options, promotes engagement and ensures monitoring and follow-up care.
  • Provide brief behavioral interventions using evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation, problem-solving treatment, motivational interviewing, or other treatments as appropriate.
  • Coordinate the sharing of health information between providers and other programs.
  • Manage coordination and tracking of services referral for families involved in Dependency system and ensuring there is efficient and effective tracking referrals.  
  • Works closely with other programs staff to plan integrated services for all children and their families (e.g. behavioral health, medical, parent and community engagement).
  • Regularly oversee case managers’ documentation for mental health services compliance and monitors and tracks follow up items.

Minimum Education

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology

 Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the delivery of behavioral health services in a community mental health or primary health care environment, with a working knowledge of behavioral health diagnosis and treatment interventions.
  • Experience with screening for common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.  Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, when appropriate.  

Skills Needed

  • Ability to work with Electronic Health Record.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team setting.
  • Ability to work with clients by telephone, as well as in person.

CFCE is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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