Mental Health Consultant
Thank you for your interest in Okanogan County Child Development Association. By joining our agency, you will become part of our 50+ year legacy of providing services to children and families. The work with our families helps to increase the likelihood of family success and improve kindergarten readiness for children. You will have opportunities to support our philosophy of parents as the primary educator of their children, and make a difference every day.
About the position:
The Mental Health Professional Consultant works in collaboration with program staff and families enrolled in OCCDA programs to address mental health issues in a systematic manner that addresses early identification, on-going progress, follow up, assessment and the development of a healthy environment for children.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Knowledgeable of early childhood development
- Willingness to learn
- Ability to work as a team member
- Passion to make a difference
- Use effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Required Education and Experience:
- Licensed by the State of Washington as a Mental Health Counselor
The Mental Health Professional Consultant will aid OCCDA in fulfilling the Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP, and Rural Home Visiting Mental Health Performance Standards. The consultant will also provide support and education for OCCDA direct staff and management as well as parents of enrolled children with regards to mental health and social-emotional services. Other services may include assessments, participation in meetings, available for staff questions, and individual consultations.
The position is an independent contractor. Wages will be outlined in an agreed upon contract.
We invite you to apply to be a part of our dynamic team which provides quality educational services to children in Okanogan County and to become part of the OCCDA family. If you have any questions regarding this position or our application process please contact Josie Bent, HR Manager at 509-826-2466 or
Equal Opportunity Employer