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RFP - Seeking Mental Health Consultants for our 2016 Migrant Head Start Season

March 28, 2016

RFP - Seeking Mental Health Consultants for our 2016 Migrant Head Start Season

Telamon Corporation-Michigan Migrant Head Start is seeking to contract with multiple mental health consultants to assist with the social emotional needs of children 0-5 in our program and their families. We are an organization that provides Head Start and Early Head Start Services to the migrant and seasonal agricultural population throughout Michigan.

Center locations include:

Adrian, Bear Lake, Suttons Bay, Walkerville, New Era, Heart, Mears, Pullman, South Haven, Decatur, Keeler, Watervliet, Sodus, Spinks Corner, Conklin, Kent City and Sparta

Responsibilities include:

  • Visiting assigned center(s) at least 2 times during the season to complete a social emotional classroom screener.
  • Presenting on mental health at 1 parent meeting.
  • Observing children with mental health/behavioral concerns.
  • Working with teachers and parents of children with mental health/behavioral concerns to create service plans for in the school and at home.
  • When necessary, writing referrals to local mental health organizations for additional services.
  • Creating partnerships with local mental health organizations.
  • Meeting with pregnant mothers in our Early Head Start program to educate on postpartum depression if necessary.Requirements for position:
  • Master’s degree or higher in social work, psychology, early childhood or related human services field.
  • Professional liability insurance of $3,000,000 annually (can provide upon employment).Additional skills/experience preferred:
  • Bi-lingual abilities in Spanish.
  • Experience working with young children and their families.
  • Prenatal/postpartum counseling experience.

Typical program operation runs from May until December.

If you would like more information or would like to submit a bid proposal for services please contact Sheila Lax at mmhsbids@telamon.org or (517) 323-7002.

RFP - Seeking Mental Health Consultants for our 2016 Migrant Head Start Season



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