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Disabilities and Mental Health Specialist

Community Action Council
Lexington, KY Full-time
Posted on October 30, 2019

To access full job descriptions, please go to (Click the CAREERS tab and follow the instructions to apply online) Disabilities and Mental Health Specialist (Fayette Co.) Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties is currently accepting applications for the position of Disabilities and Mental Health Specialist. The position is directly responsible for ensuring mental health and disabilities services in all child development centers are in compliance with child care licensing, Head Start Performance Standards, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). In collaboration with Early Head Start Partnership Directors, this position provides technical assistance to center staff that meets funding source requirements and to ensure program outcomes.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or early childhood special education, psychology, sociology or specific licensure in a therapeutic discipline field required. Two years of relevant experience. Must obtain a T.B. skin test, as well as any other screenings, physicals, and testing required by the funding source, licensing and/or regulations.
Closing Date: November 14, 2019 Salary: $38,334.40 - $42,167.84 (plus excellent benefits)10% salary differential for bilingual applicants (English/Spanish)Applications may be obtained at any agency office or by writing or calling or via internet: Community Action Council, P.O. Box 11610, Lexington, Kentucky 40576; (859) 233-4600 or 1-800-244-2275; http://cacsql/EpicorHCM for internal employees; and for external applicants and click on jobs to access all job vacancies.