Thursday, November 4, 2010

Zero to Three Opportunity

Founded in 1977 by top experts in child development, health and mental health, ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE programs, funded projects and the organization’s leadership, please visit their website at

The Western Office Director’s main role is to advance the overall mission of ZERO TO THREE in the western United States, with a principal focus on California. He/She will oversee and manage the Western Office, which currently consists of five positions: Regional Manager of Outreach and Professional Development, Administrative Coordinator, Program Coordinator, Research Associate and Senior Policy Analyst. The Western Office Director will report directly to the Executive Director of ZERO TO THREE.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and sustaining relationships with key partners, stakeholders, foundations and other sources of support to ensure soundness and successful growth of the Western Office. Ideally, the candidate will have experience and a strong track record in the establishment
and management of relationships with funders, specifically in the Western region. Not only will initiating these relationships be important for the Director, but also nurturing and managing them over time will be key to this person’s success.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
• Overseeing implementation of all goals and objectives of the Western Office, reflecting the overall
mission of ZERO TO THREE.
• Creating and maintaining relationships with stakeholders including Board members, ZERO TO
THREE Fellows, policy makers, organizations, foundations, and the general public, to advance the
mission and keep abreast of funding opportunities.
• Creating and maintaining partnerships and collaborative relationships which advance the
programmatic and policy activities of the organization and lead to new funding opportunities.
• Identifying and expanding opportunities for growth, responding to local and regional needs which
build on ZERO TO THREE’s knowledge and expertise in program and policy.
• Ensuring effective resource management of the Western Office and its related projects including
development of fundraising strategies, proposals, and outreach to individual donors and foundations.
• Representing and serving as a spokesperson for ZERO TO THREE on local, state and regional
committees and task forces.
• In collaboration with the finance staff, overseeing the development and regular review of the annual
Western Office budget.
• Supervising major contracts and foundation grants and acting as the primary contact for west coast
• Reviewing grant proposals and reports to foundations.
• Representing ZERO TO THREE by participating in public events, attending and presenting at
conferences and workshops, in order to raise awareness of infant-toddler issues as it relates to
targeted fundraising goals.
• Conducting weekly calls with the Executive Director and the Chief Development Officer to discuss
strategy and progress related to established fundraising goals and overall Western Office operations.
• Assuring coordination and collaboration with other program areas and activities within ZERO TO
THREE (e.g. participate in Development and Program Team meetings).
• Collaborating and providing direction and leadership to staff, including overseeing recruitment,
recommending new hires, and supervising and evaluating performance of employees.
• Supervising the office and other administrative duties associated with maintaining the Western
Office leased space, including any information technology or telephone equipment subcontracts.

An undergraduate degree and an advanced degree, preferably in early childhood education, nonprofit
management, public health or a related field, is required.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package will be
provided. Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable.

If you are interested in applying for this position, email your cover letter and resume to:

Children's Institute Opportunity

Full-time position under the direction of the Regional Director of Early Childhood
Mental Health for SPA 4.

• Provide therapy for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their families in
the field. Training in Parent Child Interaction Therapy and/or Child Parent
Psychotherapy a plus.
• Provide group therapy for parents and young children. Training in
Incredible Years and/or Dina Dinosaur Social Skills a plus.
• If licensed, may supervise interns in APA-accredited predoctoral training
• If licensed, may supervise unlicensed staff
• This position travels between multiple sites in own car.

• Masters or doctoral degree in social work, psychology or related field and
advanced knowledge of child development.
• License preferred but not required.
• A minimum of 2 years experience working with young children.
• Experience with assessment of young children’s social and emotional
• Experience with dyadic and family therapy. Training in above-referenced
EBPs preferred.
• Bilingual Spanish required to work with predominately monolingual
Spanish speaking families.
• Strong organizational, written, communication and teamwork skills.
• Ability to maintain a calm demeanor while handling multiple tasks.
• Valid California Driver’s license, CA auto insurance and a safety record
acceptable to CII’s insurance carrier are required.
• The successful applicant must also complete a test for TB prior to
beginning work, and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice.
For more information, please contact:

Andrea Lockhart, Ph.D.
Regional Director, Early Childhood Mental Health
Children’s Institute, Inc.
213-385-5100 x2004

Home-SAFE/Vista Del Mar Early Head Start Opportunity

The Home-SAFE/Vista Del Mar Early Head Start program currently has an opening for a
bi-lingual, Spanish speaking Social Worker to conduct home-based psychotherapy, early intervention and case management in the Hollywood/Mid-Wilshre area.
Home-SAFE’s Early Head Start program is a cutting-edge infant mental health program providing comprehensive care to low-income families with children ages 0-3 and pregnant women.

Our agency has served the community for more than 37 years, providing crucial support to at-risk families and children. Working at Home-SAFE offers many benefits including weekly individual and group supervision by LCSWs, extensive training and skill development, excellent benefits and a warm and inviting team environment.

Duties include:
• Conduct psychosocial assessments of families and children and developmental
screenings of children.
• Provide in-home psychotherapy/counseling, developmental guidance, parent
education, family support and case management services.
• Maintain up to date documentation of all progress notes, plans, and activities in the
client file.
• Provide emergency, after hours, phone coverage on a rotating basis .

Experience working with young children and their parents
Bilingual Spanish / English
Valid California driver’s license & car

Reply subject: EHS SW

Fax -323-934-0514

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Citrus Valley Health Partners Opportunity

Job Title: Clinical Social Worker LCSW
Company Name: Citrus Valley Health Partners
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: WEST COVINA, CA, United States
Department: Social Services - QVC/CVMC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Shift/Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Degree Required: None Specified
Job ID: 11.83600-1-04974
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2010
Years Experience: unspecified
Campus/Location: Queen of the Valley Hospital
Note: Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
Complete Description

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for providing social work services to patients and their families, as a member of a multidisciplinary team and in accordance with CVHP Hospital's social work policy. Social work interventions are focused on assessment, crisis stabilization and disposition planning. The Clinical Social Worker conducts social history and provides supportive counseling to individuals and patient/families. The Clinical Social Worker collaborates with outside providers. At times, the social worker may provide service to different patient age groups, based on training and knowledge. In addition, the Clinical Social Worker may provide supervision to the students.

MSW is required from an accredited school of Social Work. LCSW is required.

Minimum of 2 years experience working in a hospital environment is pref'd. Excellent customer service skills required.

BLS required. May be required to have a current, valid CA driver's license to drive between sites.
Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits in a positive work environment. Please visit and search Job ID# 11.83600-1-04974 to apply online or to learn more, you may call Angela Bernacki, Employment Manager at (626) 858-8517. EOE/drug-free workplace.