WellPower provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do. The WellPower PLAY Program delivers compassionate, strengths-based, preventative support to early learning programs, early childhood educators, and families with children ages birth-5. Our aim is to support children’s healthy social and emotional development, including the ability to form strong relationships, solve problems, and express emotions. We are passionate, hopeful, and curious. We value being present with our clients, growing together, and laughing. Join our team and see why WellPower is consistently named one of Denver’s Top Places To Work!
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide prevention-based mental health consultation to adult caregivers caring for young children ages birth to five in preschool/early childhood settings. Consultants provide consultation to childcare center staff regarding individual children, including providing guidance about challenging behaviors. Consultants will meet regularly with staff and parents to assess and understand the child’s individual needs and work with the team to develop developmentally and culturally appropriate interventions. Observe children ( via remote observation and in-person observation) in their childcare setting to assess functioning, relationships with caregivers and other children, and “fit” in the program. Meet virtually and on-site at child care program with families to complete assessments, and provide developmental guidance and referrals, including linkage to clinical services. Actively assist families in the referral process. Observe and meet regularly with classroom staff to address classroom-level concerns that impact quality of care, Meet regularly with the childcare staff and the director to address programmatic concerns that affect the quality of care provided to the children. Provide regular trainings to center staff and parents on social/emotional topics.
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