Clinician - Early Childhood Mental Health

Provide comprehensive mental health services to children and their families throughout Chittenden County, while working alongside a team of clinical professionals inside of homes, and educational settings.

The Early Childhood Program offers home-based parenting education, supportive counseling for children and families, consultation, advocacy, and case management. The Program provides training, consultation, and education to caregivers and providers who support young children and families.


  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams supporting children at risk of abuse, neglect, or losing their educational/childcare placement due to extreme behaviors
  • Provide on-site consultation to HeadStart teachers, EEE teachers, childcare providers, and families
  • Develop individualized treatment plans, monitor, and evaluate effectiveness of services
  • Provide crisis prevention and intervention


  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • Experience working with youth with emotional/behavioral challenges
  • A Clinical License OR on the Roster of Non-Licensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists (See Licensing Requirement Notice below)
  • Valid driver's License and use of a personal vehicle

Licensing Requirement Notice:

Vermont regulation mandates that if you do not hold a valid license then you must be on the Roster of Nonlicensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists before you can be hired for work in this position. If you are not yet on the Roster, please begin the process immediately to avoid delay in hiring. Note this process may take 3-5 days for in-state applications and up to several weeks for out-of-state applications. Instructions can be found on the website for the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.


  • Full time position (37.5 hours/week)
  • Union eligible position
  • Exempt position
  • Annual salary of $46,644.00 ($48,691.00 with clinical license)
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.