Mental Health Support Specialist

Changing Tides Family Services

Posted: Feb. 8, 2019


Full time and part-time  positions provides support to children, youth and families in a variety of settings including home, school, and community; provides 1:1 behavior coaching in a home, school or community setting; provides referral and linkage to community resources; provides parent education and support as directed; performs related work as assigned.



Must be able to pass a criminal history fingerprint clearance at the DOJ and FBI level. Must possess a valid California driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a vehicle for work. Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends, and early mornings. Ability to meet with students/clients and/or their families in a variety of settings throughout Humboldt County, such as school sites, in homes, at family resource centers, at community locations.


Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, child development or related field, two years’ work experience with children, youth and families, or an Associate of Arts Degree in one of the above fields and four years of work experience will be considered. Must complete 16 hours of Pro-ACT training within six months of hire.


WAGE:            $18.00 per hour plus mileage reimbursement


BENEFITS:       Benefits for full time positions per current Personnel Policies include: paid sick and vacation days, 13 paid holidays, health, vision, life, and dental insurance, and 401(k) Retirement Plan.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed job application via email to or via U.S. mail to:

     Nanda Prato, Human Resource Director

Changing Tides Family Services

2259 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA  95501


Job description and job application available at


APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open until filled – First review Tuesday, February 20, 2018              

Changing Tides Family Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or on any other inappropriate basis in its processes of recruitment, selection, promotion, or other conditions of employment.


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