HVI Behavioral Specialist - Contract

San Bernardino County - San Bernardino, CA

The Preschool Services Department (PSD)  is recruiting for a Home Visiting Initiative (HVI) Behavioral Specialist who provides services to preschool children in order to assist with the prevention, early identification, and early intervention of problems that interfere with a child's emotional, social, and/or cognitive development.  This position also provides information to families and staff concerning community mental health resources. 

The current vacancy is in San Bernardino, CA.
  • Preschool Services Department (PSD) and the Transitional Assistance Department (TAD) are partnering together to provide a new home visiting program to eligible San Bernardino County residents.  The program is funded by the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Home Visiting Initiative (HVI) grant.  The purpose of HVI is to support positive health, development, and well-being outcomes for parenting and pregnant women, families and infants born into poverty, expanding their future educational, economic, and financial capability opportunities, and improving the likelihood that they will exit poverty.
  • This is an 18 month contract position, which may be extended depending on funding availability.
1) Must pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
2) Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption.  CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued.  (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)
A Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Liberal Studies, or a closely related Human Services field.
 - AND -
One (1) year of experience as a behavioral specialist, case manager, counselor, or educator in a social services program which provides comprehensive services to families and children at risk.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:  A copy of legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) must be attached to your application or submitted by the filing deadline to: County of San Bernardino Human Resources – Employment Division, Attn: HVI Behavioral Specialist, 157 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440.  Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline may result in disqualification of the application.
Application Dates
2/9/19 - 2/19/19 5pm
Apply At
(909) 387-8304 EEO/ADA

How to Apply

Apply at www.sbcounty.gov.jobs

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Contact Info


Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: Temp

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Salary: 22.02 - 22.02

Posted On: February 8th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: www.sbcounty.gov/hr