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The Children's Place

The Children's Place

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About Us

The Children’s Place is Kansas City’s leading trauma-informed early childhood education program and counseling center. With dedication, love, and the highest level of research-based care, we walk hand-in-hand with the youngest children in our community and their families as they heal from life’s deepest hurts. Here, families overcome trauma. Healing is tirelessly pursued, found, and celebrated together. Childhood is restored. Welcome to The Children’s Place: where hurts find hope.

Mission Statement:
The Children's Place: where children and families heal from life's deepest hurts.

Our Vision:
Childhood restored. We tirelessly pursue, find and celebrate healing for young children in our community who have faced trauma, enabling children to lead happy, healthy, hopeful lives.

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Jobs

Child and Family Therapist
Category: Health Care (Behavioral, Psychiatric)
Child and Family Therapist Ensures quality/effective therapeutic care is provided to children under the age of 5 years old.  The Child and Family Therapist help children and families heal from life's deepest hurts. This position provides effective treatment for children and families to strengthen relationships and increase appropriate coping mechanisms with positive behavioral responses. ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 363-1898
Fax:(816) 363-0706
Co-Lead Teacher
Category: Education
The Co-Lead Teacher is responsible for providing educational and social emotional services to a classroom of young children who have experienced some form of trauma, for providing  educational support services to the families and for actively participating on a multidisciplinary team. This is a full-time, year round position.   Job Responsibilities Build relationships with children to develop ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 363-1898
Fax:(816) 363-0706
Family Support Services Coordinator
Category: Social Services
The Family Support Services Coordinator provides trauma-informed psychoeducation to caregivers through voluntary two session in-home meetings.  The Coordinator is responsible for assessing and delivering the child’s screening results to caregivers and supports their understanding of how the child has been impacted by past events.  Job Responsibilities The Coordinator conducts quality ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 363-1898
Fax:(816) 363-0706