CONTRACTUAL- CLINICAL THERAPIST (Full-Time or Part-Time)

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Supervisor, assesses family needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual, family and group counseling sessions in accordance with professional standards; collaborates with appropriate agencies and parties within the community and the Wayne County Juvenile Justice system; and performs other duties as assigned. Timely documentation and database entry, compliance with mandatory CMH training, and fidelity to evidence-based practices are all required. Treatment sessions may be provided via telehealth, office or community-based.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related clinical field with at least a limited license in that profession (LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC, LP, LLP, TLLP). Certification as a Reliable CAFAS/PECFAS Rater. Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations required. Two years of clinical experience working within the juvenile justice system is preferred, but recent graduates with the aforementioned licensure will be considered.

The following is required for all applicants:

  • Proof of active professional licensure.
  • Current Professional Liability Insurance
  • Ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability.
  • Commitment to teamwork.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid State of Michigan driver’s license.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. INFANT MENTAL HEALTH (IMH) FIELD SUPERVISOR

JOB SUMMARRY: The C.H.O.I.C.E.S. IMH Supervisor is responsible for providing clinical supervision to staff in the following positions: IMH master’s level psychotherapists and clinical field placement trainees in social work, psychology, and professional counseling programs seeking IMH-related expertise; to include individual supervision (1xweek) and group supervision (1xmonth), with supervisions being documented within the agency’s identified supervision form; training of new IMH clinicians and field placement trainees. The C.H.O.I.C.E.S. IMH Supervisor is also responsible for providing administrative supervision to staff in the IMH master’s level psychotherapists positions and clinical field placement trainees seeking IMH-related expertise. Provide additional clinical supports to CHOICES Clinical Therapists as identified by CHOICES Director.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Submit weekly reports; that include data for each week’s date range, with a focus on the # of Referrals received, # of Case Assignments, Case Load #s per IMH therapist or field placement trainee, # of service Units reported within the IMH division of CHOICES.
  • Submission of required IMH reporting to DWIHN.
  • Participation in CMH Leadership Team Meetings as requested by CHOICES Director.
  • Participation in required State of Michigan IMH certification and/or compliance Meetings.
  • Participation in DWIHN CMH Task Force Meetings as identified by CHOICES Director.
  • Participation in CHOICES Monthly Team Meetings.
  • Participation in Integrated Treatment Team Meetings bi-monthly or more frequently per case indication.
  • Review, Approval, and Entry of Additional Unit Requests (AURs) for all CHOICES IMH therapists or field placement trainees.
  • Manage a caseload of 6 Clients, completing all IMH therapist’s service provision related tasks.
  • Weekly to Bi-weekly supervision with CHOICES Director and/or IMH Consultant.
  • Weekly/bi-weekly Review and Approval of Time Sheet Entries and Travel Expense Reports.
  • Monitoring of each staff member’s adherence to agency and program related trainings and certifications.
  • Monitoring of staff adherence to agency, department and program related policies and guidelines.
  • Completion of field placement evaluations for field placement trainees.
  • Observe staff performance in the field quarterly in the office and/or home.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited school. Proof of registration and licensure within defined area. Level II IMH Certification a must (Level III preferred). Three to five years supervisory experience. Experience in mental health/human services field. Two or more years related experience and/or training in infant and early childhood development. A complete understanding and knowledge of current federal, state, and local statues relating to the delivery of services to children and families will be essential.

Familiarity with Medicaid policies and procedures and a general knowledge of Detroit-Wayne Integrated Health Network, Michigan Department of Health Human Services, and the Wayne County Juvenile Court system will be important.

Strong computer skills. Excellent communication and interdisciplinary team skills.

Youth Peer Support Specialist

JOB SUMMARY: The Youth Peer Support Specialist is responsible for acting as a support and resource for youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED) who are receiving services in the behavioral health system. Act as a key member of the treatment team by working with youth one on one or in a group. Support youth empowerment by assisting youth in skill development in order to improve their overall functioning and quality of life. Provide skilled interventions as part of the treatment plan.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Prepare the youth to fully participate in their own meetings and treatment planning process.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, timely, required documentation.
  • Attend staff meetings, supervision, coaching, and training as scheduled.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a young adult ages 18 through 26 who is willing and able to self-identify as a person who has or is receiving mental health services as a youth and has lived experience, and is prepared to use that experience in helping other youth with a serious emotional disability (SED). Experience with other child-serving organizations (DHS, Court, School) preferred.

  • Experience as a youth in complex, child-serving systems (behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, special education, foster care, etc.) preferred
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be eligible and able to be trained in MDHHS approved curriculum and on-going
    training model
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer, data entry and email familiarity
  • Ability to manage time well and work independently
  • Ability to take direction
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Access to and ability to utilize transportation in order to perform job activities
  • Respect, value and support of the family and youth voice
  • Strong commitment to youth/parent/professional partnerships
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • This position will require flexible hours and occasional weekends, evenings, and overnight
    travel.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high value for professionalism, confidentiality, accountability,
    accuracy and reliability are a must.

HOME-BASED CLINICAL THERAPIST

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Supervisor, assesses family needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual, family and group counseling sessions in the home in accordance with professional standards; provides case management as needed; collaborates with appropriate agencies and parties within the community and Wayne County’s system of care; and performs other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  • Establishes appropriately intensive treatment planning for youth and family contact in accordance with DWIHN standards for specialized Home-Based treatment intervention.
  • Adheres to DWIHN standards for ongoing clinical supervision and training pertinent to specialized Home-Based treatment intervention.
  • Conducts individual, family, and group therapy sessions according to individualized treatment plans and in accordance with professional standards and empirically supported treatments.
  • Interviews, assesses, and identifies mental health or other problems using approved assessment instruments, social history, and consultation with community and Juvenile Justice resources.
  • Prepares reports as requested.
  • Makes treatment recommendations to appropriate agencies in order to affect a positive impact on the individual’s performance and, when necessary, collaborates with the Juvenile Justice Case Manager, DHHS case worker, or other CMH providers relating to other referrals needed.
  • Creates, maintains, and submits accurate records and documents on a timely basis and in an appropriate manner.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure a cohesive, integrated approach to client care.
  • Prepares weekly statistical service reports to assist in monitoring services rendered and billing.
  • Engages in crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Follows safety protocol and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s level behavioral health professional, i.e. in the fields of counseling, social work, or psychology. Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations required. Previous experience with juvenile justice youth preferred. Adequate transportation for frequent home visits a must, along with valid driver’s license and auto-insurance.

Proof of registration and licensure within defined area. Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal.

INFANT MENTAL HEALTH (IMH) THERAPIST

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Director, assesses infants and their families’ needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate infant and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts infant, family and group counseling sessions in accordance with professional standards and empirically supported treatments; collaborates with appropriate agencies and community partners; and performs other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  • Interviews, assesses, and identifies mental health or other problems using approved assessment instruments, social history, and consultation with community partners.
  • Prepares reports as requested.
  • Makes treatment recommendations to appropriate agencies in order to affect a positive impact on the Infant and family’s performance and collaborates with the Case Manager relating to other related referrals needed.  
  • Creates, maintains, and submits accurate records and documents in a timely manner, in accordance with agency and state guidelines.
  • Prepares weekly statistical service reports to assist in monitoring services rendered and billing.
  • Collaborates and interacts with other mental health professionals for feedback regarding client treatment attendance and overall progress toward goals.  
  • Engages in crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Follows safety protocol and procedures.
  • Prepares for and actively engages in weekly supervision.
  • Provides services primarily in the home, or when appropriate via a telehealth platform, and attempts to engage youth and family.

Qualifications: Master’s degree, licensed (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology).  Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations required. Three (3) years clinical experience working with infants and toddlers. Adequate transportation for frequent home visits a must along with valid driver’s license and auto-insurance. 

Proof of registration and licensure within defined area. Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal.

CLINICAL THERAPIST

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Director, assesses family needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual, family and group counseling sessions in accordance with professional standards; collaborates with appropriate agencies and parties within the community and the Wayne County Juvenile Justice system; and performs other duties as assigned. Provides services primarily in the home, or when appropriate via a telehealth platform, and attempts to engage youth and family.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s level counselor/social worker. Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations required. Previous experience with juvenile justice youth preferred. Adequate transportation for frequent home visits a must along with a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Proof of registration and licensure within a defined area. Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested, please submit resume tochasan@assuredfamilyservices.org

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. INFANT MENTAL HEALTH (IMH) SUPERVISOR

JOB SUMMARY: The C.H.O.I.C.E.S. IMH Supervisor is responsible for providing clinical supervision to staff in the following positions: IMH master’s level psychotherapists and clinical field placement trainees in social work, psychology, and professional counseling programs seeking IMH-related expertise; to include individual supervision (1xweek) and group supervision (1xmonth), with supervisions being documented within the agency’s identified supervision form; training of new IMH clinicians and field placement trainees. The C.H.O.I.C.E.S. IMH Supervisor is also responsible for providing administrative supervision to staff in the IMH master’s level psychotherapists positions and clinical field placement trainees seeking IMH-related expertise. Provide additional clinical supports to CHOICES Clinical Therapists as identified by CHOICES Director

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Submit weekly reports; that include data for each week’s date range, with a focus on the # of Referrals received, # of Case Assignments, Case Load #s per IMH therapist or field placement trainee, # of service Units reported within the IMH division of CHOICES.
  • Submission of required IMH reporting to DWIHN.
  • Participation in CMH Leadership Team Meetings as requested by CHOICES Director.
  • Participation in required State of Michigan IMH certification and/or compliance Meetings.
  • Participation in DWIHN CMH Task Force Meetings as identified by CHOICES Director.
  • Participation in CHOICES Monthly Team Meetings.
  • Participation in Integrated Treatment Team Meetings bi-monthly or more frequently per case indication.
  • Review, Approval, and Entry of Additional Unit Requests (AURs) for all CHOICES IMH therapists or field placement trainees.
  • Manage a caseload of 6 Clients, completing all IMH therapist’s service provision related tasks.
  • Participate in weekly to Bi-weekly supervision with CHOICES Director and/or IMH Consultant.
  • Exhibit problem solving within and across departments and agencies.
  • Experience with recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training of employees.
  • Weekly/bi-weekly Review and Approval of Time Sheet Entries and Travel Expense Reports.
  • Monitoring of each staff member’s adherence to agency and program related trainings and certifications.
  • Monitoring of staff adherence to agency, department and program related policies and guidelines.
  • Completion of field placement evaluations for field placement trainees.
  • Observe staff performance in the field quarterly in the office and/or home.
  • Completion of quarterly and annual performance appraisals for all IMH Psychotherapists and Field Placement Trainees.
  • Conducts employee disciplinary procedures with appropriate documentation according to Human Resource policy and employee relation laws and guidelines.
  • Provides ongoing support for staff growth and professional development.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited school. Proof of registration and licensure within defined area. Level II IMH Certification a must (Level III IMH Certification preferred). Three to five years supervisory experience. Experience in mental health/human services field. Two or more years related experience and/or training in infant and early childhood development. A complete understanding and knowledge of current federal, state, and local statues relating to the delivery of services to children and families will be essential.

Familiarity with Medicaid policies and procedures and a general knowledge of Detroit-Wayne Integrated Health Network, Michigan Department of Health Human Services, and the Wayne County Juvenile Court system will be important.

Strong computer skills. Excellent communication and interdisciplinary team skills.

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