Integrated Community Based Services Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: Strong masters level clinician that under the direction of the ICBS Supervisor, provides clinical consultation, support and guidance regarding the access to and participation in behavioral health services of Wayne County juvenile justice CMO SED and DD youth and family needs; timely submission of individualized treatment plans; collaborative relationships with care management providers, implements direction and monitoring that facilitates youth remaining safely in the community and benefiting from therapeutic supports and treatment toward specific goals and objectives; facilitates multi-disciplinary case staffing and; timely documentation, reporting and documents the service provision in JAIS, monitors and assures follow up by CMH Children’s Service agencies and performs other duties as assigned. This position is currently hybrid, with one day in the Main Office, and possibility of one day CMO.

QUALIFICATIONS: MA/MSW or related degree in mental health from an accredited school and appropriate State of Michigan licensure required. Must have a minimum of five (5) years recent experience in mental health/human services field.
Familiarity with Medicaid policies and procedures and a general knowledge of least two (2) of the following systems: Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency, Michigan Department of Human Services, Wayne County Department of Children and Family Services (juvenile justice), and the Wayne County Juvenile Court system will be important.
Must have knowledge of Systems of Care philosophy and principals. Must be a skilled observer and communicator with understanding mental health service systems.

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

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Supervisor, assesses client (youth/adult and family) needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth/adult and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual (youth/adult), 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 (youth/adult)/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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Supervisor, assesses clients (youth/adult and family) needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth/adult and family progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual (youth/adult), 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.

Qualifications: Master’s level counselor/social worker. Experience providing individual (youth/adult) /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.

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

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.

CLINICAL THERAPIST (ADULT)

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Supervisor, assesses clients (adults) needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate adult progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual (adult), family and group counseling sessions in accordance with professional standards; collaborates with appropriate agencies and parties within the community; and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s level counselor/social worker. Experience providing individual (adult) therapy to diverse populations required. Previous experience with adults required. 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.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP)

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of AFS’ Chief of Clinical and Program Services, conduct psychiatric evaluations, diagnose mental disorders and related behavioral health issues, prescribe psychotropic medication and conduct psychiatric medication reviews according to federal, state, and local regulations. The PNP would serve as a member of the agency’s multidisciplinary treatment team in the provision of outpatient mental health assessment, diagnostic, and treatment services in the context of an integrated health model. The PNP would be expected to serve populations of both court-ordered families (i.e. juvenile justice and child welfare cases) and families from the Wayne County community in general. The PNP would be required to generate written Psychiatric Evaluation Reports within contractually mandated timelines for distribution to the Third Circuit Judicial Court, Wayne County’s Care Management Organizations (CMOs), and AFS’ other authorized community partners. The PNP also would be required to conduct evaluations in Wayne County’s licensed youth detention centers to make level of care determinations for adjudicated youth remanded to out-of-home residential care.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters or better in Nursing from an accredited program. Proof of current Michigan licensure and certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Experience providing direct patient care services to clients in a general medical setting.

Two-three years of proven work experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; knowledge of medical guidelines and procedures regarding examination, therapy and recovery. Familiarity with advancements in medical technology and current expertise. Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task. The ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability are a must.

Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal. Valid driver’s license.

COURT INTAKE SPECIALIST

JOB SUMMARY: The Court AFC Intake Specialist is responsible for processing all court documentation and court-ordered referrals for required services, and assigning service providers and/or CMO agencies.  In addition, the Intake Specialists screen all legal documents for proper form, content and accuracy before transmitting documents to the Court.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Work, or related field (preferred). Adequate knowledge of Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare and Social Service programs practices and processes preferred.  Excellent computer skills are a must, specifically Excel, and must have exemplary organizational skills. Ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability are a must. Individual will have excellent administrative writing skills, be able to multi-task and be an effective communicator.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $33,000.00 – $35,000.00 per year

SCHOOL SERVICES CLINICIAN

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 utilizing telehealth in accordance with professional standards; collaborates with appropriate agencies and parties within the community , DPSCD, and Wayne County system of care; and performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s level counselor/social worker. Proof of registration and licensure within defined area. Experience working in a K-12 school setting preferred. Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations utilizing telehealth services required. Ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability are a must. Must have exemplary organizational skills with an acute attention to detail.

Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal. Adequate transportation for frequent school and office visits a must along with valid driver’s license and auto-insurance.

CASE MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY: Accomplishes integrated coordination of care and supports for services provided within the agency, as well as facilitation of referrals to meet assessed needs and clinically indicated services within the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related discipline in the social sciences. Appropriate professional licensure for discipline; A fundamental understanding of mental illness and developmental disability and the functional impairment that they may cause; Valid State of Michigan driver’s license, vehicle and automobile insurance; the flexibility to engage in professional interviewing; and the ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability are a must. Good documentation skills; good decision making; good verbal and written communication skills; conflict resolution skills; and the ability to connect with children are essential. Familiarity with the Wayne County Juvenile Justice and Community Mental Health systems is preferred.



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