Integrated Community Based Services Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: We are seeking a strong Master’s level clinician to join our team under the direction of the ICBS Supervisor. The ICBS Coordinator serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team to assist with navigating and understanding the collaboration between the Community Mental Health (CMH) and Juvenile Justice System. They will provide clinical consultation, psychoeducation, and care coordination to support adjudicated youths access integrated health services involved in Wayne County Juvenile Justice System based on their assigned Care Management Organization (CMO) geographical location. We serve youths that meets criteria for a Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), Intellectual Developmental Disability (I/DD), or Serious Mental Illness (SMI) designation assisting with treatment planning designed to meet their unique individualized needs. An ICBS coordinator establishes and builds rapport with community partners and case managers, monitor facilitation of youth remaining safely in the community or in a residential placement facility. Assist with ensuring therapeutic support services are implemented for specialized treatment toward specific goals and objectives; and facilitates multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings. ICBS Coordinators are encouraged to submit timely documentation for reporting service provision in JAIS to CMH Children’s Service agencies or treatment team as assigned. This is currently a hybrid position that requires one day in the office for documentation filing and at least one day at their assigned CMO location for traveling to home or residential visits as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS: LLMSW, LMSW, LPC, LLPC or related degree in mental health from an accredited school and appropriate State of Michigan licensure required. Must have a minimum of three (3) 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 Integrated Health Network, Michigan Department of Health Human Services, Wayne County-Health, Human and Veteran Services 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 integrated health and other social 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.

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.

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.

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.



ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST

JOB SUMMARY: The Assessment Specialist is responsible for performing comprehensive, strength-based psychosocial and legally sustainable assessments on youth and families referred. The goal of the assessment process is to provide accurate, appropriate treatment recommendations for the youth to potential referral sources, WC-HHVS, and the Court.

  • Accepts feedback and makes appropriate changes to reports, per recommendation and feedback of the MDT.
  • Consistently available by mobile phone during business hours (8:30am – 5:00pm)
  • Follows all safety program protocols at all times.
  • Utilizes knowledge and skills of supervisor and agency administrators to increase understanding of AFS goals and objectives.
  • Participates in weekly supervision with AS Supervisor, bi-weekly group supervision/staff meetings, monthly clinical meetings, as needed, and any others as deemed necessary by agency administrators; prepares case presentations on a rotating basis.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters in Social Work or related field with 3-5 years of experience working within the juvenile justice system for children and families with prior experience assessing, diagnosing, and providing treatment recommendations for time effective, solution oriented treatment. Professional ability to write clinically/forensically, with minimal corrections.

Proof of registration within defined area: Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, etc. Experience interviewing families in the community.

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.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE THERAPIST

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the C.H.O.I.C.E.S Director, assesses youth, adult, and family needs; develops and implements individualized treatment plans; implements interventions that facilitate youth, family, and adult progress toward specific goals and objectives; participates in multi-disciplinary case staffing and utilizes caseload management systems; conducts individual, family and group counseling sessions as well as adults 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. CAADC certification a must. Experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations including adults required. Previous experience with juvenile justice for youth and adults. 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.

PSYCHOLOGIST

JOB SUMMARY: Provides timely psychological evaluations and participates in the assessment process for clients. Activities include clinical interviewing, administration of standardized psychological tests, and coordination with the multidisciplinary clinical team. Psychologists are responsible for all components involved in the provision of psychological assessment as requested and in accordance with the policies and procedures established. Psychologists conduct evaluations both in the AFS home office and in various locations throughout the community, e.g. the juvenile court, detention centers, residential treatment centers, neighborhood youth agencies, and client homes.

QUALIFICATIONS: Limited or fully Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan (TLLP, LLP, LP). Must be able to administer standardized psychological tests to youth and adults referred by the juvenile justice, child welfare, and Community Mental Health (CMH) systems. Must be able to score and interpret the results of psychological tests and communicate this information effectively in written reports. Must be able to make recommendations indicating the best treatment services based on available clinical data for youth and adults referred by the juvenile justice, child welfare, and CMH systems.
Demonstration of a high value for accountability, accuracy, timeliness and reliability is a must.
Strong computer skills. Effective communication both written and verbal. Valid driver’s license.
If you meet the qualifications and are interested, please submit resume to chasan@assuredfamilyservices.org

GAIN ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST (MALE)

JOB SUMMARY: The Substance Abuse Services, male Global Appraisal on Individual Needs (GAIN) Assessment Specialist is responsible for providing GAIN evaluations, as well as conducting the collection and monitoring of GAIN Screen urine test samples from referred (male) juveniles and/or (male) adults for substance abuse services.

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Proficient in the use of AFS database systems, and maintains the appropriate computer skills, in order to successful accomplish all job responsibilities.
  • Experience with training others.
  • Reviews required documentation and accurately prescribes authorization for GAIN screenings and GAIN evaluations.
  • Experience reviewing SAER for juvenile’s eligibility and frequency of GAIN screenings and GAIN evaluations.
  • Experience with the completion of GAIN for youth with positive AOD screen.
  • Consistently informs all referred juveniles and/or adults of the AFS Substance Abuse process and requirements, as well as their recipient rights and the confidentiality guidelines.
  • Demonstrates appropriate precautions to prevent contamination and or/or tampering of the specimens collected.
  • Knowledgeable of the Chain-Of-Custody procedures to ensure effective urine specimens.
  • Experience completing assessments with an accurate GAIN status reports, and records results in JAIS within the required timeframes.
  • Experience completing assessments and supporting documentation within prescribed timelines.
  • Demonstrates the ability to implement problem-solving mechanisms in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Experience with timely data management practices, data reporting and result distribution to supervisor.
  • Performing other duties assigned.
  • Participates in routine, intensive trainings and supervisions to ensure that the proper data entry guidelines are consistent adhere to contract and guidelines.
  • Experience with responding appropriately to all complaints and taking effective corrective action.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in the Human Services field required. 2-3 years minimum of experience working in substance abuse service delivery and assessment preferred. 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 and effective communication skills both written and verbally. Strong computer skills a must.

Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

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.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Demonstrates punctuality on a regular basis, with minimal tardiness and absences without previously informing the supervisor.
  • Effectively assumes responsibility for screening content and accuracy of all information provided in referrals submitted for intake, as well as JAIS registration/acceptance.
  • Assumes responsibility for proficiently processing all necessary legal documentation, to provide an official acceptance and/or registration packet.
  • Requests Medicaid Authorizations and recipient identification numbers from the Department of Human Services for all committed juveniles, in a timely manner.
  • Accurately processes WRITS/Petitions on a rotational basis.
  • Proficient in interviewing families of youth referred/committed to CAFS for services.
  • Thoroughly and accurately completes 719 forms (Title IV-E) with the family in a timely manner.
  • Consistently collaborates with the court, CMO, DHS, and CPN agencies, community providers, and WC-CAFS in obtaining necessary documents and information regarding referred youth.
  • Is proficient in utilizing the AFC database systems (AS 400/JIS and JAIS) and maintains the appropriate computer skills in order to successful complete job responsibilities.
  • Consistently enters all case-specific information into JAIS in a timely, accurate, and competent manner.
  • Accurately maintains a roster of all processes of responsibility.
  • Accurately and promptly completes an activity log on a daily basis, and submits to Court AFC supervisor.
  • Provides timely and accurate feedback for all inquiries regarding submissions to the Court AFC and/or Court AFC operations.
  • Facilitates communication and professional working relations between the agency and the community, including the AFC, the court, detention and treatment facilities, CMOs, DHS, CPN employees, families and other invested parties.
  • Consistently implements appropriate problem-solving and fact-finding skills for unusual incidences, as deemed necessary.
  • Actively seeks appropriate assistance and information when met with a concern of unusual incidences outside the scope of knowledge/experience.
  • Is cross-trained in a minimum of two (2) other areas of responsibility in order to assist in office needs, as deemed necessary by the Court AFC supervisors.
  • Consistently adheres to all policies and procedures as indicated in the Juvenile Justice Services Handbook and required by the AFC.

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.

Electronic Monitoring Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: The Electronic Monitoring Coordinator (EMC) is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and processing of Youth who are court referred to Wayne County’s Health, Human and Veterans Service (HHVS) Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) Division Electronic Monitoring (Tether) Program. The EMC will follow the Jurist’s recommendations for tether and bond conditions, complete intake interviews with youth and parent/legal guardian, will ensure a safety check of the youth’s home environment for a history of abuse and neglect, felony warrants and report safety concerns to Court. The EMC will interact closely with various stakeholders to process tether requests and address any concerns and barriers; will document outcomes to assure accuracy and to expedite implementation of service.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma with some college experience preferred. Experience working in the Juvenile Justice system in Wayne County. 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 (i.e., Excel and Word preferred). Effective communication, both written and verbally.

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