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

Diversion and Court Services Administrative Assistant

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring all incoming calls are answered in a courteous and professional manner, handling department inquiries, and managing the Diversion Services office area. Responsible for any other clerical duties requested by the Diversion Supervisor and Director of Court Services. Provide expertise to acquire, manage, manipulate, and analyze data and report results. The position ensures that proper data documentation occurs, is timely and reported correctly, and assures contract obligations are met. Provides clerical assistance in other departments, as needed, to ensure efficient operation.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • Greets and assists the public and answers all incoming phone calls in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of Juvenile Justice, Education, Child Welfare, and Social Service programs.
  • Performs routine to moderately difficult clerical duties according to established agency policies and procedures.
  • File various documents and sensitive information while maintaining the databases and filing system.
  • Provide direct support in developing, publishing, and disseminating reports and presentations, including compilation of data, creating charts and tables, designing reports, and incorporating input from various sources.
  • Assist with the cleaning and standardization of data. Extract and analyze data to identify errors and inconsistencies and work with appropriate individuals to resolve data inaccuracies/inconsistencies.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Information Management, Statistics, or related fields from an accredited college or university. Two to three years of experience preferred in office management and customer service. Skills in various computer applications and reporting tools including, but not limited to, MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with databases, data query, and data access. Ability to work with large data sets, verify and check data thoroughly for accuracy and completeness. Ability to work rapidly with high precision to ensure accuracy and meet prescribed timelines.

Must have exemplary organizational skills.

The ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy, and reliability is a must.

Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

JOB SUMMARY: The Therapeutic Services Clinical Supervisor under the direction of the Therapeutic Services Director is responsible for training, supervising and evaluating the Therapeutic Services Clinicians in an effort to ensure clinicians are providing assigned clients with quality services, in accordance with achieving the defined departmental goals and objectives.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of the Child Welfare System.
  • Recruits, interviews and hires employees.
  • Instructs, trains, and advises staff related to their job duties and changes in policies, procedures or work standards.
  • Provides periodic in-service trainings with staff to ensure that department staff understand compliance obligations and demonstrates improvements where needed.
  • Facilitates regularly scheduled staff meetings; conducts individual supervision of staff as scheduled.
  • Assures that the services being offered are of high quality and are in accordance with the goals and objectives of the funding source(s) and agency.
  • Experience in the use of database systems to review data, generate reports and evaluate outcomes.
  • Experience with preparing for audits and ensure audit compliance.
  • Experience with tracking, compiling and reporting program statistics.
  • Keep the Director of Therapeutic Services and/or his/her designee abreast of programs, services, and/or staff needs for training and development.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Therapeutic Services Director, or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Master’s level clinician (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology), fully licensed preferred. 3-5 years working in social service field. 3-5 years of experience providing individual, family and group therapy. 3-5 years of Supervisory Experience. Child Welfare system in Michigan experience preferred. Well Organized and Strong Communication Skills. Substance Abuse Experience a plus. Extensive experience in service coordination and understanding of treatment modalities for clients with clinical issues of substance abuse, adult and child mental health and family services coordination required. Ability to work rapidly with a high degree of precision to ensure accuracy and meet prescribed timelines.

Proof of registration within defined area: Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, etc.

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