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SUBSTANCE ABUSE THERAPIST

(C.H.O.I.C.E.S.)

Qualifications: We are seeking a licensed Master’s level counselor, social worker or psychologist with experience providing individual/family/group therapy to diverse populations. This position requires substance abuse credentials. Previous experience with Juvenile Justice involved youth preferred. Adequate transportation for frequent home visits is a must, along with valid driver’s license and auto-insurance.

The candidate must be able to meet the Michigan Department of Community Health qualifications as a Child Mental Health Professional (CMHP) (An individual with specialized training and one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families and who is a physician, psychologist, licensed or limited-licensed master’s social worker, licensed or limited-licensed professional counselor, or registered nurse; or an individual with at least a bachelor’s degree in a mental health-related field from an accredited school who is trained and has three years supervised experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families; or an individual with at least a master’s degree in a mental health-related field from an accredited school who is trained and has one year of experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families.)

Proof of licensure within defined discipline is necessary. Strong computer skills, effective communication, both written and verbal, is mandatory, along with the ability to demonstrate a high value for accountability, accuracy and reliability is required.

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

JOB SUMMARY: The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial and clerical support to the AFS, COO in an accurate, timely and professional manner.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • Demonstrates punctuality on a regular basis, with minimal tardiness and absences.
  • Schedule meetings as requested by COO.
  • Makes photocopies, faxes documents and performs other clerical functions.
  • Answering and directing COO phone calls as appropriate.
  • Coordinating and scheduling COO appointments/meetings/activities.
  • Scheduling training and/or travel arrangements.
  • Efficiently manages all incoming/outgoing mail; opens, mails and routes as appropriate.
  • Promptly responds to telephone messages.
  • Assists COO with various research projects and/or special projects.
  • Consistently organizes and prioritizes job responsibilities; able to multi-task and cope
    with the pressure of job duties/responsibilities and emergencies.
  • Completing special assignments delegated by the COO.
  • Designs, distributes and posts training announcements including but not limited to
    flyers, brochures, and various forms of electronic communication.
  • Attends to every aspect of planning including but not limited to shopping, room set-up,
    registration, refreshments, and evaluations, equipment checks, copying and organizing
    materials.
  • Accurately and promptly enters data into the computer database for record-keeping
    and reports.
  • Ensures that room set-up, meeting materials and audiovisual equipment are in order as
    needed, and as requested.
  • Accurately and proficiently prepares minutes and materials for meetings.
  • Consistently communicates with Board Members regarding meeting coordination,
    schedules and necessary interactions.
  • Assisting the COO as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the COO.
  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System.

CLINICAL CONTRACT MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY: The Therapeutic Services Clinical Contract Manager is responsible for contract oversight of child welfare cases referred to AFS for services. Duties also include authorizing, monitoring and managing service request(s) to assure that services are conducted in a timely manner with appropriately documented clinical service interventions.

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES                                                     

  • Effectively demonstrates working knowledge of the Juvenile Justice/Child Welfare System.
  • Organize and handle large quantities of work.
  • Able to view & analyze problems objectively and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work methodically, with attention to detail, to assure accuracy and meet prescribed timelines.
  • Familiar with the authorization of services.                               
  • Good customer services skills.
  • Proficient data entry skills.
  • Experience conducting monthly billing reconciliation to ensure units meet contractual standards for authorization.
  • Addresses technical assistance recommendations to Provider Network Agencies to improve services.
  • Monitor units of services rendered to clients.               
  • Effectively coordinates, conducts and facilitates group supervision, technical assistance, and trainings with Providers.
  • Attends/conducts meetings for providers or referring workers, as requested.
  • Facilitates contact with referred person and referring worker to ascertain satisfaction with authorized services.
  • Monitors and evaluates activities/services of Provider Network Agencies to ensure that services are conducted according to established standards and contracted agreements; recommends contract re-negotiations or termination schedules.
  • Accurately reviews and records approval of early terminated/completed services from Provider in data system.
  • Completes Additional Unit Requests to assure provider utilization review of required documents and provides follow-up recommendations to provider in a timely manner.
  • Attends case consults to discuss client progress and need for more services.
  • Conduct regular Provider audits according to the established schedule and/or as provider performance requires and promptly completes report of findings recommendation.

SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology). Two consistent years of experience working in the social service field. 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. Thorough understanding of clinical contract management and billing with actual experience preferred. Must be able to pass state and federal background checks.

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 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 office or community-based.

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). 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.
  • 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.

Integrated Community Based Services Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

Strong bachelor or 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. 4 days per week in the juvenile care management
agency, 1 day in office for supervision and documentation requirements.

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collaborate and interact with other AFS and CMO Juvenile Justice workers for feedback
regarding client treatment attendance and overall progress toward goals.
• Maintain current knowledge of behavioral health and consultation for treatment techniques,
criminal justice systems and community resources using in-service trainings, seminars,
workshops, and publications, maintaining the minimum necessary for credentialing
requirements.
• Effectively demonstrate working knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System and Detroit Wayne
Community Mental Health resources and services.
• Has a strong ability to communicate and advise youth behavioral health needs with CMO
worker, CMH therapists and to explain, encourage and facilitate the needs of the client and
family effectively and efficiently.
• Has an understanding of juvenile youth ready to exit residential care to assure family stability,
access to continuity of treatment and timely service provision.
• Convening integrated team quarterly and /or at transitions.
• Support the juvenile justice CMO and youth and family to receive appropriate and timely
services to better assure the youth remains stable and benefit from community supports.
Ensuring the EPSDT, medical, physical and behavioral health documentation is completed and
in the file for every Medicaid eligible SED and DD youth.
• Actively participates in team meetings and trainings.
• Maintain appropriate department, agency, and client confidentiality.
• Ability to engage in crisis intervention as necessary to assure appropriate treatment
engagement and provision.
• Follow safety protocol and procedures.
• Prepare for and actively engages in weekly supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or BSW or 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.

Parent Support Partner

JOB SUMMARY: The Parent Support Partner is responsible for partnering with families to support, educate, and empower them to use their voice, develop positive relationships with service providers, and develop skills to navigate the systems their child and family are involved with. Parent Support Partners will support families to link with community resources, develop natural supports, and engage with service providers. This will be accomplished through team meetings, home visits, and coordination with other agency service providers.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide skilled interventions as part of the treatment plan.
  • Complete and maintain accurate, timely, required documentation.
  • Attend staff meetings, supervision, coaching, and training as scheduled.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a parent and/or primary day-to-day caregiver of a child with serious emotional, behavioral, and/or mental health challenges (SED) or Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) who is currently or has in the past, received mental health services. Experience with other child serving organizations (DHS, Court, School) preferred.

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent.
  • Must have good leadership skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer, data entry and email familiarity
  • Knowledge of public and private child serving agencies
  • Ability to manage time well and work independently
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations
  • Ability to take direction
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Respect, value and support of the family and youth voice
  • Strong commitment to 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.

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.
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