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21-3095 Children's Mobile Crisis Services Mental Health Therapist

Company: Community Mental Health Authority
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesUnder the supervision of the Children--------s Emergency Services Coordinator, serves as a Master's level professional clinician performing crisis intervention services, screenings for psychiatric hospitalization and intake assessments primarily for youth and their families in the office, emergency rooms, home, and other community locations. Recommends referrals to various programs, program components and other services in the community. Consults with service providers. Responsible for case documentation. Assesses strengths by interviewing and observing consumers and their families, and in conjunction with them formulates a disposition which may include extensive safety planning. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA-CEI--------s mission, policies and procedures. Michigan Certified Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer and we encourage active military service members, veterans, and their family members to apply.RequirementsMaster--------s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required or must be obtained within
60 days of application. Possession of an appropriate State of Michigan credential is required, LMSW preferred or must have applied for and be able to obtain within 60 days of hire. One year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with Severe Emotional Disturbance and their families required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience with children with SED and families required. One year of post Master--------s experience with minors with SED and families within the past six years preferred. Experience working with other community agencies; knowledge of community resources for this population; specific training or experience with cognitive-behavioral and strength based intervention is highly preferred. Candidate will be expected to work some evening hours. Possession of a valid Michigan driver--------s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use.
Conditional Employment RequirementsEmployment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of a background verification and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, undergo and pass a Central Registry Screening, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, and verification of an acceptable driving record, educational background check and verification of an acceptable work history. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.Salary/Hours$60,097- $65,712 annually. 40 hours per week. 10am-10pm Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other Saturday.LocationFamilies Forward Lansing, MI

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