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Client Service Specialist AMHS/CS

Company: Community Mental Health Authority
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Coordinator, Adult Mental Health Services/Crisis Services, serves as a professional performing a wide range of direct and indirect mental health services including answering the crisis phone lines, conducting crisis intervention encounters with individuals on the phone, providing brief Solution Focused Therapy, teaching coping skills, conducting de-escalation, aiding individuals with problem solving, connecting with appropriate level of care, and working with police, 911 call center, and other providers as needed. Additional duties include documenting contacts, providing support via data entry into the electronic records system, recommending referrals various programs, program components, or other services in the community, along with assisting with hospital referrals/placements for inpatient needs. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHAs mission, policies and procedures. CMHA-CEI is a Michigan Certified Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer and we encourage active military service member, veterans, and their family member to apply.Requirements: Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field required. Licensed Bachelors Social Worker (LBSW), or a related field degree licensure in the State of Michigan is highly preferred. A minimum of one year of professional experience working with persons with mental illness required. On a case by case basis, may assess and consider an applicant with two years of paraprofessional experience working with persons with mental illness required. Must be able to operate a computer and have the ability to gain proficiency in CMHA-CEIs computer systems including: SmartCare, and Microsoft Word. Possession of a valid Michigan drivers license and access to reliable transportation for job related use is required.Conditional Employment Requirements: Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of a criminal background check (including fingerprinting), a physical exam, verification of an acceptable Michigan driving record. Candidate must be able to pass a physical exam annually. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment application. Resumes cannot be substituted for the employment application. CMHA-CEIs promotion of diversity is fueled by the desire to seek equality of opportunity for all persons. CMHA-CEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.Hours/Salary: $ 40,638 $46,206, annually. 40 hours per week. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 8pm to 8am, and every other Saturday 4pm to 12am.Location: Adult Mental Health/Crisis Services, Jolly Rd, Lansing, Michigan.

Keywords: Community Mental Health Authority, Lansing , Client Service Specialist AMHS/CS, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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