The function/purpose of this position is to provide clinical social work and counseling services for assigned members, often who have a Mental Health Axis I diagnosis; to ensure members displaying undesirable behaviors are managed effectively and skillfully; to provide individual, group, and family counseling with the ability to make independent clinical judgment; to promote a change in behavior towards abstinence and prevention of alcohol and/or drug abuse; to meet with staff from other disciplines or service areas to resolve problems, to integrate and coordinate activities and responsibilities; to mediate issues that arise among members, families and staff; and to assure a multidisciplinary approach to member care.
The MVH of Chesterfield Twp. Provides skilled and long term care for 128 members.
A significant number of these members have a substantial cognitive, thought and mood disorder which significantly impairs judgment, behavior, and capacity to recognize reality or ability to cope with ordinary demands on life.
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Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree in social work.
Clinical Social Worker 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Clinical Social Worker 10
One year of professional experience providing social casework and treatment services in a clinical setting equivalent to a Clinical Social Worker 9.
Clinical Social Worker P11
Two years of professional experience providing social casework and treatment services in a clinical setting equivalent to a Clinical Social Worker, including one year equivalent to a Clinical Social Worker 10.
Additional Requirements and Information
Registration as a social worker by the Michigan Board of Examiners of Social Workers.