REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Master's Degree in Human Service field
- Professional licensure in the State of Michigan
- All Limited License Bachelor Social Workers (LLBSW), Limited License Master Social Workers (LLMSW), Limited License Professional Counselors (LLPC), and Temporary Limited License Psychologists (TLLP) must receive their permanent license (LBSW, LMSW, LPC, LLP) within 5 years from the issue date of the original limited/temporary license as published in the State of Michigan LARA system in order to continue their employment
- 1+ year experience in treating or working with disabilities
- Valid driver's license and clean driving record
- Preferred, Certification of one of the following:
- CAADC Certified Advanced Addiction Drug Counselor
- CAC-R Certified Addiction Counselor IC&RC Reciprocal
- CCDP Certified Co-occurring Disorder Professional
- CCDP-D Certified Co-occurring Disorder Professional Diplomat
- Experience providing crisis intervention services
- Experience with broad range of age groups and disabilities, including children
- Experience with persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder
- Standard met for Child Mental Health Professional and Mental Health Professional
Ability to carry equipment to the team vehicle and during intervention (approximately 35 lbs.); Be able to walk up and down multiple flights of stairs; Ability to bend at the knees; Walking, standing, and/or sitting for extended periods of time; Be able to assist in supporting 100 lbs.; Operate a vehicle safely at various times of day/night depending upon hours worked; Work in an emotionally and physically stressful situation.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Environmental Working Requirements:
Communicate in person, on phone, and via two-way radio; Ability to use computer equipment in the home of people served and in moving vehicle while partner drives; Tolerate conducting intervention outside in unfavorable conditions (i.e. summer heat, rain, and in wind/dust); Tolerate conditions in person's served residences to include smoke, pets (to include rats, snakes, cats, dogs, etc.), smells (i.e. feces, rot, etc.), etc.; Be able to quickly assess and escape a dangerous situation regardless of the environment; Work overtime and/or past scheduled shift if required by situation and supervisor; Varying times to eat and take breaks; Must have the ability to perform first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary; Ability to drive Common Ground vehicle is required.
The ability to work various shifts and hours including weekday and weekend hours; Some local travel may be required; All electronic or hard copy documents are complete, accurate, and signed prior to end of shift; Attitude and actions are aligned with the organizational mission and values; Promote a team environment; Focus on the strengths and needs of the person/families served; Adhere to established Quality Improvement Indicators; Participate in training and orientation of new staff and interns.