DEPARTMENT: Community Mental Health
HIRING AUTHORITY: Chief Executive Officer
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt. Overtime pursuant to Human Resources and Labor Relations policy
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to probationary period
CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) The starting time for this position is 8:30 a.m.
Under direction, facilitates, evaluates, and develops clinical training that assists in the Macomb County Community Mental Health (MCCMH) system’s workforce development.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identifies multi-level staff training needs.
Prepares, coordinates, and monitors staff development activities.
Researches and recommends program training modules and curriculum development for professional staff training.
Coordinates resources and services with the Substance Use Disorder department and arranges for system implementation as appropriate.
Facilitates the delivery of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) required assessments: Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS), Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS), Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS), and other assigned training.
Facilitates the delivery of didactic Clinical Person-Centered Planning training that provides case holders with guidance on how to develop Individualized Plans of Services.
Collaborates and coordinates with team members to plan and execute the development of future clinical, integrated health, and care delivery training.
Participates and contributes to various work groups and committees.
Updates training materials based on current information and published research.
Completes various administrative functions, including but not limited to registration, recording attendance, creating certificates of completion, and maintaining training records.
Maintains current and active professional licensure, credentialing, and privileging status by adhering to state of Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and MCCMH requirements.
Participates in staff development, planning, agency goal setting, and quality improvement.
Manages Continuing Education applications and collaborates with topic experts to provide current Evidence-Based Practices.
Applies adult learning principles to different education levels.
Assists in compliance and contract adherence monitoring for training requirements.
Maintains and updates clinical knowledge through readings, in-service training, and other activities.
Operates an automobile to perform assigned job functions.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a directly related mental health field
- Two (2) years of experience writing Individualized Plans of Services that demonstrate medical necessity
- Two (2) years of previous behavioral mental health experience
Preferred Education and Experience
- Two (2) years of experience using Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) required assessment tools: Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS), Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS), and Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS)
- Four (4) years of previous behavioral mental health experience
- Two (2) years of experience developing and delivering training content to a variety of audiences
Required Licenses or Certifications
- Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Limited Licensed Master of Social Work (LLMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist (TLLP), or Licensed Psychologist (LP)
- Possession of state licensure appropriate to position and ability to meet privileging and credentialing guidelines
- Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and operable, insured automobile for authorized travel
Preferred Licenses or Certifications
- Trainer Certification for MDHHS required assessment tools: Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS), Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS), and Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS)
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
- Applicable computer applications, including electronic learning systems and presentation programs
- Training development activities and curriculum methods
- Michigan Mental Health Code
- Mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders in adults and adolescent populations
- Organization and time management
- Using good professional judgment for the welfare and safety of consumers
- Excellent written and oral presentation skills
- Analyzing information and completing reports
- Collaborative: Approaches all situations with a teamwork and solution focused mindset demonstrated through active participation in meetings, volunteering to assist teammates and other departments as appropriate. Examples include participation in internal and external committees, subcommittees, process improvement groups or other multi-organizational initiatives
- Accountable: Takes ownership and empowers others to do the same as evidenced by identifying solutions and acting on job responsibilities and organizational objectives, daily
- Respectful: Treats people with dignity while honoring individual differences demonstrated through use of positive and encouraging statements and/or interactions to, about and/or with colleagues and persons served; evidenced by supervisor observation, feedback from other department staff and leadership
- Work in an environment which embraces the county’s Dignity Campaign
- Effectively speak, write, and understand the English
- Effectively speak, write, and understand a language other than English is preferred
- Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
- Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
- Maintain the confidentiality of information
- Work independently