Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift
Serves as a professional behavioral health provider embedded in primary care and specialty settings. Is responsible for providing behavioral health services to assist patient and their support systems in managing mental health conditions and related psychosocial problems more effectively. Services include assessment, screening, treatment planning, crisis intervention, provision of short-term, brief therapy, referral, consultation, behavioral care management and advocacy. Collaborates with other members of the health care team or community-based services as needed to improve client access and provide continuous, comprehensive, and affordable health care. Practices following the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers.
What the Behavioral Health Resource Specialist will need:
Minimum: Accredited Master's level program in clinical social work.
Minimum: Licensed by the Michigan Board of Social Work as a Limited Licensed Master's Social Worker with clinical designation.
Preferred: Fully licensed by the Michigan Board of Social Work as a Licensed Master's Social Worker with clinical designation and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification.
Minimum: Two years of experience in health care social work and/or counseling/psychotherapy.
What the Behavioral Health Resource Specialist will do:
Completes screenings and intake assessments as well as review of clients' electronic health record (EHR) and other pertinent documents.
Makes a diagnosis by utilizing critical thinking, synthesizing and analyzing the collected data, and using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to assist in clinical case formations.
Selects and completes appropriate therapeutic interventions based upon clinical knowledge base, critical thinking, and educational background to formulate an appropriate behavioral care plan. Develops goals and interventions in accordance with evidence-based practice and client agreement.
Provides short-term psychotherapy and/or counseling for individuals, families, and groups. Supports a recovery-focused environment and client-centered treatment approach.
Provides triage, comprehensive biopsychosocial and psychiatric assessment, consultation and behavioral care management and support.
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