The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health that treats the whole child and the whole family.
Together with our community partners, we offer meaningful solutions that address mental, physical and behavioral health, abuse and neglect, and poverty challenges currently faced by over 100,000 children in the Greater Detroit area.
The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking a Contingent Clinician in our Family Assessment & Intervention Services Program.
This position will be responsible for some the following:
• Monitor overall service plan implementation, making recommendation for services, level of care and discharge as needed.
• Using a Family Centered Planning model; coordinate and monitor delivery of services and implementation of behaviorally specific treatment goals and objectives for assigned clients including the assessment, treatment, coordination of referral for additional coordination of services.
• Complete case documentation and maintain client case records and other reports within funding, accreditation and Agency guidelines.
• Ensure that all services meet contractual obligations and applicable billing requirements
• Maintain ongoing communication and follow up with assigned clients to facilitate treatment.
• appropriate assessment tool, such as CAFAS, PECFAS, DECA as programmatically indicated.
• Maintain clinical records, report, case notes, etc. in the appropriate electronic record systems.
• Maintain a flexible schedule in order to appropriately deliver services to meet client needs in the home, school, community or agency by working evening and weekends.
• Collaborate and maintain professional standards and conduct when interacting with clients and their families, agency staff, community resources and all others while performing job responsibilities and duties.
• Utilize the ICD-9 and DSM-IV to determine diagnosis.
• Develop a Person/Family Centered treatment plan.
Must be able to work weekdays 4:00 - midnight shift as needed
To qualify for this position you will need:
• Master’s degree in mental health related field such as; social work, psychology, or/and counseling.
• Must have a license in the state of Michigan for the coordinating degree and maintain license throughout employment. Meet and maintain eligibility criteria to be credentialed per the MDCH Qualifications Guidelines.”
• State of Michigan Full or Limited License (LLMSW, Professional Counselor, Psychologist) - Full License preferred
• CAFAS or PECFAS Certification a plus
• 1 year of experience engaging children and families within a framework of cultural competency
• Ability to assess, diagnose, develop treatment plans and provide crisis intervention
• Good assessment / diagnostic / treatment planning skills.
• Prior experience in providing and managing mental/behavioral health services and Evidence-Based Practices preferred.
• Previous experience using an electronic medical records system preferred.
• Knowledge of person-centered planning and family centered practices and prior experience or the ability to work with a variety of service providers employing a system-of-care philosophy.
• Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills related to windows navigation, Microsoft Office and general office equipment.
• Must be able to provide clearance that there is no record and/or convictions as a perpetrator of child abuse and/or neglect in the State of Michigan Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry and other states of residency over the past 5 years.
• If position requires driving, you must be able to provide proof of having a current, valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and current automobile insurance.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and with an interdisciplinary team.
• Ability to effectively manage time, information, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to traverse stairs and other uneven terrain to gain access to and to maneuver throughout offsite locations including residential homes, office buildings and special event locations.
• Ability to prepare and inspect documents in hard copy or electronic format.
• Ability to tolerate exposure to computer screen and operate computer/keyboard and other office equipment on a frequent and/or continuous basis.
• Ability to receive and exchange information and accurately and effectively communicate and converse with others.
• Ability to lift up to 10 Lbs.
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Starting salary range of $38,000 which can increase at time of offer based upon years of relevant experience, with an additional increase for full licensure.