Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children, specifically those who have special difficulties in learning, succeeding in school, or who struggle to maintain successful friendships and relationships? The Children's Center Developmental Disabilities Services program is designed to meet the unique needs of children who have been diagnosed with an intellectual or developmental disability. We are seeking a behavioral health clinician to work in our outpatient office, located in the Midtown area of Detroit.
The DDS program provides opportunities for our clinicians to work within a team of their peers, support coordinators, psychiatrists, psychologists, and BCBAs to ensure our services are of high quality and meet the needs of our families. In this role you would receive ongoing training in the use of Applied Behavioral Analysis and other evidence-based strategies, which in turn allows the clinicians to implement the most appropriate interventions to their clients. In addition to ongoing training, this position will allow for the opportunity to grow and develop skills not only in individual and family therapy practice, but also developing skills in facilitating group therapy during our ongoing social skill group sessions.
Does this sound like the position for you?!
As part of your role as a Developmental Disabilities Clinician you will be responsible for some of the following:
- 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 referrals and additional of services with outside providers.
- Maintain a flexible schedule in order to appropriately deliver services to meet client needs in the home, school, community or agency and by working evening and weekends.
- Ability to manage/conduct individual and family therapy sessions with children with multiple delays (i.e. lack of communication skills, repetitive behaviors, poor boundaries, limited safety skills, poor emotional regulation, etc.).
- Provide a variety of services to assigned caseload, such as individual, family, group therapy, case consultation, advocacy, crisis intervention, referral for short-term and long-term hospitalization, etc. with a focus on ABA specific skills for interventions.
To qualify for this role you will need:
- Master’s degree in mental health related field such as; social work, psychology, or/and counseling.
- State of Michigan Full License (MSW, Professional Counselor, Psychologist) – Full License required.
- CAFAS or PECFAS Certification a plus.
- A minimum of 1 year experience in a program that diagnoses, evaluates, and treats minors and their families in a community based setting as needed.
- A minimum of 1 year of clinical experience with children or adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) required.
- Ability to assess, diagnose, develop treatment plans and provide crisis intervention.
While you are taking care of our clients, we want to take care of you!
TCC offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package including:
- Medical & prescription coverage with a minimal employee contribution
- 100% employer paid dental & vision coverage for all full time staff members & eligible dependents
- Employee life insurance & optional dependent life Insurance
- Accident & critical illness insurance
- 403(b) thrift plan with employer match after 1 year; fully vested after 2 years
- Employee assistance program
- Continuing education & full licensure stipend
- Longevity pay after 3 years
- 160 hours of paid time off your 1st year, 200 hours your 2nd year, up to 280 hours
- 10 paid holidays
- Approved site for the National Health Services Cops.