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Education Specialist  – Macomb County

This position works in the Head Start Program.

DEPARTMENT:  Macomb Community Action Agency

HIRING AUTHORITY:  Director

FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP:  Just cause subject to probationary period

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME:  One (1) full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. The starting time for this position is currently 8:30 a.m., however the start time may vary based on department need.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direction, monitors the implementation of Head Start Program education and child development services; provides resources and support to classroom staff to assure the Federal Performance Standards and all other operating regulations are met; performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Monitors and ensures the implementation of the education goals and objectives of the Head Start Program.

Observes, supervises and evaluates classroom staff and operations.

Acts as a resource person for developmentally appropriate activities and practices.

Provides staff and parents with training and information; plans and conducts applicable workshops.

Conducts home visits, when necessary, to ensure that child and family needs are met.

Maintains a high level of confidentiality.

Ensures the desired mental health environment is maintained in the classroom.

Maintains all required written documentation, including but not limited to, classroom operations and staff performance.

Compiles necessary statistical data and completes all necessary and required reports; completes computer data entry using program specific software.

Ensures compliance and monitoring of the Head Start Act, Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing Regulations.

Monitors and oversees all State of Michigan licensing requirements, including all inspections, i.e. fire, environmental, lead (if applicable) and Corrective Action Plans.

Ensures education services are integrated with all other service areas.

Operates an automobile while performing assigned job duties.

May participate in the interviewing and selection of Head Start classroom staff.

For the full job description, go here.

Posted 9/12/17.


POSITION: Clinician-Early Childhood Behavioral Health at The Children’s Center (Detroit)

The Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program (ECBH) provides home-based (Infant Mental Health) and community-based services (Incredible Years) for families with children ages 0-6. We provide intervention services to families where the life circumstances or the characteristics of the family threaten attachment and consequently the social, emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of the child. ECBH primarily uses The Infant Mental Health Model and The Incredible Years Model. Our goal is to promote development mentally, socially and emotionally.

 The program provides community based clinical intervention for children with reported behavioral, emotional and social issues.  Services help to reduce the incidence and prevalence of abuse, neglect, developmental delays, behavioral and emotional disorders.  Services help to foster a positive attachment between caregivers and infant, reduce the parent’s mental health issues and promote optimal growth and development of the child within the family.  This program helps with early detection of mental health and developmental disorders. Does this sound like the position for you?!

As part of your role as an Early Childhood Behavioral Health 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 referral for additional coordination of services.

 Provide individual, family’ group therapy and crisis intervention using person-centered approach

 Complete case documentation and maintain client case records and other reports within funding, accreditation and Agency guidelines.

 Monitor overall service plan implementation, making recommendation for services, level of care and discharge as needed.

 Utilize the ICD and/or DSM to diagnosis and appropriate assessment tool, such as CAFAS/PECFAS as programmatically indicated.  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.

To qualify for this exciting opportunity you will need:

 Master’s degree in mental health related field such as; social work, psychology, or/and counseling.  State of Michigan Full or Limited License (MSW, Professional Counselor, Psychologist) – Full License preferred.  CAFAS or PECFAS Certification a plus.  A minimum of 1 year of experience engaging children and families within a framework of cultural competency.  Must have a Level II or higher endorsement or qualify for the IMH Waiver  Ability to assess, diagnose, develop treatment plans and provide crisis intervention.  Previous experience using an electronic medical records system preferred  Knowledge of person-centered planning  Ability to maintain a flexible schedule; working evenings and weekends

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

Equal Employment Opportunity All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Posted 9/27/17.


POSITION: Clinical Supervisor-Early Childhood Behavioral Health at The Children’s Center (Detroit)

The Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program (ECBH) of TCC provides home-based (Infant Mental Health) and community-based services (Incredible Years) for families with children ages 0-6. We provide intervention services to families where the life circumstances or the characteristics of the family threaten attachment and consequently the social, emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of the child. ECBH primarily uses The Infant Mental Health Model and The Incredible Years Model. Our goal is to promote development mentally, socially and emotionally.

 The program provides community based clinical intervention for children with reported behavioral, emotional and social issues.  Services help to reduce the incidence and prevalence of abuse, neglect, developmental delays, behavioral and emotional disorders.  Services help to foster a positive attachment between caregivers and infant, reduce the parent’s mental health issues and promote optimal growth and development of the child within the family.  This program helps with early detection of mental health and developmental disorders.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking a Clinical Supervisor in our Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program.

This position will be responsible for some of the following:  Support the values of the family, The Children’s Center Mission and the commitment to the ongoing safety and family stability.  Collaborate and maintain professional standards at all times while conducting agency business.  Monitor, track, and manage staff to address key performance indicators, through an annual review process to all assigned staff.  Responsible for administrative and clinical oversight of services delivery of designated programs.  Responsible for the administration and clinical supervision of no more than 8 clinical staff.  Works in collaboration with other agency staff and departments, and outside providers/stakeholder to ensure quality outcomes.

To qualify for this position you will need:

Education

 Master’s degree in mental health related field such as; social work, psychology, or/and counseling.

Certification and Licensure

 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 License MSW, Limited/Fully Licensed Professional Counselor or Psychologist) required.  Must be CAFAS (PECAFAS) trained.

Qualifications

 A minimum of 3-5 years’ of experience with a managed care behavioral health organization that diagnoses, evaluates, and treats minors and their families as well as prior experience in providing mental/behavioral health services and Evidence-Based Practices required.  Prior experience in providing and managing mental/behavioral health services and Evidence-Based Practices required.  Strong leadership skills including the ability to build teams.  Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to maintain a positive relationship with clients, agency staff, coworkers, senior staff, referring sources, community resources and contractors.  Ability to work effectively both independently and with an interdisciplinary team.  Previous experience using an electronic medical records system required.

Physical Requirements

 Ability to receive and exchange information and accurately and effectively communicate and converse with others.  Ability to convey detailed instructions or ideas accurately.  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 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 lift up to 10 Lbs.  Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Benefits we offer

Medical coverage at a minimal employee contribution rate – 100% paid dental and vision coverage – Life & dependent life insurance – 403(b) Thrift Plan with Employer Match – Staff continuing education reimbursement – Longevity pay – 160 hours of paid time off your first year – 10 paid holidays If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at https://www.thechildrenscenter.com/who-we-are/join-our-team/careers/ Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Home-based Therapist (IMH) at Integro serving Jackson/Hillsdale counties.

Position Summary

The clinician is expected to provide intensive therapeutic services in family homes and community settings to children ages 0-17 years and their families with multiple mental health service needs, specializing in the 0-3 Infant Mental Health population. Services are provided in accordance with an individual plan of service focused on the identified consumer and their family.

Essential Functions

  • Assess and diagnose mental health and substance abuse disorders in adults and adolescents and children
  • Complete functional assessments as required using CAFAS or PECFAS at the time of intake and quarterly thereafter and at the time of discharge
  • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants
  • Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants
  • Develop and individual plan of service using a person centered planning process
  • Provide family education on the diagnosis and treatment recommendations
  • Provide individual and family therapy services as outlined in the IPOS
  • Identify any consumer/family who may be at risk of deterioration and revise treatment accordingly
  • Identify and manage crisis situations; provide crisis intervention therapy
  • Make the necessary and appropriate referrals for identified needs and follow-up on status of the referral
  • Communicate effectively, clearly, and frequently with other professionals, guardians, natural caregivers, and community to ensure clear understanding of consumer needs, progress, and success
  • Prior to discharge, provide after care information to the consumer and family, community support referrals (if any) and how to access further treatment if needed
  • Prepares and submits Quarterly Reports
  • Serve as after hours on-call for Home Based services as necessary

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work, psychology or counseling from an accredited college or university
  • Course work specific to child/adolescent development, mental health diagnosis and treatment, behavioral assessment and interventions, and family & individual therapy

Minimum Experience

  • One (1) year of experience working in the field of mental health

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Active clinical license (LBSW, LLPC, LPC, LLMSW, LMSW, LLP, or LP) in the state of Michigan
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License
  • Current endorsement or actively pursuing endorsement in Infant Mental Health (IMH)

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Knowledge from working with the infant, child, and adolescent populations and their families
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and laws of their clinical profession (health education, interviewing, and counseling techniques)
  • Requires basic skill level working with Microsoft Office and office equipment.
  • Ability to work in an office and in community settings in Jackson and Hillsdale counties
  • Ability to travel to community locations and other offices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in social work, psychology, or counseling from an accredited college or university and a related active clinical license in the state of Michigan
  • Experience working with the judicial system related to mental health
  • Experience working in an in-home setting or in community settings
  • Experience in providing TF-CBT
  • CAADC Certification

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