Career Opportunities

Please email MI-AIMH Administrative Assistant, Teri Lower at tlower@mi-aimh.org if you would like to have a job related to the infant and early childhood-family field posted here.  Job postings will be removed after 30-days.


Home-based Clinician – Lenawee County

The Home-Based Clinician provides behavioral mental health treatment to children and their families. We are looking for professionals who want to use their skills to effectively engage with children and families to assist them in improving their functioning and relationship with each other and in the community.

The professional we are looking for will be creative and flexible with:

Ability to engage with children and families

Ability to develop and implement practical and effective interventions with children and families

Ability to effectively assess and diagnose children and families utilizing standardized instruments and other protocols

Ability to provide services with model adherence

Ability to meet expected case documentation requirements

Ability to maintain compliance with agency and contractual training and licensure requirements

Qualifications include:

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field

Licensure or the ability to obtain licensure with the State of Michigan i.e.: LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC or other licensure commensurate with degree

One to two years’ experience preferred

Highfields New LogoElizabeth Xiong

Human Resources Generalist

Email:  exiong@highfields.org

Phone:  (517) 628-2287 x341

 Fax:  (517) 628-3217

Posted 4/05/2018


Home-based Clinician, Specialized 0-3 ages – Jackson, MI

The Home-Based Clinician provides behavioral mental health treatment to children and their families. We are looking for professionals who want to use their skills to effectively engage with children and families to assist them in improving their functioning and relationship with each other and in the community.

The professional we are looking for will be creative and flexible with:

Ability to engage with children and families

Ability to develop and implement practical and effective interventions with children and families

Ability to effectively assess and diagnose children and families utilizing standardized instruments and other protocols

Ability to provide services with model adherence

Ability to meet expected case documentation requirements

Ability to maintain compliance with agency and contractual training and licensure requirements

Qualifications include:

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field

Licensure or the ability to obtain licensure with the State of Michigan i.e.: LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC or other licensure commensurate with degree

One to two years’ experience preferred

Highfields New LogoElizabeth Xiong

Human Resources Generalist

Email:  exiong@highfields.org

Phone:  (517) 628-2287 x341

 Fax:  (517) 628-3217

Posted 04/05/2018


Autism Case Management

Job Summary / Overview:

Position overview statement: The ASD Case Manager coordinates services for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other pervasive developmental disabilities.

Success in the role is measured on:

Ability to engage with children and families.

Ability to assist families in identifying their strengths, needs and barriers.

Ability to help families maximize the use of their assigned service network to their benefit.

Ability to effectively interface with multiple service providers and other stakeholders involved with families served.

Ability to serve as principle case manager for families served by multiple providers.

Ability to meet expected case documentation requirements.

Ability to maintain compliance with agency and contractual training and licensure requirements.

Essential Functions:

Engage with children and families, assisting them to improve their functioning.

Interact with clients in non-traditional settings and during non-traditional hours.

Represent clients served and through interacting with referral sources.

Serve as the case manager for families assigned helping them navigate their service network in a productive manner.

Document services through the use of an Electronic Medical Record and other formats.

Represent clients served through interacting with referral sources and other professionals, supporting the child and family.

Provide crisis intervention, safety planning and support.

Knowledge or Experience:

At least one year of experience in providing treatment services for children and families.

Experience in and or an understanding and knowledge of the evidence-based treatment models and mental health services.

Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training annually focusing specifically on the treatment of children and families.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

Meets or exceeds the qualifications to be considered a Child Mental Health Professional (CMHP)

Specialized training and one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families and who is a psychologist, licensed or limited-licensed master’s social worker, licensed or limited-licensed professional counselor; or an individual with at least a bachelor’s degree in a mental health-related field from an accredited school.

Trained and has three years supervised experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families;

Or an individual with at least a master’s degree in a mental health-related field from an accredited school who is trained and has one year of experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families.

Demonstrated ability to provide services during non-traditional work hours.

Education / Certifications:

Bachelor degree meeting all of the requirements of a CMHP.

State licensure commensurate with degree (or ability to get one within 30 days of hire).

An understanding, commitment and/or training in strength-based and evidence-based treatment models.

Highfields New LogoElizabeth Xiong

Human Resources Generalist

Email:  exiong@highfields.org

Phone:  (517) 628-2287 x341

 Fax:  (517) 628-3217

Posted 04/05/2018


Family Support Specialist

The Family Support Specialist will educate parents and promote Parent As Teachers (PAT) from ages 0-5 years. Additionally, they will be responsible for proving Parenting Wisely services and assist with Case Management cases as needed.

Ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in providing treatment services for children and families. Candidate will have an understanding and knowledge of the evidence-based treatment models and mental health services.

Qualified candidate must meet or exceed the qualifications to be considered a Child Mental Health Professional (CMHP). Specialized training and one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families.

Licensed or limited-licensed social worker or professional counselor with at least a bachelor’s degree in mental health-related field from an accredited school.

Ideal candidate must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training annually focusing specifically on the treatment of children and families. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license with fewer than 6 points on record, or ability to travel to clients’ homes as required, therefore reliable transportation is a must.

Highfields New LogoElizabeth Xiong

Human Resources Generalist

Email:  exiong@highfields.org

Phone:  (517) 628-2287 x341

 Fax:  (517) 628-3217

 

Posed 04/05/2018 (T.L)


Copper Country Mental Health – Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician

Details can be found at  http://www.cccmh.org/employment

This is a full-time position that provides clinical and crisis intervention services to children and families and will include assessment, development of person-centered plans, therapy, progress monitoring, documentation of services, and consultation and collaboration with colleagues and other community agencies.  Services are provided in the home and community, in addition to an office setting.

A Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or counseling, eligibility for licensure in Michigan and Level II or higher Infant Mental Health certification are required.

Position offers a competitive salary with excellent fringe benefits.

Send Resumes to:

Human Resources Department,

Copper Country Mental Health Services,

901 W. Memorial Drive, Houghton, MI  49931

Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE

Deadline:         This posting will close in 30 days or when the position is filled.

Posted 04/05/2018 (T.L)


 

Starfish Family Services -Infant Mental Health Therapist (Inkster Location)

Primary Purpose: 

To work as a member of a team with program staff and community sources to provide a continuum of services to young children and families in an effort to strengthen and preserve families, assist in identifying individual needs, and provide and assist in coordinating services to meet each individual’s needs. 

Education and Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or other related human services field required.
  • Current professional license/certification in the State of Michigan is required.
  • At least one year experience with multiple major human service delivery systems (DHHS, public health, education, etc.) is preferred.
  • At least one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors is required.
  • IMH Endorsement Level II or ability to work towards the endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Must have reliable mode of transportation and must possess a current valid State of Michigan chauffeur’s driver’s license and automobile insurance that is insurable. Must meet SFS and our insurance carrier guidelines for the transportation of children/ clients.
  2. Basic knowledge of adult mental illness and child development required.
  3. Good assessment skills.
  4. Willingness to provide group interventions required.
  5. Ability to demonstrate commitment, caring and respect for children and adults from diverse backgrounds whom have multiple needs or problems.
  6. Ability to work cooperatively and responsibly as a member of a team with colleagues, supervisors, agency staff and collateral contacts.
  7. Ability to develop treatment plans and coordinate needed services to fulfill plans.
  8. Ability to role model appropriate child-handling techniques to parents and staff.
  9. Development and implementation of Individualized Plan of Service utilizing Person Centered Planning.
  10. Ability to make critical decisions independent of immediate supervision.
  11. Knowledge of community resources and linkages.
  12. Experience with multiple major human service delivery systems (FIA, public health, education, etc.) preferred.
  13. Knowledge of theory and practice of individual, group and family systems treatment.
  14. Competence in the delivery of crisis intervention services and in brief and time-limited therapy.
  15. Must be computer literate.
  16. Good understanding of child development, parent/child dynamics, common childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions.
  17. Ability to effectively, appropriately, and accurately communicate both orally and in writing.
  18. Ability to meet productivity expectation as assigned by program supervisor.
  19. Ability and willingness to abide by all Starfish Family Services confidentiality policies.
  20. Ability and desire for personal and professional growth, and skill development.
  21. Ability to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity and to respect the privacy and special needs of our clients.
  22. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  23. Must have a commitment to the welfare of the children and families the program serves and to the delivery of quality services.
  24. Ability to work flexible hours as needed (i.e. some evenings or week-end work is required).
  25. Must have the ability to work with all members of the community regardless of race, age, sex and cultural or ethnic background.
  26. Must maintain professional and ethical standards.
  27. Ability to represent the agency in a professional manner and develop new relationships with other community agencies.

Other Skills and Abilities Required:

The employee fulfilling this job is accountable to the assigned supervisor for completion of assignments and to the high standards of accuracy, attention to detail, and timely completion of work. Expectations include:  a pleasant, empathetic, sensitive and professional demeanor, a positive attitude and a willing spirit. The employee must be willing to engage in professional development efforts as available to the position and required by management. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide comprehensive assessments and treatment planning with measurable objectives.
  2. Provide support and crisis intervention with families and children involved with the program.
  3. Assist in coordination and referrals of support services to parents.
  4. Provide Outpatient child-centered therapy, parent/child therapy and family therapy services in the home environment
  5. Facilitate parent and child support groups and participate in staffing of the Family Resource Center.
  6. Provide parent education and guidance.
  7. Work cooperatively as a member of a team with program staff and community resources.
  8. Participate in monthly marketing and outreach activities, develop referral relationships with other agencies and maintain those referral relationships.
  9. Provide programming and mental health training to other professionals.
  10. Participate in an on-call rotation to respond to crisis assessments
  11. Maintain client files in order and up to date for the 0-3 program.
  12. Submit timely and accurate documentation of services, billing data and required paperwork
  13. Provide client transportation as needed and appropriate for case plan
  14. Responsible for working with team members, supervisor, child, families and community contacts in a manner that is conducive to the philosophy and mission of the program and agency.
  15. Participate in individual and group supervision
  16. Participate in on-going personal and professional development including in-service training, peer review, external workshops and seminars.
  17. Accept and emulate the mission of SFS.
  18. Assist in finding and directing clients in case of an emergency such as a fire or tornado.
  19. Cooperate in any investigation related to personnel, licensing, accreditation or other circumstances.
  20. Attend all agency and departmental meetings and training as required.
  21. Adhere to all Lifespan policies and procedures as it relates to documentation, productivity, training requirements, CMH guidelines, and confidentiality.
  22. Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor or other management.

NOTE:  The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by the position in this job classification.  Not all duties are included.  It is expected an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:   The successful candidate for this position will be required to provide 3 letters of recommendation, satisfactorily complete a drug screen, TB test, national and state background check and DHS clearance (additional items may be required dependent upon position).

Minimum rate: $20.13 Job Family:   Therapist

Deadline:         This posting will close in five days or when the position is filled.

Procedure:      Apply online: https://www.starfishfamilyservices.org/career/jobs/

Contact:           Robin Chapekis

Assistant Director, Human Resources
26429 Michigan Ave
Inkster, MI 48141
Email: rchapekis@sfish.org
Office: (734) 713-9291

Posted 02/14/2018 (T.L)


Starfish Family Services – Infant Mental Health Therapist (Westland location)

Primary Purpose:

 To work as a member of a team with program staff and community sources to provide a continuum of services to young children and families in an effort to strengthen and preserve families, assist in identifying individual needs, and provide and assist in coordinating services to meet each individual’s needs.

Education and Experience Required:  

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or other related human services field required.
  • Current professional license/certification in the State of Michigan is required.
  • At least one year experience with multiple major human service delivery systems (DHHS, public health, education, etc.) is preferred.
  • At least one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors is required.
  • IMH Endorsement Level II or ability to work towards the endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Must have reliable mode of transportation and must possess a current valid State of Michigan chauffeur’s driver’s license and automobile insurance that is insurable. Must meet SFS and our insurance carrier guidelines for the transportation of children/ clients.
  2. Basic knowledge of adult mental illness and child development required.
  3. Good assessment skills.
  4. Willingness to provide group interventions required.
  5. Ability to demonstrate commitment, caring and respect for children and adults from diverse backgrounds whom have multiple needs or problems.
  6. Ability to work cooperatively and responsibly as a member of a team with colleagues, supervisors, agency staff and collateral contacts.
  7. Ability to develop treatment plans and coordinate needed services to fulfill plans.
  8. Ability to role model appropriate child-handling techniques to parents and staff.
  9. Development and implementation of Individualized Plan of Service utilizing Person Centered Planning.
  10. Ability to make critical decisions independent of immediate supervision.
  11. Knowledge of community resources and linkages.
  12. Experience with multiple major human service delivery systems (FIA, public health, education, etc.) preferred.
  13. Knowledge of theory and practice of individual, group and family systems treatment.
  14. Competence in the delivery of crisis intervention services and in brief and time-limited therapy.
  15. Must be computer literate.
  16. Good understanding of child development, parent/child dynamics, common childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions.
  17. Ability to effectively, appropriately, and accurately communicate both orally and in writing.
  18. Ability to meet productivity expectation as assigned by program supervisor.
  19. Ability and willingness to abide by all Starfish Family Services confidentiality policies.
  20. Ability and desire for personal and professional growth, and skill development.
  21. Ability to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity and to respect the privacy and special needs of our clients.
  22. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  23. Must have a commitment to the welfare of the children and families the program serves and to the delivery of quality services.
  24. Ability to work flexible hours as needed (i.e. some evenings or week-end work is required).
  25. Must have the ability to work with all members of the community regardless of race, age, sex and cultural or ethnic background.
  26. Must maintain professional and ethical standards.
  27. Ability to represent the agency in a professional manner and develop new relationships with other community agencies.

 Other Skills and Abilities Required:

The employee fulfilling this job is accountable to the assigned supervisor for completion of assignments and to the high standards of accuracy, attention to detail, and timely completion of work. Expectations include:  a pleasant, empathetic, sensitive and professional demeanor, a positive attitude and a willing spirit. The employee must be willing to engage in professional development efforts as available to the position and required by management.

 

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