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Home Based Therapist
- Full Time
- Hillsdale/Jackson, Michigan
- Posted 3 days ago
Integro, llc: http://integroservicesmi.com/
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.
- 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
- 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
- One (1) year of experience working in the field of mental health
- Active clinical license (LBSW, LLPC, LPC, LLMSW, LMSW, LLP, or LP) in the state of Michigan
- Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License
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
- 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
- Current endorsement or actively pursuing endorsement in Infant Mental Health (IMH)
- CAADC Certification
- Develop therapeutic relationships with families and their very young children.
- Assess the needs of the infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families
- Monitor child development using developmental assessments.
- Provide parent-child psychotherapy and play therapy.
- Crisis intervention; including crisis phone contacts.
- Provide parents with education and resources pertaining to child and family development.
- Parent education, coaching and training.
- Coordinate services with other professionals involved with the family.
- Advocate on behalf of children and their families to help them meet their needs.
- Assist families in scheduling evaluations as needed.
- Help identify and eliminate barriers to services.
- Assess client satisfaction with interventions.
- Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with people and organizations in the community.
- Make referrals to Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services as needed.
- Participate in clinical supervision, team meetings, case consultations and trainings.
- Complete clinical documentation in a timely manner consistent with policies and procedures of The Guidance Center.
- Develop, maintain, and review complete case records.
- Maintain flexible work schedules.
- Follow a professional code of ethics.
- Represent The Guidance Center in the community.
- Abide by the spirit and letter of the policies and procedures of The Guidance Center.
- Achieve productivity goals.
- Maintain a caseload as outlined in the Medicaid Home-Based service guidelines.
- Must provide evidence of 25 hours of program and/or position specific training on an annual basis.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Candidates must have a Masters in Social Work or related field from an accredited program and the corresponding State of Michigan Licensure (LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LP, LLPC, LPC).
- Candidates will meet criteria for Qualified Child Mental Health Professional, consistent with current certification standards of children’s programs.
- In addition, they must have one year of supervised experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families.
- Candidates should be working toward a level II or III MI-AIMH Endorsement.
- Additional requirements include: knowledge of child development, a non judgmental approach that reflects cultural sensitivity to the unique and diverse experiences of families served, the ability to assess and intervene within complex family and community systems, and a willingness to be flexible, patient and creative.
- Candidate must demonstrate competencies in the following areas: observation of parent/child interaction, developmental assessment, diagnostic skills, understanding of the parallel process in therapeutic work, and collaboration with internal and external providers.
- Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and appropriate driving record. Hours are based on client availability. Some evening hours may need to be flexed from the 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM workday to accommodate client work schedules.
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 Coordinator 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:
- 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.
- 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
Benefits we offer
100% paid medical, 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
Position: Early Childhood Therapist at Development Centers, Inc.