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.


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Position: Clinician – Early Childhood Behavioral Health- Agency: The Children’s Center

Location: 90 Selden, Detroit, MI 48201 (Midtown)

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/

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

This position has a starting salary of $43,000 which can increase at time of offer based upon years of relevant experience. Plus we have potential performance incentives available.

Additional Compensation:

Infant Mental Health Endorsement II: $500

Infant Mental Health Endorsement III: $2000

Infant Mental Health Endorsement IV: $2000

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

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/

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


Starfish Family Services- Partnering with Parents Center- Dearborn, MI

Starfish Family Services is an innovative and passionate organization. Founded in 1963, Starfish Family Services is a private, nonprofit agency serving vulnerable children and families in metropolitan Detroit where early childhood development is our passion. Every day, we strive to prepare young children for a successful start to school. As a leading provider of Early Head Start and Head Start programs, we embrace a comprehensive strategy that works to address challenges our children and their families may face at home. In addition, we provide parenting programs and children’s mental health services. Based in Inkster, we have more than a dozen programs at services sites throughout metropolitan Detroit, 400 employees, and a $39 million-dollar budget that serves more than 2,500 children and families each year.

Career Opportunities:Infant Mental Health Therapist

Benefits of working with Starfish Family Services:

· Weekly individual reflective supervision  –  4 hours of group reflective supervision per month

· 12 training days per year, including attendance at MI-AIMH bi-annual conference

· Focus on employee professional growth

· Opportunities for certification in various evidenced-based practices (example: TFCBT, PMTO, PCIT, CPP)

· Opportunities to present at local, national and internal conferences

· Partnerships with local universities for research and program development

Responsibilities:

· Provide parent-child relationship focused therapy and case management services within the home and community settings for pregnant women, fathers and young children birth to age six.

· Conduct comprehensive assessments and treatment planning with measurable objectives.

· Provide support and crisis intervention with families and children involved with the program.

· Assist in coordination and referrals of support services for the family.

· Provide parent education and guidance. Support overall child development.

· Work cooperatively as a member of a team with program staff and community partners.

· Participate in monthly marketing and outreach activities, develop referral relationships with other agencies and maintain those referral relationships.

· Submit timely and accurate documentation of services, billing data and required paperwork

Job Requirements:

· Master’s degree in social work, psychology or other related human service field required.

· Registration/licensure as a social worker, counselor, or psychologist in the State of Michigan required.

· Infant Mental Health certification and/or endorsement preferred. Waiver to provided clinical services to birth to three population provided by employer to work towards endorsement

· At least one year direct clinical experience in providing therapy services to young children and their families required (includes graduate internship experiences).

· Experience with and/or knowledge of children with developmental delays/disabilities preferred

· Current valid driver’s license.

To apply please go to: Starfish Family Services – IMH Therapist or send your resume to: lbiggs@sfish.org

09/12/2019 T.L


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Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham Counties

Job Class: Mental Health Therapist MA – Job Title/Category: Mental Health Therapist

Certification Required: Yes – EEO Category: Professional EEO Function: Other

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Early Intervention Services Supervisor, Families Forward, will provide home-based intervention to children from birth through seven years of age and their families, residing within the tri-county area. Specific responsibilities include: assessment and intervention to meet child’s emotional/social/developmental needs at home, school, and/or at child care; development of a comprehensive intervention plan to address needs of all family members; provision of services to facilitate the accomplishment of the family’s goals; consultation with child care providers; and linkage and collaboration with other community human service providers. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA-CEI’s mission, policies and procedures. CMHA-CEI is a Michigan Certified Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer and we encourage active military service member, veterans, and their family member to apply.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required or must be obtained within 60 days of application. Possession of an appropriate State of Michigan credential is required or must have applied for and be able to obtain within 60 days of hire, LMSW preferred. One year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience with children and families required. Must possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement® as an Infant Family Specialist (IFS) or as an Infant Mental Health Specialist (IMHS) or become endorsed. Youth evidence based treatments and/or certifications strongly preferred. One year of post master’s experience with minors and families within the past six years preferred. One year of specific training and experience working in a mental health setting preschool children and families preferred. Some evening hours expected. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use required.

Info Link: <a href=”http://careers.ceicmh.org/CEIFiles/JAC_FAQ.html”>FAQ’s</a>

Conditional Employment Requirements: Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of a background verification, and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, undergo and pass a Central Registry Screening, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of an acceptable driving record, educational background check, and verification of an acceptable work history. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.

To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment application. Resumes cannot be substituted for the employment application. CMHA-CEI’s promotion of diversity is fueled by the desire to seek equality of opportunity for all persons. CMHA-CEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Salary/Hours: $21/HR. 20- 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. some evening hours.

Location: Families Forward/Parent Infant Program, Louisa Street, Lansing, Michigan.

Job Related Questions:

Do you possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field or will you obtain it within 60 days of this application and prior to the first day of work?

Do you have one year of experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families?

Do you have a valid Driver’s License with less than 7 points? Please list the State issued and Driver’s License Number.

Do you possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement as an IFS or an IMHS? If not are you prepared to become endorsed?

Describe your one year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with children and families.

Do you have a current State of Michigan credential/license (E.g.: LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, LLP, etc.), have you already applied for or do you plan to apply for an appropriate State of Michigan credential/license? If yes, please describe.To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment application. Resumes cannot be substituted for the employment application. CMHA-CEI’s promotion of diversity is fueled by the desire to seek equality of opportunity for all persons. CMHA-CEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

09/12/2019 T.L


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Job Class: Mental Health Therapist MA- Job Title/Category: Mental Health Therapist

Certification Required: Yes – EEO Category: Professional-EEO Function: Other

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Early Intervention Services Supervisor, Families Forward, will provide home-based intervention to children from birth through seven years of age and their families, residing within the tri-county area. Specific responsibilities include: assessment and intervention to meet child’s emotional/social/developmental needs at home, school, and/or at child care; development of a comprehensive intervention plan to address needs of all family members; provision of services to facilitate the accomplishment of the family’s goals; consultation with child care providers; and linkage and collaboration with other community human service providers. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA-CEI’s mission, policies and procedures. CMHA-CEI is a Michigan Certified Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer and we encourage active military service member, veterans, and their family member to apply.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required or must be obtained within 60 days of application. Possession of an appropriate State of Michigan credential is required or must have applied for and be able to obtain within 60 days of hire, LMSW preferred. One year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience with children and families required. Must possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement® as an Infant Family Specialist (IFS) or as an Infant Mental Health Specialist (IMHS) or become endorsed. Youth evidence based treatments and/or certifications strongly preferred. One year of post master’s experience with minors and families within the past six years preferred. One year of specific training and experience working in a mental health setting preschool children and families preferred. Some evening hours expected. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use required.

Info Link: <a href=”http://careers.ceicmh.org/CEIFiles/JAC_FAQ.html”>FAQ’s</a>

Conditional Employment Requirements: Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of a background verification, and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, undergo and pass a Central Registry Screening, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of an acceptable driving record, educational background check, and verification of an acceptable work history. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.

To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment application. Resumes cannot be substituted for the employment application. CMHA-CEI’s promotion of diversity is fueled by the desire to seek equality of opportunity for all persons. CMHA-CEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Salary/Hours: $43,402 – $49,265 annually. 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. some evening hours.

Location: Families Forward/Parent Infant Program, Louisa Street, Lansing, Michigan.

Job Related Questions:

Do you possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field or will you obtain it within 60 days of this application and prior to the first day of work?

Do you have one year of experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families?

Do you have a valid Driver’s License with less than 7 points? Please list the State issued and Driver’s License Number.

Do you possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement as an IFS or an IMHS? If not are you prepared to become endorsed?

Describe your one year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with children and families.

Do you have a current State of Michigan credential/license (E.g.: LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, LLP, etc.), have you already applied for or do you plan to apply for an appropriate State of Michigan credential/license? If yes, please describe.


COMMUNITY HEALING CENTERS

JOB DESCRIPTION/Title: Early Intervention Home Based Therapist

Position Reports To: EIP Coordinator- Supervision Exercised: None

General Statement of Duties: Provide home-based Infant Mental Health Services to prevent immediate and long-term consequences of aberrant parenting and to strengthen the development of the infant within the context of family and community. Provide parent-infant psychotherapy related to parental attachment issues, grief, loss and previous trauma. Utilize consistent reportable procedures for assessing infants, parents and evaluating developmental progress. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license required.

Tasks / Responsibilities:

· Perform clinical assessments to determine mental health needs of infants and families.

· Develop and implement a service plan built upon family needs and strengths, including regular home visits to work with infant development and parenting issues.

· Maintain required case documentation and record delivered services in an accurate and timely manner as required by regulating entities, third-party payers, and management.

· Case manage to advocate for, link, and coordinate client needs with appropriate agency and community program involvement.

· Assist families in the development of positive parent-child reciprocal interactions, attachment, and facilitate the enhancement of problem-solving skills, reduction of psychological and environmental stress, and the development of social support systems.

· Consult as necessary, with IPS Director and contractual psychiatrist for input into treatment issues.

· Serve as member of program treatment team in staffing new referrals and ongoing cases.

· Participate in ongoing staff training and development programs.

· Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts as defined by accrediting or regulating entities.

· Maintain positive working relationships with all agency programs and staff and with outside entities and staff.

· Adhere to productivity expectations, as outlined by CHC.

· Perform other duties as defined by Infant Parent Services Supervisor.

Required Qualifications / Competencies

Education: MA, MSW, IMH endorsement/waiver required.

Experience: A minimum of two years clinical experience with infants and families, and appropriate state license and IMH endorsement.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish and maintain effective therapeutic and working relationships with clients, other staff and community/agency representative

EEO Statement: It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, veteran status or mental or physical disability in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws and ordinances.

Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualified candidates can apply by emailing a current resume and professional references to our Human Resources Director, Mark Ferguson at mferguson@chcmi.org.

09/09/2019 T.L


The Guidance Center – Southgate, MI

THERAPIST:  Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH)

As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for 60 years. With over 25 programs, we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 23,400 people annually.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Therapist to join our Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) team of talented professionals.

As a Therapist, you will be responsible for:

* 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 reflective supervision, team meetings, reflective 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.

To qualify for this position, you will need the following:

* Must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling and possess the corresponding State of Michigan licensure

* Candidates without a state license can be considered but must obtain state licensure (LLMSW, LLPC, TLLP, LMSW, LPC or LLP) within a 60-day training period beginning on the date of hire. This period may be extended by up to an additional 60 days of training at the sole discretion of the employer. Failure to obtain licensure within the training period will result in the employee being unqualified to perform work functions. Beyond the training period, all state licensure must continually remain active, in effect, and free from disciplinary action.

* Candidates will meet criteria for Child Mental Health Professional credential within 120 days of hire.

* 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, which can be earned during the first two years of employment.

* 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. Must be able to obtain a chauffeur’s license within 30 days of hire.

* Hours are based on client availability. Some evening hours will need to be flexed from the 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM workday to accommodate client work schedules.

The Guidance believes that our team members are our most valuable resources, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees a competitive salary, flexible scheduling opportunities, a team-oriented work environment and much more!

If you are interested in becoming part of our world-class team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at www.guidance-center.org/careers

The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity

renewed 09/04/2019 T.L


STARFISH FAMILY SERVICES

DEPARTMENT: Lifespan — POSITION TITLE: Infant Mental Health Therapist

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 individuals needs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

1. Master’s degree in social work, psychology or other related human service field required.

2. Registration/licensure as a social worker, counselor, or psychologist in the State of Michigan required. Certification preferred.

3. Infant Mental Health certification, endorsement or waiver required for 0 – 3 population required upon hire or within 3 months of employment.

4. At least one year direct clinical experience in providing therapy services to young children and their families preferred.

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.

1. Basic knowledge of adult mental illness and child development required.

2. Good assessment skills.

3. Willingness to provide group interventions required.

4. Ability to demonstrate commitment, caring and respect for children and adults from diverse backgrounds whom have multiple needs or problems.

5. Ability to work cooperatively and responsibly as a member of a team with colleagues, supervisors, agency staff and collateral contacts.

6. Ability to develop treatment plans and coordinate needed services to fulfill plans.

7. Ability to role model appropriate child-handling techniques to parents and staff.

8. Development and implementation of Individualized Plan of Service utilizing Person Centered Planning.

9. Ability to make critical decisions independent of immediate supervision.

10. Knowledge of community resources and linkages.

11. Experience with multiple major human service delivery systems (FIA, public health, education, etc.) preferred.

12. Knowledge of theory and practice of individual, group and family systems treatment.

13. Competence in the delivery of crisis intervention services and in brief and time-limited therapy.

14. Must be computer literate.

15. Good understanding of child development, parent/child dynamics, common childhood behavior problems and appropriate interventions.

16. Ability to effectively, appropriately, and accurately communicate both orally and in writing.

17. Ability to meet productivity expectation as assigned by program supervisor.

18. Ability and willingness to abide by all Starfish Family Services confidentiality policies.

19. Ability and desire for personal and professional growth, and skill development.

20. Ability to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity and to respect the privacy and special needs of our clients.

21. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.

22. Must have a commitment to the welfare of the children and families the program serves and to the delivery of quality services.

23. Ability to work flexible hours as needed (i.e. some evenings or week-end work is required).

24. Must have the ability to work with all members of the community regardless of race, age, sex and cultural or ethnic background.

25. Must maintain professional and ethical standards.

26. Ability to represent the agency in a professional manner and develop new relationships with other community agencies.

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.

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 senior management

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Infant Mental Health Supervisor          –         SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:None

SALARY RANGE: Based upon salary matrix for position.

E.E.O.C. STATEMENT:Starfish Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of SFS not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, National origin, age, height, weight, marital status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state, or other applicable law

https://paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/viewjobdetails?job=7515&clientkey=4a580a4ad8ea622048953102a9c8549be

08/19/2019 T.L.


Oakland Family Services -Lead Teacher-  Substitute Teacher

Children’s Learning Center- Full-Time – Salary-Pontiac

About Oakland Family Services

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 35,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

The Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). The teacher is responsible for implementing high quality, HighScope learning experiences for children, task supervision of support staff, daily lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children’s Learning Center Programs. The position reports to the Early Childhood Education Supervisor.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

The specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Ø Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate, engaging activities using the HighScope approach to learning with children.

Ø Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, Great Start to Quality and NAEYC accreditation.

Ø Maintain accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents.

Ø Facilitate daily team planning meetings to create daily lesson plans and coordinate task responsibilities with the Assistant Teacher and/or Child Care Assistant.

Ø Provide coaching support to other teachers on the team in areas of personal expertise.

Ø Collaborate with classroom partners, supervisor and administrative team members on curriculum, student and center needs.

Ø Participate in Agency and program activities and assist in the recruitment and enrollment of children for the program as needed.

Ø Conduct a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences per school year with each enrolled family.

Ø Conduct two home visits with each Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) enrolled family.

Ø Create and maintain formal and informal communications with parents through daily interactions, weekly notes,

monthly newsletters, mailings, emails and additional conferences as needed.

Ø Daily documentation of children’s interactions and play through anecdotal notes.

Ø Assess children’s developmental progress using HighScope’s Child Observation Record (COR).

Ø Administer, score and provide parental feedback on the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE) and other Agency required assessments and screenings.

Ø Collaborate, create and implement children’s behavioral support plans as needed.

Ø Assist in planning and implementation of parent education programs.

Ø Complete monthly Parent Involvement tracking.

Ø Maintain a clean and healthy classroom environment for children.

Ø Supervise and ensure the safety and well being of each child.

Ø Request and inventory classroom materials and supplies.

Ø Participate in professional development opportunities as required by the Agency, licensing and funding requirements.

Ø Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to be physical and capable of successfully managing an early learning environment. The employee is frequently required to sit and/or stand for 8 hours or more. Staff must have the ability to reach with hands and arms and must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications

Ø Must possess one of the following:

· Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an Early Childhood Specialist endorsement (ZA/ZS)

· Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development with emphasis in preschool teaching.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

Ø A minimum of two years of teaching experience is preferred.

Ø Excellent communication skills that focus on positive and professional communication with parents and children.

Ø Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom.

Ø Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion.

Ø Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.

Ø Other relevant qualifications that support positive performance in the position.

Ø Special abilities and skills necessary to perform the required tasks and that best meet the needs of the Agency also will be considered. Any standard above may be waived when compensating specifications or circumstances exist.

To Apply To apply for this position, please visit our Career Center on our website at: www.oaklandfamilyservices.org

Oakland Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Oakland Family Services- ASSISTANT TEACHER

Children’s Learning Center- Full-Time Salary- Pontiac

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 35,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

The Preschool Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). The teacher is responsible for assisting with the implementation of high quality, HighScope learning experiences for children, daily lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children’s Learning Center Programs. The position reports to the Early Childhood Education Supervisor.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

The specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Ø Assist in implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate, engaging activities using the HighScope approach to learning with children.

Ø Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, Great Start to Quality and NAEYC accreditation.

Ø Assist in maintaining accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents.

Ø Participate in daily team planning meetings to create daily lesson plans and coordinate task responsibilities with the Lead Teacher and/or Child Care Assistant.

Ø Collaborate with classroom partners, supervisor and administrative team members on curriculum, student and center needs.

Ø Participate in Agency and program activities.

Ø Assist in conducting a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences per school year with each enrolled family.

Ø Assist in conducting two home visits with each Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) enrolled family.

Ø Assist with daily documentation of children’s interactions and play through anecdotal notes.

Ø Assist in assessing children’s developmental progress using HighScope’s Child Observation Record (COR).

Ø Assist in the creation and implementation of children’s behavioral support plans as needed.

Ø Maintain the arrangement, appearance and cleanliness of the learning environment.

Ø Supervise and ensure the health, safety and well being of each child.

Ø Participate in professional development opportunities as required by the Agency, licensing and funding requirements.

Ø Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to be physical and capable of successfully managing an early learning environment. The employee is frequently required to sit and/or stand for 8 hours or more. Staff must have the ability to reach with hands and arms and must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications

Ø Must possess at minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Ø Proper training in Early Childhood Education, including, but not limited to, a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Associate Degree in child development or related field or equivalent continuing education experience as approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

Ø A minimum of one year of preschool teaching experience is preferred.

Ø Experience with the HighScope approach preferred.

Ø Communication skills that focus on positive and professional communication with parents and children.

Ø Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom.

Ø Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion.

Ø Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.

Ø Other relevant qualifications that support positive performance in the position.

Ø Special abilities and skills necessary to perform the required tasks and that best meet the needs of the Agency also will be considered. Any standard above may be waived when compensating specifications or circumstances exist.

To Apply To apply for this position, please visit our Career Center on our website at: www.oaklandfamilyservices.org

Oakland Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

08/06/2019


Oakland Family Services  – SUBSTITUTE ASSISTANT TEACHER

Children’s Learning Center- Salary- Pontiac

Oakland Family Services is a private, not-for-profit, human services organization that provides programs from four offices and within our community located throughout Oakland County. As a leader in child and family-focused services, Oakland Family Services reaches more than 35,000 individuals and 18,000 families each year. We offer a warm and engaging work environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professional colleagues. In addition to excellent benefits, we offer flexible work schedules, advancement opportunities, work-life balance initiatives and more. Join our team and make a difference. Join us in our mission to build brighter futures for those we serve, while building your OWN brighter professional future.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

The Substitute Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting the overall day-to-day operations of a classroom in Oakland Family Services’ Children’s Learning Center (CLC). The teacher is responsible for assisting with the implementation of high quality, HighScope learning experiences for children, daily lesson planning, interacting with parents and volunteers, record keeping and other miscellaneous operations related to the Children’s Learning Center Programs. The position reports to the Early Childhood Education Supervisor.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

The specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

The specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Ø Assist in implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate, engaging activities using the HighScope approach to learning with children.

Ø Maintain standards of quality as required by State licensure, Great Start to Quality and NAEYC accreditation.

Ø Assist in maintaining accurate records of the children’s attendance, meal records, incident reports, medication for children, allergies, and sign-in/out sheets for parents.

Ø Participate in daily team planning meetings to create daily lesson plans and coordinate task responsibilities with the Lead Teacher and/or Child Care Assistant.

Ø Participate in Agency and program activities.

Ø Assist with daily documentation of children’s interactions and play through anecdotal notes.

Ø Assist in the creation and implementation of children’s behavioral support plans as needed.

Ø Maintain the arrangement, appearance and cleanliness of the learning environment.

Ø Supervise and ensure the health, safety and well being of each child.

Ø Participate in professional development opportunities as required by the Agency, licensing and funding requirements.

Ø Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to be physical and capable of successfully managing an early learning environment. The employee is frequently required to sit and/or stand for 8 hours or more. Staff must have the ability to reach with hands and arms and must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications

Ø Must possess at minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Ø Proper training in Early Childhood Education, including, but not limited to, a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) Associate Degree in child development or related field or equivalent continuing education experience as approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

Ø A minimum of one year of preschool teaching experience is preferred.

Ø Experience with the HighScope approach preferred.

Ø Communication skills that focus on positive and professional communication with parents and children.

Ø Utilization of positive management techniques in the classroom.

Ø Abilities and skills in the team approach to problem solving and task completion.

Ø Shows sensitivity to cultural differences.

Ø Other relevant qualifications that support positive performance in the position.

Ø Special abilities and skills necessary to perform the required tasks and that best meet the needs of the Agency also will be considered. Any standard above may be waived when compensating specifications or circumstances exist.

To Apply To apply for this position, please visit our Career Center on our website at: www.oaklandfamilyservices.org

Oakland Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

08/06/2019 T.L


 

CMHA-CEI, Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties Community Mental Health

Families Forward/Parent Infant Program, Louisa Street, Lansing, MI.

We are expanding the Early Intervention team! Seeking Full-time, IMH therapist (working with children 0-7 years of age with primary focus on 3-7 years)  at CMHA-CEI in Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties in a home-based setting. The posting will remain until 8/8/2019 and another will remain until 8/15/2019.  To apply, connect with ceicmh.org /employment for more  information contact the Early Intervention Supervisor, Melissa Threadgould @ threadgo@ceicmh.org

Job Class: Mental Health Therapist MA – Job Title/Category: Mental Health Therapist

Certification Required: Yes – EEO Category:  Professional –  EEO Function: Other

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Early Intervention Services Supervisor, Families Forward, will provide home-based intervention to children from birth through seven years of age and their families, residing within the tri-county area. Specific responsibilities include: assessment and intervention to meet child’s emotional/social/developmental needs at home, school, and/or at child care; development of a comprehensive intervention plan to address needs of all family members; provision of services to facilitate the accomplishment of the family’s goals; consultation with child care providers; and linkage and collaboration with other community human service providers. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA-CEI’s mission, policies and procedures. CMHA-CEI is a Michigan Certified Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer and we encourage active military service member, veterans, and their family member to apply.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required or must be obtained within 60 days of application. Possession of an appropriate State of Michigan credential is required or must have applied for and be able to obtain within 60 days of hire, LMSW preferred. One year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience with children and families required. Must possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement® as an Infant Family Specialist (IFS) or as an Infant Mental Health Specialist (IMHS) or become endorsed. Youth evidence based treatments and/or certifications strongly preferred. One year of post master’s experience with minors and families within the past six years preferred. One year of specific training and experience working in a mental health setting preschool children and families preferred. Some evening hours expected. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use required.

Info Link: www.ceicmh.org/employment

Conditional Employment Requirements:  Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of a background verification, and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, undergo and pass a Central Registry Screening, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of an acceptable driving record, educational background check, and verification of an acceptable work history.  Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.

To Apply: Applicants must submit an employment application.  Resumes cannot be substituted for the employment application.  CMHA-CEI’s promotion of diversity is fueled by the desire to seek equality of opportunity for all persons. CMHA-CEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Salary/Hours: $43,402 – $49,265 annually. 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. some evening hours.

Location: Families Forward/Parent Infant Program, Louisa Street, Lansing, Michigan.

Job Related Questions:

Do you possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field or will you obtain it within 60 days of this application and prior to the first day of work?

Do you have one year of experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families?

Do you have a valid Driver’s License with less than 7 points? Please list the State issued and Driver’s License Number.

Do you possess the Michigan Infant Mental Health Association Endorsement as an IFS or an IMHS? If not,  are you prepared to become endorsed?

Describe your one year of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with children and families.

Do you have a current State of Michigan credential/license (E.g.: LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, LLP, etc.), have you already applied for or do you plan to apply for an appropriate State of Michigan credential/license? If yes, please describe.

07/27/2019 T.L.

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