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Therapist - Wraparound

Company: Macomb County Community Mental Health
Location: Clinton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY : Under direction, provides assessments, linkage and referrals to consumers seeking Macomb County Community Mental Health services, maintains direct and indirect clinical and administrative records, coordinates, consults, and provides liaison work with other agencies and systems, ensures that service authorizations are current, implements program goals and activities in keeping with program philosophy, contributes expertise from professional discipline to team planning and treatment processes; performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs direct clinical services, including, but not limited to, intakes, treatment plans, services reviews, crisis/safety plans, and individual contacts.
Provides hands on family training, if needed, to all assigned consumers in the wraparound program.
Consults with school personnel, juvenile court, CPS, Foster Care workers, as well as community based connections in order to provide the optimal level of support and integration.
Functions as a member of the wraparound treatment team, and meets weekly and more if necessary with the family and other team members in order to assist in facilitating the family wraparound plan and transition/discharge planning.
Performs indirect clinical services, including, but not limited to, timely and complete case documentation following Macomb County Community Mental Health policies and procedures; participates in case consultation to confirm diagnosis and to make the most suitable least restrictive clinical recommendations.
Participates in agency and system staff meetings. Participates in weekly supervision.
Serves on Community Mental Health or community based committees as directed.
Completes wraparound 3 day new facilitator training given by DCH.
Completes 2 wraparound trainings per calendar year to maintain certification.
Functions as a team leader and facilitator working with a family to develop a team, identify outcomes, underlying needs, strengths, and action steps to reach goals.
Facilitates monthly team meetings with the family, consumer, and team.
Utilizes computers to perform clinical and administrative job functions.
Follows wraparound best practice values.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education and Experience):

REQUIRED:
Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Doctorate in Psychology or a directly related mental health field from an accredited college or university.
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Limited Licensed Master of Social Work (LLMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC), Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist (TLLP), or Licensed Psychologist (LP).
Possession of required state licensure appropriate to position and ability to meet privileging and credentialing guidelines.
Two (2) years clinical experience working with children with mental illness and their families.

PREFERRED:
One (1) year or more years of wraparound experience.

SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS:
Working knowledge of resources within MCCMH and outside of Macomb County Community Mental Health.
Considerable knowledge of the Michigan Mental Health Code/401 criteria.
Knowledge of mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, and developmental disabilities.
Knowledge of techniques to de-escalate/interact in potentially dangerous situations.
Ability to effectively speak and understand the English language.
Ability to speak and understand a language other than English, is preferred.
Effective written and verbal communication.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials,
Administrators, Department Heads, staff, union officials and the public.
Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy.
Possession of a valid Michigan driver's license and operable insured automobile for authorized travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Works in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed, to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with frequent contact with customers.
Bends, stoops and reaches in order to file, search for and retrieve records and documents.
Manual dexterity and regular fine-finger and hand/wrist motions are required for operating a keyboard, writing and filing.
Seeing (vision), sitting, talking/speaking, or listening/hearing are regularly required.
Operates an automobile while performing assigned job duties.
General Requirements and/or Disclaimers
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of personnel so classified.
Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State's Emergency Management Act and the County's Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by these statutes.
Be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

GRANT OR EXTERNALLY FUNDED POSITION - This position will continue only if sufficient grant or external funds are provided.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $27.00 - $36.00 per hour
Schedule:

* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Clinton Township, MI 48036: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

* Master's (Required)

Experience:

* Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Keywords: Macomb County Community Mental Health, Ann Arbor , Therapist - Wraparound, Healthcare , Clinton, Michigan

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