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Mental Health Counselor - Family Preservation

Company: Highfields Inc
Location: Jackson
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Highfields, Inc. is seeking two full-time licensed mental health counselors for our Home-Based program in Lenawee County working with clients in the Family Preservation Program. Home-Based provides a unique opportunity to work with kids and families directly in their homes and communities, allowing us to maximize the positive impact of therapy on the child and their environment.Highfields, Inc. is a COA accredited non-profit that has been providing a range of services to children and families since 1962. We are known for offering a flexible, supportive environment to both our staff and clients. We believe in the power of relationships to strengthen and empower families to change their lives. **Incentive Bonus of $1,000 received after completion of first 90 days. You will also receive an additional $500 upon working six months with Highfields.** Minimum Qualifications - Education & Experience:

  • A Master's degree in a behavioral science.
  • State licensure commensurate with degree required. (you will be considered if you are in the process of obtaining your limited license).
  • A minimum of one year experience in providing counseling services with children and families.
  • Ability for flexibility in working non-traditional hours.
  • An understanding, commitment and/or training in strength- based solution-focused counseling models. Essential Functions:
    • Engage with children, adults and families, assisting them to improve their functioning.
    • Assesses, provides a diagnosis, and devises practical intervention strategies.
    • Provide clinical interventions in settings including, but not limited to, homes, community settings, or office.
    • Provide services according to model expectation across multiple referral bases.
    • Effectively assess and diagnose children and families utilizing standardized instruments and other protocols.
    • Interact with clients in non-traditional settings and during non-traditional hours.
    • Document services through the use of an Electronic Medical Record and other formats.
      • Represent clients served and Highfields through interacting with referral sources. Knowledge or Experience: Must attend and participate in specific training stipulated by contract and have the ability to understand, practice and implement strength-based, solution focused approaches to treatment.Travel Requirements
        • Must have reliable transportation.
        • Must maintain adequate insurance coverage.
        • Must have/maintain a valid driver's license with minimal driving offensesBenefits
          • Hiring and Retention Bonuses
          • Flexible Schedule
          • Free Licensure Supervision
          • Paid Licensing Practice Exam Seminar and Exam
          • Paid Training Opportunities
          • Student Loan Forgiveness through Work Eligibility
          • Paid Mileage
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
          • 401k with match
          • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
          • 12 Paid Holidays
          • Mental Health Resources
          • Inclusive Culture and Support for Wellness
          • Short-Term Disability
          • In-House Trainings
          • A Family Work Environment***Employee Testimonials & Physical Requirements attachedPI207824991

Keywords: Highfields Inc, Ann Arbor , Mental Health Counselor - Family Preservation, Healthcare , Jackson, Michigan

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