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Job Opening Information 13-029 Mental Health Therapist

Job Code: 13-029
Job Title: 13-029 Mental Health Therapist
Job Category: 13-029
Posting Opens: 2/1/2013
Posting Closes: 2/14/2013
Certification Required: Yes
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Clinton County Counseling Center Supervisor, serves as a Master's level professional clinician performing a wide range of direct and indirect mental health and co-occurring substance services, providing an extensive variety of traditional and psychosocial outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents, parents and families. May be assigned to a specific population, i.e., consumers with serious and persistent mental illness, in crisis, etc., or to a specific age group, i.e., children and adolescents. Serves as a case manager, conducts therapy and recommends referrals to various programs and community services. Short-term therapy and longer term case management services to be provided to consumers. Responsible for extensive case documentation. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA’s mission, policies and procedures.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field is required. Possession of an appropriate State of Michigan credential is required, LMSW preferred. One year experience (professional or paraprofessional) in treating or working with persons with mental illness required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with persons with mental illness required. Ability to communicate accurately and effectively both in writing and verbally is required. Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use is required.
Conditional Employment Requirement:: Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results a background verification and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, and to undergo and pass a Central Registry Screening, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of an acceptable Michigan 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’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: Salary/Hours:: $39,758 - $45,129 annually. 40 hours per week, some evening hours.
Location:: Clinton County Counseling Center, St. Johns, Michigan.
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