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FULL-TIME MASTER LEVEL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

POSITION SUMMARY

The Counseling Center Therapist is responsible for rendering direct clinical service to clients of the Counseling Center and the Employee Wellness Center using clinical interventions resulting in the achievement of emotional health. This involves psychological assessments, person-centered treatment planning, treatment sessions, progress evaluations and termination services with clients. Clinicians are furthermore responsible for clinical record keeping, case management, resource identification and performance of basic administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters Degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field and Michigan licensure at the highest level attainable. Extensive knowledge of individual, group, family and cognitive therapy techniques. Familiarity and/or training in evidence based clinical techniques desired. Clinicians should have a working knowledge with adults, families and children.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Clinical Practice

Counsel adults, families, children and couples in overcoming personal challenges, adjustment to life, depression, family stressors, trauma and anxiety.

Demonstrate an ability to engage clients in the therapy process; assist with identifying their goals for treatment and successfully support them with obtaining their treatment goals in appropriate time frames.

Demonstrate an ability to produce comprehensive psychosocial assessments that recognize and obtain familial, cultural, social, psychological, physical and spiritual factors.

Demonstrate an ability to develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience, multicultural awareness, socioeconomic status of the client, and knowledge of the client’s strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences.

Evaluate the progress of the treatment plan at the end of each session, documenting growth in the treatment note.

Formally evaluate the treatment plan with clients on a quarterly basis.

Productivity rate per month is based on weeks of vacation, average sick, holidays and clinical development. This rate is provided at the onset of employment and reviewed annually during the performance evaluation.

It is an agency expectation that clinicians provide at least 3 hours of clinical service after 5:00 p.m., including at least one evening until 7:00 p.m.

Keep current with new developments and techniques in the field of mental health through professional readings, attending courses and seminars and establishing and maintaining contact with fellow mental health professionals.

Adhere to all client confidentiality requirements and standards.

Demonstrate an ability to understand personal clinical strengths and weaknesses and seek assistance when needed.

Demonstrate an ability to identify the client population that clinician is most effective in treating and best trained to serve.

Refer clients to community resources, specialists or other clinicians better prepared to meet their needs.

B. Non-clinical Practice

Comply with agency policies and procedures, accreditation standards, Continuing Quality Improvement and Utilization Review Committee recommendations.

Complete all required clinical paperwork in a thorough, comprehensive and timely manner.

Schedule individual supervision at least monthly taking into account each clinician’s professional development and expertise in the field.

Participate in full and clinical staff meetings, clinical training, and staff retreats as scheduled.

Represent the agency in a positive and professional manner in the community, and within the office setting.

To gain and maintain a working knowledge of human service resources in the community.

Participate in agency sponsored community events and support marketing efforts of the agency.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISED BY

The Counseling Center Clinical Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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PART-TIME MASTER LEVEL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

EMAIL COVER LETTER & RESUME TO: childandfamily@cfs-saginaw.org

JOB DESCRPTION

The Counseling Center Therapist is responsible for rendering direct clinical service to clients of the Counseling Center and the Employee Wellness Center using clinical interventions resulting in the achievement of emotional health. This involves psychological assessments, person-centered treatment planning, treatment sessions, progress evaluations and termination services with clients. Clinicians are furthermore responsible for clinical record keeping, case management, resource identification and performance of basic administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters Degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field and Michigan licensure at the highest level attainable. Extensive knowledge of individual, group, family and cognitive therapy techniques. Familiarity and/or training in evidence based clinical techniques desired. Clinicians should have a working knowledge with adults, families and children.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Practice

  • Counsel clients in overcoming personal challenges, adjustment to life, depression, family stressors, trauma and anxiety.
  • Demonstrate an ability to engage clients in the therapy process, assist with identifying their goals for treatment and successfully support them with obtaining their treatment goals in appropriate time frames.
  • Demonstrate an ability to produce comprehensive psychosocial assessments that recognize and obtain familial, cultural, social, psychological, physical and spiritual factors.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience, knowledge and client’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences.
  • Evaluate the progress of the treatment plan at the end of each session, documenting growth in the treatment note.
  • Formally evaluate the treatment plan with clients on a quarterly basis.
  • Keep current with new developments, techniques in the field of mental health through professional readings, attending courses and seminars and establishing and maintaining contact with fellow mental health professionals.
  • Adhere to all client confidentiality requirements and standards.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand personal clinical strengths and weaknesses and seek assistance when needed.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be able to identify the client population that clinician is effective treating and best trained to serve.
  • Refer clients to community resources, specialists or other clinician better prepared to meet their needs.

Non-Clinical Practice * Comply with agency policies and procedures, accreditation standards, Continuing Quality Improvement and Utilization Review Committee recommendations. Complete all required clinical and insurance paperwork in a thorough, comprehensive and timely manner.

  • Part-time clinical staff supervision will be scheduled based on the numbers of hours a clinician is scheduling clients. If a clinician is scheduling over 10 clients a week they are required to schedule supervision on a quarterly basis. If a clinician is scheduling under 10 clients a week they are required to schedule supervision on a biannual basis, unless otherwise requested or required throughout the year.
  • Participate in full and clinical staff meetings, trainings, and staff retreats as schedule permits.
  • Responsible to communicate with the front office staff regarding office hours, schedule changes and office needs.

SUPERVISED BY

The Counseling Center Clinical Director.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $34.00 – $35.00 per hour