The Therapist reports to the Division Manager and clinical functions are under the leadership of the Team Leader. Assumes primary case responsibilities for adult individuals, families and groups; provides consultative services to community organizations and individuals, and performs related duties as may be requested.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Completes all assessments and reports required and assigned by supervisor or designated person.
•Provide individual and group psychotherapy.
•Implement crisis or provides intervention procedures.
•Obtain information pertaining to substance abuse and other illness and complete required assignments.
•Prepare and implement treatment plans.
•Document clinical activity through progress notes.
•Analyze and communicate client progress. Provide case management when clinically indicated
•Utilize broad based insight and cognitive behavioral treatment approaches/interventions.
•Provide follow-up contacts with clients who do not respond to letters and telephone contacts.
•Complete terminations, death, and transfer summaries.
•Report documented clinical activities, registrations and terminations to the computer systems manager.
•Engage in teams and performance improvement activities.
•Perform in an interdisciplinary treatment team.
•Provide activities and services that meet client needs and generate revenues.
•Engage with chronically mentally ill/dual diagnosed clients in close contact circumstances on a daily basis.
•Formulate diagnosis and describe symptoms of mental illness.
•Observe and evaluate conditions, reactions and changes in the physical and mental condition of clients.
•Perform in the creation of a therapeutic milieu.
•Petition clients regarding hospitalization and notify significant others.
•Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
•Provide 1200 direct consumer contact hours per year.
Qualifications and Skills
•Knowledge of community mental health theory and practice.
•Knowledge and skills in working with mentally ill persons.
•Skills in variety of psychotherapy techniques.
•Ability to relate well with clients in target population.
•Ability to make use of community resources.
•Possess tact, integrity, and common sense.
•Knowledge of substance abuse and drugs commonly used by consumers.
Education / Experience
At a minimum, the completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Nursing (MSN with an RN), etc.
Credentialing / licensure
•Licensing or certification as a CSW, LLP, LPC, RN or fully licensed Psychologist.
•Possession of a current valid Michigan Chauffeur’s Driver’s License.
•Demonstrated ability to follow State of Michigan driving laws, evidenced by an insurable driving record.
SUBMIT RESUMES TO:
Central City Integrated Health
17950 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48203