Posting: Mental Health Therapist I or II
December 19, 2019
ACCEPTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY
Mental Health Therapist II: $50,481 Starting ; Mental Health Therapist I: $48,077 Starting
MI-Adult / Senior Services IH Grant
Under the supervision of a Mental Health Program Director and Program Coordinators, clinician will assess individuals and will provide clinical interventions including individual therapy and case management to older adults with mental illness or intellectual/developmental disabilities in community-based settings. Clinician will also complete OBRA psychosocial assessments for nursing home residents to define treatment recommendations. Clinician may also lead community trainings about older adult health and wellness. Clinician must function well as part of a team and have good knowledge of community resources.
Regular full-time position as therapist for older adults with mental illness or intellectual/developmental disabilities. Provide evidence-based individual clinical interventions in home and community settings. Clinician will exhibit strong ability to build rapport with consumer and nursing homes. Clinician will also exhibit strong assessment and diagnostic skills with older adults.
For Therapist II - Master's degree with Michigan licensure, either LMSW, LLP or LPC. For Therapist I - Master's degree with Michigan licensure, either LLMSW, TLLP, LLPC and the ability to obtain an full licensure within 2 years of hire. LMSW highly preferred. Strong clinical skills and appreciation for older adults required. Strong relationship building skills preferred. Valid MI driver’s license required. Some evening hours may be required. EXPERIENCE: Prior experience working with older adults with mental illness required. Experience working with older adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities desirable. Prior experience working in a community mental health system preferred. Experience in working with electronic medical records preferred. Ability to work as part of a team of professionals in a public mental health setting required. Strong assessment skills required.