Mental Health Therapist
Community Mental Health Authority - Lansing, MI

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Under the supervision of Case Management Services Team II Coordinator. This person will serve as a Master’s level professional clinician performing a wide range of direct and indirect mental health and co-occurring substance use services. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: assessment of adults to determine mental health needs and level of care, provide short term counseling and case management services, connect individuals to community resources, and develop short term treatment plans using person centered planning principles.

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 of experience (professional or paraprofessional) working with persons with mental illness required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with persons with mental illness required. One year of work experience with adults experiencing serious and persistent mental illness preferred as well as experience in diagnosing and treatment of substance use disorders preferred. Ability to communicate accurately and effectively both in writing and verbally is required. Required to operate a computer for writing progress notes, annual evaluations, treatment plans, etc. Candidate must be able to work well with others. May be expected to work some evening hours.
Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and access to reliable means of transportation for job related use is required.

Conditional Employment Requirements::
Employment offers for this position will be contingent upon the results of background verification, and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of an acceptable driving record, educational background check, and verification of an acceptable work history. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.

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Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMHA) is a local, independent governmental unit that provides for the publicly funded...