Mental Health Therapist
Community Mental Health Authority - Saint Johns, MI

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Under the supervision of the Clinton County Counseling Center Supervisor and Correctional Assessment/Treatment Services Coordinator, this position is located at the Clinton County Counseling Center and the Ingham County Jail. This assignment is split 50%/50% between the two sites. The therapist serves as a Master's level clinician performing a wide range of treatment services within a specific program for individuals with substance use issues. Performs psychosocial assessments, conducts individual and group therapy, and refers to programs and services in the community. Will maintain contact with probation officers and be responsible for compliance with court orders and documentation. Will assess and direct consumer treatment options, manage case load, and prioritize admissions to accommodate waiting lists and court sentencing. 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 of experience (professional or paraprofessional) in treating or working with a person who has a substance use disorder required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with persons who have a substance use disorder required. Three years of professional experience working in the substance abuse field is highly preferred. Must be a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor or must become certified within a maximum of three years from date of hire or change in regulation. 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 of a background verification and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) review, security clearance through the Ingham and Clinton County jails, verification of a professional license, Medicaid/Medicare verification, 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...