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

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Under the supervision of a Supervisor, serves as a master's level professional clinician performing a wide range of direct and indirect mental health and co-occurring substance services, providing an extensive variety of traditional and psychosocial outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents, parents and families. May be assigned to a specific population, i.e., consumers with serious and persistent mental illness, in crisis, etc., or to a specific age group, i.e., children and adolescents. Serves as a case manager, conducts therapy and recommends referrals to various programs and community services. Short-term therapy and longer term case management services to be provided to consumers. Responsible for extensive case documentation. Responsible for carrying out all activities of the program/sub-unit in such a manner that fulfills CMHA’s mission, policies and procedures.

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 experience (professional or paraprofessional) in treating or working with persons with mental illness required or one academic year of graduate practicum/internship experience working with persons with mental illness required. Ability to communicate accurately and effectively both in writing and verbally is required. Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and 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 a background verification and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, 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...