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Therapist

Lifeways Community Mental Health Jackson ,MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

General Summary:

Therapist will be responsible to deliver person centered, self-determined, recovery oriented, trauma-informed, least restrictive, competent behavioral health services to consumers in an outpatient setting.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides clinical and supportive counseling services; individual, group and family therapy in a trauma informed, recovery oriented, short-term, person centered, solution focused manner.
  2. Facilitates psycho-educational classes and/or groups such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, substance abuse, etc.
  3. Provides primary case holder services, as assigned including assessment, treatment plan development, formal reviews, information gathering, referrals and linkages, where appropriate. Coordinate services with other professionals and para-professionals and liaison with outside social service agencies and other organizations.
  4. Delivers evidenced-based interventions as trained and appropriate to the consumer needs. (Examples: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
  5. Performs all duties as assigned to ensure the Outpatient Services department runs efficiently and effectively. Duties include but are not limited to: Assessment, Person-Centered Planning, diagnosis of clinical conditions, individual, family, and group therapy, crisis intervention, and care coordination.

NOTE: The lists of essential and additional functions are not exhaustive. They may be supplemented as necessary from time to time.

Education/Certification/Licensure:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Family & Marriage Therapy or Psychology.
  • If current caseload consists of consumers with primary Medicare insurance, LMSW is required.
  • Therapist II: Master's degree. Fully Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Fully Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Fully Licensed Psychologist (LP).
  • Therapist III: Master's degree. Fully Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Fully Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Fully Licensed Psychologist (LP) and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC).

Preferred Education/Certification/Licensure

  • Master's degree in Social Work with LMSW licensure with the State of Michigan.
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
Company Description
LifeWays Community Mental Health has provided behavioral health services to residents of Jackson and Hillsdale counties since 1966. We primarily serve county residents who have Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan, or are uninsured who also have a diagnosed severe mental illness, intellectual/developmental disability, substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorders. A wide variety of behavioral health treatment options are available through our Provider Network of over 40 behavioral health providers located locally and throughout Michigan.

Our Mission:
LifeWays inspires hope and promotes life-enhancing recovery.

Our Vision:
We envision a fully integrated healthcare network that supports individuals in our community to reach their full potential.

Our Values:
We value exceptional service, person-centered care, innovation, integrity, strategic partnerships, and compassion.

We Serve Jackson and Hillsdale County Residents:

Adults with Mental Illness
Persons with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability
Persons with a Co-Occurring Disorder
Youth with Serious Emotional Disturbances

AND

Medicaid
Healthy Michigan
Uninsured (on a case by case basis)
Underinsured (on a case by case basis)

If you would like more information about LifeWays, who we serve, and how we operate, please call our Customer Services department at 517.780.3332 or contact us through our Contact page at https://www.lifewayscmh.org/About-LifeWays

LifeWays Community Mental Health

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