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This is a notification for two open 40-hour clinical social work positions in Community Health Services, Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools.  Primary duties include mental health assessment; direct psychotherapy (individual, family and group) with at risk adolescents and their families using evidence based therapy models (CBT, IPT, DBT, TF-CBT) to facilitate an understanding and resolution of identified problems; facilitation of youth advisory council leadership development and activities; provision of referrals and follow-up to community resources as needed; delivery of  a research program intervention and collection of associated research data;  specialty consultation and networking with teachers/school staff; and provision of mental health education to the targeted population.

These positions require experience with providing evidence based therapy models, full licensure, ability for independent decision making, ability to communicate with and work effectively on a multi-disciplinary team, accurate and timely collection and reporting of data; and participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.  

Required Qualifications*

Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is necessary.  Must have current clinical license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.  Clinical practice concentration and field practicum or recent work experience in a hospital required.

Desired Qualifications*

The ideal candidate will have significant clinical social work experience, strong assessment skills, the ability to establish therapeutic relationships quickly, and to relate well to a diverse population.  It is essential that the candidate be able to manage a large caseload with multiple competing demands. The ability to work independently in a variety of stressful and demanding situations is essential; critical decision making, excellent assessments, brief interventions and multi-tasking are only several of the advanced skills required for success. The successful candidate must also be able to work with multidisciplinary teams.

Work Locations

The appointments will be in high schools in the Flint area.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.