How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
40-hour clinical social work position in Community Health Services, Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools. The appointment is located in Flint Michigan at Beecher High School.
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, 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.
Qualified candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work education as well as current and full clinical licensure (LMSW) to practice social work in the State of Michigan. LLMSWs will not be considered for this position.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with crisis intervention, excellent psychosocial assessment skills, the ability to establish therapeutic relationships quickly and to relate well to diverse patients and their families is required. Proficiency in maintaining accurate and timely clinical documentation using electronic health records, exercise of independent decision-making, team meeting participation, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks are necessary. This position requires flexibility, accessibility within the clinic, the ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to work independently in a variety of demanding situations
This position requires extensive experience with psychosocial issues, diagnoses using the DSM V and psychosocial services to school aged youth providing evidence based therapy models, and full licensure. This position also requires the 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.
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
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