Youth and Family Care Connection, Therapist

$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • New Oakland Family Centers
  • 1200 N Telegraph building 32e, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA
  • Jan 22, 2024
Full time Health Care Other Career Field

Job Description

New Oakland Family Centers provides comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse services for consumers across Michigan, in both outpatient and partial hospitalization settings.

Schedule: Full time; Shift-based schedule as determined by Crisis Services Director. Available shifts include day, swing, and midnight.

Reports To: President / Director of Crisis Services / Supervisor of Crisis Services

Compensation: Salary Employee. Commensurate with experience.

Position Summary: The Youth and Family Care Connection (YFCC) Therapist role is a full-time position comprised of multiple clinical and administrative responsibilities related to the FACE to FACE Crisis Services Program. This position requires work in a residential unit and will require working closely with clinical and administrative staff and consumers of all populations, specifically with children, to ensure efficient service delivery.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task; use of time management.
  • Ability to work well on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

Essential Duties / Functions:

  • Provide FACE to FACE Intensive Crisis Services to children as the primary population in addition to other populations, as scheduled, in accordance with professional standards and the policies/procedures of the facility.
  • Triage incoming crisis calls and provide therapeutic services in a residential unit as required to effectively and efficiently manage consumers in crisis.
  • Provide assessments, intakes, individual, family and/or group therapy as needed in accordance with professional standards and policies/procedures of the facility.
  • Experience and the ability to resolve all crisis situations appropriately.
  • Communicates daily with FACE to FACE Crisis Services clinical and administrative staff regarding clinical and administrative issues/activities.
  • Completes Pre-Admission Reviews and Utilization Review assignments.
  • Complete documentation as required by the clinic’s policies/procedures.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the clinic environment.
  • Fulfill all initial and ongoing training requirements.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Master’s degree and licensure in social work, professional counseling, or psychology. Valid Clinical License. Must be able to work well with all types of people and all populations including children, adolescents, and adults.

Working Conditions: Staff is to dress professionally at all times per Employee Handbook. Staff will need to be prepared to be actively involved with consumers.