The Independent Supports Broker Mentor/Mental Health Professional oversees and coordinates the implementation of Person-Centered Planning and the principles of Self Determination in the lives of people supported by Community Living Services of Macomb County. The Independent Supports Broker Mentor/Mental Health Professional plays a key role in the recruitment, credentialing, and training of Independent Supports Brokers. he Independent Supports Broker Mentor/Mental Health Professional’s responsibilities include facilitation of the initial intakes/annual assessments, the facilitation of initial Person Centered Plans/annual Person Centered Plans, oversight, training and mentoring of the Independent Support Broker and Clinical network, community outreach, obtaining and utilizing stakeholder input and assuring quality services and satisfaction with services while keeping the people supported by CLS and their needs the primary focus of all activities.
The Independent Supports Broker Mentor/Mental Health Professional’s responsibilities include maintaining communication and collaboration with Macomb County Community Mental Health, processing new referrals, completing intakes, providing interim support brokering services, and linking individuals served with resources as needed. This individual will maintain a data base of individuals served through this division and will act as a Liaison between funders, subcontracted service providers, families served, and other stakeholders. The Macomb County Services Coordinator/Mental Health Professional’s responsibilities include coordinating, tracking, and developing Macomb County specific training.
CLS is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Michigan and supports individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages. We have a mission to support people to exercise control and authority over their own lives. We have a “Whatever it takes” attitude when it comes to supporting people.