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Employment Opportunities

Part-time Substance Abuse Supervisor

Part-time Substance Abuse Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY

The Supervisor of Substance Abuse Services of the Behavioral Health and Community Services Division is delegated responsibility for the planning, developing and supervising the clinical services and administrative functions of substance abuse unit personnel. The Supervisor assures that needed and appropriate services are provided as required by state, federal, contractual and licensing and applicable service standards. Additionally, the Supervisor performs oversight functions for the following outpatient substance abuse related treatment contracts: Southeastern Michigan Coordinating Agency contracts, Michigan Department of Corrections, United Way of Southeastern Michigan, the Detroit Health Department.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • To carry out the philosophy, program and policy of the agency through the administration of the program to ensure maximum service to clients and the community as determined by the staff complement and resources.
  • Training team staff and supervising ongoing performance, including review of ongoing groups and modifying content as appropriate.
  • To implement the department program and agency policies in a manner that will attain established and quantitative standards.
  • To insure that the required monthly, annual statistical and miscellaneous reports are prepared accurately and by due dates.
  • To participate in supervisory meetings and the Utilization Review Committee meetings.
  • To maintain proper coverage of all caseloads during periods of absence of workers.
  • Imparting knowledge of the program to the community to gain public awareness and support of the program and its purpose.
  • Assuming responsibility for the management/compliance aspects of the program.
  • Participating in staff meetings, committees and agency groups.
  • Maintaining up-to-date compilation of community resources available for families and individuals participating in agency programs.
  • To supervise each staff person, student and percentage worker on a regular basis for a minimum of one (1) hour per week.
  • To teach, when necessary, the application of basic casework principles, diagnosis, casework treatment and appropriate case recording.
  • To work differentially with supervises on continuing and changing trends and modes in service delivery in order to develop a more effective service.
  • To provide written performance appraisals on all staff according to agency format, and within prescribed time limits.
  • To attend concurrent reviews with each staff and consultants.
  • To assure that established productivity levels are met.
  • To serve on and actively participate in committees of the agency as appointed.
  • To maintain confidentiality of all client information per agency, state and federal regulations.
  • To assure client complaints/grievances are handled appropriately.
  • To ensure compliance with regulatory bodies such as Council on Accreditation (COA), Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry (Licensing), United Way Community Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and other contractual relationships.
  • To perform all duties in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics and Agency Policies.
  • To perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Professional Counseling preferred. Possess a full and unencumbered Professional Clinical License or Certification in Substance Abuse in the State of Michigan, or if a bachelor’s level graduate, must currently hold the Certified Clinical Supervisor credential (CCS) or Certification in Substance Abuse.
  • Minimum of three years of clinical therapy experience including conducting substance abuse group cognitive behavioral based relapse and recidivism and process treatment with criminal offenders.
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a clinical supervisor.
  • Demonstrate personal stability, integrity and flexibility.
  • Mature with an ability to interact in a constructive manner with superiors and subordinates.
  • Ability to integrate the use of the computer into daily task i.e. word-processing, spreadsheet and database.
  • Ability to interpret, generate and manage statistical and financial reports.
  • Knowledgeable of outcome evaluation.
  • Good writing and speaking ability.
  • Automobile with valid Michigan’s driver’s license and automobile liability insurance coverage.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: csswc@csswayne.org. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No telephone calls or inquiry emails, please.

Part-time Substance Abuse Therapist

Part-time Substance Abuse Therapist

Supervisor: Program Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY

To provide outpatient counseling services including intake assessment and diagnostic evaluations to clients experiencing problems related to alcohol abuse and/or dependency as well as problems with drug abuse and/or dependency. Treatment modalities include individual, family, marital, group therapy, pre-treatment groups and didactic educational series. Clients represent a range of problems but addressing the substance abuse problem is the primary initial treatment goal.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • To collect data for psycho-social history required for assessment, diagnostic evaluations and recommendation to supervising physician.
  • To provide individual or group therapy services to clients as determined by assessed needs.
  • To provide substance abuse lectures to newly referred MDOC clients to assess treatment motivation.
  • To confer and collaborate with program staff regarding information collected during intake interviews and assessments, which includes presenting case records for intake, quarterly and discharge reviews to the Utilization Review Committee.
  • To maintain records in a confidential manner (according to Federal, State, and local guidelines), and to release confidential information only according to these guidelines.
  • To confer and collaborate with outside community resources (i.e., criminal justice system employers) and referral sources.
  • To make appropriate referrals to other treatment providers when client needs require services not available through CSSWC.
  • To perform the above-stated job duties in a professional manner under the supervision of the Program Manager of Behavioral Health Services.
  • To maintain ongoing professional development in substance abuse/mental health fields according to agency/licensing requirements.
  • To maintain progress reports and timely communication with all referral sources.
  • To encourage family involvement in treatment process.
  • To establish mutually agreed upon treatment goals.
  • To verify claims of abstinence/sobriety.
  • To perform all duties in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics and Agency Policies.

SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Professional Counseling and a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) substance abuse therapy, OR Master’s Degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, Professional Counseling, preferred; with a minimum of one year (2,000 hours) of substance abuse therapy (case management, teaching, ministry, and advising do not constitute therapy), treatment experience including conducting group cognitive behavioral based relapse and recidivism treatment and process treatment with criminal offenders. Must also possess a full and unencumbered clinical professional license or certification in substance abuse in the State of Michigan without any pending or ongoing investigations.
  • Possess knowledge of alcoholism and drug addiction.
  • Ability to make distinction between alcohol/drug abuse and alcohol/drug dependency.
  • Ability to confront client and deal with issues of denial, manipulation, etc.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license, automobile and automobile liability insurance coverage.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: csswc@csswayne.org. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No telephone calls or inquiry emails, please.


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