Master Level Licensed Clinician- Genesee County, Full-Time (40 hrs/week), Afternoon Shift • CMHAM - Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
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Master Level Licensed Clinician- Genesee County, Full-Time (40 hrs/week), Afternoon Shift

Agency Name: Common Ground

Agency Contact: Stephanie Treuter

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: All Counties - Entire State
  • Salary Range: DOE per Hour
  • Send applications to:
  • Please include your resume when applying.

The Crisis Interventionist III (CI III) is an at-will position that will report to the Genesee CIRT Program Manager. The CI III will provide crisis intervention and support to individuals/families who are experiencing a mental health, substance abuse, and/or family crisis. This position will work closely with crisis safety-net providers, CMH/provider network, area emergency departments, and the access system. The CI III will assist people/families in accessing community or CMH resources and services. This position will promote and participate in activities that enhance recovery and family resiliency.


Briefly assess crisis situation and person/family’s needs

Actively engage person/family experiencing a crisis in order to avoid negative outcomes

Provide support and assist people/families in building trust and rapport

Utilize recovery principles while comforting people in crisis: Hope, Choice, Empowerment, Recovery environment, Meaning and Purpose

Develop understanding and management of wellness and triggers

Provide active crisis intervention that is welcoming, trauma-informed, brief, and solution-focused to adults/children presenting with emergent or urgent need

Join with person/family to create a comprehensive crisis plan and safety plan following Person/Family Center Planning principles that utilize the individual’s strengths, natural supports, and community resources, and that supports crisis mitigation in the least restrictive environment

Arrange or provide transportation to a safe place as needed

Educate and assist significant others and family members with the petitioning process

Encourage consumers to be actively involved with planning and treatment

Explore and link person/family with natural and community supports

Provide referrals, arrange for psychiatric evaluations, facilitate authorization for hospitalization if unable to successfully divert, and inter- and intra-agency services

Facilitate a respite plan for individuals who are homeless or who do not feel safe in their home environment

Facilitate transition to appropriate aftercare services and assist with implementation of individual recovery plans and coordination of natural supports

Collaborate with other providers, the criminal justice system, including CMH, Mental Health Court, and Adult Drug Court staff to ensure that eligible individuals who are released or diverted from jail are successfully linked to the most appropriate level of care

Act as an advocate for the needs and rights of every person/family including with service providers and community agents

Comply with federal, state, county, and agency regulations governing Targeted Case Management and the delivery of specialty services and supports

Provide first aid and emergency procedures as needed

Submit all electronic or hard copy documents are complete, accurate, and signed prior to end of shift

Complete Service Activity Logs in accordance with departmental standards

Adhere to established Quality Improvement Indicators

Comply with attendance and punctuality policies, as well as all other Common Ground policies and procedures


Assist people with gaining crisis based coping skills and recovery tools

Assist with fulfilling basic needs such as food, clothing, arrange for shelter, etc. as needed

Assist with linking adults/children with substance use issues to the appropriate substance abuse service

Promote a team environment

Participate in training and orientation of new staff and interns

Perform other job-related duties as assigned




Basic intervention skills

Behavior management and de-escalation techniques

Program goals and objectives

Trauma informed principles


Type, enter data and file efficiently

Operate office equipment

Demonstrate proficiency in relevant software and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)


Relate to a diverse population which includes a variety of age, economic and educational backgrounds

Understand and follow verbal and written instructions

Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Work independently and apply critical thinking/decision making skills

Work with a multi-disciplinary team successfully

Manage volatile situations in a safe, calm, and caring manner


Master’s degree in Human Service field

All Limited License Master Social Workers (LLMSW), Limited License Professional Counselors (LLPC), and Temporary Limited License Psychologists (TLLP) must receive their permanent license (LMSW, LPC, LLP) within 5 years from the issue date of the original limited/temporary license as published in the State of Michigan LARA system in order to continue their employment

Professional licensure in the State of Michigan

Minimum of one (1) year experience in treating or working with disabilities

Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Certification of one of the following:

CAC-R Certified Addiction Counselor IC RC Reciprocal

CAAC Certified Advanced Addiction Counselor

CCDP Certified Co-occurring Disorder Professional

CCDP-D Certified Co-occurring Disorder Professional Diplomat

Experience providing crisis intervention services

Experience with broad range of age groups and disabilities, including children

Experience with persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder

Standard met for Child Mental Health Professional


Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Environmental Working Requirements:

Work is done in an office environment with exposure to computer screens. Assignments may require work to be done on an individual basis or in teams with members at various staffing levels. The work environment is that of a crisis center and may subject staff to behavioral and medical events that could be physically hazardous.

Other Requirements:

The ability to work various shifts and hours, local travel may be required.

The agency may in its sole discretion fill this position on a full-time, part-time, or contingent basis with the individual best fit to perform the essential functions of the job. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the title. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Employees in this title are subject to a background check and a pre-employment physical.

Common Ground is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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