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Mental Health Therapist I or II

Agency Name: Livingston County CMH Authority

Agency Contact: Lorne McKenzie

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Livingston
  • Salary Range: Mental Health Therapist II: Starting $53,035 - Ending $68,946 • Mental Health Therapist I: Starting $50,510 - Ending $65,664 per Year
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MI-A_IT Court & CIP_MHT I or IIRFT20220414
Mental Health Therapist I or II
• April 14 to May 14, 2022
• MI-Adult / Intensive Treatment – Mental Health Court (Grant)
• Howell, MI, USA
• Mental Health Therapist II: Starting $53,035 – Ending $68,946
• Mental Health Therapist I: Starting $50,510 – Ending $65,664
• Full Time

Position: Adult Mental Health Therapist
About Us:
Livingston County Community Mental Health is a public mental health services provider located in Livingston County, Michigan, between Detroit and Lansing. We are a team joined by the shared vision to create a healthy and rewarding life in the community for everyone. Our multidisciplinary group works together to serve individuals with a wide array of needs in order to create individualized pathways to wellness, resilience, recovery and self-determination. We currently have an opening on our Intensive Treatment Court and Community Independence Programs that serves individuals with mental health and legal needs. We are seeking a passionate mental health therapist to join us in our efforts to serve our community’s most vulnerable individuals.

Therapists look forward to:
– Meaningful, rewarding work
– Opportunities to develop a broad range of clinical skills in work with adults
– Regular and accessible clinical supervision
– A supportive team of colleagues
– A positive work environment
– Flexible scheduling
– Ability to take on special projects and/or interests
– Opportunities for advancement
– Advanced training in evidence-based treatments such as:
Dialectical Behavior Treatment (DBT)
Trauma Informed Treatment
Motivational Interviewing
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
And many more!
– Electronic health record – no paper charting
– Salary:
Mental Health Therapist II: Starting $53,035 – Ending $68,946
Mental Health Therapist I: Starting $50,510 – Ending $65,664
– Comprehensive benefits package including:
Agency-Paid Defined Contribution (retirement plan)
Health, dental and vision benefits
Disability insurance
Life insurance
Tax Deferred Retirement savings account
Pre-tax Health Savings Account
Pre-tax Child/Dependent care savings account
Pre-tax Health Reimbursement Account
Generous paid time off – Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday
13 Paid Holidays per year (4 are floating – you pick)
Benefit Menu plan with additional choices not covered here

Therapist Role:
Staff in the Intensive Treatment Court and Community Independence Programs are licensed mental health therapists who provide assessment of adults for their behavioral health and/or substance needs, identify goals, develop person centered plans for treatment and case management services, provide individual/group therapies and case management services, and link and coordinate with needed community resources. Services are provided in both the office and community. Clinician will also work as part of specialty Intensive Treatment Court Team to support people with serious mental illness and legal involvement. Clinician must function well as part of a collaborative team and have good knowledge of community resources. Our staff utilize evidence-based practices for our treatment services. Our Therapists work under the supervision of the Mental Health Program Director and Program Coordinator.

Requirements to join us:
Candidates must be committed to our shared values including clinical excellence, community inclusion, community benefit, innovation, integrated care and improvement. Therapists must have experience treating adults with serious mental health needs and possibly with substance use needs too. Our collaborative approach to treatment requires strong skills for working within a multi-disciplinary specialty court team to affect consumers’ ability to achieve both treatment and legal goals. Some evening hours may be required. A valid MI driver’s license is required.

Licensure requirements: For Therapist II – Master’s degree with Michigan licensure, either LMSW, LLP or LPC. For Therapist I – Master’s degree with Michigan licensure, either LLMSW, TLLP, LLPC and the ability to obtain full licensure within 2 years of hire. Promotion to Therapist II upon receipt of full license.

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