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Job Description:

Job purpose  


Growth Works- Restoring Hope| Supporting Change| Improving Lives 

Are you passionate about helping individuals overcome substance use disorders (SUD)? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment?  We practice Passionate Dedication with accountability and belief in all that we do.Service to Others: We act with honesty, openness, willingness and compassion to joyfully support clients and each other. Humility: We are teachable and always seeking improvementCommitment to Community: We seek to create healthy and inclusive culture that supports growth and connectivity.

If this is you we want you to join our team!


Responsibilities & duties

Ensures that clients in SUD programming are receiving the necessary clinical care to progress in completion of their treatment goals.

Functions as a key component of the treatment team, under the supervision of the Program Director.

Facilitates and provides direct clinical care in group, family and individual settings while fostering a safe and inclusive treatment environment. Utilizes various therapeutic approaches, emotions regulation techniques and trauma-informed practices in keeping with Growth Works philosophy and as determined by client need.

Completion of proper documentation of the case file including, but not limited to, accurate preparation of treatment plans, discharge summaries, progress notes and biopsychosocial reports.

Attendance and participation in staff meetings, staff in-services and meetings with community partners, as assigned

Master the Clinical Competencies to the satisfaction of the Program Director

Addresses personal recovery matters in a manner consistent with the agency’s approach to recovery.



Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or another relevant field of study.

Current holder of State of Michigan license as a Social Worker (LLMSW/LMSW) Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC/LPC). Recent graduates will need to apply for license within 30 days of hire.

Current holder of Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor (CAADC) or registered development plan with MCBAP to complete certification- if not a holder, will need to register within 60 days of hire.

Previous experience with the SUD treatment and recovery preferred. Willingness to learn is required with no prior experience.

Knowledge of co-occurring disorders, trauma and brain development preferred.

Successful ability to complete agency background screenings and tests

Incentives/Perks- ongoing supervision towards licensure- as needed, weekly staff led Yoga, ongoing CEU support towards credentials and licensure, financial support towards licensure and credentialing exams and renewal, flexible hybrid schedule- both working from home and in the office.


Physical requirements:

Must be able to complete manual tasks involving dexterity to enter and retrieve data using computer systems, systems applications, and other office equipment.

Ability to lift and transport materials/supplies up to 25 lbs. for internal documentation and recordkeeping, court support, and other administrative tasks.


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Part time, On-call

Job Description:

Growth Works is hiring for qualified Peer Recovery Coaches on a On-call basis in the metro Detroit area. The Coaches will provide peer recovery services and support to individuals to include providing support and resources to individuals admitted to a local hospital emergency room or police station/public safety location following drug or alcohol overdose. This will be on an on-call basis, with variability to the number of hours per week and per month. 

Coaches will:

  • Provide direct services to individuals including meeting to introduce recovery concepts, offer encouragement, share personal experiences, strengths and provide information about what to expect from treatment and activities that promote recovery.
  • Share community and treatment recovery resources, to include twelve-step programs, Detox Services, Residential Treatment, IOP-D, etc.
  • Documents direct services as well as collateral contacts within Growth Works data base; facilitates links to resources and removing barriers.
  • Facilitates Peer Recovery based groups, participates in ongoing training, education and other items as required.


  • Personal recovery from substance use disorder for at least 24 continuous months
  • Possession of a GED or HS diploma
  • Highly desire current holders of CPRC certification through MDHHS; OR Must be willing to successfully complete achievement of CPRC certification as a condition of employment
  • Highly desired previous work or community experience as a Peer Coach, Recovery Coach, or sponsor in recovery and 12-step programs
  • Must have their own vehicle and a valid current driver's license due to the essential functions and requirements of the position
  • Ability to work successfully in fast-paced fluid environments with diverse clients, community safety personnel, health care providers and colleagues to abide by state, federal and agency regulations regarding recipient rights, HIPAA, confidentiality, etc. 
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours of work, which could include weekends, late evening, holidays or early morning hours, in the metro Detroit/Western Wayne County area.
  • Willingness to complete health screening and vaccinations as part of working in health care setting on our behalf


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Full time, Part time

Job Description:

KPEP is a community based program providing both residential and non-residential services to male and female offenders. We have facilities in Kalamazoo, Benton Harbor, Battle Creek and Muskegon, Michigan. This position is in Kalamazoo. Full time employees enjoy a generous amount of paid time off, longevity bonus, and 403(b) match. KPEP is an equal opportunity employer. New employees are eligible for a signing and retention bonus. For more information about our organization, please visit our website at

We are seeking therapists interested in a rewarding career working with individuals involved in the criminal justice system. The ideal candidate would have the ability to set firm boundaries while also creating a therapeutic alliance, and possess or are open to learning the unique dynamics associated with substance use disorders, sexual offending behaviors and entrenched criminal thinking. Experience with assessments and group and individual session facilitation is preferred.

Requirements: Master's degree and professional counseling license required. MCBAP professional development plan within 6 months of hire.

KPEP is a STAR approved facility. The STAR Loan Repayment Program will pay up to $250,000 to awardees in exchange for six years of full-time employment that involves direct treatment or recovery support of patients with or in recovery from a substance use disorder.

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Full time

Job Description:

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity? Do you have a passion for helping others and making a difference in the lives of others? Growth Works, is a long-standing non-profit organization servicing the Western Wayne counties of Metro Detroit. We are currently seeking a Residential Treatment Clinician for our Oxford, MI location. This individual provides and facilitates group therapy and treatment planning for adolescent clients with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) in a non-secure, residential facility. All services are provided in accordance with Growth Works approaches, policies and procedures. Functions in a therapeutic client-facing role where ongoing adherence to Agency policies and the ability to establish and develop appropriate client-therapist relationships based on trust, good-will and relationship building is key.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that clients are receiving the necessary clinical care to progress in completion of their treatment goals, mastering recovery, with emphasis sustained post program recovery.
  • Functions as a key component of the Growth Works Treatment Team, in partnership with Crossroads for Youth.
  • Facilitates and provides direct clinical care in group, family and individual settings while fostering a safe and inclusive treatment environment. Utilizes various therapeutic approaches, emotions regulation techniques and trauma-informed practices in keeping with Growth Works philosophy and as determined by client need.
  • Completion of proper documentation of the case file including, but not limited to, accurate preparation of treatment plans, discharge summaries, progress notes and biopsychosocial reports.
  • Attendance and participation in staff meetings, staff in-services and meetings with community partners, as assigned
  • Work in tandem with Crossroads for Youth to coordinate care for the clients while maintaining a healthy cross organizational partnership.
  • Master the Clinical Competencies to the satisfaction of the Program Manager
  • Addresses personal recovery matters in a manner consistent with the agency’s approach to recovery.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or another relevant field of study.
  • Current holder of Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor (CAADC) or registered development plan with MCBAP to complete certification- if not a holder, will need to register within 60 days of hire.
  • Current holder of State of Michigan license as a Social Worker (LLMSW/LMSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC/LPC). Recent graduates will need to apply for license within 30 days of hire.
  • Previous experience with the SUD treatment and recovery required.
  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders, trauma and brain development preferred.
  • Successful ability to complete agency background screenings and tests

Physical requirements:

· Must be able to complete manual tasks involving dexterity to enter and retrieve data using computer systems, systems applications, and other office equipment.

· Ability to lift and transport materials/supplies up to 25 lbs. for internal documentation and recordkeeping, court support, and other administrative tasks.


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Full time

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Clinical Treatment Coordinator, the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Care Navigator is a dual role position split in to two key functions: SUD Priority Population Care Navigator (0.5 FTE) and SUD Treatment Utilization & Treatment Specialist (0.5 FTE). The SUD Care Navigator monitors and supports requests for services from individuals identified as priority populations and monitors/authorizes the contracted SUD treatment service utilization across the region by reviewing treatment plans, consumer care outcomes and providers’ regulatory requirements. The objective is to help ensure timely screening and admission to SUD treatment services across the region by ensuring Access departments and SUD Treatment providers are following MDHHS timeliness requirements. The SUD Care Navigator will also ensure engagement activities are provided as well as other needed resources to address individuals’ SUD related challenges, including assisting the individual in accessing resources such as obtaining required state identification, insurance, and other supportive needs. The SUD Care Navigator may also provide support in SUD care coordination efforts that may arise within the regional responsibilities of the PIHP. The SUD Care Navigator. The SUD Care Navigator also monitors the SUD provider network’s resources in coordination with finance staff and contributes to the overall planning for SUD treatment services provided to individuals in the region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 SUD Priority Population Care Navigator (0.5 FTE)

  • Engage priority populations identified through Access Departments, referrals from various community agencies, Michigan Department of Corrections, and calls initiated by the individual
  • Work closely with SUD Treatment providers to ensure effective and efficient processes are in place for timely admissions
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with regional staff, SUD providers and State contacts; Act as PIHP liaison with providers, community resources, local MDOC supervisors and agents; regular communication with the MDOC to look for opportunities to collaborate and improve services for individuals returning to the community
  • Review and analyze priority population timeliness by Access Departments and utilization of resources by SUD provider network to ensure effective use of resources; share information with providers to verify accuracy
  • Maintain data tracking for priority population individuals; submit quarterly data to MDHHS
  • Run reports in electronic health record daily, monthly, and quarterly to ensure timeliness is occurring in real time
  • Directly assist consumers in getting timely intake appointments at providers, and link individuals to local resources to support various priority population needs
  • Communicate to Access and SUD providers when a corrective action plan is due; Approve and monitor corrective action plans when appropriate

 SUD Treatment Utilization & Treatment Specialist (0.5 FTE)

 Review treatment plans and authorization requests for service; monitor consumer progress on treatment plan including scope, frequency, and duration of service; appropriateness of request based on medical necessity and ASAM level of care criteria, make determination for approval

  • Enter data into electronic health record, e.g. approval decision of authorizations for services
  • Maintain awareness of advances in treatment methods, regulations, health insurance changes and other information that may impact services
  • Provide consultation to treatment provider staff, CMH staff, hospital staff and court staff; analyze information to facilitate connection to necessary treatment, and plan or coordinate follow-up or aftercare programs for individuals to be discharged from treatment programs
  • Attend and participate in various state, regional and local workgroups, and other meetings to gain an understanding of MDHHS requirements, CMHPSM requirements and ensure data being provided is meeting these requirements
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing, and resolving problems and possible solutions with regional systems and processes
  • Provide excellent customer service to resolve complaints received from consumers and providers
  • Participate in service planning and evaluation of SUD treatment services; including assessing the need for additional providers and services based on identified service gaps in the region
  • Collaborate with SUD Treatment Team to clarify and resolve issues and ensure services are provided as contracted
  • Assist in identifying training needs to improve data reporting; assist in designing and delivering training to SUD providers and other regional staff
  • Participate in provider monitoring, review clinical records, make recommendations for performance improvement
  • Participate in the requests for proposals (RFP) process for SUD treatment services; determine availability of services and goals for meeting needs; review and score
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing or closely related field
  • At least five years of related experience including provider relations experience; experience with assessment, treatment planning and monitoring; experience working with populations with complex mental health and SUD needs; preferred three years of substance abuse treatment authorization and clinical service utilization management

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional licensure through the State of Michigan necessary to carry out the tasks of the position is required, e.g. LMSW or LLP
  • CAADC preferred
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License is required

Competencies Required

  • Clinical knowledge of substance use and mental health disorders including ASAM Criteria
  • Ability to assess and review treatment plans, as well as make clinical decisions regarding continuing care; familiarity with ASAM Continuum
  • Skill in monitoring and evaluating substance abuse treatment services
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures and ability to interpret and disseminate information
  • Skill in resolving conflict and negotiating
  • Skill in meeting quality standards and making improvements to services
  • Ability to maintain composure and display tact and professionalism in all interactions
  • Ability to keep commitments and take responsibility for own actions
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan work activities and projects to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make timely decisions using sound and accurate judgment within specified constraints
  • Ability to design and express ideas effectively and adapt message to audience orally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple projects at one time and adapt to changing demands
  • Ability to work independently and maintain working relationships to collaborate as part of a team
  • Skill in analyzing or interpreting data or information, identifying trends, detecting errors and preparing reports
  • Ability to behave ethically, honestly and with integrity

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties require sufficient mobility to work in a normal office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.

Special Position Requirements

This position requires travel within the CMHPSM region and to meetings outside of the region when requested. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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Full time

Job Description:

Full Job Description (file):

Full time

Job Description:

Cherry Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a mission to improve the health and wellness of individuals by providing comprehensive primary and behavioral health care while encouraging access by those who are underserved.

Newly hired Therapists are eligible for Sign-On Bonuses up to $6,000!  These Sign-On Bonuses are for External Hires only and are being offered in addition to our other great benefits.

We have full time, benefit eligible therapist opportunities in a variety of clinic settings: medical offices, school based health centers, re-entry programs, substance abuse/recovery management, counseling centers, etc. Most of our opportunities have the ability to work a hybrid schedule with at least one day a week from home. 

Cherry Health does offer licensure supervision for therapists with a limited license seeking hours to obtain their full license.

Continuing education opportunities available in house and reimbursement available for external CEU opportunities. We will also support you getting your DBT certification.


Cherry Health has excellent benefit offerings, check out a sample of the benefits available to our team members below!

  • 3 Medical Insurance Plan options for you and your family
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Plans with providers across the State of Michigan
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefit that includes 7 paid full day holidays (Including Black Friday!) and 2 half day paid holidays!
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with generous employer match – fully vested from day 1
  • Onsite continuing education opportunities
  • Loan repayment through the NHSC and Michigan State Loan Repayment Program
  • Pet Insurance!
  • Vendor discounts and much more!



  • One of the following professional licenses in the State of Michigan: Master of Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP).  LLMSW, LLPC, or TLLP licenses are acceptable - as determined by program requirements.
  • Must have a CAADC certification through MCBAP or be able to be placed on a Development Plan within 30 days of hire.
  • Three years of previous mental health and/or substance abuse assessment and treatment experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above.


  • Provide evidence-based practices for individual, group, family, and/or couple therapy – which includes, at a minimum, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Coordinate with community, referral and funding sources to provide needed services.
  • Maintain timely clinical documentation that adheres to CARF, Community Mental Health (CMH), and Agency standards.
  • Assess and diagnose psychopathology including mental health and/or substance use disorders according to the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM).
  • Create treatment plans that are measurable and follow evidence-based practices.
  • Provide interventions, safety planning, and/or referrals for patients who are in crisis situations.
  • Perform screenings, brief interventions, and referrals to treatment.
  • Maintain current authorizations for service and complete utilization reviews as required by funding sources.
  • Maintain Agency productivity standards.
  • Work effectively with the agency’s Billing/Coding and Finance departments to resolve any authorization or payment issues for patients.
  • Coordinate with internal and external primary care providers and psychiatrists to effectively treat the psychosocial and medical aspects of behavioral health disorders.
  • Participate in case conferences and/or huddles.
  • Complete all required training programs and share knowledge and skills with peers.
  • Adequately prepare for and attend required supervision meetings.
  • May be required to participate in on-call rotation.  On-call work may entail patient assessment and/or crisis intervention by phone or in person at a facility in the community where the patient presents in crisis.
  • Understand and adhere to Agency compliance standards as they appear in Cherry Health’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Keep abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Agency regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Other duties as assigned.


We are accepting applications for this position until the position is filled.


Our policy is to offer all employees and applicants for employment equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected category.


Cherry Health requires all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc.  to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions.  Cherry Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.


Full Job Description (file):

Full time

Job Description:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, Psychology, Education, or related field desired
    • Moderate knowledge of computer experience, data entry and internet research
    • Knowledge of community resources and funding sources
    • Certified Prevention Specialist credential required w/in 2 years of hire
    • Acceptable criminal records check, meeting the Agency definition of acceptable moral character
    • Negative Drug Screen/TB Test
    • Valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable for insurance purposes

General Statement of Duties:

The Prevention Specialist is a position of considerable community services responsibilities.  Under general supervision, the Prevention Specialist plans and conducts community based and school-based primary and secondary prevention programs.  Program Management, data entry and travel are required.

Specific Responsibilities and Job Duties:

 Program Management

  • Present programs for community education.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of service activities and time utilization.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation for outside referral sources upon request.
  • Enter program data into State Prevention Data system.
  • Plans and conducts didactic groups.
  • Present substance abuse prevention programs for Intervention Center, schools, community agencies, businesses and/or groups.
  • Provides prevention services at the Intervention Center, Juvenile Day Treatment Night Watch Program, and schools.
  • Serves as a liaison between I.M.P.A.C.T. and community prevention groups.
  • Works within a flexible schedule with the ability to shift work hours as required to perform the scheduled programs.
  • Performs state required SYNAR and non-SYNAR tobacco compliance checks.
  • Performs Alcohol and Tobacco vendor education programs.

Other Responsibilities

  • Adheres to Agency established code of ethics
  • Follows all I.M.P.A.C.T. and regulatory Agency policies and procedures.
  • Complete trainings in research-based programs offered by the Agency.
  • Complete trainings required by contracted agencies, i.e., Region 10 PIHP.
  • Complete monthly vehicle inspection checklist.
  • Adheres to all HIPAA related policies.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

I.M.P.A.C.T offers a robust benefit package and for this position a three-day weekend!

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Where to apply:

Full time

Job Description:

Position Details 

Provide client centered supervision and leadership for Allegan county outpatient and SUD recovery services.  Responsibilities include supervision and development of clinical staff, ensuring provision of quality care, program development activities including data driven evaluation and change management processes, community and funder coordination.    Positive outcomes are achieved through purposeful and respectful relationships rooted in trauma informed care, hope and evidence-based research.   Allegan County Services are provided in person in the office, community and jail settings.  An openness to embrace and explore bias, equity issues, successes and challenges from a place of understanding and curiosity is needed to succeed and develop in the position/organization. 

Flexible work schedule, generous benefit package including vacation, sick and holiday pay, full health coverage

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field
  • State License (LMSW / LLMSW / LPC etc.)    
  • CAADC Credential
  • CCS Credential  or willing / eligible to pursue
  • 4+ years post graduate work
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Valid Driver’s License, Auto Insurance, and clean driving record  
  • Familiarity with the Allegan County resources

Full Job Description (file):

Where to apply:

Full time

Job Description:

Position: Clinician/Care Manager

Position code: #22-74

Position Location: Ehardt Center

Current Work hours: 37.5 HRS./WK.

Compensation Range: $26.40/HR- $35.83/HR.

If Annualized: $51,486.38-$65,971.51

Position Dates: ASAP

Supervisor: Andrea Misch, Clinical Supervisor

Date Position Posted: 10/21/2022

Internal Deadline: 10/28/2022

External Deadline: Until Filled

Requirements: LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LP, LPC, or LLPC

Testing: Critical Thinking & DISC Assessment

*This position is eligible for a $6,000 sign-on bonus; eligible in two payments.

All internal and external job applicants are required to use UltiPro to apply for this position.  Please see the Sanilac County CMH website at and click on “Employment”.


Job Title:                                 Clinician/Care Manager

Department:                           MI Services/Children’s Services

Location:                                 Ehardt Center/Kids Connection

Supervisor:                             Clinical Supervisor

Classification:                         Eight (8)

Prepared Date:                       2/7/2012

Reviewed By HR:                   06/18/2015, 12/01/2015, 12/01/2016, 12/01/2017, 12/01/2018, 12/02/2019, 10/15/2020, 3/8/2022, 10/21/22

Reviewed By Supervisor:      12/20/2019, 10/15/2020, 3/22/2022

Revised By:                            Chief Clinical Officer

Revised Date:                         2/7/2012, 02/10/2013, 07/11/2014, 12/09/2014, 02/23/2016, 04/05/2017, 06/06/2017, 10/17/2017, 02/21/2018, 12/3/2019, 12/20/2019, 1/27/2021



This position provides intensive therapy and case management assistance/support to individuals/families in need of services provided by MI Services/SED Services. This may include services such as case management, on-call, intakes, crisis management and individual and/or group therapy. This position includes providing support to other county agencies or traveling to individual’s homes.   This position will perform the following duties:



  • Provide individual, family and group therapy. The clinician develops materials for and provides group therapy rotation as needed.
  • Link, monitor, coordinate and advocate with community agencies to assist the individual in accessing basic needs like housing, medical appointments, employment, and other needs as they arise.
  • Participates in evidence based practices as assigned (TF-CBT, ACT/IDDT/FPE/etc).
  • Completes intake assessments and makes referrals for services and programs.
  • Gathers and Reviews information such as medical, psychological, and social history contributing to the individual’s situation. Evaluates this information to determine the individual’s needs and capabilities towards the least restrictive environment and/or services.
  • Initiates and coordinates professional assessments according to the presenting problem and relevant standards, and is responsible for sharing and presenting assessment/treatment data as authorized and required for implementation and coordination with other agencies, courts and caretaker.
  • Maintain agency standards of compliance in the documentation, billing, and other requirements to obtain maximum reimbursement.
  • Completes the person-centered plan of service and periodic review of progress, assuring revision as needed, and assuring that the preferences of the individual served are reflected in the individual plan of treatment. Makes direct/indirect contacts in accordance to the person-centered plan with the assigned individuals, and is responsible for assuring the implementation, coordination, and monitoring of the person-centered plan of service in residential, employment, school, and other settings.
  • Serves as the primary advocate for assigned individuals, and as the primary liaison with their families, guardians, caretaker and/or their agencies involved in their service network.
  • Provides consultation, referral and in-services to staff, caretaker, families and other agencies as needed to meet the specialized needs of individuals served.
  • Participates in and assists with placement planning and completes necessary forms and paperwork for placement.
  • Provide community outreach to individuals who have a history of hospital recidivism in order to be proactive in preventing crisis situations
  • The clinician participates in after hours on-call participation, crisis intervention during the workday, and other duties as assigned.
  • Staff will complete SIS assessments, as directed by supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

CCBHC Services Specific Duties

  • Provide outpatient evidenced based therapy to individuals that suffer from mild to moderate mental conditions and/or substance abuse.
  • Will complete appropriate screenings and assessments as per the program guidelines.

Residential Services Specific Duties

  • Will be training staff working in the homes.
  • Monitoring AFC home incident report and medication compliance.
  • Attend AFC home staff meeting.
  • Must be a backup clinical consultant for behavioral issues for staff.
  • Behavioral plan development and assessment.
  • For individuals requiring specialized, contracted, and other placement services, the Clinician completes and coordinates a residential treatment plan and visits the home at least monthly to monitor progress in the placement setting.
  • Review residential progress notes for individuals in specialized placements.

Clinical Services Clinician/Care Manager:

  • Staff will complete appropriate OBRA Assessments and/or provide OBRA coordination as directed by supervisor.
  • Must be able to create and implement behavior plans.
  • Staff will participate in BTC committee, as needed for their individuals.

Children’s Services Clinician/Care Manager

  • Staff will complete SIS assessments, as directed by supervisor.
  • Staff will complete ADOS-2 assessments for the ABA benefit program, as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide services based on the Children’s Mobile Crisis Team model to divert inpatient hospitalization for children under 21 years of age.

Intensive Outpatient Clinician/Care Manager Specific Duties

  • Staff will coordinate transition of services from ACT level services to intensive outpatient services.
  • Services will be provided at a higher intensity within the office, home, and community to prevent inpatient hospitalization. Intensity of services will be based on individual need.
  • Staff will coordinate transition of services from intensive outpatient services to traditional outpatient services when appropriate, while ensuring that the individual is in the least restrictive environment for treatment.
  • Provide services in a multi-disciplinary approach with psychiatrist, care manager, peer support specialist, etc. to ensure individuals receive services to meet their individualized needs.

SUD/Integrated Health Clinician/Care Manager Specific Duties

  • Facilitate IDDT evidence based practice.
  • Coordinate services with Medication Assisted Treatment programs within the county.
  • Link individuals to appropriate community referrals, including SUD self-help groups and inpatient SUD treatment.
  • Coordinate services with PCP’s within the county to assist in integrated treatment for individuals with comorbid health conditions and SUD diagnoses.
  • Educate individuals on the 12-steps.
  • Facilitate groups specific to individuals with co-occurring SUD/MH diagnoses.


Sanilac CMH staff are dedicated to providing services to the community to improve lives.  When they see a task that needs to be completed, they step in to assist or are first in line to help the Agency in promoting recovery, discovery and independence.  Each staff member works within their strengths and collaborates with their coworkers so that collectively we are a stronger whole.  Staff provide positive feedback and suggestions to improve the quality of care in the Agency.  They hold their coworkers, the individuals they serve and the community in high esteem.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Takes initiative and steps in to take on difficult challenges.
  • Willing to identify problems and work to resolve them in the early stages.
  • Plans and organizes work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Properly organizes and carries out job tasks in a timely manner.
  • Know and understands job expectations and is willing to expand job knowledge and skills to be more effective to the Agency and the individuals served.
  • Is enthusiastic about the Agency’s Mission and is a positive influence for co-workers and individuals served.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to Agency policies and procedures and is willing to provide suggestions to make policies and procedures more efficient.
  • Is willing to think outside of the box while able to make sound decisions and taking actions based on sound reasoning and weighing possible outcomes.


  • Consistently treats all people with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrates expected ethics and principals.
  • Accepts responsibility for actions and follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.
  • Willingly acknowledges team members and co-workers’ value to your work.

Emotional Intelligence:

  • Verbal and written communication is constructive, effective, respectful, and clear.
  • Willing to take the time to learn about co-workers’ personality so that working together is more effective.
  • Willingness to ask questions, listen to others’ ideas, and understand how the impact of your work, impacts your co-workers/team.
  • Willing/Ability to be cost conscious


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Candidates/Employees are required to have a Masters Degree in Human Services Field from an accredited school with licensure as a LMSW, LLMSW preferred. Required: TLLP, LLP, LP, LPC OR LLPC. 
  • Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QMRP or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.
  • Staff are required to apply for a MCBAP development plan within 60 days of hire.
  • For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children’s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of one year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.
  • For Candidate/Employee assessing within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have been trained in the ADOS-2 or have the relevant experience (1-2 years of experience) to be eligible to apply for the training with in 90 days of hire.
  • For Candidate/Employee working within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have at least 1-2 years of experience working with and treating children with ASD.
  • For Candidate/Employee working within the ASD Benefit Program they are required to have knowledge of ABA practices and intervention.


Split Children’s/Clinical Services Clinician/Care Manager

  •  Must be able to create and implement behavior plans.
  • Staff will participate in BTC committee, as needed for their individuals.
  • Provide services based on the Children’s Mobile Crisis Team model to divert inpatient hospitalization for children under 21 years of age.
  • Must be willing to work with both children and adult populations.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

COMPUTER SKILLS                           

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software. A typing speed of 45 wpm is recommended for this position.


Valid Michigan Driver' License. Chauffeurs license; if transporting individuals that receive services. CPR/First Aid certified within 3 months of hire.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; travel between offices and throughout building, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may be required to travel to outside meetings or homes as determined by caseload.  While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is will be exposed to outside weather conditions.

Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence.  An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment.  This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.


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We are seeking passionate therapists' who want to grow with us. We have a great team environment to provide support to our staff. We have a generous time off policy and options to enroll in our medical, dental, vision, AFLAC, 401k and life insurance plans.

If you're looking for a team environment with a lot of clinical support, we are the place.

The vision of New Paths, Inc. is to be an effective and dynamic force in the treatment of SUD and behavioral health while recognizing the individuality of the person served.

Our clinicians are responsible for providing a variety of counseling and therapeutic services to persons served.


Assesses substance use/chemical dependency/mental health, physical and psychosocial status of persons served.
Completes initial assessment according to standard practice guidelines.
Demonstrates competent interview skills to obtain complete intake assessment in order to initiate treatment plan and an accurate diagnosis.
Makes use of available sources of information including referral sources and family members as demonstrated by the accuracy of the admitting information.
Initiates and develops treatment plan as assessed to ensure the quality of the treatment process for the person served.
Develops treatment plan according to Standard Practices.
Consistently includes the person served in the development of the treatment plan.
Evaluates progress of the person served in meeting the treatment goals and revises the treatment plan to meet changing needs of the individual according to Standard Practices.
Plans with the person served for aftercare/discharge needs as indicated by discharge goals and documents appropriate referrals.
Provides counseling to person served.
Conducts individual counseling sessions with persons served to discuss assignments and monitor progress in treatment.
Documents counseling interventions and response of person served after each session according to Standard Practices.
Demonstrates a variety of group therapy skills to facilitate group, focusing on the treatment goal(s) as indicated in progress notes of the person served.
Demonstrates an ability to provide therapy for a variety of problems and crisis situations.
Assists and motivates persons served in integrating into community support systems when indicated in treatment plan.
Coordinates multiple treatment activities with other professionals and makes appropriate referrals based on assessment needs and as indicated on treatment plan, progress note, and case review.
Maintains documentation according to Standard Practices to provide the quality and continuity of care.
Completes chart documentation accurately and in a timely manner according to Standard Practice.
Ensures all documentation is legible, dates, and contains proper signature and credentialing according to Standard Practices.
Completes requested correspondence (with factual information only) regarding needs of the person served related to vocational, employment, legal or other issues within requested timeframe. Clinician assures that appropriate releases are signed before he/she releases any information.
Identifies and provides for substance use/chemical dependency educational needs of person served, families, and health care providers.
Conducts substance use disorder lectures according to the lecture schedule and the objective of the lecture.
Provides for basic and specialized individual education as required in the treatment plan and documents the response of the person served in the medical record.
Maintain commitment to professional competency by maintaining professional growth and development.
Obtains continuing education units (minimum of 20 hours) for professional growth and development as required. Documentation confirmed.
Participates in performance appraisal process by identifying own learning needs and individual goals with supervisor.
Maintains knowledge of current literature in the profession.
Contributes to the efficient operation of the program.
Participates in staff meetings/team meetings/peer review as required.
Keeps current on changes in program and Standard Practices as demonstrated by attending staff meetings, reading meeting minutes, memos, and reviewing Standard Practices manual as needed.
Maintains consistent punctuality for scheduled appointments with persons served.
Works with other team members such as Recovery Coaches and Program Manager’s staff members to create and maintain a therapeutic milieu.
Demonstrates leadership skills by taking on special projects of temporary leadership roles as assigned.
Maintains confidentiality according to New Paths Standard Practices, federal and state law at all times.
Makes suggestions pertinent to cost effectiveness and cooperates with cost reduction efforts of the program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Maintains and contributes to the values of New Paths.
Demonstrates quality of care by practicing according to New Paths Code of Ethics and Work Rules, as well as codes of ethics related to professional licensing and/or certification.
Provides positive, supportive communication to persons served, visitors, families and other staff.
Demonstrates support of co-workers by providing constructive feedback and using the appropriate New Paths mechanisms to resolve problems.
Supports the New Paths program and values by positive community interactions as indicated by positive feedback from referral sources, persons served, and the community and when evidenced by satisfaction questionnaires and outcome results.


Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling. Preferred LLMSW, LLPC or fully licensed.
Registered Development Plan with MCBAP, CADC, CAADC (for substance use disorder). Must be applied for prior to starting with us.
Maintain licensing and/or certification to meet contractual and State requirements.
Ability to apply and successfully acquire and maintain privileging and credentialing through Region 10.
Ability to thoroughly and competently document therapeutic intervention to meet NPI, contract and accreditation requirements.
Basic computer skills.


Experience with Michigan Department of Corrections
One year work related experience.

Physical and Mental Effort: Light physical effort with freedom of movement. Likelihood of multiple, interpersonal interactions with distressed persons, families, and their referral sources. Duties conducted within a professional office setting and access areas within the building with stairs. Regular computer keyboard use and some light lifting (10-15 lbs.) may be required. Some travel may be associated with the position.

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Outpatient Supervisor, SUD

$3,000 Sign-on Bonus

Warren, Michigan



  • Flexible Work Schedule Options
  • 401(k) Match
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Supplemental Insurances
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer Paid Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account



Join our growing team, committed to service excellence!


About Judson Center – Since 1924, Judson Center has been a leader in human services. We have locations in five counties, Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland, Macomb and Genesee, providing compassionate and comprehensive services to thousands of children, adults, and families annually.


Our Core Values are Passion Service Celebration!


Job Summary:

Judson Center is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). Therapist will provide individual, family, and/or group psychotherapy to children and adults who have a diagnosable Mental Health Disorder and/or has a Substance Use Disorder that interferes with or limits their quality of life. The services focus on individual strengths and dynamics. Therapist will be part of an integrated care team, which includes substance use, mental health, and physical health care services.


Job Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience, knowledge of best practices, evidence-based practice models, trauma informed care, and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Ability to supervise staff in a manner that promotes staff growth and development with supervisor experience preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience providing case management and/or mental health/substance use services to families and individuals.
  • Understanding of an integrated care team model, which includes substance use, mental health, and physical health care services and staff team.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology.
  • State licensure in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology, full licensure required.
  • CAADC, CADC, or other addiction certification required.
  • CCS credential or development plan
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License, appropriate insurance and use of own vehicle.


No phone calls please.  Judson Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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The Therapist provides clinical case services for clients within the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment program.  Clinical services include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention, clinical therapy and related case management.  The therapist serves as a member of the Clinical Services team and participates in a variety of program related activities.  The program serves children, teens, adults and families.


  1. MSW/MA. LMSW or LPC preferred, will consider LLMSW or LLPC.  The CAADC certification is welcome.
  2. A minimum of one (1) year of direct service experience in a family service, or similar setting, preferably as a clinician. A Master’s level internship may be considered towards the experience.  Preference for experience with vulnerable populations. 
  3. A demonstrated ability to work with a variety of professional and support staff in a productive and team-oriented manner. An ability to function well in a multi-task environment.

Competitive salary and benefit package; new hire bonus of up to $5,000.  EOE.  Resume and cover letter to:  LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River, #104, Howell, MI, 48843 or email:

THERAPIST – PART-TIME:  Part time positions are also available.  The clientele and education/skill requirements are the same.  Flat unit rate payment for all billable activity.  EOE.  Resume and cover letter to:  LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River, #104, Howell, MI, 48843 or email:

Livingston County Catholic Charities is nationally accredited, provides a flexible work environment and was named a TOP WORK PLACE in 2020 by the Detroit Free Press.  LCCC has been awarded the top rating of Platinum, by GUIDESTAR, for non-profit transparency.


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Personalized Nursing LIGHT House is a premier behavioral health care provider with 31 years of specialized addiction treatment service serving the adult population. We have locations in Plymouth, Canton, Lakeland (near Brighton), Dearborn Heights, Madison Heights and Farmington. Our mission is to be an innovative and effective behavioral healthcare corporation (utilizing the LIGHT model of care), that strives for excellence clinically as well as administratively. Specifically, our intent is to increase client well being, decrease addiction severity, improve the quality of clients' mental and physical heath and contribute positively to society. All services will integrate substance use disorder, mental health and primary health care treatment in cohesive and client-centered programs.


We are seeking candidates to work at our Madison Heights and Plymouth, Michigan locations which are adult Inpatient/Outpatient treatment centers. We are looking for individuals to identify, screen, assess, and develop service delivery treatment care plans for persons recovering from substance abuse. Direct clients to needed services, coordinate and monitor access to and delivery of quality services, and provide client advocacy when necessary. Participate in team conferences with other professionals. Assist in ensuring that appropriate services, including health care, psychological, financial, and legal, are provided to clients at the most affordable costs. Candidates will have counseling experience in Substance Use Disorder with co-occurring disorders. Excellent and efficient reporting skills a must.

These are full time positions working both days (9:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday-Friday).


1. Use the LIGHT Model in all counseling interactions.

2. Utilize the LIGHT Model in the assessment, teaching, and counseling of clients (one-on-one or in groups).

3. Develop with client goal-oriented, time-limited, and measurable goals based on identified needs, available community resources, and financial status of client.

4. Monitor and coordinate through contact with client/family and service providers to ensure optimal utilization of offered services and adequate provision of needed services.

5. Reassess goals with client to evaluate the effectiveness of plan in meeting pre-determined goals. Revise goals and/ or plans accordingly.

6. Establish and maintain up-to-date client records, including demographics, assessment, service plan implementation, and evaluation of care.

7. Maintain client confidentiality.

8. Participate in multi-disciplinary case conference meetings.


A Bachelor's degree in a human services field (social work, psychology, criminal justice, etc.), with licensure (LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC) with MCBAP certification (CADC) or approved development plan. At least two (2) years substance abuse counseling experience is also required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $25.00 per hour


  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision Insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Addiction Medicine


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:


  • Signing Bonus

To apply, please email us at

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Mid-Michigan Recovery Services is the first licensed treatment provider in Michigan. We save lives and our niche is the underprivileged who struggle with substance use. Our pay is competitive, and our benefits are significantly better than most. Let us know what you need when you apply. Total benefits amount to about $23,000 annually in addition to your salary. Generous holidays and time off make for a decent work life balance.


Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Generous leave time package

General Functions

Our therapists perform typical tasks, assessment, diagnosis, individual and group therapy. Supervision is always included for progression to full license. The agency has grown significantly and there are opportunities for career growth.


Typical licensure law, a limited or full LPC or MSW is required.

Recovery is a great place to start and practice for individual and community health, healing and social justice. You will save lives working on the MMRS team. Experience in recovery is welcome and criminal record is not an automatic rejection. Give us a call, an email or apply if you’d like more detail. We’re after a good fit and you’re welcome to come for a tour.

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Care Manager: Northern Michigan Regional Entity (NMRE), a Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP), is seeking a Care Manager to answer inbound Access Center calls, provide screenings and make referrals for appropriate care. Experience in substance use disorder treatment or mental health care is required. Bachelors’ degree in human services or a related field from an accredited college or university with corresponding state of MI licensure and/or CAADC/CADC is required. Masters’ preferred. Full time position located in Gaylord, Michigan with a comprehensive benefits package. Starting at $53, 045 with range topping at $75, 245.

Position Overview:

Assist individuals seeking services in a fast-paced access to care call center environment. Ensure consumers seeking services have access to and receive necessary, clinically appropriate care in a fiscally responsible and cost-effective manner. Identify needs, determine levels of care, and refer individuals to appropriate providers and community resources.  Provide care coordination, referrals, follow-up and exceptional customer service to callers.  Maximize the supports available to enhance treatment retention, engagement, and recovery outcomes. Apply at:


Bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field from an accredited college or university required.  Masters’ preferred.

Corresponding State of Michigan licensure and/or CADC/CAADC is required.

Experience in substance use disorder treatment or mental health care is required.     

Lived experiences with behavioral health are valued.

Essential Job Functions:

Answer incoming calls in order to gather appropriate information and provide referrals for individuals to all levels of care to substance use services, community partners, health homes, access departments, and customer services. 

Provide access phone line coverage in a timely and efficient manner to ensure exceptional customer service.

Provide a welcoming, accepting, and helpful experience to all individuals requesting services and demonstrate empathy in crisis situations.

Utilize the ASAM Patient Placement Criteria for level of care determination as well as authorizations and utilization reviews for substance use disorder treatment per Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP) contract requirements.

Adhere to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Access Standards, Medicaid Provider Manual requirements, PIHP standards, and other applicable regulations.

Refer individuals to the most appropriate provider for assessment and treatment and provide follow-up care coordination.

Provide care coordination addressing all aspects of consumer’s care, integrating behavioral health, primary, and specialty medical services, as well as other community services.

Maintain customer relations with consumers, referral sources, and stakeholders.

Utilize motivational interviewing skills.

Serve as a contact person for consumers in need of advocacy and support in securing services that support recovery.

Manage access center related support tickets and assist providers when needed. 

Obtain and review after-hours crisis reports.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.  Ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, lift up to 25 pounds with or without assistance, stretch/reach, hear, see, hand/finger dexterity and drive.  Reasonable accommodations may be made requested in writing to Human Resources to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.

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The SUD Recovery Coach works closely with customers and SUD services staff to assist customers in achieving their stated recovery goals, manage their emotional and behavioral symptoms, and supports development of independent living skills, based on treatment plan. Provides services to promote recovery through teaching and role modeling with customers. Services may be provided in the community or at agency work sites throughout Van Buren County.

Summary of Required Qualifications:
 Possess MCBAP certification as Certified Peer Recovery Mentor or have ability to attain through a development plan.
 Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
 Valid Michigan driver’s license with approved driving record in accordance with agency procedures.
 Ability to read and write in order to comprehend written directions, complete documentation, and to follow treatment plan developed with the customer.
 SUD lived experience required, with two years sobriety.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:
 Models good communication skills, recovery-oriented living skills, effective coping skills, and self-help strategies for customers.
 Assists customers in identifying their personal recovery goals and developing a person-centered treatment plan to achieve their life goals. Participates in planning meetings for the customers when requested to assist in developing treatment goals and help orient customers to their treatment plan.
 Provides outreach to engage customers in SUD treatment services.
 Assists SUD customers with completing initial admission paperwork.
 Assists customers to access resources and entitlements and provides coordination of services with other human services agencies and providers.
 Implement and provide guidance for advocacy, wellness, and self-help strategies to the customer.
 Develops and maintains effective working relationships with customers so that they can identify emotional or behavioral changes requiring further assessment and intervention. Provides referrals to clinical staff and other providers as appropriate.
 Notifies clinical staff of any emergent situation regarding assigned customers, as needed.
 Participates as a support person during IOP Matrix groups.
 Completes required documentation within specified time frames.
 Assists customers in attending recovery related activities and appointments by providing escort or transportation services as needed.

Position is part-time (30 hours per week). Wage range is $15.68 - $20.97/hr plus an excellent benefit package including an affordable, top-notch health/dental/vision plan, deferred compensation retirement plan with employer matching, employer-provided life & disability insurance, 12 paid holidays each year, and generous paid time off to promote work/life balance. Join our team!

Submit your cover letter & resume by email to Chris Schlabaugh at or to Van Buren CMH, P.O. Box 249, Paw Paw, MI 49079. Learn more about us and view additional job details on the Employment page at

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Seeking: licensed/certified Substance Abuse Counselor - we are able to provide supervision for those working towards any of the above licensures/certifications! Able to accept: CAADC, CADC, LLBSW, LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, TLLP, LLP. 


Shift/Schedule: 6:00am - 2:30pm Monday - Friday & occasional Saturday mornings, as needed


Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • STAR LRP Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Sign On Bonus!
  • Employer paid clinical supervision for candidates seeking LMSW, LPC
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Our Team:

Ann Arbor Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Ann Arbor, MI, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. 


Substance Abuse Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality, compassionate guidance in both individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Plan, oversee, facilitate and document patient's recovery.
  • Co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions as needed.
  • Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment, and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner.
  • Prepare individual treatment plans for each assigned patient.
  • Initial assessments as well as follow up assessments.
  • Evaluate patient needs and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed.
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients.
  • Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed.
  • Provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care as needed.
  • Act as a liaison between referral sources and patients, as needed.

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field, with 2+ years exp in counseling field; or bachelor's degree in other field with 4+ years in the counseling field; OR
  • Master's degree in social or health services field, with 1 year professional work exp; degree must be from an accredited college or university.


  • MCBAP Development Plan: CADC-DP or CAADC-DP


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Plan, direct, define and coordinate individualized and group therapeutic support and services to patient’s with mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse issues.
• Conduct social history assessment of the patient through observation and patient/family interview, obtaining information on the patient’s needs, skills, interests and limitations for the development and implementation of the treatment plan.
• Coordinate and plan programs and activities to meet patient’s social and emotional needs.
• Promote recovery, symptom reduction and the achievement of the highest level of social functioning.
• Provides crisis management and family sessions to assist the family in understanding the implications and complexities of a life situation and its impact on lifestyle.
• Assist in the development of effective treatment plans that apply therapeutic principles appropriately while ensuring safety at all times for the patient.
• Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meeting to discuss patient assessment, treatment plan and ongoing discharge plan.
• Communicate or aid family members in understanding and supporting the patient.
• Manage a caseload and assume responsibility for patient chart documentation.
• Facilitate education, process groups, support groups and referrals as requested.
• Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
• Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university, including new graduate required.
• One or more years’ experience working with patient population preferred.

• Eligible for state licensure as one of the following: Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC), Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC), Registered Addiction Counselor (RAC), as required by the state in which the facility is operating.

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Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of the facility's therapeutic programs.
• Develop and maintain administrative and clinical operations that provide quality care and outcomes for the patients.
• Contribute to the planning and implementation of program goals, objectives, personnel, resources and equipment. Implement the approved program plan objectives, timetables, expected outcome and measures for assigned areas of responsibility.
• Oversee the program's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing counselors, clinical staff or other facility / clinic staff involved in the delivery of services through the program. Provides management and oversight for the facility program.
• Develop and implement procedures to ensure efficient operations of the program; continually identify opportunities to improve program's efficiency; coordinate care delivery, work flow; oversee scheduling, registration, discharge and billing processes for the person(s) receiving services according to facility / clinic procedure.
• Provide staff management to including hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.
• Responsible for an assigned caseload if applicable to the program.
• Monitor staff schedules to ensure that appropriate staffing levels are available to facilitate care in a timely manner.
• Develop and implement treatment plans, develop and maintain and audit charts and records for person(s) receiving services.
• Serve as liaison and provides consultation with other staff on related issues, regulations, and standards pertaining to area of clinical specialty.
• Assist in the development and implementation of operating policies and procedures for the program or organization; ensures that procedures and workflow are consistent with organizational objectives, treatment protocol, regulations, and standards of care; ensures that operations conform to established environmental, safety, and infection control requirements.
• Provide outreach services in area of clinical specialty, as needed.
• Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
• Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in behavioral or mental health or closely related field required.
• Master's degree in behavioral or mental health where required by state for licensed clinicians.
• Four or more years’ experience working with the population of the facility required.
• One or more years’ supervisory experience required.
• Licensed counselor/therapist, as required by the state and for the area of clinical expertise.

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Assess, diagnose and provide clinical services for those with behavioral health disorders.

• Apply psychotherapeutic techniques and interventions in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and behavioral disorders.
• Conduct a psychosocial assessment and develop an initial discharge plan.
• Conduct individual, group or family sessions as appropriate for the treatment plan of the patient.
• Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed, revising as necessary.
• Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards and revising as indicated by facility or professional standard.
• Maintain a caseload as assigned.
• Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient, as appropriate to their treatment plan.
• May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
• May perform case management, discharge or after care planning as needed.
• Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
• Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

• Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Human Services field required.
• One or more years’ experience working with comparable patient population required.

• Requisite state or national licensure for professional therapy providers or eligible for state licensure as a professional therapy provider.

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  • Eligible for quarterly RVU incentive!

  • Full Time, Monday-Friday schedule.

  • Ability to work remote.

  • Comprehensive benefit packages available including medical, dental, vision insurance effective on date of hire!

The Outpatient Therapist responsible for providing mental health and substance abuse services to clients. These services include conducting intake assessments, planning goals and methods of treatment, providing various treatment modalities as appropriate and evaluating client progress at regular intervals. The therapist is under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Manager. The therapist practices following the ethical principles of their respective licensure and Michigan Mental Health Code.

What the Outpatient Therapist will need:

  • MSW-Master of Social Work, or MA-Master of Counseling or Psychology
  • LMSW (Licensed Master Social Work), LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), LLPC (Limited Licensed Professional Counselor), or LLP (Limited Licensed Psychologist). CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) certification is required within 3 years of hire. 
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a clinical setting providing counseling services or complex case management directly with people needing behavioral health or substance abuse treatment.

What the Outpatient Therapist will do:

  • Receive client assignments as arranged by manager and share emergency response to client needs with other staff, including clinic (walk-ins).
  • Complete intake assessment of client problem as presented by client, referral source, and significant others in client’s life.
  • Make appropriate referrals into Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient groups.
  • Make appropriate referrals outside of Hackley Life Counseling when a higher level of care is indicated.
  • Plan goals and methods of treatment with client and implement plan through direct service and/or referral.
  • Provide various treatment modalities (individual, marital, conjoint, family, and group) as appropriate to client’s need, in cooperation with other staff.
  • Evaluate client progress in treatment at regular intervals with client (team and manager as appropriate).
  • Record client intake assessment, including problem statement and goals in case record.
  • Complete entire intake assessment and diagnosis at first session.
  • Continuously learns and keeps informed of current developments in mental health and/or substance abuse treatment.
  • Attends staff meetings as required

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Meridian is seeking a Residential Substance Abuse Counselor to add to our staff to service our clients.

Schedules available are Sunday-Thursday and Tuesday-Saturday; 8:00am- 5:00pm

Salary is commensurate with licensure and experience.

$1500 Bonus after 90 days of employment in good standing


1. Deliver group and individual therapy

2. Complete treatment documentation for both group and individual therapy sessions same day as occurrence.

  • Ensure that the treatment is “goal specific” and person centered.
  • Incorporate and complete treatment goals generated by gate keeping liaison.

3. Complete and revise treatment plans.

4. Provide a “welcoming” experience and exceptional customer service.

5. Prepare semi- monthly case conference report.

6. Participate in weekly case conference meetings.

7. Maintain an accurate and current treatment file on each client assigned to case load.

8. Monitor client activities, activity planning, and indirect therapy involvements as designated.

9. Generate needs based continued care referrals.

10. Complete client’s progress evaluations, discharge summaries and letters to referral sources.

11. Participate in didactic lectures.

12. Attend all scheduled in-service training sessions.

13. Other duties, as assigned.


1. Bachelors degree or Masters degree in appropriate academic discipline with appropriate professional license.(Limited or Full Licensure with LARA)

2. One to two (1 – 2) years practical experience in a therapeutic setting with emphasis on residential treatment (unless otherwise waived)

3. Experience in conducting individual and group counseling sessions.

4. CADC or CAADC preferred. Minimum of Development Plan with MCBAP or willingness to acquire one.


1. Ability to conduct comprehensive social assessments.

2. Ability to develop measurable treatment plans based on assessments.

3. Ability to conduct open-ended, focused process group therapy.

4. Ability to conduct individual counseling.

5. Ability to use MS Office and other computer applications.

6. Ability to reduce individual and group therapy sessions to constructive clinical case notes.

7. Ability to conduct self in a professional and ethical manner.

Must be able to pass drug screen for illegal substances and background check

Addiction Treatment. Detoxification. Relapse Prevention.

Meridian Health Services helps instill hope and restore health to those suffering from substance use disorders.

Meridian Health Services has been helping individuals suffering from substance use disorders for over 40 years. We use the most advanced, modern, therapeutic practices to treat drug and alcohol addiction. Our success in Addiction Treatment is based on working with individuals to help them learn to live a balanced lifestyle.

Meridian Health Services is the only treatment facility in Michigan to offer an evidence-based treatment curriculum with specialized programming components to treat opiate dependence and polysubstance dependence.

Our treatment philosophy is based on the recognition that alcohol and drug addiction is a disease and that abstinence is the best way to manage the condition. We approach Addiction Treatment from a wellness perspective, working with the mind, body and spirit as being the key components of learning to live a healthy lifestyle.

We offer a competitive wage and excellent health and benefit package for full time employees. We provide LIFE, LTD, STD for all full-time employees as well as health, dental and vision insurance that exceed ACA requirements. Generous paid-time off including time for professional development. We also provide clinical supervision for licensing requirements.

As a non-profit organization, our employees are also eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program for student loans.

Meridian Health Services encourages individuals with disabilities, including those in recovery, to apply.

Work Location: One location

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Addiction Medicine


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • professional license with LARA (Preferred)
  • MCBAP Credential (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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