Do you want to work with a supportive, diverse, and talented work family while helping others in your community? Catholic Charities West Michigan is a sincere place with genuine people who care about your success. The Agency serves 11 counties of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, offering a variety of program services in family preservation, behavioral health, child welfare, and community outreach. All programs are designed to help families and individuals succeed.
We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with a family friendly environment. Our agency encourages persons of diverse faiths and backgrounds to apply for employment.
This position is responsible for the supervision and coordination of clinical staff activities for sex offender treatment therapy serving counties in the State of Michigan Northeast region. This position requires independent and organized work in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the program and/or department in a timely fashion. In addition, this position supports the mission and vision of Catholic Charities West Michigan.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Directs clinical operations at assigned work sites along with implementing and monitoring program services.
- Develops Behavioral Health service policies.
- Manages the budget, clinical programs and program audits.
- Monitors paperwork timeliness and quality according to contracts and insurance obligations.
- Supervises and directs the work activities of the subordinate professional staff.
- Monitors and evaluates work performance.
- Assists in recruiting, hiring and training of new staff.
- Informs the superior of any issues pertaining to contract or performance issues that are not in accordance with acceptable social work practice.
- Conducts staff meetings and training sessions as required.
- Provides counseling, psycho-educational services, screenings and/or psychotherapy and diagnostic assessments per professional license capacity.
- Coordinates services as required by the program.
- Provides case consultation within the agency and with community resources.
- Plans and provides client educational presentations as requested.
- Maintains productivity expectations.
- Provides emergency assistance as needed to clients.
- Maintains client records in accordance with standard timelines and contractual requirements.
- Participates in mental health and substance abuse development activities.
- Performs other special assignments at supervisor’s request.
- This position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling from an accredited college or university;
- A minimum of one year supervisory experience preferred.
- Five years minimum of clinical experience preferred.
- A minimum of one year working with sex offender population is highly recommended, however not required.
- A minimum of one year experience working with offender population is strongly encouraged.
- Substance abuse and mental health experience recommended.
- Bi-lingual; Spanish-Speaking preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- This position requires a valid State of Michigan professional license to render services.
- This position requires a valid Michigan Driver’s license with zero work restrictions.
- This position requires use of private vehicle for business while maintaining personal auto insurance to include $100,000 to $300,000 liability coverage.
This position does have supervisory responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
- Must compose self and their practice under the Code of Ethics of their profession.
- Knowledge of behavioral health and substance abuse programs, and applicable State law and regulation related to those programs.
- Knowledge of computer systems and relevant software.
- Ability to relate to diverse populations and cultures while communicating with clients and the public in an effective manner.
- Ability to work independently and execute good judgment.
- Ability to plan, supervisor, review, and evaluate the work of professional staff. Ability to prepare and analyze reports, make presentations and maintain records.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Must be willing to work irregular hours which includes evenings and holidays.
- Must abide by the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
- Must respond to Agency emergencies when contacted by the Agency answering service.
- Must successfully pass agency background checks.
In the spirit of our Catholic tradition, we lead our diverse communities with hope and compassion by offering innovative, collaborative programs. Through our team of highly trained employees, dedicated volunteers and generous community, we deliver the highest quality social services.
Following in the footsteps of Christ, we are the leaders in empowering people to achieve their God given potential by providing help and creating hope.
- Service to All People
- Sanctity of All Life
Job Type: Full-time
- supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)
- mental health and/or substance use disorder counseling: 5 years (Preferred)
- working with offender population: 1 year (Preferred)
- sex offender treatment: 1 year (Preferred)
- State of Michigan Professional License (Required)
- Sex Offender Treatment Certification (Preferred)
- State of Michigan Driver's License (Required)