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Clinical Social Worker (BBYO – MI Region), Full Time

Job Summary

The Social Worker will help support teens, advisors, staff, and parents of the BBYO community in addressing mental health needs of its members.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Teen Mental Health Support – Provide prevention, intervention and crisis response for youth members of BBYO adhering to BBYO protocol. Assess areas of needs of youth, both as a collective group and as individuals, and determine appropriate means to address needs either one-on-one, or via group through monitoring the emotional well-being of participants, observation of participants and follow up on any potential issue and alertness to issues that may arise from pre-existing family situations such as recent death, divorce, or serious illness in the family.
  • Staff/Advisor Support- Monitor the emotional well-being of advisors and staff. Help develop strategies for success for youth in need while assisting staff in creating an environment where youth feel emotionally supported and physically safe. Provide guidance to staff as they deal with teens having diagnosed disorders and/or participant behavior such as aggression, homesickness, teasing, or bullying. Work with staff to develop and implement clinically appropriate interventions.
  • Parental Support –Provide guidance to parents while addressing teens’ mental health needs and to help navigate mental health referrals or resources for families. Engage with teens and families as needed to create a plan of support and action to help address mental health and inclusion challenges.  Communicates via phone/e-mail and/or in person meetings based on the needs of the family; work with the family to recommend clinically appropriate intervention and resources.
  • Training – Shares professional knowledge with other staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff. Attend BBYO staff conferences and relevant JFS trainings. Plan and implement trainings, or support community partners to provide trainings as needed for teens, advisors, and staff.
  • Scheduling- Based out of the BBYO office at the Jewish Community Center, maintain flexible weekday hours, and participate in evening and weekend events; working schedule will vary depending on the scheduled events. Availability includes after hours, as needed, for crisis support and intervention. Attend 3-5 weekend overnight conventions, one of BBYO’s summer leadership camps, and International Convention.
  • Record Keeping – Maintains necessary documentation as required, by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports for all assigned activities. Responsible for gathering and maintaining data required for funders
  • Ambassadorship – Supports both agency operations by appropriately representing Jewish Family Service and BBYO in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Conduct – Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Compliance – Adheres to standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies by attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Networking/Promotion – Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for teens and families, publicizing activities and accomplishments. Attend Teen Mental Health Workgroup meetings at the Jewish Federation and conduct outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Clinical experience working with youth and families.

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Limited or Full Licensure

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Time Management – Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.
  • Technology – Maintain ability to utilize multiple documentation systems based on location requirements.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.
  • Effective Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic people and situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

 Knowledge

  • Continuing Education – Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Adolescent development –Possess a high level of understanding of normal and abnormal behaviors throughout developmental stages in order to best intervene in problematic situations.
  • Clinical Framework – Understand and apply basic theoretical models and perspectives to successfully resolve teen scenarios over short and long term periods.
  • Crisis Intervention – Knowledgeable in crisis intervention, with the ability to implement crisis interventions, and will use BBYO’s protocol to support teens and staff.

Behaviors

  • Liaison Role – Act in accordance with the wishes of BBYO as to daily tasks and duties.
  • Professionalism – Demonstrate effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Teamwork Capabilities – Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Family Social Worker, Full Time

Job Summary

The FSS Social Worker provides crisis intervention and ongoing supportive case management services to individuals and families with the desired outcome of each client reaching their maximum level of self-sufficiency.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Client Social Work – Conduct a comprehensive assessment of needs for each client family and arrange, coordinate, monitor, evaluate, and advocate for an array of multiple resources and services to assist each client family in reaching their maximum level of self-sufficiency.
  • Assessments – All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Treatment Planning – Develop, in collaboration with each client, an integrated, individualized, and person-centered treatment plan by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, providing guidance, and monitoring progress throughout treatment. All treatment plans are entered into Evolv within 5 days of the appointment.
  • Compliance – Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 2 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Conduct and document 60% productivity standard of direct client service contact time.
  • Ethics – Maintain the standard of social work practice by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Training – Increase professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs and educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Ambassadorship – Promote the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicize activities and accomplishments, and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety, and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic
  • activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of one year case management experience working with individuals and families in a human service capacity. Fluency both oral and written in Russian, a plus.

Education: Minimum of an LBSW/LLMSW, or related degree. LMSW preferred.

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Create, manipulate, and maintain documents in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well as agency electronic medical records and other electronic reporting software which will be used for program maintenance and evaluation.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner verbally and in written form.
  • Problem Solving and Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete and complex problematic situations; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Organizational Skills – Demonstrate a systematic approach in carrying out job responsibilities.

Knowledge

  • Case Management Practice – Apply knowledge of Social Work principles and practice in the therapeutic process, including Motivational Interviewing and Person-Centered Planning.
  • Community Resources – Understand and use community resources on the local, state and federal level in order to enhance client service provision and to maximize agency financial assistance funding.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Be understanding and sensitive of minority group needs and preferences.

Behaviors

  • Professionalism – Display high standards of professional behavior and ethics.
  • Team – Willingness to work within an Interdisciplinary Team approach both within the Family Case Management Team as well as across all agency programs. Promote cooperative behavior and team efforts.
  • Time Management – Prioritize between low and high priority activities and demonstrate effective allocations of time resources.
  • Participation – Actively participate in team meetings, in-service trainings, client consultations and case conferences.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Geriatric Therapist, Full time

Job Summary
The Therapist is responsible for assessing, diagnosis and treating individuals and families across the life with special concentration in Older Adult / Geriatric counseling services for life stressors, mental health conditions and/or addiction. Caseload is split between in-office visits at JFS clinical sites and in-home therapy for homebound older adults.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Completes a thorough psycho-social assessment through collecting and evaluating information in order to provide a clinical diagnosis. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Clinical Practice – Treats clients effectively by using Person Centered Planning by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, progressing clients in treatment and discharging clients upon successful completion of their treatment plan.
  • Compliance –documentation and standards of promptness – Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, records, discharge summaries and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Complies with standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies, including attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Compliance – Ethics – Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Direct Client Contact – Maintains a caseload in order to conduct and document a minimum of 60% direct client contact time (equating to a minimum of 23 billable sessions per week).
  • Training – Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Record Keeping – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of statistical accountability and fiscal integrity by inputting all time/appointments into Evolv and assuring collection of fees.
  • Networking/Promotion – Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicizing activities and accomplishments and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience in a psychotherapeutic environment.

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field: LMSW (preferred), LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC. CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Practice – Be familiar with current evidenced-based, best practices with an ability to apply person centered thinking and motivational interviewing skills to guide the therapeutic relationship from initial assessment, treatment planning and provision through successful termination of treatment.
  • Public Health – Be familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for individual and families in order to build therapeutic rapport so they may engage in the treatment process.
  • Team – Work as an interdisciplinary team with other professionals working with the individual/family within the agency or at other agencies as appropriate.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Digital Media/ Marketing Manager, Part Time

Job Summary

The Digital Media and Marketing Manager will report to the Chief Development Officer and will be responsible for building and executing a digital media strategy to reach a broad network of community members and potential donors, including setting up and optimizing our online presence within various digital media platforms, updating and maintaining the JFS website, and supporting the creation of marketing pieces through graphic design to promote JFS and its programs.  The Digital Media/ Marketing Manager will work as part of the Development Team and will support the events and activities of the team and work collaboratively to ensure streamlined delivery.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Build and execute a digital media strategy through research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification.
  • Create and manage content and the JFS website and digital media to promote the agency’s programs, services, and opportunities for involvement in conjunction with other members of the team.
  • Generate, edit, publish and share “Real Time” daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and inspires community members to take action.
  • Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community.
  • Advocate for the JFS in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
  • Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising digital media, content marketing, SEO and social advertising campaign.
  • Develop and expand community and/or influencer outreach efforts.
  • Use Graphic Design skills to assist with the production of agency materials.
  • Continuously learn new skills and improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information.
  • Work closely with the Development Team to ensure synergy and appropriate delivery of development and marketing strategies.
  • Collaborate with other departments to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.
  • Work with outside website venders such for various projects and others as needed.
  • Will work alongside the Communications Manager to ensure continuity of messaging and branding.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven working experience in digital media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO
  • Skills in Graphic Design
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
  • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented  with good multitasking and organizational ability

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology – must be comfortable working with required platforms, programs, and best practices to achieve outcomes.
  • Logic – Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Time Management – Uses time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of digital media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of principles of SEO including keyword research and Google Analytics. Highly knowledgeable in the principles of “Search and Social.”
  • Possesses functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress, Adobe Suite – especially In-Design (preferred), and  if not already familiar with learn to use My Emma (similar to Constant Contact).
  • Demonstrates winning Social Customer Service techniques such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution.
  • Maintains effective benchmarks (Best Practices) for measuring the impact of digital media campaigns. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

Behaviors

  • Responsive – The Digital Media /Marketing Manager will often be called upon for information, data, and products and must be responsive to requests.
  • Department/Agency Representation – Supports department and agency operations by appropriately representing the agency in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Children’s Therapist  – Full Time (2)

Job Summary

The Therapist will address children’s (4 through 12 years of age) unique needs through, individual child therapy, parent & caregiver consultation & guidance, and family therapy.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Completes a thorough psych-social assessment through collecting and evaluating information in order to provide a clinical diagnosis. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Clinical Practice – Treats clients effectively by using Person Centered Planning by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, progressing clients in treatment and discharging clients upon successful completion of their treatment plan.
  • Paperwork – Maintains client documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required progress notes, records and reports for all assigned clients.
  • Production – Maintains a caseload in order to conduct and document 60% direct client contact time (on average, 23 billable sessions per week).
  • Compliance – Complies with standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies, including attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned. Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 1 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards.
  • Ethics – Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Training – Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Record Keeping – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of statistical accountability and fiscal integrity by inputting all time/appointments into Evolv and assuring collection of fees.
  • Networking/Promotion – Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicizing activities and accomplishments and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience in a human service capacity.

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field (LMSW, LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC) required, CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology – Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Practice – Be familiar with current Evidenced Based and Promising practices within the therapeutic process, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing to treat ADHD and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses, emotional concerns; such as anxiety and depression, separation anxiety, fears and phobias, emotional dysregulation, temper tantrums; angry, defiant behavior, attention and learning challenges, peer relationships and social skills, self-esteem issues, a recent traumatic event or history of trauma, attachment difficulties, and adjustment to significant life changes.
  • Co-occurring Practice – Be familiar with best practices related to providing clinical therapy to individual exhibiting co-occurring mental health and addictions.
  • Public Health – Be familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for individual and families in order to build therapeutic rapport so they may engage in the treatment process.
  • Team – Work as an interdisciplinary team with other professionals working with the individual/family within the agency or at other agencies as appropriate.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Controller – Full Time

Job Summary

The Assistant Controller is responsible to the Controller for providing support to department activities with specific responsibility for the reporting, processing, recording, updating and reconciling of fiscal information in compliance with established policies; and providing instructions, recommendations and/or accounting support to other personnel.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Accounting function – Records, reconciles, and prepares monthly financial reporting of Grants/Donations/Endowments. Analyze client A/R reports to identify balances pertaining to specific clients/vendors, and developing policies and procedures to periodically identify and investigate aged balances.  Analyze contractual adjustments and perform monthly journal entries.
  • Cash Management – Conducts short and long range forecasting to identify cash flow requirements.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting – Assists in the development of the annual operating budget and adapting this document to fulfill external budgeting requirements; analyzing activity reports to appropriately assign costs to specific cost centers; and comparing actual results against budget forecasts and analyzing variances.
  • Compliance / Account Reconciliations – Reconciles a wide variety of financial data for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and ensuring compliance with established accounting practices, and enforcing policies and procedures. Reconcile each grant to ensure spending is consistent with grant guidelines.  Track the balances of each donor fund.
  • Training and Support – Supports agency operations by completing required trainings and providing coverage for other accounting staff as needed.
  • Audit – Complies with agency’s required financial audit by preparing, verifying and balancing audit work papers as assigned.
  • High Level of Attention to Detail – The Assistant Controller must approach all tasks with a full understanding of the details of each transaction and demonstrate the ability to resolve basic accounting errors.
  • Tax – Complies with IRS and Michigan Employment Security Commission (MESC) requirements by preparing quarterly and year-end wage reports and verifies Form 941 and Form W-2 information. Assists in the preparation of the annual Form 990 tax return.
  • Financial Controls – Follows established policies around segregation of duties and other financial controls.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have an understanding of GAAP and not-for-profit accounting, specifically pertaining to grants, restricted funds, and contractual allowances.
  • Experience: Three years of progressive non-profit accounting experience, including general ledger and supporting journals through account reconciliations and consolidated financial statements. Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Education: Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration or equivalent relevant experience. Master’s Degree required.
  • Certifications or Licenses required: CPA preferred.

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology – must be comfortable working within an enterprise general ledger system to generate financial reports and automate processes. Should additionally have a high level of skills in Excel.
  • Logic – Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Time Management – Uses time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Accounting Principles – Maintain a strong understanding of GAAP and not-for-profit accounting, specifically pertaining to grants, restricted funds, and contractual allowances.

Behaviors

  • Responsive – The Assistant Controller will often be called upon for information and must be responsive to requests.
  • Department/Agency Representation – Supports agency operations by appropriately representing the agency in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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School Based Services Supervisor – Part Time

Job Summary
The School Based Services Supervisor supervises and provides oversight to school based social work services, acting as a liaison between JFS and day schools.

Principal Accountabilities
Staff Support – Maintains high quality of staff performance by coaching, counseling, training, disciplining, monitoring and appraising job results for school social work staff.
Ambassadorship – Acts as a liaison between JFS, day schools, and educational entities in order to offer support in meeting the needs of the organization, students and community members. Actively represents JFS in the broader community at community-based programs.
Community Programming – Coordinate and oversee prevention offerings among the schools, i.e. Safety Kid.
Data Analysis – Distribute, collect and maintain necessary outcome information related to services, interventions and programming efforts.
Compliance – Maintains client documentation standards by completing all required documentation for all clients, in a timely manner.
Training – Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops and trainings.
Customer Service – Optimizes client satisfaction by responding to messages promptly and providing high quality customer service.
Security and Privacy –Adheres to agency and client protection (confidentiality) policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
Employee Philanthropy –Participates annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
Mission Dedication –Embodies the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience working with youth and families, and experience working within the Jewish community and/or Jewish day school experience.
Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field (LMSW, LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC) required, CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies
Skills
Technology – Ability to create, manipulate and maintain documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and use the Google calendar for program maintenance, and structure; computer skills to work within agency Electronic Medical Record required.
Interpersonal –Expresses oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.

Knowledge
Reasoning – Ability to deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations and people. Ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Resources – Ability and experience in researching resources to meet the needs of families, with experience in navigating insurance coverage and access to community services.
Child/Adolescent Development – Possess a high level of understanding of normal and abnormal behaviors throughout developmental stages in order to best intervene in problematic situations.
Clinical Framework – Understand and apply basic theoretical models and perspective to successfully resolve immediate presenting concerns while connecting to additional supports.

Behaviors
Time Management – Effectively utilizes their time by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.
Judgment – Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional appearance and manner at all times.
Coach-ability – Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embracing continuous improvement
• Other attributes that are admired in this role are resourcefulness and the ability to work well with a team.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Clinical Supervisor – Full Time

Job Summary

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that behavioral health clinicians are receiving regular, structured supervision grounded in best practices to enhance the supervisee’s skills, knowledge and professional development. The clinical supervisor promotes fidelity to Evidenced-Based Practices and industry standard while developing and promoting a culture of learning.

Principal Accountabilities

Staff Support– Maintains high quality of professional staff by interviewing, orienting, training, and mentoring for development and continued accountability to sound clinical skills and continued education.

Coordination of Supervision– Ensure that each clinician involved in the delivery of mental health services regardless of their experience or professional background, receives regular, protected time for facilitated reflection on practice. Ability to assess for necessary content and process changes to the supervision model for new staff and with response to the clinical and professional growth of the supervisee. Ensure proper documentation of professional growth goals and case consultation in accordance with agency policy.

Structure and Supervisory contract–Establishing a supervision “contract” identifying expectations, parameters, and goals of the supervisory relationship. Supervision will entail observation, evaluation, feedback, facilitation of supervisee self-assessment, and acquisition of knowledge and skills by instruction, modeling, and mutual problem-solving.

Provision of Competent Supervision-Supervisor comprehends and applies a variety of individual and systemic therapeutic models and demonstrates their application in individual and/or group supervision exhibiting an adaptability to supervisee learning styles.

Case Load – Maintains a small clinical caseload, providing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and completing all required documentation in accordance with agency Standard of Promptness. Caseload size dependent upon staff / agency support needs and supervisory duties.

Compliance – Ensures that client records comply with standards and requirements of all accrediting, licensing and contractual bodies by monitoring clinical content of diagnostic impressions, treatment recommendations, assessments, referrals and routine service notes.

Coordination – Work with clinicians, clients and other management staff to ensure smooth operations and provide supervision and oversight for any crisis situation or clinical issue that may arise in Oak Park and West Bloomfield offices.

Consultation / Ambassadorship– Represent behavioral health services internally at agency meetings. Provide dedicated time for consultation regarding mutual clients, potential referrals or education to non-clinical staff related to behavior health needs of client served within another department.

Coverage – Provide clinical management support including but not limited to taking rotating shifts of answering the emergency after-hour’s answering service line.

Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating self with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.

Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.

Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency.

Misc. – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of five years’ clinical psychotherapy experience with a minimum of two years’ clinical supervisory experience.

Education / Licensure: Minimum of Master’s degree and advanced licensure, in good standing, permitting the provision of psychotherapy. Ability to provide post-degree clinical supervision for limited-license clinicians of all academic backgrounds as stipulated by Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA,) CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies

Skills

Technology – Possess and maintain a keen understanding of Microsoft Office products, MyEvolv EHR system (previous knowledge preferred, not required).Possess a willingness and ability to enhance capacities as enabling technologies advance.

Documentation – Ability to succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Communication – Assures comprehension and compliance with clinically relevant agency policies and procedures through the use of appropriate written, oral and technological communications.

Knowledge

Clinical Practice – Familiar with current Evidenced Based and Promising practices within the therapeutic process, including Person-Centered thinking and Motivational Interviewing. Familiar with best practices related to providing psychotherapy to individuals exhibiting co-occurring mental health and addictions.

Staff Performance – Awareness of industry practices related to clinical supervision and staff motivation, inspiration and performance.

Public Health – Familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

Rapport – Possess ability to build rapport with clients, clinicians and agency staff along with the ability to establish and maintain supervisor/supervisee boundaries within the clinical supervision relationship.

Collegiality and Division of Duties– Ability and willingness to continuously monitor the relationship of the Clinical Supervisor and Program Administration Supervisor to enhance staff support and reduce role confusion.

Performance Management – Ability to provide formative and summative feedback, engage in discussions, coaching and corrective action, if necessary, relative to clinical performance in order to ensure high quality services are provided.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Driver – Casually scheduled 0-30 hours per week

Job Summary
Provides door-through-door transportation to and from scheduled appointments.

Principal Accountabilities
Client Safety – Provide appropriate and comfortable physical support during door-through-door service for physically and developmental disabled clients.
Vehicle Maintenance – Operate vehicles by following vehicle maintenance schedule, checking vehicle condition daily, keeping fire extinguisher and first aid kit accessible and reporting any technical problem immediately.
Documentation – Maintain documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports.
Safe Driving – Follow all state and local laws and internal policies pertaining to driving and transportation including but not limited to follow distance, speed limits, safety belt usage etc.
Training – Maintain professional knowledge by attending agency in-service programs and educational workshops.
Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
• Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: One year of driving multi-passenger vehicles
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Certifications or Licenses Required: Valid Michigan Chauffer’s license, clean driving record, and personal automobile insurance coverage
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Minimum Competencies 

Skills

Communication – Speak clearly and respectfully with internal staff, client’s partner agencies, police officers, and 911 operators as needed.
• Technology – Must be able to operate department communication system and devices (GPS, Phones and occasionally, Computers).
• Decision Making – Deal with abstract as well as concrete and complex problematic situations; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Knowledge

• Vehicle Systems – Proper usage of all vehicle systems.
• Multi-Use – Maintain working knowledge to operate all vehicles within the JFS fleet.

Behaviors

• Time Management – Use time effectively by following assigned daily schedule in a punctual manner and by responding appropriately and quickly to phone and direct connect calls from the office.
• Adaptability – Display flexibility by accepting and adapting to unexpected changes in a courteous and professional manner
• Team Work – Contribute to team efforts by accepting direction from supervisor and appropriately seeking guidance
• Maintain a professional appearance

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer