Treatment Services Clinician I

Oakland County
Job Description

Under general supervision, performs therapeutic counseling for youth residing at Children's Village. Acts as a team member with other professional staff by providing input and planning treatment services.  Conducts individual, group and family therapy sessions for youth and parents in conjunction with treatment plans. Conducts psychological testing as needed.  Interprets psychometric and/or projective tests for youth and parents. Testifies in court regarding treatment provided and offers recommendations. Utilizes current County-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. 

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Have a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling; AND  
2.  Have had one (1) year of full-time casework and/or treatment experience involving the development and delivery of juvenile treatment services; AND 

3.  From the Michigan Department of Community Health: Possess a limited license as a Psychologist OR be licensed as a Masters Social Worker with a Clinical Specialty or Macro Specialty designation OR be licensed as a Professional Counselor. 

4.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date. 

5.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification. 

6.  Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Special Requirements


1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

2. Must maintain limited license as a Psychologist or a full license as a Social Worker, or Professional Counselor from the Michigan Department of Community Health.

3. Must submit to immunizations as requested by the Department of Health & Human Services and to periodic tuberculin skin tests or chest X-rays at County expense.

4. Before beginning employment candidates will be required to provide Children's Village with documentation from the Michigan Department of Human Services that they have not been named in a central registry case as the perpetrator of child abuse or child neglect. In addition, applicants being considered for hire will be asked to sign a form authorizing Children's Village to request and receive a criminal history check in accordance with the privacy act of 1974.

Applicants for positions at Children's Village will not be considered if they have been convicted of either of the following:

(a) Child Abuse or Neglect

(b) A felony involving harm or threatened harm to an individual within the 10 years immediately preceding the date of hire


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