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  • Dial 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
  • TTY users: 1.800.799.4TTY (4889)
  • Para obtener asistencia en espanol durante las 24 houras, llame al: 1.888.628.9454


Are you in crisis?
Lives Redirected

Network180 employees make a difference in people’s lives every day, making our community a better place to live. As a local governmental entity, Community Mental Health Services Board, we are responsible for the delivery of mental health, substance abuse treatment coordination, and developmental disabilities services for Kent County.

Social Work - Children's Crisis Response Clinician

Job Title   Children's Crisis Response Clinician

Job Status   Full Time

Job Summary  

We are seeking applicants for a full-time Clinician for our Children’s Crisis Response team. Individuals provide intervention services as a member of a community-based crisis response team serving children, adolescents and families.

Minimum Qualifications  

*  Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology, Counseling or Counseling Psychology

*  Limited or full licensure as Master’s social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychologist.

*  Specialized training and at least one year of experience in the examination, evaluation, and treatment of minors and their families

*  One year of experience in community based crisis intervention

*  At least one year of satisfactory work experience providing services to children with serious emotional disturbance and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities, as appropriate, to meet the needs of the children being served

*  Thorough working knowledge of the practices and principles of psychological, emotional, and sociological assessment and diagnosis

*  Thorough working knowledge of professional ethics and standards of practice

*  Valid Michigan driver’s license and available transportation for travel between locations

*  Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders valued

*  Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, database management, and data entry skills

*  Demonstrated experience communicating clearly and concisely in stressful situations

*  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

*  Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and skills and capabilities of bridging language/cultural barriers to Network180 services within diverse communities

*  Available for on-call services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (on a rotating basis)

Preferred Qualifications  

*  Full Licensure in the State of Michigan as a licensed Master’s social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychologist

*  Spanish speaking

*  Credentialed through the Michigan Certificate Board for Addiction Professionals

*  Three years post graduate experience working with children and families

    We are committed to attracting a diverse and talented work force to meet the needs of our diverse community. Network180 offers an attractive benefit package including health, dental, vision, retirement plan, life insurance, and short and long term

Starting wage for this position is $25.07 per hour.

Required Documents   Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications and resume

Apply   Click HERE to apply for the Children's Crisis Response Clinician position
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Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are unable to apply through our online process, please contact Human Resources by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or by phone (616.855.5207). Emailed resumes will not be considered.