Adolescent Mental Health Therapist ($52,103.00 - $68,563.00 Annually)

St. Clair County Human Resources
Port Huron

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Salary Range:  $52,103.00 - $68,563.00 Annually.

Providing mental health and social work services assisting children, young adults, their families and the school community with emotional, social, financial and environmental issues that create barriers for healthy functioning. The Mental Health Therapist will work collaboratively with all members of the health team developing comprehensive treatment plans to meet identified needs within a healthcare or school-based setting. Mental Health Therapist professionals are expected to provide the highest quality of services in accordance with agency policy and professional standards and expected to work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Administer screening tools to determine need areas and diagnostic implications
  • Complete diagnostic assessment and intake screening to determine eligibility and treatment intervals
  • Develop individualized and comprehensive treatment plans for established clients
  • Be responsible for parent contact when necessary and appropriate; protecting client confidentiality while developing positive communications and relationships
  • Provide group therapy to identified clients, establishing number of structured sessions, documenting progress/regression, identifying and defining treatment goals/outcomes
  • Complete documentation as required noting progression/regression in EMR
  • Administer suicide assessments, create safety plans, and facilitate psychiatric hospitalizations
  • Provide clinical consultation, crisis intervention, and support to school staff. 
  • Provide crisis intervention as indicated with established clients facilitating crisis supports after hours
  • Independently manage complex and difficult cases, utilizing strong assessment and diagnostic skills
  • Maintain client confidentiality per Mental Health Code Act of 258 of 1974, HIPPA and FERPA policy and procedures
  • Educate clients, staff, community and family members regarding symptoms of mental health concerns increasing awareness and decreasing stigma of mental health issues
  • Complete ESB following each billing contact documenting for insurance compliance
  • Report quarterly statistics of unduplicated clients, positive depression screens, diagnostic implications, including treatment plans, quarterly reviews and rescreens to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services promoting CQI compliance
  • Follow the rules and regulations for the social work profession as set forth by the State of MI, Department of Licensing and Regulation, and NASW Code of Ethics

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