Behavioral Health Counselor- LMSW

Department: Behavioral Health Services
Location: Detroit, MI

Covenant Community Care, a faith based charitable non-profit Community Health Center serving the people of Metro Detroit is seeking a Behavioral Health Counselor to join our Joy Rd. clinic behavioral health services team. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we offer integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. 

This role will provide integrated counseling services with an emphasis on screening, assessments and brief interventions. Candidate will work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health as well as work with individuals dealing with issues associated with addictions, substance use, family, parenting, aging, stress management, etc.

Working closely with primary care medical providers in recognizing, treating, and managing mental health and psycho-social issues and acts as a contributing member to the primary care team. Through the use of an integrated model, candidate will help identify patients in need, provide treatment and referral services. Candidate will also provide consultation and training to primary care providers to enhance their skill and effectiveness in treating mental health and substance use issues.

Successful candidate will be a Licensed Masters Social Worker, with strong working knowledge of behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatment for substance use and mental health conditions. Good working knowledge of pyscho-pharmacology is desirable. The ability to work through brief client contacts and to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral health conditions is also necessary. Preferred candidate will also be licensed Substance use Counselor, CAADC or CADC. Spanish speaking fluency and familiarity with multi-cultural family services is very desirable.

Covenant offers a generous benefits package including health, dental and vision care, short-term and long term disability insurance, paid holidays and vacation. Covenant providers may also qualify for Federal Loan Repayment programs.

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