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Master level behavioral health professional – Social Work, Psychology, Counseling

Job Description

Seeking master level behavioral health professionals skilled in evidence-based consultation, assessments, and brief psychotherapy.

The position involves addressing mental health, substance abuse, social determinants of health and psychological/behavioral factors impacting general medical conditions within primary care practices. Experience in team-based care within medical settings is highly desired. Addressing complex mental health and substance abuse problems is required. In addition, candidates should have experience addressing common medical problems with behavioral health components such as chronic pain, cognitive impairment/dementia, insomnia, obesity, and tobacco cessation. Responsibilities also include assistance in quality improvement projects and population health initiatives.

This position is a full time combination of in-person and telehealth in a pediatric practice located in Macomb County. This available position requires extensive experience and expertise working with children, adolescents, and their families including ADHD and behavioral problems.

Essential Functions

Individual in this position:

  • Provides brief psychotherapy to patients who present with a myriad of mental health, substance use and medical problems.
  • Provides behavioral health assessments to clarify diagnoses and determine treatment needs (integrating information from clinical interview, medical records, collaborative sources, screening tools and assessment instruments)
  • Develops and implements a treatment plan in collaboration with the patient, caregiver, physician and/or other appropriate health care professionals to address the patient’s needs.
  • Performs ongoing monitoring of patient progress to evaluate effectiveness.
  • Documents in electronic patient record system.
  • Measures the effectiveness of interventions and modifies treatment plans and interventions accordingly.
  • Engages in population health and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborates and facilitates linkages with community providers and resources when patients require more intensive services.
  • Manages and completes assigned work and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates punctuality, dependability, and reliability.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary/inter-professional care team meetings and professional development activities.
  • Maintains professional relationships with health care provider community and internal and external customers.
  • Conducts self in a professional and ethical manner at all times.


  • Strong clinical skills with ability to accurately assess and diagnose mental health and substance abuse conditions is a must.
  • Skilled at implementing evidence-based brief psychological and behavioral interventions including cognitive behavioral therapy, parent training, motivational interviewing and self-management support of psychological and medical conditions.
  • Advanced understanding of interplay between psychological and medical conditions.
  • Demonstration of ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people.
  • Excellent organizational skill with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, and federal regulations.
  • Computer skills and experience with the full suite of Microsoft Office Products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to maintain regular attendance based upon agreed schedule.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Skilled at establishing and maintaining positive and effective work relationships with coworkers and patients.

Required Education

Masters or doctoral degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology.

Required Experience

Three to five years of clinical experience utilizing evidence-based brief psychotherapy interventions, preferably in a team-based setting.

Preferred Experience

Preferred Licensure/Certification

Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW, Licensed Professional Counselor LPC, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT, Limited Licensed Psychologist LLP, or fully Licensed Psychologist LP in good standing. Must have highest level of licensure available for degree in Michigan to be considered for these positions.

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