ATC Healthcare Metro Detroit is currently looking for an experienced QMHP for PERMANENT PLACEMENT in the Guidance Center in Southgate, MI

Shift: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 9:00pm and Friday 8:30am-5pm but evening hours will be required and determined based on program needs. On call hours after 5:00pm for the DBT program clients, as well, 7 days a week.

Pay:$25-$37.50 dependent on licensing type and years of experience.

Job Description:

"As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for more than 60 years. With 25 programs we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 23,000 people annually. Together we: Nurture development. Foster resilience. Cultivate well-being."

We have an exciting opportunity for a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist (DBT) to join our team of talented professionals.

As a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist in the Adult Behavioral Health Program , you will be responsible for the following:
  • Maintaining a caseload consisting of clients with primary diagnosis of substance abuse/chemical dependence and/or mental health.
  • The therapist is required to: conduct intake assessments, maintain the case record in a timely fashion, complete authorizations with various funding sources in a timely manner as required, and conduct appropriate individual and group psychotherapy.
  • Regular working hours for staff are Monday through Thursday 8:30am - 9:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30am- 5pm but evening hours will be required and determined based on program needs. On call hours after 5:00 pm for the DBT program clients, as well, 7 days a week.

Travel: Mileage Reimbursement when personal vehicle used - IRS standard. .64 per mile

Any training paid for by TGC.

Paid holidays include: New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, ½ day for Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after (Black Friday), Christmas eve and Christmas Day.

  • Work Location: In-person
  • Candidates must have a Masters in Social Work or related field from an accredited program and the corresponding State of Michigan Licensure (LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, Ph.D/LP, LLPC, LPC).
  • One year experience working with adult clients with substance abuse/chemical dependency and / or mental health diagnosis.
  • Must also be eligible for Qualified Mental Health Professional provisional certification with full certification being obtained within 4 months of accepting the role.
  • Must demonstrate completion of course work, fieldwork, or job experience which demonstrates competence in individual, family and group substance abuse chemical dependency treatment and mental health.
  • Must be able to work as part of the DBT team for consultation meetings, groups and on call duties.
  • Must also be able to work independently.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational and attention to detail skills in order to track and prepare data accurately and timely.
  • Must have the ability interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Individual programs may have additional requirements.
  • Additional requirements include: cultural competency, ability to work effectively with a diverse population, the ability to engage and maintain therapeutic relationships with youth and families in a variety of modes of treatment, the ability to develop collaborative relationships with other unit staff and providers, effective communication skills, and a willingness to be flexible. Candidate must be willing to attend, complete and become certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and maintain the fidelity model.
  • Cannot accept candidates who are on student/work visas, and/or require sponsorship to work in the U.S. at this time.

ATC Healthcare Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law.