You can view a list of our current job openings with more detailed information at the Job Center of Wisconsin
Please submit your completed Employment Application (at the bottom of this page) along with your resume and cover letter to Becky Aten at email@example.com. For applicants interested in working for our Family Support Services Department, you must also complete and submit the Provider Profile (also at the bottom of this page).
CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
REACH Care Coordinator
Care Coordination is a robust position that involves helping children & youth with mental health needs, and their families, so that children & youth can remain safely in the community. A Care Coordinator must have outstanding organizational and time management skills along with very strong written and oral communication skills. Job duties include:
-Engages with client and family to learn about and understand individual strengths, desires, needs, etc to provide person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally intelligent care
-Coordinates and monitors services provided by the members of the Child and Family Team to support mental health and/or substance use needs, educational needs, recreational/social needs, family needs, etc.
-Develops, maintains, and updates the Plan of Care and Crisis Plan, which document and direct the help provided by both informal and formal supports
-Researches local resources and provides referrals for formal and informal services in the client’s community
-Visits with the client and family in their home at least twice per month
-Responds to crisis situations on an emergent basis
-Documents all Care Coordination activities in the client’s electronic medical record
Applicants must have a vehicle and auto insurance, a bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of education or human services, at least one year of experience in the mental health field, basic computer knowledge, excellent writing skills and interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills, and a welcoming demeanor and positive attitude. Starting annual salary is $29,000-$36,000. Full Job Description
REACH Lead Care Coordinator
The APC Wraparound REACH Care Coordination department is looking to expand our leadership team by adding a Lead Care Coordinator. A Lead Care Coordinator will carry a caseload of no more than six families and at minimum have at least one year of Care Coordination experience. Additionally they will have the ability to coach and hold fellow Care Coordinators to a high standard of care for the families we work with, ability to review and revise fellow Care Coordinators documentation, knowledge of the juvenile court processes, and preferably knowledge of out of home care processes. Starting annual salary is $50,000. (Current APC employees may submit a cover letter and resume in lieu of application). Full Job Description
Certified Peer Specialist
Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is currently seeking to hire a full-time Certified Peer Specialist to offer peer support and wellness and recovery planning for adults in Milwaukee County. The Peer Specialist will be working with our Comprehensive Community Service program members to use his or her own life experiences to work alongside the consumer “arm-in-arm” to help set goals and overcome challenges. Starting pay is $13.50/hour. Applicants must be a Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialist. Full Job Description
The Family Support Services department at Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. works with The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services and Milwaukee Wraparound providing supportive services to children and families in Milwaukee and surrounding communities.
Crisis Stabilization is an on-call position and Crisis Stabilizers work with a caseload of behavior disordered youth, and their families to prevent and assist in de-escalating crisis situations. Crisis Stabilizers do this by spending time with youth, in the community, teaching them problem solving, anger management, coping and communication skills. When their youth are in crisis the Crisis Stabilizer responds, by phone and in person, to the crisis to assist the youth and family to work through the situation.
APC is hiring for both part-time or full-time Crisis Stabilizers, working 20-40 hours per week. Applicants with High School Diploma/GED or Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees will be considered as there are several positions available. Those with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree AND required experience working with youth with mental health issues may be eligible for a higher starting hourly rate. Experience in the field is not required but EXTREMELY beneficial as Crisis Stabilizers work with individuals with mental health and behavioral issues and need to do so in a welcoming, recovery oriented, person-centered, culturally intelligent, trauma informed and ethical way.
Computer knowledge and experience, such as Word, Excel and the basic ability to learn to navigate spreadsheets, databases and our online mental health record systems, is necessary. Persons with integrity, self-motivated, able to work independently, who can pay attention to detail when needed are the right fit. Passionate, positive with an engaging, friendly demeanor, ability to quickly connect, get along easily with others, flexibility in working with parents, youth, administrative colleagues, Supervisors, Provider staff, is crucial in this strength based, welcoming environment. Must have the ability to accept constructive feedback and work on the ideals of continuous quality improvement. Must have a vehicle, in safe, good working order, valid Wisconsin driver’s license, and auto insurance with the required limits maintained at all times. Starting pay is $12-$17/hour, depending on education and experience. Full Job Description
Position available for a psychiatric nurse with at least two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed youth. Part time availability. Every other Saturday, plus vacation and holiday coverage. 5-10 hours per week. Starting pay is $30/hour.
Will be responsible for providing mental health screening and supportive services to youth admitted to the Milwaukee County detention center, identifying present and potential mental health and safety needs, intervening based on sound nursing principles, assisting with medication management and making appropriate referrals to internal and external sources. Full Job Description
Current license in state of Wisconsin as a registered nurse required as well as:
- Knowledge and understanding of techniques/theories of motivational interviewing, trauma informed care, person centered planning, and cultural competence
- Ability to utilize nursing skills within a detention setting
- Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse population
Targeted Case Manager
The Targeted Case Management (TCM) Department at Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is seeking motivated, enthusiastic mental health professionals to provide case management services to adults with mental illness in Milwaukee County. Primary job duties include:
– Uses the Case Management process when planning for, obtaining, and evaluating services for the consumer.
– Write comprehensive Case Plan in collaboration with the consumer including behaviorally specific, time oriented outcomes for service delivery.
– Obtains and coordinates services and maintains communication with collaterals.
– Assists clients in finding safe and adequate housing.
– Assists clients with financial management.
– Instructs the client/caregiver regarding the client’s treatment needs.
– Incorporates ethical standards into own practice.
– Maintains accurate and timely records according to agency standard.
– Uses work-flow planning and time management skills to effectively manage caseload.
– Promotes agency philosophy within community.
Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human services-related field. Previous experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use disorders is desired. Knowledge and experience with trauma-informed care, co-occurring needs, and person-centered, culturally relevant care is a plus. Minimum starting pay is $30,000 annual salary. Full Job Description
Wraparound Care Coordinator
Alternatives in Psychological Consultation has a Care Coordinator position available within their Wraparound Care Coordination Team. Care Coordinators are responsible for the design and delivery of services and support to children with severe emotional and mental health needs that are individualized, strength-based, and family focused. Care Coordination duties include meeting the child and family, conducting a strengths-based inventory, convening the Child and Family Team, and developing the care or treatment plan based on child and family needs, goals, and formal and informal resources available or needed to support the family. Qualified applicants would possess a BA and or BS from a four–college or university in a related field (human services or education) and one year related experience and/or training. A valid Wisconsin driver’s license and Auto insurance meeting agency coverage requirements are necessary. Starting pay is $29,000-$36,000 annual salary. Full Job Description
CCS Care Coordinator
Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is currently seeking Care Coordinators for its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. CCS is a new Milwaukee County program offering community-based services to Medicaid-eligible individuals with a mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis. This position includes the development of a care plan based on the assessed needs of the client as well as ensuring the implementation of services and other supportive activities to promote the highest possible level of independent functioning. Care Coordination also involves monitoring and reviewing the care plan, coordinating crisis services, and providing advocacy when necessary.
APC is seeking applicants to work specifically with youth enrolled in the CCS program. Qualified applicants will have a Master’s degree (preferred) in social work or a related field and experience working with individuals who have a mental health and/or substance abuse disorder. Experience working with youth is preferred. Knowledge and experience with trauma-informed care, co-occurring needs, and person-centered, culturally relevant care is also desired. Minimum starting pay with a Master’s Degree is $40,000 annual salary. Full Job Description
APC’s employment application is available in two versions. Please select the version that best fits your needs.
WORD-FILLABLE (type and e-mail): APC Employment Application to TYPE 2017
HANDWRITTEN (print and complete by hand): APC Employment Application to WRITE 2017
If you are applying for a position in our Family Support Services Department, please also complete the Provider Profile below to submit with your application:
WORD-FILLABLE (TYPE AND E-MAIL): Provider Profile to TYPE 2016
HANDWRITTEN (PRINT AND COMPLETE BY HAND): Provider Profile to WRITE 2016
Please Note: Due to the large volume of applicants to our various departments and positions, we are unable to return every phone call in a timely manner; therefore, we ask that applicants not call. Instead, please e-mail or drop off your application and attach your resume to your completed paperwork for submission. Thank you.
Equal Employment Opportunity
APC has a continuing commitment to equal employment opportunity
The company provides equal employment opportunity to applicants and existing employees regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, membership in the National Guard, State Defense Force, or Military Reserves of the United States or State of Wisconsin.
To request a copy of APC’s Affirmative Action Policy, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.