Employment


Please submit your completed Employment Application (at the bottom of this page) along with your resume and cover letter to Becky Aten at baten@altlig.com.

**Applicants interested in working for our Family Support Services Department must also complete and submit the Provider Profile (also at the bottom of this page).**


CURRENT JOB OPENINGS


REACH Care Coordinator

1/3/18

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. Full Job Description


CCS Care Coordinator (adults)

1/2/18

Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is currently seeking Care Coordinators for its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. CCS is a 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 adults enrolled in the CCS program. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (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. 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


Outpatient/CCS Administrative Assistant

12/21/17

This position is responsible for administrative duties for the Comprehensive Community Services and Outpatient department, including managing records requests, directing and answering client questions, assisting clients on site, running reports, data entry, and obtaining client satisfaction data. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must possess the following:

  • Time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and with written correspondences
  • Understanding of and adherence to HIPAA, client rights, and privacy laws
  • Ability to type at least 30 words per minute
  • Professionalism

Starting pay is $13/hour. Work hours will be 9 am- 5 pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at our Lisbon Ave office in Wauwatosa and 9 am- 5 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays at our Summit Place office in West Allis. Full Job Description


CCS Recovery Coach

12/14/17

The Recovery Coach is responsible for assisting individuals in our community with mental illness and/or substance use issues achieve their vision of recovery.  This includes developing goals with individuals based on the assessed and expressed needs of the member and providing support, guidance, and education for members to assist in attaining their goals. This also includes working in a team setting and attending recovery team meetings to foster a positive recovery experience based on member’s individual needs and play an active role in assisting members achieve their life vision of recovery.

Applicants must have a minimum of high school diploma or GED (Bachelor’s degree  in a relevant area such as social work, psychology, or a human services related field preferred). At least one year of experience providing substance use, mental health, or co-occurring services is required. Applicants must also possess a valid WI Driver’s license, access to a personal vehicle, and auto insurance meeting agency coverage requirements. The ideal candidate will have the ability to build rapport with both adults and/or youth and guide them in building skills to attain their goals, using their knowledge of the needs of persons with mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to evaluate and problem solve complex issues and exercise independent judgment. Starting pay is $14/hour. Full Job Description


CCS Youth Care Coordinator

12/14/17

Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is currently seeking Care Coordinators for its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. CCS is a 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 minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (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


Family Support Provider positions available:

  • Individual & Family Training and Support Services

  • Parent Assistant

10/17/17

20-40 hours per week, all shifts, especially evening and weekends

Compensation: $12.00 – $13.00 per hour; especially need people with evening and week-end availability (min. 20 hours per week required).

The Family Support Services department at Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. (APC) works with The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services and Milwaukee Wraparound providing supportive services to children and families in Milwaukee and surrounding communities.

Individual & Family Training and Support Services:  Services provided to enrolled youth age 12 and older and/or parent/caregiver and include specific skill development in communication, interpersonal skills, problem-solving, decision-making and other specific needs. All services shall have a goal of improving the child’s integration into and interaction with the child’s family, school and community network. Services include training/teaching skills related to: personal care/hygiene, shopping, communication and use of communication tools (including accessing emergency services), budgeting and money management, parenting, using public transportation, medication management and storage, accessing basic housing, employment, and health related resources, accessing community resources, socialization, leisure activities, and hobbies, nutrition and meal planning/preparation, and proper storage of food, household supplies, chemicals, etc. Services may occur at the client’s residence or in the community. This service includes communication with Case Managers, supervisors, caregivers, clients, children and family members.

Parent Assistance: Parent Assistants are responsible for coordinating, communicating and facilitating meetings and one-on-one sessions with clients who need assistance in various areas, i.e. discipline strategies, stages of development, home management, coping skills, self-care, budgeting, assistance in locating and securing necessary community resources.  Provider may transport adults and children to access energy assistance, food share, housing resources etc. Providers must document interactions, skills taught, resources shared and progress of clients.

Applicants must have at least earned a High School Diploma / GED and there are several positions available. Family Support Providers 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, and an ability and willingness to learn our online mental health record systems, is necessary.  Persons with integrity, who are self-motivated, able to work independently, who can pay attention to detail when needed are the right fit. Passionate, positive with an engaging personality, friendly demeanor, ability to quickly connect and engage with clients, get along easily with others, be flexible in working with parents, caregivers, 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. Providers must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.

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 (100/300). Parent Assistants must complete and pass our 6 hour Car Seat Training (provided at no cost to employee) as soon as possible. Car seats and booster seats are provided by APC.


Wraparound Care Coordinator

9/25/17

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


Crisis Stabilizer

5/17/17

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


 APPLICATIONS

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 baten@altlig.com.