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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS


CCS Mental Health Service Director

5/18/18

The Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program at APC is seeking a full-time Mental Health Service Director to provide the day to day supervision of CCS Staff in our 2nd Adult Care Coordination Team.

Primary duties include:
-Review and update service plan in collaboration with the Care Coordinator and recovery team at least every six months based on the needs of the member.
-Review and attest (provide signature) to the applicant’s need for psychosocial rehabilitation services and medical and supportive activities to address the desired recovery goals.
-Conduct clinical supervision (either individual and/or group sessions) with staff to review cases, assess performance, and provide feedback.
-Fulfill duties as an incorporated member of the individual recovery team to provide guidance, training, treatment, assessment, and feedback regarding service delivery within the scope of Mental Health Professional duties.
-Collaborate with Administration to interview, hire, evaluate, and maintain employment records for all personnel in the CCS Program.
-Responsible for the quality of services provided to members.

Qualified candidates must possesses and maintain either an LPC or LCSW credential in the state of Wisconsin. An active driver’s license is also required. Candidates with experience in providing mental health/substance use service and supervisory experience are preferred. Pay starts at $52,000 annually. Full Job Description


CCS Youth Care Coordinator

5/18/18

Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. is currently seeking Youth 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 social work or a related field and experience working with individuals who have a mental health and/or substance abuse disorder. Master’s prepared individuals are also encouraged to apply! 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 Bachelor’s degree is $34,600 annually, and Master’s degree is $40,000 annually. G794 – Youth Care Coordinator


Crisis Stabilizer

5/8/18

The Family Support Services department at Alternatives in Psychological Consultation, S.C. works with Wraparound Milwaukee 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


CCS Certified Peer Specialist

4/16/18
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


Targeted Case Manager

3/14/18

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 $33,000 annual salary. Full Job Description


 

REACH Care Coordinator

3/8/18

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. Starting pay is $29,000-$38,000 annual salary. Full Job Description


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 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.