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


Auditor

10/17/17

Part-time – 10-15 hours per week (work from home, desktop/laptop computer required – cannot be done via android or IPhone)

Compensation: $11.00 – $14.00 per hour

Summary: Responsible for reviewing provider’s notes in computer systems (Synthesis and Care Manager) to ensure they comply with the plan of care and care plan for their client and with Wraparound, DMCPS, and Alternatives in Psychological Consultation policies and procedures by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Reviews Providers notes to ensure they comply with the Plan of Care and care plan and Wraparound, DMCPS, and Alternatives in Psychological Consultation polices; verifies all of the details of documentation, that they are well written and that spelling and grammar is accurate and professional; ensures the contact is justifiable and that there is a need for the service; identifies patterns for potential fraud, such as repetitive notes or inflated bills, contact information, documentation, and travel time; communicates with Providers regarding issues with their notes and offers assistance; communicates with other Auditors and management regarding system and provider note issues, errors, and the latest audit report; completes quarterly quality assurance assessments for each provider; runs audit reports as needed; participates in all required trainings, audit meetings, in-services, and appointments, both on and off-site; adheres to agency policies and procedures, including confidentiality of client information, in completion of all tasks and performs other duties as assigned.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have considerable knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet Explorer, and Alternatives in Psychological Consultation’s database website, Synthesis, and CareManager.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B. A. / B. S.) from four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to be welcoming
  • Person-centered
  • Trauma-informed
  • Recovery oriented
  • Culturally intelligent
  • Knowledge of the Wraparound policies and procedures, as well as rules for each service. Excellent oral and written communication skills

Administrative Specialist

10/17/17

Part time to full time (20-40 hours per week)

Compensation: $12.00 per hour

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.

The Administrative Specialist assists and supports the general, everyday administrative operation of the Family Support Services Department, including other administrative staff, providers, and Director by performing Administrative duties.

High School Diploma / GED and office experience required.  Computer knowledge and experience, such as Word, Excel and the ability to navigate spreadsheets, databases and our online mental health record systems, is necessary.  Person with integrity, who is detail oriented and self-motivated is the right fit. A positive and friendly demeanor, ability to get along easily with others, flexibility in working with admin colleagues and Provider staff, is crucial in this environment.


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.


REACH Care Coordinator

9/25/17

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


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


Supervised Visitation Worker

8/11/17

20-40 hours per week, all shifts, especially evening and weekend. Starting pay is $15-$16/hour depending on availability.

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.

Supervised Visitation Providers are responsible for coordinating, communicating and facilitating supervised visits from start to finish.  This includes communication with Case Managers, supervisors, caregivers, clients, children and family members.  Provider usually (or, at times may not) transport the children to and from the visit location ensuring their care, safety and well-being at all times.  During the supervised visit, Providers are documenting all interactions and conversations between parent and child (children) and have the children in sight at all times and able to hear every conversation.  Providers must be able to end a visit if something is happening which is not in the best interest of the child.  Providers are subpoenaed to court and must testify to their interactions with parents and children based on their visit documentation.

Applicants must have at least earned a High School Diploma / GED and there are several positions available. Supervised Visitation 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, 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, 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.  Supervised Visitation Providers must complete and pass our 6 hour Car Seat Training.  At the end of training Providers must demonstrate the ability to accurately install different car seats, booster seats and be able to correctly and safely secure the child in the specific car set for their height and weight.  Car seats and booster seats are provided by APC. 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.