Purpose: The Mental Health Consultant - CAHC pos position is responsible for providing mental hea health technical assistance and expertise to the the Child and Adolescent Health Center (CA (CAHC) Program. The consultant, as part of the the CAHC Program team, works to ensure the pro provision of the best possible services for chi children and families in Michigan. This pos position will also be involved in a new men mental health expansion in schools thr throughout Michigan.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Serve as the lead mental health c consultant for the CAHC Program. • Provide technical assistance to both t the field and the CAHC team. • Provide technical assistance and d direction of newly funded mental health s sites. • Assist with the development of p program requirements for new mental health s sites. • Develop program reporting for new m mental health sites. • Serve as a liaison between the MDHHS a and funded programs. • Monitor program reports as a applicable. • Review annual grant plans and b budgets for feasibility. • Perform site reviews to assure p program requirements are being met. • Works on special projects as needed. • Serves on the CAHC MDHHS team, atte attends team meetings and participates in inte inter and intra departmental workgroups as need needed.
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work or re related field.
Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience work working in mental health. Important Skills and Characteristics: Sc School mental health experience, knowledge of of adolescent and school health issues, ex experience working with schools. Ability to tr troubleshoot issues. Ability to interpret mi minimum program requirements.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Standard office environment. May require valid vehicle operator’s license where neede needed to perform duties of the position.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: No ass assigned responsibility.
IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND O OPERATIONS: This person is a key member of t the team and is responsible mental health t technical assistance to both the team and t the field. This person also ensures that the n needs of the staff and clients are met in a t timely manner, maintains professional r relationships, and enhances potential future c contracts with clients.