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Licensed Professional Counselor

General Role Description
In support of the Agency's strategic plan, under the supervision of the Director, Senior Program Supervisor or Program Supervisor, the Licensed Professional Counselor (Master Degree) provides human services activities, case management, individual and/or group counseling and/or programming; may implement and /or develop program activities strategies, policies, advocacy initiatives, services and outcomes.

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in Counseling
  • State of Michigan Professional Counselor License
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience working in Community Health, with demonstrated ability to work with persons who are at risk because of age, income, mental or physical health, education, coping ability or environment.
  • Michigan driver's license and clear driving record.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of basic sciences, principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of nursing and gerontology, mental health and/or developmental disabilities; and of the application of treatment principles with adults or persons with mental illnesses, co-occurring disorders, substance abuse and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Knowledge of the scope, activities and quality of gerontology, community mental health agencies, human services and/or developmental disability services and resources.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects, achieve outcomes and meet or exceed expectations regarding timelines, quality and service.
  • Ability to analyze information, use sound judgement and make independent decisions in specific areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to apply analytical/critical thinking, keen insight and judgement in complex, fast-changing situations in order to effectively respond to changes, resistance, conflict, emergencies and complex, urgent situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to observe, evaluate, accurately document and report facts, and meet strict reporting deadlines
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills to develop and maintain the confidence and cooperation of others; and to collaborate with staff, clients and other related groups on complex problems in order to take appropriate and effective actions and achieve results.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly, accurately and effectively for a range of audiences and purposes (reports, advocacy, in-services).
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet navigation at a high level with demonstrated ability to learn new computer software programs.
  • Ability to be flexible with changing and/or unpredictable work settings and assignments, work independently with minimal direction and to respond to written and oral direction.

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