Highfields, Inc.

Highfields, Inc. began in 1962 as a residential camp for troubled boys in Ingham County. Our founders truly believed that with the right opportunities and resources, people can change their lives for the better.

Since then, we have taken our organization to new levels. We are now a multi-purpose human services organization which gives about 7,000 people every year the resources they need to turn their lives around. We operate out of five offices to serve 13 counties. Our organization has three branches: residential treatment, in-home counseling programs and educational services.

Visit our website to learn more about Highfields.

www.highfields.org

Full time
 
Highfields, Inc. Jackson, MI, USA
Make a real and lasting difference in the life of a youth and their family in Jackson and Hillsdale Counties, Michigan. Seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to implement Multisystemic Therapy (MST). MST is a well-researched, community-based treatment model directed at youth (ages 12-17) involved in criminal activity and their families. Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model on the internet at www.mstservices.com. This position will be serving families in JACKSON COUNTY, Michigan. Essential Functions: · Assist families in overcoming barriers through engaging with children, families, and other key stakeholders assisting them in active change-oriented treatment. Conduct MST assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within an ecological context. Using the MST Analytic process, developing a treatment plan through formulating a problem conceptualization, intervention strategies, review outcomes and revise strategies as needed. ·         Interact with clients in non-traditional settings and during non-traditional hours. ·         Using the MST model, maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts and use this information to promote peer and supervisory review. ·         Collaborate with all relevant systems and stakeholders within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation. ·         Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. ·         Complete weekly case paperwork and attend weekly supervision and consultation activities. ·         Participate in all MST training, including MST Five Day Training at the point of hire and on-going quarterly MST Team Booster Trainings.  Knowledge or Experience: An understanding of theories regarding Family Systems, Social Ecology, Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Pragmatic Family Therapy, Child Development and other resultant applications. Experience with the implementations of interventions within or between systems the natural ecology of youth (e.g., family, peer, school and neighborhood). Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training annually focusing specifically on the treatment of children and families with 50 hours completed first year of employment. Must attend MST 5 day training upon hire. Minimum Qualifications / Experience: A Master’s degree in a behavioral science. State licensure commensurate with degree. Experience in providing services with children and families. Travel Requirements Extensive travel to clients’ homes is required. Must have reliable transportation. Must maintain adequate insurance coverage. Must have/maintain a valid driver’s license and fewer than 6 points on record.   Decision Making A high level of decision making is required in this position. 9 on a 10 points scale.
Jan 08, 2020
Full time
 
Highfields, Inc. Howell, MI, USA
Make a real and lasting difference in the life of a youth and their family in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to implement Multisystemic Therapy (MST). MST is a well-researched, community-based treatment model directed at youth (ages 12-17) involved in criminal activity and their families. Education / Requirements Master’s in a mental health field preferred; Bachelor’s with extensive experience will be considered. State licensure commensurate with degree required (Limited Licensure accepted) Job Responsibilities • Conduct MST assessments including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context. • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement. • Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, case outcome review, and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process. • Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the 9 MST Principles and the MST Analytic Process. • Engage and collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system, to maintain alignment throughout MST treatment. • Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. • Participate in all MST training, supervision and consultation activities. Preferred Knowledge • Family systems theory and application • Social ecological theory and application • Behavioral therapies theory and application • Cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application • Pragmatic family therapies theory and application • Child development research and its application in treatment • Social skills assessment and intervention Travel Requirements · Extensive travel to clients’ homes is required. · Must have reliable transportation. · Must maintain adequate insurance coverage. · Must have/maintain a valid driver’s license and fewer than 6 points on record.
Jan 08, 2020