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This position provides treatment leadership to entry level group leaders and youth specialists on a variety of complex treatment issues involving adjudicated delinquent youth and their families. This person takes the lead in developing treatment protocol for use by entry level treatment staff, and in working with families in focus groups, which require advanced skill levels. Will provide or oversee a variety of assignments to provide counseling and coordination of diagnostic services of a treatment team to delinquent or neglected youth at a state youth residential facility
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To be considered for this position you must:
- Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions in submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
- Attach a word document resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
- Attach a word document cover letter describing what strengths and work experience you bring to this position.
- Attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (Download PDF reader)
Possession of a bachelor's or master's degree with a major in social welfare, social work, sociology, psychology, family ecology, family and child development, counseling and guidance, or criminal justice.
Youth Group Leader 12
Three years of professional experience coordinating diagnostic services of a treatment team and providing counseling to delinquent or neglected youth equivalent to a Youth Group Leader, including one year of experience equivalent to a Youth Group Leader P11.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the result.Position is located in the Department of Heath and Human Services, Shawono Center, 10 N. Howes Lk. R. Grayling, MI 49738. The selected incumbent will be required to physically report to this office. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of the interview.
As a Condition of Employment:
Any individual with a felony conviction, or who has a pending felony charge, is ineligible for consideration for employment.An applicant who has been convicted of any misdemeanor shall not be eligible for employment until two years subsequent to the completion of any sentence imposed, including probation. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
The Department of Health and Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original date once a sufficient number of applications are received.
Questions related to this position may be directed to Laura Hawkins at [email protected].
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