Employees in this clinical position are responsible for ensuring continuity of services, with a primary responsibility for assuring that the case management functions are carried out: assessment, planning, linking, coordinating monitoring and advocacy.  Twenty hours a week will be devoted to providing therapy.  Will act on behalf of consumers to assure that services are offered consistent with the Board’s mission statement and applicable policies and procedures. The Case Manager is a service broker for the consumer and is a resource to the treatment staff. The Case Manager reports to the Operations Manager as assigned. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

$63,127-$73,127 / $51,406-$59,406 depending on degree

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS (listing Position Specific functions first):

  • Provide clinical services to individuals, primarily in the jail. Direct services are expected to approximate 60% of the normal workweek.
  • Provide indirect services, including case consultation and coordination, advocacy, and referral.
  • Provide individual and group therapy. As qualified.
  • Participate actively in staff development activities including unit meetings, supervisory meetings, community meetings, applicable conferences, and review of current literature regarding services.
  • Work cooperatively with jail staff, Primary Care Physicians, local Courts, Family Independence Agencies, Schools, ISD, Substance Abuse and other providers to promote provision of quality community-based services.
  • Work cooperatively with other agency staff and different programs to insure provision of quality services.
  • Participate actively in Utilization Review, other Quality Assurance programs, in periodic evaluation of service output, impact of service delivery, and program planning.
  • Complete documentation of assessments, person-centered plans, review of compliance with documentation and contract requirements, quarterly reviews, and terminal evaluation summaries within time frames prescribed by unit policy in accordance with Medicaid and/or other third-party payer standards (including managed care).
  • May participate in interventions, assessments, and other aspects of crisis services during and after hours, as necessary.


Must have licensure with the State of Michigan as a fully licensed professional: Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor or Psychologist preferred.   Limited Licensed Masters Social Worker, Limited Licensed Professional Counselor, or master’s Limited Psychologist considered.   Licensed Bachelor Social Worker with CAADC considered.

Must maintain licensure. 



Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Licensed Professional Counselor or Bachelor Social Work with CAADC from an accredited university required.