Southgate, MI
Full-Time Regular

As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for more than 60 years. With 25 programs we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 23,000 people annually. Together we: Nurture development. Foster resilience. Cultivate well-being.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supports Coordinator II to join our team of talented professionals.

Currently, this position also allows the flexibility to work from home at least 2 days a week.

As a Supports Coordinator II in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Program, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develops timely and complete individualized plan of service based on the comprehensive assessment which includes goals established by all appropriate disciplines
  • Coordinates and completes all necessary referrals on behalf of client
  • Completes all required paperwork within program standards and expectations
  • Meets ongoing productivity standards
  • Monitors all services provided on behalf of person receiving services
  • Monitors satisfaction with services
  • Provides family training and crisis intervention as appropriate
  • Completes peer audit of charts as assigned and timely submits results to supervisor
  • Provides resource development and shares with peers in an attempt to reduce the amount of service gaps
  • Develops and maintains written records necessary for professional practice as defined by agency standards
  • Provides outreach services to individuals and their families in their respective locales and/or homes as appropriate to their unit’s function
  • Provides community education services as required
  • Participates in meetings as required including but not limited to: supervision, team meetings and case consultations
  • Follows all agency policies including but not limited to: The Guidance Center’s professional code of ethics
  • Represents The Guidance Center in the community
  • Must complete 24 hours of program and/or position specific training on an annual basis.
  • Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this position, you will need the following:

  • Must possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field and be licensed by the State of Michigan as a social worker (LLMSW, LMSW), counselor (LLPC, LPC), or psychologist (TLLP, LLP). LLMSW and LMSW preferred OR must obtain state licensure (LLMSW, LLPC, TLLP, LMSW, LPC, LLP) within a 60-day training period beginning on the date of hire, this period may be extended by up to an additional 60-days of training at the sole discretion of the employer. Failure to obtain licensure within the training period will result in the employee being unqualified to perform the function. Beyond the training period, all state licensure must continually remain active, in effect, and free from disciplinary action.
  • Support Coordinator must be eligible for the Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional and Children’s Mental Health Professional credential through MDHHS within 120 days of hire.
  • At least seven (7) months of experience in the area of intellectual and/or developmental disabilities required and one year experience in the examination, evaluation and treatment of minors and their families.
  • Must have MDHHS Central Registry and Police clearance. Home and/or community based service experience is preferred. Valid chauffeur’s license and favorable driving record is required. Candidates who do not have a chauffeur's license may still apply, but must acquire one by the end of their first month of employment
  • Additional requirements include: a nonjudgmental approach that reflects cultural competency and sensitivity to the unique needs and diverse experiences of individual families, the ability to engage and maintain clinical relationships with families, the ability to develop collaborative relationships with other providers, effective interpersonal communication skills, the ability to assess and intervene within complex family and community systems, and a willingness to be flexible, patient and creative.

The Guidance believes that our team members are our most valuable resources, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees a competitive salary, flexible scheduling opportunities, a team-oriented work environment and much more! If you are interested in becoming part of our world-class team, please submit your resume on-line at

The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity

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