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We believe that the healing environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to help treat those we serve.

Community Healing Centers offers employment opportunities for individuals who are interested in working in the field of addiction and recovery, mental health, or children’s services. If you’ve been searching for a rewarding career that will positively impact the community that we live in, we encourage you to submit your application today!

Outpatient Therapist

Work Location: Community Healing Centers – Elizabeth Upjohn
Postion Reports To:
Signing Bonus: 
Full Time
Salary: $46,000.00 – $52,000.00 per year
Schedule: 8 hour day shift, Monday to Friday

General Statement of Duties:

The Elizabeth Upjohn Community Healing Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan is looking for a Full-Time, Adult Outpatient Therapist to provide treatment services to clients and their families who are manifesting addiction/abuse behaviors and mental health disorders.

Required Qualifications/Competencies:

  • SUD: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CAADC or Development plan? (Required)
  • LLMSW, LMSW, LLPC, LPC, LLP (Required)
  • Master’s (Required)
  • Medical specialties: Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Perform clinical assessments and evaluations of clients and families referred for services.
  • Prepare case histories as needed for use in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Develop intervention and treatment plans which include an evaluation of family support, client strengths, and level of risks.
  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy as needed by clients in settings most conducive to successful treatment.
  • Administer appropriate testing for specific disorders when appropriately licensed or schedule with appropriate referral.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary teams as required to assess, plan, and review the needs of clients and families.
  • Maintain required authorizations, case documentation and record delivered services in an accurate and timely manner as required by regulating entities, accreditation organizations, and management.
  • Work to have an average of four individual sessions per day.
  • Participate in ongoing staff training and development programs.
  • Consult with psychiatrist for medical input into treatment issues/BCBS case presentations.
  • Participate in clinical review of ongoing cases.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts as defined by the accrediting or regulating entities.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all agency programs and staff and with outside entities and staff.
  • Perform other duties as defined by Clinical Director .

Required Job Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: One year of training or experience working in the treatment field of mental health and addictions.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish and maintain effective therapeutic and working relationships with clients, other staff, and community/agency representatives.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

COVID-19 considerations:

CHC follows all CDC guidelines for a safe work environment. COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all staff who do not have a qualifying exemption.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Kalamazoo, MI 49008: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

EEO Statement

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, veteran status or mental or physical disability in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws and ordinances.

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