Lt. Gov. Calley to provide Opening Remarks. Keynote Speaker: Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski. Full program details! Register today! February 27, 2017 Annual Residential Treatment Conference

Full program details are set for the Federation’s 5th Annual 2017 Residential Treatment Conference, “Residential Treatment: Minimizing Risks, Maximizing Opportunities,” on Monday, February 27, 2017. Download the brochure posted below!

We are very pleased to announce that Michigan's Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley has accepted our invitation to provide the Opening Remarks for this event!

The keynote speaker will be Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski, a former Metro Detroit felony prosecutor with a perfect trial record involving mostly violent crimes. Judge Switalski has witnessed firsthand the devastating effects surrounding interpersonal violence, substance abuse and dependency within families, children and communities. 

Read more about Lt. Governor Calley, Judge Switalski and our other amazing and expert presenters in the downloadable conference brochure posted below.

Note the new location for this event: Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Avenue, downtown Lansing.

Executive Director - Spectrum Child & Family Services

Job Details
Detroit, MI

Position: Executive Director

FLSA Status: Salaried / Exempt Expiration

Date: Until filled

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Hire Rate: Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

  •   M.S.W. degree or related degree from an accredited college or university
  •   Must be licensed as a certified social worker (CSW) or licensed in a related profession in the state of Michigan. ACSW Preferred.
  •   Minimum 10 years progressively responsible administrative experience at an executive management or higher level.
  •   Satisfactory FIA Central Registry Clearance and State Police Record Check, negative TB Test, satisfactory post offer physical examination.
  •   Must possess a valid unrestricted Michigan driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  •   Must meet all employment eligibility and Spectrum hiring requirements at the time of hire.

    Desired knowledge, skills, abilities

  •   Demonstrated knowledge of government entities and provider networks.
  •   Good organizational skills and ability to handle details.
  •   Experience that demonstrates effective management skills.
  •   Demonstrated ability to lead and direct professional and technical staff.
  •   Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees and public officials

    Direct resumes to:

    D. Fields
    28303 Joy Rd.
    Westland, Michigan 48185
    Fax: 734.513.1145

    Note: Internal candidates must submit a Promotion/Transfer Application in addition to resume.

    General Statement of Responsibilities:

    The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership and oversight that ensures the development and maintenance of high quality services to youth and families, effective programming and treatment management and sound fiscal operations. Develops and maintains community relations and the development of opportunities for future services within a diverse community. The Executive Director is responsible for setting the budget, financial success and the overall strategic planning of Spectrum Child & Family Services.

    This position provides a vision and strategic direction and ensures that Spectrum’s mission is carried out in such a manner that optimum results are achieved in relation to the resources of the Organization. The Executive Director provides direction for all operations. Additionally, the Executive Director serves as liaison and reports to the SCFS Board of Directors.

Spectrum Human Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Culturally Diverse Employer 

Welcome to newest Federation Full Member: ACTS II Ministry for Teens

The Federation is pleased to announce ACTS II Ministry for Teens has been approved by the Board of Directors as a Full Member of the Federation. The agency is led by Eliakim Thorpe, President/CEO and Kimberly Thorpe, Chief Administrator and provides Community-based and residential treatment services. They serve all Michigan counties and are located in Kalamazoo, MI. Welcome, Eliakim and Kimberly! 

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