Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) program director - The Children's Center

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Detroit, MI

The Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) program is designed to meet the unique needs of children who have been diagnosed with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. We are seeking clinically trained staff to work in our outpatient office, located in the vibrant Midtown Detroit.  You will work steps away from the new QLine that can transport you from Midtown to Downtown Detroit, in just minutes!

The I/DD program provides opportunities for staff to work within a team of their peers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and BCBAs to ensure high quality services and meet the needs of our families. In this role you would receive ongoing training in care coordination and professional collaboration with both internal and external service providers. In addition to ongoing training, this position will allow for the opportunity to grow and develop skills in client advocacy and clinical skills related to client engagement. 

This position will be responsible for some of the following: 

  • Using a Family Centered Planning model, coordinate and monitor the delivery of services for assigned clients including the needs assessment, coordination of referrals and authorization of services with outside providers.
  • Maintain all paperwork, clinical records, reports, case notes, and all other client documentation in the appropriate electronic record systems, meeting all agency, contractual or billing requirements and deadlines.
  • Provide a variety of services to assigned caseload, such as case consultation, advocacy, referral for short-term and long-term hospitalization, etc., referral for additional service needs, and care coordination with multiple providers.  

To qualify for this position you will need:

  • A Bachelors level degree in Behavioral Science, Community Services, Counseling (Psychology), Criminal Justice (Administration), Early Childhood Studies, Family Ecology, Family Life Education-Spring Arbor University, Family Studies, Family and/or Child Development, Guidance/School Counseling, Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or Sociology 
  • A minimum of 1 year prior experience working with children or adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in a program that diagnoses, evaluates and treats minors and their families in a community based setting as needed.
  • Prior experience providing behavioral health services and the coordination of care with other providers.
  • If position requires driving, you must be able to provide proof of having a current, valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and current automobile insurance.


Benefits we offer

Medical coverage at a minimal employee contribution rate – 100% paid dental and vision coverage - Life & dependent life insurance - 403(b) Thrift Plan with Employer Match - Staff continuing education reimbursement - Longevity pay - 160 hours of paid time off your first year - 10 paid holidays



If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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