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Mental Health Management, therapist, crisis mgmt and assessment

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Posted:
December 28, 2017

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Michael George Till, Ph.D., LCSW, MSW

Grandview, MO 64030

517-***-**** - Home

ac3ucv@r.postjobfree.com

Creative and self-motivated clinician/administrator with proven expertise in managing direct service and individual treatment plans to children,adult and families with emotional and psychological disturbances and challenges. Professional administrator with experience in evaluating, developing and implementing programmatic and organizational operational goals and objectives. (Psychology licensure examination pending)

Professional Experience

Pathway Community Mental Health Center, MO (June 2014- September 2017) 40hrs.

Professional Psychologist/Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, children/adolescent, families, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management, knowledge of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and have basic research skills.

Maintenance of diverse client caseload

Able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties, and work in a changing environment.

Psychological testing battery, knowledge of psychiatric terminology, the process of diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Individual, adolescent, couples, marital, Christian Counseling, substance abuse, relationship, parenting, residentially placed juvenile delinquents, and group therapy

Comprehensive Mental Health, Independence, MO (March 2014- June 2014) 40-50hrs.

Clinical Director/Program Manager

Hires, trains, and supervises competent staff within the program according to program and agency standards.

Responsible for directing program staff and operations to ensure progress is being made toward individual treatment goals and objectives. Ensures that admission and continued stay criteria are followed as outlined by program guidelines.

Ensures program accountability and efficiency by producing prompt and accurate reports regarding program operations. This includes, but is not limited to, monthly numbers, productivity reports for billable staff, EMR reports as outlined by department.

Ensures that programs meet 100% of budgetary and contractual expectations. This minimally requires on a monthly basis: the monitoring/reporting of staff productivity, the review of financial reports, and the reconciling of billings with documentation. Works cooperatively with Business Office, supervisory staff and VPO in establishing fiscal year budget, ensures that all standards as set forth by fundign sources and accreditation bodies are met.

Ensures that agency Quality Management procedures are followed by program staff and programs meet an overall minimum QM score of 85%. Participates in and meets ethical/agency standards regarding all treatment and dcumentation practices, Quality Management procedures, utilization management, and program/client outcomes, satisfaction surveys, and documentation.

Faciltiates program, departmental and agency communications/operations through required attendance at management council and any other assigned meetings and/or tasks. This includes, but is not limited to: Leadership, Management Council, Department Staff Meetings.

Develops policies and procedures, administrative structure needed to effectively manage operations within designated programs.

Follows and ensures that supervisory staff follows agency policy/procedures, including emergency procedures.

Comprehensive Mental Health, Independence, MO (December 2013- March 2014) 40-50hrs.

Professional Psychologist/Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, children/adolescent, families, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management, knowledge of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and have basic research skills.

Maintenance of diverse client caseload

Able to demonstrate good independent judgment, adapt to new duties, and work in a changing environment.

Psychological testing battery, knowledge of psychiatric terminology, the process of diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Individual, adolescent, couples, marital, Christian Counseling, substance abuse, relationship, parenting, residentially placed juvenile delinquents, and group therapy

Private Practice: (January 2013-Present) 20-30hrs.

Individual, adolescent, couples, marital, Christian Counseling, substance abuse, relationship, parenting, and group therapy

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, children/adolescent, families, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management, knowledge of the theory and practice of psychotherapy and have basic research skills.

Oldman Agencies, Overland Park, KS (January 2013- March 2014) 40-50hrs.

Licensed Provider for Missouri and Kansas

Life, Accident and Health Insurance

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Truman Medical Center, Lakewood Counseling, Lees Summit, MO (Sept 2008 – December 2012) 40-50hrs.

Professional Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, children/adolescent, families, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management

Maintenance of diverse client caseload

Psychological testing battery

Individual and group therapy

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Western Missouri Mental Health Center, Kansas City, MO. (Sept 2007-Sept 2008).

Psychology Resident

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management

Maintenance of diverse client caseload

Psychological testing battery

Individual and group therapy

Program development, coordination, implementation and evaluation

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Skill in using computer software applications to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, etc., and to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects.

Ability to analyze, validate, and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations, and policies.

Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc.

Jackson Park Hospital, Chicago, IL. (Sept 2005- August 2007)

Therapeutic Manager for Behavioral Medicine

Responsible for directing clinical services for 85-bed Behavioral Medicine impatient unit and 20-bed behavioral overflow, partial hospitalization program, and detoxification program (17-beds) for a diverse population of DSM-IV diagnosed and socio-economically challenged psychiatric patients. Direct reports 37: 18 Mental Health Workers I/II, two LSW supervisors, two activity therapists, one assistant activity therapist, three addiction specialists, Occupational Therapist, and one COTA. Experience in crisis management, administrative/resource management and customer service delivery.

Responsible for budgetary management, utilization review/management and resource allocation

Training/program development, coordination, implementation and evaluation

Supervision of mental health workers and management of daily operations

Customer service, team building, planning and evaluating, and marketing strategist

Increased daily census of Partial Hospital Program by 90%

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Skill in using computer software applications to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, etc., and to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects.

Ability to analyze, validate, and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations, and policies.

Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc.

Hillside Academy, Hillside, IL. (Sept 2004–Aug 2005)

Clinician/Clinical Administrator

Responsible for directing clinical services to at risk children and adolescents, management and supervision of staff, and program development and evaluation. Experience in disruptive behavior disorders and behavioral approaches.

Program development, coordination, implementation and evaluation

Administrative evaluation and management that resulted in the development and improvement of staff utilization and resources

Supervision and management of daily operations

Prepared and facilitated IEP’s and annual reviews

Provided staff evaluation and professional development

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Skill in using computer software applications to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, etc., and to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects.

Ability to analyze, validate, and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations, and policies.

Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc

Clinician Experience

Implemented direct service and individualized treatment plans to children and adolescents to high-risk youth

Evaluated resources and direct services that increased the opportunities for academic achievement

Conducted crisis assessment and management to protect staff and students

Consultation with families, probation officers, school personnel, and supportive agencies

The Ohio State University, Counseling and Consultation Service, Columbus, OH. (Sept 2002-Sept 2004)

Administrative Clinical Fellowship (Accredited)

Accountable for assisting individuals with the integration and augmentation of training and clinical practice experiences. Contribute as a member of the clinical service committees involved with clinical policy and the provision of clinical care, urgent care coverage and supervision. Maintain a 10-12 hour diverse caseload of clients.

Administrative Experience

Member of Training, Clinical Services, Disposition, Leadership and Service, and Technology Committee that implemented and coordinated resources, poliices and practices

Drafted and Implemented HIPAA compliance requirements

Accountable for evaluation of all psychological services and programming to ensure service delivery

Accountable for the administration and supervision of psychological services that improved service delivery and decreased attriction due to premature termination

Coordination, assessment and desemination of clients to center staff or referral services

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Skill in using computer software applications to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, etc., and to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects.

Ability to analyze, validate, and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations, and policies.

Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc

Clinical Experience

Evaluation, diagnosis and assessment of the functioning of individuals, groups, systems and organizations

Crisis intervention, assessment and management

Maintenance of diverse client caseload

Performed outreach to university and Columbus community

Michigan State University, Counseling Center, E. Lansing, Ml. (Aug 2001-Sept 2002)

Pre-Doctoral Internship (Accredited)

Functioned as Pre-Doctoral intern with full responsibility to diagnosis, assess, develop treatment pland supervise short and long term care treatment planning and supervision. Empirically supported treatments - which emphasizes interpersonal therapy, cognitive-behavioral treatments, and integrated treatment strategies.

Administrative Experience

Primary Supervision and mentoring relationship with director that allowed for budgetary, personnel, and organizational decision-making and exposure

Accountable for input and recommendations regarding group and system dynamics assessment, interpretations, and recommendations

Accountable for input and recommendations during external access and exposure to departmental meetings involving directors, supervisors, and Vice-President of Student Affairs

Accountable for the evaluation of all psychological services that resulted in recommendations to improve psychological service delivery and resources

Clinical Experience

Administered and disseminated psychometric testing and career assessments

Evaluation, diagnosis, and assessment of the functioning of individuals, groups, systems and organizations

Conducted crisis assessment and intervention to university and East Lansing community

Accountable for administering primary supervision of advanced practicum students

Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies

Pediatrics Division. Kalamazoo, MI. (Spring/Summer 1998) and (Spring 1999)

Psychology Internship

Provided psychotherapy, testing and consultation to an unselected patient population with a broad range of pathology. Multidisciplinary collaboration with physicians and sub-specialty clinics.

Accountable for administering and disseminating battery of psychometric testing to outpatient children/adolescents

Accountable for performing psychosocial assessments and psychotherapy to assess the needs of children/adolescents

Accountable for collaborating and consulting with multidisciplinary teams and families to disseminate assessments, impressions and findings

Edison School-Based Health Center, Kalamazoo, MI. (March 1995-August 1998)

Clinical Social Worker

Developed and implemented psychotherapy services for newly established school-based program. Facilitate and participate in multi-disciplinary meetings with agency and school personnel.

Provided therapeutic intervention, evaluation, consultation and assessment

Provided individual, group, and family therapy that improved family dynamics and decreased absenteeism and facilitated referrals for specialized mental health services

Initiated and facilitated multi-disciplinary case management processes with school personnel, community resources and medical personnel

Composed grants and developed protocol for the Center's mental health component

Supervised student interns and support staff

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete multiple work assignments with competing deadlines.

Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others and to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Skill in using computer software applications to prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, graphs, etc., and to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects.

Ability to analyze, validate, and correlate data as well as interpret and apply procedures, regulations, and policies.

Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for office management functions, such as preparing and editing correspondence, file management, document control, etc

Battle Creek Veteran Administration Hospital, Battle Creek, MI. (March 1994 – March 1995)

Social Work Internship

Rotated psychotherapy services between the following units: Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Program, Veterans Outreach Program,Outpatient Alcohol/Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Mental Health Clinics, Residential Care Program

Performed impatient and outpatient treatment as a member of the Alcohol Drug Abuse Treatment Program to assess participation and treatment recommendations

Performed outreach services for affiliated mental health clinics

Performed external therapeutic service for Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Program

Provided therapeutic intervention: evaluation, group therapy, and assessment to inpatients and outpatients

Professional Certifications, Licenses, Organizations

Provisional License Psychologist – State of Missouri #200-***-**** (expired)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker – State of Illinois - #149011540 (inactive)

Licensed Social Worker - State of Michigan - #680******* (active)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker – State of Missouri - #200-***-**** (active)

National Association of Sports, Counselors, National Institute of Certified

Sports Counselor- Diplomat (since 1995)

American College Personnel Association

American Psychological Association

Life Member Alumni Association Western Michigan University (Since 1997)

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Since 1994)

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (Certified in Individual and Group Crisis Intervention)

Lean Six-Sigma Yellow Belt (Since 2011)

Publications and Research

Cousins, L. H., Jackson, K., & Till, M. (1997). Portrait of a school-based health center: An ecosystemic perspective. Journal of School Social Work: v 19 (13), 1997

Cousins, L. H., Jackson, K., & Till, M. (1998). Portrait of a school-based health center: An ecosystem perspective. In Patricia L. Ewalt, M. Freeman, & Dennis L. Poole (Eds.) with a forward by John B. Turner, Community Building: Renewal, Well-being, and Shared Responsibility, (pp.299-30). NASW Press, Inc.

Dissertation: Teaching My Son To Be A Father: The Plight of Unmarried Adolescent African American Fathers (2002).

Research aboard in St. Petersburg, Russia and Kiel, Germany (1994).

Education

Master of Business Administration Program (Accredited)

Northwest Missouri State University (Currently)

Adminstrative Fellowship (Accredited)

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2002-4

Post- Docorate (Accredited)

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 2001-2)

Doctorate in Counseling Psychology (Accredited)

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 2002

Oral Defense

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 2001

Master of Social Work (Accredited)

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 1995

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 1993



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