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Outpatient Therapist – Adult I/DD (Network180)

Company : Network180
Location : Grand Rapids, MI

Position: Outpatient Therapist – Adult I/DD  

Req.#: 2021-248
FTE: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: UAW
Department/Location: Network Services Department
Wage: $26.04 hourly rate, which equals to $54,164.51 annual salary. Comprehensive Benefits package.
Additional Compensation: $1000 New Hire Bonus

Outpatient Therapist – Adult I/DD  

Network180 employees make a difference in people’s lives every day, making our community a better place to live. We are the community organization responsible for the delivery of mental health, substance abuse treatment coordination, and developmental disabilities services for Kent County. We need individuals who are passionate about making a difference by helping others. 

We are seeking an Outpatient Therapist – Adult I/DD to provide evidence-based therapy to adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who are receiving Network180 services.  Support to psychiatric services clinic through clinical evaluations, referral services, coordination of care, discharge planning, chart prep and insurance authorization. All activities will take place either face-to-face, video meeting, or by phone.

This position is Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. A flexible hybrid working arrangement may be available for this position, onsite work required most of the time. The employee may perform work from a home office or work site during regular business hours.  

Network180 has made the safety of our employees a priority. We provide Personal Protection Equipment to our employees and thorough safety and cleaning protocols are in place. Staff providing services in person are required to wear appropriate PPE. Job interviews are being conducted via the internet.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work with a limited license in the State of Michigan
  • Thorough working knowledge of the practices and principles of psychological, emotional, and sociological assessment 
  • Thorough working knowledge of professional ethics and standards of practice
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation for job related use
  • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, database management, and data entry skills
  • Demonstrated experience communicating clearly and concisely in stressful situations
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and skills and capabilities of bridging language/cultural barriers to Network180 services within diverse communities


  • Fully licensed MSW preferred
  • Training in and experience with providing Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy preferred
  • One year of satisfactory work or internship experience providing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and/or substance use disorders preferred
  • Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders valued

Interested candidates should apply online at Recruitment ( and submit the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed on the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

For a detailed job description and responsibilities please see pdf document attached to this posting. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Network180 participates on E-Verify. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assistance with the application process may be requested through the Human Resources Department at 616 336-3909 or

We are committed to attracting a diverse and talented work force to meet the needs of our diverse community. Network180 offers an attractive benefit package including health, dental, vision, retirement plan, life insurance, and short- and long-term disability.


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