Essential Elements

Consulting for Social Service

Non Profits


Clinical and Administrative Consulting

Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan Essential Elements assists non profit social service agencies in the greater Mid Michigan Area meet their growing needs. We specializes in a variety of administrative and clinical services, from the seed of an idea to the final product. Whether you are a large non profit or small, we will not only assist in the creation of your vision and goals, but we’ll also help it thrive in the social service world. We bring extensive experience and professionalism and customize our support to your individual needs and concerns.

We have been working and consulting in the field of social service non profits for over a decade. We’re on the pulse of current programmatic and clinical issues affecting agencies today, and have researched, evaluated and educated ourselves on these areas in order to inform our own specialized approaches—all to give you exceptional service that will last for years to come.

Get in touch with us to set up a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire whether our services are right for you.





(646) 271-2125


Areas of Expertise

Clinical Supervision

It is well known in the social service world that the need for clinical supervision of staff is paramount. Clinical Supervision is the foundation for good clinical practice that promotes quality of service and agency validity. Essential Elements is able to provide clinical supervision to BSW/MSW interns, LLMSW staff seeking clinical licensure as well as develop a protocol for clinical case conferences. 

PRogram Design

The social service sector of non profits is growing at a rapid pace. The need to develop new programming as well as opportunities to re-design or streamline existing programs is always on the horizon. Essential Elements is there to help you on this journey of creating or re-envisioning your futre program goals. 

Quality Assurance

Essential Elements has the ability to monitor the quality of clinical services through the development of audit tools, chart reviews and the implementation of strategic systems that will assist in guiding staff to achieve a consistency in clinical documentation. 

Coaching & Leadership Development

Middle management is often a neglected area in developing staff to reach their full potential as supervisors and managers.  Through the use of coaching and leadership training this cohort of up and coming leaders will be given the skills to supervise, delegate, communicate and manage their teams effectively. 

Staff Development & Training

The need to train staff as well as grow them professionally is the key to lowering burn out and increasing workforce retention. Essential Elements can provide a variety of training and staff development activites to the meet the various needs of yoru agency. 

Research & Evaluation

Applying for and receiving various funding streams from city, state and federal providers is of particular importance for agencies.  Let Essential Elements assist in the research, writing and developing of grant proposals, as well as work towards collecting data, evaluating interventions and report findings  in order to amke recommendations for any needed improvements to services. 


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
— Aristotle


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