Allendale Association, a Child Welfare, Mental Health and Special Education facility, is seeking full time Therapists to perform Agency approved individual, group, and family therapy to Outpatient Services, Day Treatment, and/or Residential clients. These positions are based in Lake Villa IL, and Woodstock IL. Candidates are responsible for performing individual therapy, group therapy, clinical consultation, and family therapy; ensuring clinical requirements of individual treatment plans are being met.
Completes diagnostic assessments to determine a diagnosis based on DSM criteria and develops treatment goals.
Prepares and maintains current and accurate case notes, staffing and therapy reports. Keeps all aspects of clinical files in compliance with Medicaid requirements as applicable.
Participates as part of a Clinical Consultation team with representatives from the treatment team.
Attends and participates in team meetings, case staffings, clinical staffings, discharge planning meetings, treatment plan updates, and other meetings as needed for client care.
Implements the agency REStArT model and provides consultation and guidance regarding the use of the model.
Develops working relationships with external and internal referral sources, community support groups, and volunteers; and provides consultation and education to community groups and organizations.
Maintains an expected level of direct service hours and performs other related duties as assigned.
Why work for Allendale?
Our staff get the chance to:
Receive outstanding trauma-informed training
Be a part of a strong and clinically-minded team
Challenge themselves daily
Enjoy great benefits
Working at Allendale can lead to:
Growing within the agency – the majority of our supervisors, directors and VP’s grew from within Allendale!
Gaining in-depth experience in the field and learn skills that will contribute to any other job
Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit social service agency serving children and adolescents with moderate to profound emotional and behavioral disabilities. These youth and their families receive care and treatment through Allendale's residential treatment programs, day treatment special education schools or from our community based clinical programs and services. Allendale's communi...ty based programs include an outpatient counseling center, foster care licensing, training and support, independent living/transition support and mentoring services. The institution has proudly served troubled adolescents since its founding in 1897 by Edward "Cap" Bradley, a young Princeton graduate interested in the plight of urban youth and the poor conditions under which they lived.View a video about Allendale here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-sh1_k0VjQ