Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. strongly believes that treatment services are more effective when provided in the client’s natural setting, hence, the majority of services provided are located in the community. Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. also employs a holistic approach to each client’s treatment and integrates all facets of our clients’ lives including mental/emotional health, physical health/wellness, employment and education, social and family relationships, substance use/abuse issues, and housing needs.
Typical services provided include case management, counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, advocacy, assessment, and treatment planning.
As an Employment Specialist you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve each and every day by helping them discover their own unique self, purpose, community and wellness. Trilogy fully embraces the IPS model and assists all clients interested in working to find, attain and maintain competitive employment in the community. Employment Specialists are integrated into assigned clinical teams and work with each client to develop individualized employment plans to match clients to jobs that meet their individual needs and preferences. Trilogy believes in the transformative power of work; that finding and sustaining meaningful employment is an integral part of each individual’s recovery journey.
This position requires a minimum of ONE of the following: • a bachelor's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or related human service field; • a bachelor's degree in any other field with two-years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting; • a practical nurse license under the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65]; • a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or GED plus two-years experience in providing mental health services; • CRSS certification through IAODAPCA • a family partnership professional certificate from and in good standing with IAODAPCA • an occupational therapy assistant licensed under the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75] with at least one-year of experience in a mental health setting; • or a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and five-years supervised clinical experience in mental health or human services
Other Requirements include: • Valid IL Driver’s License
• Daily access to a well maintained vehicle with 100,000/300,000 liability insurance
Trilogy, Inc., founded in 1971, is a private not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization with more than 40 years of experience serving people with serious mental illness in the Chicago community of Rogers Park and its surrounding areas. Trilogy's mission is to assist people in their recovery from serious mental illness by helping them discover and reclaim their own capabilities and life dire...ction.Central to the philosophy of all Trilogy services is a belief in the possibility of long-term recovery from mental illness and mental illness with co-occurring substance use issues. We operate under the assumption that people can and do make good choices for themselves when offered accurate information, a wide array of recovery options, acceptance, and support. Our services are designed to maximize individuals' independence, self-sufficiency, and quality of life, by helping people identify their own strengths, talents and interests and to develop their own wellness recovery plans.Trilogy is a Trauma-Informed Care organization. We have an appreciation for the high prevalence of traumatic experiences in persons who receive mental health services. Every single client served by our organization experiences a safe and trusting physical and social environment that provides trauma-informed and trauma-specific services that are easily accessible; person-centered, competently delivered, culturally respectful and consistent with recovery-oriented principles of collaboration: shared decision making and self-direction.