Provide crisis intervention and home/community based clinical treatment services to children, adolescents and their families with behavioral and emotional concerns.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the SASS Clinical Supervisor
Adhere to all federal and state regulations and all Agency policies and procedures.
Work as a part of the team to provide crisis intervention and stabilization (SASS) services within the community, which includes days, evenings, holidays and weekends
Conduct case coordination and consultation duties as clinically indicated, including involvement in administrative case review, clinical staffing, placement review team, child and family team meetings, court hearings, IEP meetings as appropriate
Complete all Agency and DCFS forms, including Childhood Severity of Psychiatric Illness (CSPI), Biopsychosocial Assessments (BA), Individual Treatment Plans (ITP), individual treatment plan reviews, clinical summaries, progress notes, weekly service reports, closing / transfer summaries, etc., according to specific guidelines
Facilitate appropriate referrals as clinically indicated to internal resources, as well as, to external resources
Attend all SASS clinical and quarterly meetings
Contact Supervisor and utilize supervision to address assessments crises, problematic cases, general case reporting, need for special services, and need for resource information
Maintain productivity hours as specified by Supervisor
Represent the Agency in a professional manner including educating the community as to Agency services, fostering all collaborative relationships, and assistance in facilitation of SASS Program referrals
Serve on Agency and / or community committees as requested by Supervisor
Masters Degree in a mental health related field
Ability to provide assessment, diagnostic and clinical treatment services to children and families
Documented 0-3 years of experience
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is helpful but not required
Personal vehicle, valid Illinois driver’s license and vehicle insurance with liability coverage limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per incident.
About Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center
Leyden Family Service provides a range of counseling, treatment and preventative care services for adults, adolescents, senior citizens, children and families. This includes treatment programs for those struggling with substance abuse, gambling addiction and other mental health problems. We specialize in offering professional help within a non-judgmental setting while supporting each individual's right to confidentiality.