Summary: Support people in developing skills to manage mental illness, socialize with others, and decrease reliance on professional supports. The PSR Counselor typically works Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
As a PSR Counselor, you will become part of a team that supports consumers (individuals served) in their path toward recovery within a community setting. Sertoma Centre offers opportunities for professional growth; you will receive weekly clinical supervision required for licensure provided as part of employment and free on-site CEUs offered at least 4 times/year. Additionally, you will receive competitive wages, 11 paid holidays, and generous paid time off.
Minimal Qualifications/Experience/Skills: * Master's Degree in Human Services related field. * Minimum of one year experience working with individuals with mental illness and working knowledge of the recovery model preferred. * Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 documentation and billing requirements preferred. * Current license in Counseling or Social Work preferred. * Valid Illinois driver's license and documentation of current auto insurance, with good driving record and car available. * Must be willing to work evenings/weekend hours as necessary and be on call to respond to emergencies.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Facilitate psycho-educational groups. * Participate in consumer outings. * Provide individual psychotherapy for consumers on assigned caseload. * Coordinate all treatment services (PSR, case management, psychiatry, primary care, etc.) for consumers on assigned caseload. * Complete authorizations for services with managed care companies. * Complete annual Mental Health Assessments for consumers on assigned caseload. * Collaborate and develop individualized Treatment Plan every six months for consumers on assigned caseload. * Document all consumer services in electronic clinical record.