ChildServ seeks a Therapist for our Chicago/Southside location.
Job Summary:Provides direct clinical diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapy to assigned clients and families; provide clinical consultation to other programs and staff as needed.
Essential Functions: Provides individual and group therapy to assigned clients and family; Performs timely and clinically sound diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, and therapeutic treatment methods in accordance with specified procedures; Provides outreach services, per case plans, as clinically appropriate; Review case plans quarterly, and as required; Assists in marketing of Program to possible referral sources; Participates in regular clinical consultation, and provides consultation to staff as needed; Provides crisis coverage for assigned cases for program per guidelines; Ensure that clients are offered quality, professional services per directives of: Council on Accreditation, NASW Social Work Code of Ethics, the Team, and other recognized groups; Follows agency policies and procedures with respect to Program services and management; Meets billing requirements; maintains records and statistical reports, as required; Recommends psychiatric services for clients as appropriate; refers and consults with all parties; educates and assists client and family with medication management, coordinate collateral therapeutic services; Provides clinical training to staff or collateral program a minimum of twice per month.
Qualifications: Masters degree in Counseling, MSW, or similar field and the ability to become clinically licensed in Illinois. Minimum three (3) years direct service experience with similar populations. Ability to maintain confidentiality; exercise discretion and use sound, independent judgment. Must have a perceptive awareness and responses of children, adolescents, and the capacity to work effectively with adults. Ability to work some evenings/weekends hours. Must meet and maintain Agency driving standards. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word required. Must have a min of LPC license. LCPC or LCSW Highly Preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time with benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance).
Mission- Building a better life for children at risk.
Vision-We will be an innovative, nimble leader in providing high-quality, effective services to support children, youth and communities in meeting the ever-changing challenges of society.