Family Service of Lake County is seeking a Therapist, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, to provide counseling to individuals, couples and families.
LOCATION: Highland Park, Illinois
SUPERVISOR: Director of Counseling
WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time, 10 hours per week; includes evening office hours 1-2 days (specific days are flexible) per week depending on need; no weekend hours required
SUMMARY: Work with individuals, couples and families to address emotional, behavioral and relational issues and to promote mental health.
Provide direct clinical services to clients across the lifespan in office, employing appropriate modality
Provide direct clinical services to clients during home visits, as appropriate and as needed
Conduct diagnostic assessments and develop treatment plans collaboratively with all clients
Coordinate collaborative case management services with external community partners (schools, hospitals, psychiatrists, doctors) as needed, including advocacy, referral and coordinating services on behalf of client
Complete client outcome measures for funding partners and for service evaluation
Document client case notes, assessments and other clinical documentation in client database daily
Maintain direct client service expectation of 60%
Community Outreach (15%)
Develop and facilitate short term psycho-educational groups and community presentations as appropriate
Maintain regular relational contacts with specified community partners
Represent agency by attending community meetings as needed
Additional Duties and Responsibilities (10%)
Attend all required agency meetings and trainings
Participate in clinical supervision and actively seek supervision and direction as needed
Maintain the highest ethical standards and follow the Social Work Code of Ethics
Utilize staff and other professional resources for continued clinical learning
Support the Mission of Family Service of Lake County
Abide by all Family Service of Lake County policies and procedures
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member
Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology.
Clinical license (LCSW or LCPC) a plus.
Minimum of two year’s clinical experience
Experience working with Latino families
Valid driver’s license and be willing to travel locally to provide in-home clinical services
Demonstrated ability to maintain a clinical caseload in an outpatient setting
Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite
Complete all required DCFS checks and authorizations
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Debbie Hege, Director of Counseling, at HR@famservice.org. No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
•Compensation based on experience (range $30 to $35 per hour)
•LCSW supervision provided
•Benefits include 401(K) eligibility
•Travel reimbursed at federal mileage rate
Internal Number: 8474324981
About Family Service of Lake County
Since 1930, Family Service of Lake County has been a premiere provider of social services. Our mission is to strengthen families through counseling, education and related support services, and help individuals succeed in school, at work, in relationships and within our community.