Thresholds, a national leader in mental health services, is a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top 100 Workplaces" for five consecutive years and a 10-time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For". Through our more than 100 Chicagoland locations and 30 innovative programs, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing and hope for over 15,000 adults and youth.
Thresholds Mothers Project is seeking a full-time Clinical Therapist for its Pregnant and Parenting Teens Transitional Living Program. This program works with young women 17 1/2 to 21 years of age and is a one-of-a-kind operation that provides comprehensive services to young adult mothers and their children, with the goals of supporting healthy family bonds and assisting each mother in transitioning to adulthood at her highest capacity. The Thresholds Mothers Project is well known for our comprehensive services, which include housing, case management, therapy, psychiatry, parent coaching, and an in-house Early Learning Center for the children.
The Clinical Therapist provides individual, group, and some family therapy to the young adult mothers in the program. The Clinical Therapist works very closely with the treatment team to create effective treatment plans, utilizing best clinical practices in therapy and milieu. The Clinical Therapist also contributes to clinical meetings and staffings, and participates in clinical data collection and outcomes tracking. LCSW/LCPC is a must. Come and join the team!
Master’s degree in social work, counseling or related field required.
LCSW or LCPC is a must
At least two (2) years of prior child/young adult therapy exerience.
The Mother's Project requires daily access to a personal vehicle.
Current and valid driver’s license.
TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Invention) Ceritification required. This certification is obtained within the program.
Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. May be required to provide transportation for members of the program. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance.
Staff person must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification.
Ability to bend, stretch, move and lift up to 30 pounds.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading, etc.
Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, make fine discriminations in sound.
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
Internal Number: THERA03643
Thresholds, named as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, provides more than 15,000 adults and youth with the skills and encouragement needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.
Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference.
More than 75% of Thresholds’ services are delivered out in the community and include assertive outreach, case management, housing, employment, education, psychiatry, primary care and substance abuse treatment, as well as pioneering research at the Thresholds Research Institute.
Thresholds provides competitive wages and benefits, and excellent opportunities for career development and promotion.
Individuals with lived or shared experiences with mental illness are encouraged to apply.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran