Case Management/Social Services, Program Management
Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to unleash your purpose and potential?
Come join our dynamic social service enterprise as we help over 200,000 individuals across the Chicagoland area.
Position Title: Bilingual Children's Therapist
Company: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Salary: Commensurate upon experience
Classification: Full Time; Exempt
Reports to: Clinical Program Manager
Location: RISE Center at 820 W. Jackson in Chicago, IL 60607
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the region, with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. To learn more about the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, please visit our website at https://ywcachicago.org.
Position Purpose: Provide crisis intervention, short-term or long-term therapy and individual/group counseling for children and adult victims of sexual assault/abuse and their non-offending significant others.
Provide individual and group short-term and longer-term sexual abuse/assault counseling/therapy
Facilitate group services and workshops for members
Deliver telephone and in-person crisis intervention, information, and referral as needed
Monitor member intake and caseload, conducting individual and group intake screening when appropriate
Willingness to engage in reflective supervision
Furnish advocacy referrals for members to legal, medical, & social services systems as needed
Perform data input and maintenance to ensure comprehensive, accurate recordkeeping to meet multiple funding sources requirements
Participate in clinical team meetings and in regular clinical supervision meetings
Establish and sustain community contacts to develop and advance the SVSS public presence and referral base
Master’s degree- MA, MSW, etc. from an accredited college or university
LCPC or LCSW licensure preferred but not required
Minimum of one year of counseling experience
Previous experience in working with trauma populations, specifically sexually traumatized individuals
Familiarity with reflective supervision
40-hour certification in Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention training (or the ability to complete this initially upon hire)
Availability to work some evenings
Ability to work collaboratively or independently, depending on the situations
Sound decision-making skills in emergency situations
Highly effective interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills with client members and team members
Bilingual language abilites a plus but not required
Basic skill level in MS Outlook, MS Office suite of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Benefits Portfolio: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending (FSA), Transit, HSA, Short & Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, etc.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. YWCA Metropolitan Chicago will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
***This job description is not intended to represent a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. There may be unplanned activities and other duties assigned.***
About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.