The Staff Therapist will work with children, youth, adults, couples and families to address challenging social and emotional issues in a counseling milieu. Position-specific responsibilities include:
Provides individual, couples, and family therapy utilizing an accepted clinical framework.
Completes intake assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
Provides client casework services to address clinical social service needs.
Provides crisis intervention services in partnership with Glencoe Public Safety.
Works collaboratively with a range of community partners and FSG colleagues to plan and deliver education programs and events.
Assesses client risk of harm, provides appropriate safety planning and completes required reporting.
Adheres to professional standards of practice regarding clinical care and HIPAA.
The Staff Therapist must be able to interact in a supportive and professional manner with clients, staff, board and community with the ability to respond effectively in crisis situations. The person in this position must work well in a small office team environment and be open to change as Family Service of Glencoe continues to grow.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess:
Master’s degree in Social Work or related counseling field REQUIRED
Illinois state clinical licensure, i.e. LCSW or LCPC (or, willingness to work in training for licensure)
CADC qualified candidates PREFERRED
Minimum of three years post-master’s counseling experience PREFERRED
Will also consider recent graduates working toward clinical licensure
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Strong work ethic and self-motivation
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
Preference will be given to candidates with additional training and certifications in alcohol/substance abuse treatment, training and experience in trauma informed care, and/or training and experience in marital and family therapy.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation: Family Service of Glencoe has a competitive compensation plan dependent on employee qualifications, training and experience. We also offer a robust benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, worker’s compensation, vacation, sick, personal and holiday time off.
About Family Service of Glencoe
Rooted in Glencoe for more than 100 years, FSG is a community asset with a unique understanding of the northern suburbs. Our clinicians serve individuals, families, couples, children and adolescents. Glencoe is a village of approximately 8,000 people located on the Northshore of Chicago and on the Metra train line. Our offices are near the train station in the center of the village. Our work environment is professional, dynamic, innovative and compassionate.