Primary Functions: To provide a variety of outpatient psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Position Overview: Reporting to the TCH Mental Health Services Director (Director), the Part-Time Staff Therapist is responsible for direct provision of counseling and psychotherapy services to clients of all age groups in individual, couples, family, and group modalities.
Based in Hinsdale and serving the surrounding area, The Community House is a multi-service organization which provides recreation and cultural activities, counseling and therapeutic services focused on mental health and autism support, education support, and volunteer opportunities. The vision of TCH Mental Health Services is to offer a range of direct counseling and therapy, as well as workshops, educational offerings and mindfulness resources to youth, families and seniors in southeastern DuPage County.
Direct Counseling and psychotherapy (85% of time):
Conduct initial phone intakes and complete documentation.
Provide on-going counseling and psychotherapy services to assigned clients.
Create treatment plans in coordination with clients.
Provide psycho-educational and skills building groups as assigned.
Documentation (10% of time):
Maintain timely and appropriate clinical and administrative documentation as detailed in this document and the Counseling Policies and Procedures Manual.
Prepare additional reports as requested by Dept. Director.
Professional Development (5% of time):
Participate in regular Clinical Supervision, Case Consultation Groups, and clinical Case Staffing Meetings.
Participate in funder meetings and planning discussions as assigned.
Adhere to departmental procedures as described in The Community House Policies and Procedures Manual & TCH Mental Health Services Policies and Procedures Manual.
Demonstrate professional attitudes and behaviors to promote the positive and collegial work environment within the Department and Organization.
Communicate directly with the Director of Mental Health Services, in a timely manner, of any occurrence of notable clinical and/or administrative issues as they occur.
Other related duties as assigned.
The position is part-time; would start at 6 hours a week and would not exceed 16 hours a week. The position requires evening hours 2 to 3 nights a week.
Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling Psychology from an accredited program with a valid Illinois license.
Experience with various youth program and treatment and service modalities.
An effective communicator who creates a good first impression and earns the trust and respect of others, relating well to people from varied backgrounds and in different situations.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience
About The Community House
Founded in 1941, The Community House is a well-established not-for-profit community organization delivering quality recreation programs, arts and culture, and affordable social services. Serving south-eastern DuPage County and located in Hinsdale, The Community House builds community by providing inspiring opportunities for learning, social support, and recreation.