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DCFS Comp Therapist - Kenwood, IL

In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, unless legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation related to religious or medical exemptions.
Provide clinical assessment and ongoing treatment for people living with emotional, behavioral, and mental health disorders. Assist individuals and families by delivering mental health services that provide the client the ability to increase overall functioning, adjust to home, integrate in the community, or maintain living stability.
Required Qualifications
Education: Masters Degree in Social Work, psychology, counseling or related field from an accredited college and license eligible.
Experience: 1 year of experience is preferred 
Essential Job Funcitons
  • Plan and administer trauma-informed therapeutic treatment using ARC evidence-based interventions
  • Provide comprehensive and initial diagnostic assessment of all referred clients utilizing interviews, well-recognized criteria, and program-specific tools to evaluate client needs.
  • Develop treatment plans using a variety of evidence-based intervention techniques to address areas of assessed need.
  • Regularly discuss progress toward goals with the client and encourage client feedback and client ownership of outcomes.
  • Adapt clinical methodology to the needs of the client.
  • Monitor client progress and periodically reassess client's level of functioning.
  • Knowledge of trauma and how it affects the development
  • Maintain comprehensive client file with progress/process notes. Complete assessments, quarterly reports, and closing summaries. Use a client management system to maintain client information.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports on caseload including outcomes.
  • Prepare reports and testify in court as needed.
  • Actively expand knowledge through professional development and research.
  • Provide community education services, consultation as assigned, and crisis intervention as needed. Participate in multidisciplinary staffing as needed.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with staff and other programs both within and outside of the agency.
  • Understand therapeutic boundaries
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, including an understanding of therapeutic boundaries, in keeping with professional affiliations, and demonstrate the ability to perform the strength-oriented practice.
  • Ability to document services to meet Medicaid requirements.
  • Ability to travel and provide in-home services. Must have a car to provide these services.
Required Skills
  1. The efficiency with technology including Microsoft and case management software.
  2. Proficient written and verbal clinical skills.
  3. Public speaking/presentation experience.
  4. A valid driver's license
We Invest In You!
  • Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
  • Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
  • Medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, and short-term disability options
  • Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse, and Child(ren)
  • Voluntary Legal Plans
  • Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Free LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours are available in some locations
A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
  • 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida
  • Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895
  • Energetic leadership and a rich community of support
One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.

Related Key Words: Therapist, MSW, Human Services, Therapy, LCPC, LCSW