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Case Manager MHP/QMHP – Bilingual Behavioral Counselor (Full Time – McHenry, IL)

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Case Manager is responsible for providing of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.

Education:                          

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field
  • Master’s degree preferred

License/certifications:       

  • None Required
  • LPC/LSW preferred

Experience:                        

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Other Requirements:         

  • Bilingual (Spanish) required

Case Manager QMHP – Bilingual Child & Adolescent Therapist
(Full Time – North Aurora, IL)
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The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of 25 to 50 primarily child or adolescent clients who are diagnosed with mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. 

Education:

  • Master's degree in a human services field

License/certifications:

  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred

Experience/Skills:

  • Some clinical experience with children or adolescents required.
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish and English

Case Manager Bilingual MHP – Residential Supported (Full Time – Aurora, IL)

The residential Case Manager MHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients’ independent community living skills.  Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coverage.  The Case Manager MHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable.  The Case Manager MHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach. 

Education:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required

Experience:

  • Experience working in social services required.

Case Manager QMHP – CST Worker (Full Time – Aurora, IL & Elgin/McHenry, IL):

  • Responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services.
  • Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes.
  • The CST Worker will also assist in covering crisis line calls when not providing mobile crisis intervention services.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.

Education:

  • Master's degree in Human Services field required. At least one year experience working with mentally ill. Knowledge of the DSM V

Case Manager Victim Services (Full Time – McHenry, IL)

Provide crisis intervention, support services, and case management to victims/families in crisis or quality of life concerns. Education to the community, police and other service providers is also required. Assistance provided to Law Enforcement Municipalities in accordance with McHenry Mental Health Board agreement. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Education:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required.  Master’s preferred.

License/certifications:    

  • 60 Hour DV/SA certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Experience in crisis/emergency relief work preferred
  • Experience with at-risk, trauma and/or crisis clientele preferred.

Licensed – LCSW / LCPC (Full Time – McHenry, IL)

Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness.

Works with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:                             

  • Master’s degree in a human services field required

License/certifications:         

  • LCPC or LCSW required

Experience:                           

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor (Full Time – Aurora, IL):

The Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness and or substance abuse. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:

  • Master's degree in a human services field and CADC or LCPC/LCSW and addictions treatment experience.

License/certifications:

  • CADC, LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW required

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Mental Health Professional (MHP) - Behavioral Health Residential):

The MHP is responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. The MHP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The MHP will assure client rights and dignity while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Preferred
  • High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in Social Services

Experience:

  • Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred

Registered Nurse (Exempt – Aurora, IL):

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing service, to meet the identified health care needs of a designated population of clients. Responsibilities include assessing the health needs of clients, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team, as needed. The Registered Nurse works within the framework of AID's goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs. 

Education:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program.

License/certifications:

  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification

Experience:

  • A minimum of one year of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.

Posted October 25, 2018 

Ecker Center

Therapist, Bilingual Spanish – PT, Elgin Therapy Position available. Provide individual, couple, family, and group therapies on a regular basis, meeting established standards. Complete Comprehensive Assessments, goal oriented Individual Treatment Plans, and quality documentation which includes progress notes and other relevant information for the client’s medical records. Qualifications: LPC, LCPC or LCSW licensed therapist with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children. Must be able to work independently and have good computer skills. Bilingual Spanish required. Hours: 18 – 20 hours weekly; Wednesday 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. with some flexibility in hours.  Apply to:  tcourt@eckercenter.org


Therapist – Part time. Provide individual, couple, family, and group therapies on a regular basis, meeting established standards. Complete Comprehensive Assessments, goal oriented Individual Treatment Plans, and quality documentation which includes progress notes and other relevant information for the client’s medical records.Qualifications: LCSW licensed therapist with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children. Must be able to work independently and have good computer skills.Hours: Flexible 8 – 20 hours weekly; weekday, Saturday and evening hours are available.  Apply to:  tcourt@eckercenter.org

Posted October 20, 2018 

 DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform

Executive Director

KEES has been exclusively retained by The DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform (The Federation) in its search for a new Executive Director.

The DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform (The Federation), founded in 1995, is a nonprofit planning and change management organization that has been intimately involved in the development of the health care safety net and has helped expand the health and human services system to better meet the needs of the county’s changing population.

The Federation is seeking an accomplished and innovative Executive Director to steer the organization into the next level of community leadership and pursue a new strategic plan to ensure that the programs remain vibrant, relevant, and that the core value of collaboration continues to meet the community need. The next Executive Director of the Federation will partner with the Board of Directors, Council of Community Leaders, local civic and community leaders, funders and other external stakeholders to develop a clear vision and mission for the organization’s next decade. The breadth and depth of the service geography, program scope, public advocacy, and funding strategy are just a sample of the key questions awaiting the next Executive Director and their team.  This is an opportunity for a passionate, dedicated professional to have a direct, deep impact on the human services sector in DuPage County and to serve as a key resource and thought leader.

This position offers a competitive salary with solid benefits. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

It is the policy of the Federation to select, train, and promote employees based on their ability and job performance and to provide equal opportunities in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. It is the Federation’s policy to maintain a work environment free of harassment and intimidation and to comply with the letter and spirit of all local, state, and federal laws concerning equal employment opportunity.

As part of its commitment to equal employment opportunity, it is the policy of the Federation to make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with known disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the job with or without such accommodations. Applicants and employees requiring a reasonable accommodation should notify the Operations Manager.

Specific Requirements Include:

  • A minimum of eight years of progressive experience in leadership and management, with documented ability to manage staff and lead teams.
  • Strong experience working directly with an engaged Board of Directors and advisory-like groups. Ability to assist Board members in understanding and appreciating their roles and responsibilities.
  • Proven success developing and growing revenues from diverse funding sources, including social enterprise/earned income, grants, and government contracts.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with a variety of community stakeholders including local and state government officials, donors, public leadership, partner organizations, and other external parties.
  • Thorough knowledge of human service resources available both locally and at the state-level. Professional background in human services is beneficial.
  • Career track record that shows stability with an organization and capacity to develop and nurture relationships culminating in overall success.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; advanced degree and/or credentialing highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of DuPage County and the diverse aspects of the community would be helpful but is not required. Candidates who are deeply engaged in their local communities are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY, PLEASE apply at this link:  http://bit.ly/DuPageFED

To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email.

This search is being managed by Heather A. Eddy, President and CEO, Sue Bultman, Senior Consultant, and Alison Lewin, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to Alison Lewin at alewin@kees2success.com.

KEES is a retained search and consulting firm dedicated to building transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors.  For more information please visit:  http://www.kees2success.com

The DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform is a nonprofit planning and change management organization that has been intimately involved in the development of the health care safety net and has helped expand the health and human services system to better meet the needs of the area’s changing population. The Federation is a key convener of diverse human services agencies serving the population of DuPage County and leverages the power of that community to address human services systems issues in the County. The Federation’s current programs include: Community Planning (to identify emerging issues and establish coalitions to address issues), Language Access Resource Center (LARC – interpreter/translation services, among others.), Public Benefits (training programs to help advocates better understand public benefits), and a variety of training programs.  For more information please visit:  https://www.dupagefederation.org

Posted Oct. 10, 2018 


Caritas

JOB TITLE: Accountant (Part-Time)

PROGRAM: Administration

CONTACT PERSON: Debbie Shanahan

TELEPHONE #: 630-572-8228 x 307

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

DESCRIPTION: Part Time 20-24 hours per week to be completed within Monday thru Friday normal business work week.

Position is responsible for recording to ensure production of financial statements are issued in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and meet requirements of contracts and funding sources.  Duties include general ledger, journal entries and audit schedules.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business required.  
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in Accounting required. 
  • Familiarity with personal computer software and Accounting software required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern accounting theories and practices, and finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures
  • Knowledge of standard and/or fund accounting principles, methods and applications
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations; governmental accounting
  • Auditing principles and practices
  • Spreadsheet software skills to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections
  • Account balancing and reconciling skills
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to plan and organize work to meet operational deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent customer service skills for interacting with client and funding sources

Posted September 14, 2018 

Women's Treatment Center

Executive Director

The Women's Treatment Center provides chemically-dependent women with a continuum of care, recovery tools, and parenting skills to maintain a sober lifestyle as they rebuild their lives and futures and mend the bonds with their families.   For more than 40 years, this social service agency has successfully expanded substance use disorder services.  We serve many individuals each year in our treatment, screening, and referral programs.   We are one of the few substance abuse programs in the nation that can accommodate children in residential treatment, making us particularly responsive to the needs of chemically dependent mothers. We are Joint Commission Accredited. 

Do you share our mission in providing treatment services in a truly unique setting? If so, then consider joining our team!

We have an opening to lead our executive team. The open position is for our Executive Director.

The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors, and will have overall strategic, operational, and leadership responsibility for The Women’s Treatment Center’s programs and staff and will be tasked with execution and expansion of its mission. The Executive Director will also be responsible for the financial well-being of the organization.

The Executive Director will be responsible to lead The Women’s Treatment Center, ensuring ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and new program design. He/she will endeavor to achieve consistent quality of finance and administration, research, fundraising, communications, and systems, and recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve strategic goals.

The Executive Director will develop and lead the strategic business plan. He/she must be able to assess and use the organization’s resources to its fullest capacity and have an understanding of budget management and financial statements.

The Executive Director will have deep knowledge of the field, core programs, operations and business plans and must be an external local and statewide presence for TWTC.

The Executive Director will possess an understanding of Substance Abuse / Behavioral Health organizational structure models, including MCOs and Medicaid reimbursement, and general business knowledge.

The position offers benefits which include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401K.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum ten years of progressively responsible managerial supervisory experience in substance abuse treatment required.
  • Education: Master’s degree in administration, psychology, social work, MBA, or related field required
  • Certification/Licensure: CADC, LSW, LCSW, LPC, or LCPC preferred.

For consideration please send cover letter and resume to rnix@bhsconsulting.com, or fax to 630/572-0578. 

Posted September 24, 2018 

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