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Ecker Center for Mental Health

Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) – PT, Community Support Team (CST)

Responsibilities: Connect clients to resources and services, maintain ongoing involvement with clients to promote stabilization in their community, assist in developing natural community supports, and in recapturing their daily living skills including providing medication and appointment supports. Serve as a role model, provide individual counseling and group work, and advocate for clients as needed. Provide accurate, quality and timely documentation.

 

Qualifications: High School degree or equivalent. 1 year of work, internship or volunteer experience providing mental health recovery support services. Willingness to share personal mental health recovery experience to support clients. CRSS certification, or ability to obtain it within 12 months of employment. Knowledge of how to coordinate and integrate delivery of services, ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile.  Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 21 hour workweek.

 

To apply please email resume and cover letter to: tcourt@eckercenter.org or you may fax it to 847-695-5496 or mail it to:  Ecker Center for Mental Health, Attn: Human Resources, 1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123

Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 1/7/19 

Job Opening for Association for Development – Behavior Health

Please visit www.aidcares.org to apply

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 

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