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Kendall County Health Department

To access job description for a Behavioral Health Clinician click here.

Posted 5/06/19 

Cunningham's Children's Home

To access job description for a Director of Community-Based Services click here.

Posted 5/06/19 


Wabash County Health Department Depot Counseling Center

To access job description for a Full-Time Mental Health Clinician click here. 

Posted 4/24/19 

The Women's Treatment Center

The Women's Treatment Center provides women with multiple health issues including addiction to prescription medications and other illicit substances and their children with a continuum of care, recovery tools, and parenting skills to maintain sober lifestyles while re-building their lives and futures and mending the bonds with their families. 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.

Do you share our mission in providing treatment services in a truly unique setting? If so, then consider joining our team.  We are recruiting for 3 Parent Educators to be responsible for the strengthening relationships between mother & child in High-Risk families.

These candidates will also be responsible for the following: Duties include helping design a comprehensive educational program for small groups or individual children in an assigned room. Candidates shall be able to work independently and work various shifts and provide home visits within the community.

Requirements:

MUST HAVE Bachelors or Masters Degree in Early Childhood education.

MUST HAVE 2 years experience in classroom or early childhood experience.

Apply online or send resume to Clinical Director 140 N. Ashland, Chicago, Il 60607 Fax; 312/850-9095 or emailHR@womenstreatmentcenter.org

Posted 4/24/19 

Ecker Center for Mental Health

Residential Case Manager – FT, HUD Hunter’s Ridge. Provide rehabilitation services, develop treatment plans/assessments and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Assist clients in development of independent living skills. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field plus minimum one year mental health experience. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, including providing transportation in personal and agency vehicles to local and long distance appointments on occasion.  Ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile. Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, 35 hour work week.

Mental Health Professional – PT 2 positions available or can be combined. Provide rehabilitation services, contribute to and develop treatment plans and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field or five years’ experience in Mental Health field. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, and to administer CPR. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile. Hours:  Saturday 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Sunday 3:30 PM – 11:30 PM. Please specify which schedule is preferred.

Bilingual Therapist — PT Master’s degree in Human Service field with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children/adolescents. Must be bilingual Spanish. LCSW or LCPC licensure preferred. Must be able to work independently. Hours:  Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 15-18 hours/week. Some flexibility in scheduling.

Part Time Therapist – PT  Master’s degree in Human Service field with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children/adolescents. LCSW licensure required. Must be able to work independently. Hours:  Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 15-18 hours/week. Some flexibility in scheduling.

Email to: tcourt@eckercenter.org

Posted 4/12/19 

Renz Addiction Counseling Center

Job Description

Renz Addiction Counseling Center is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the prevention, intervention, and treatment of addictive behaviors and disorders, and to factors often associated with addiction. The Center strives to provide the most effective preventative and clinical care in a safe and nurturing environment through teamwork approach for anyone affected by addiction or addiction-related issues. We are a community-based agency that has served those who suffer from addiction for the past 56 years.

Duties and Responsibilities*:

Responsibilities include completing individual assessments, intakes, treatment plans, continued stay reviews, facilitating individual counseling sessions with adults/adolescents, and facilitating groups at our Elgin location.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Department of Alcoholism and Substance Use, Medicaid regulations, and Federal Confidentiality Regulations.
  • Utilization of counseling skills to assist individuals, families or groups in achieving objectives through exploration of a problem and its ramifications; examination of attitudes and feelings; consideration of alternative solutions, and decision making.
  • The delivery of crisis intervention services which respond to an alcohol and/or other drug abuser's needs during acute emotional and/or physical distress.
  • Provision of information to individuals and groups concerning alcohol and other drug use, dual disorders, and available services and resources.
  • Identifying the needs of the client that cannot be met by the counselor or Agency and assist the client in utilizing support systems and community resources available.
  • Assessment of the client's strengths, weaknesses, problems and needs to be used in the development of their treatment plan.
  • Charting individual and group progress notes and other client-related data.
  • Communicating with counselors and other professionals regarding client treatment services to assure comprehensive, quality care for the client.
  • Facilitate individual and group sessions utilizing knowledge of various evidence-based practices such as Matrix Model, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy etc.
  • Facilitate weekly didactic groups
  • Facilitate weekly process groups

Requirements:

  • Show awareness of issues affecting adults/adolescents with substance use and mental health disorders (MISA)
  • Skill in the use of motivational interviewing and engaging clients in self-directed care
  • Must complete all CANTS and State Police Background check
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear, comprehensible manner
  • Adequate written skills to accurately complete required documentation within required deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills
  • Self-Starter with ability to work independently and as a team
  • Annual TB test required
  • Valid driver’s license

Hours of Employment: Full-Time

Four days per week schedule: Monday-Thursday evening 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

*Part-Time hours are available if schedule does not permit for full time. *

*Date of hire late May/early June *

Education/License Requirements:

LCSW with minimum 1-year substance abuse focused counseling required

Please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Salary History

To: jbrunetti @ renzcenter.org

Jim Brunetti, MS, LCPC

Director of Clinical Services

Renz Addiction Counseling Center

Two American Way

Elgin, IL 60120

Fax (847) 742-3559

Job Type: Full-time

Post 4/8/19

Job Opening for Association for Development – Behavior Health

Please visit www.aidcares.org to apply

Case Manager QMHP - CST Worker (Full Time – Aurora, 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. Hours include evenings and weekends. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Education:

  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field required

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

Other Requirements:  

  • 24-Hour Availability
  • Evening, weekends and holiday hours required
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Drive self and clients in personal vehicle
  • Must have the minimal amount of liability insurance on personal automobile as defined by the AID handbook


Case Manager - Home Based Services (Full Time – Aurora, IL)

The Respite Case Manager provides intake, linkage, advocacy, referral, and coordination of Respite services. The Case Manager works with the families of clients to utilize Respite services optimally. This collaboration allows the families to maintain the clients in the community. The Home Based Case Manager provides self- direction assistance to clients in the Adult and Children’s Home Based Medicaid Waiver programs. The Client and Family Support Case Manager provides support services to those clients living independently in the community. AID facilitates services for individuals from diverse backgrounds, embraces differences in individuals and promotes a positive attitude with peers and community members. 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human services field. 

License/certifications:  

  • Qualified QIDP 

Experience:  

  • One year of experience, working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or other developmental disabilities 


Case Manager LCSW / LCPC (Exempt – Aurora, IL)

  • Provide leadership and guidance for staff in the interpretation of Rule 132
  • Track QI data and complete timely reports 
  • Track Quality in programs and ensure that all aspects of each service comply with all applicable Federal, State, and accreditation standards
  • Key contributor to the Behavioral Health team and the agency as a whole

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services required
  • Master’s Degree in Human Service Field required

License/certifications:

  • LPHA or LCSW required

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in the behavioral health field


Director - Client, Community, & Client Services (Exempt – Aurora, IL)

The Director directly supervises and oversees the services of Community and Family support services: including Respite
Services for Children and Adults, Home Based Services for Children and Adults, Supported Living services, and overall Case management. The Director supervises and provides intake, assessment, linkage, advocacy, referral, and follow-up
services to individuals presenting for admissions to Day and Residential programs at AID. The Directors takes a lead role in marketing services to individuals within our service area. This position will assist with the planning and developing of residential options and day program options. The Director obtains funding by formulating rate packets and submits to DHS for new clients and entering the organization. The Director is also the liaison with Special Education Districts within our service areas. This position is the person that provides the open door to services for clients and families. 

Education: 

  • Master Degree in a human service area preferred

Experience: 

  • 5 years of experience in related field with 2 of the 5 years being in Management and Supervision 


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

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


Program Manager DT (Exempt – Aurora, IL)

Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Community Day Services program, and for assuring compliance with all applicable DHS, DPH, CARF, and local rules and standards, and agency policies and procedures. Supervise assigned staff, and provide clients and staff members with a team oriented, positive, professional and safe environment to learn and work. Function as the QIDP for assigned caseload in the development and implementation of individual programs to maximize clients’ work and daily living skills, health promotion, and inclusion in the community. Provide documentation on clients in accordance with all applicable state, local, and agency standards and procedures.  

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service field required; Master’s Degree preferred 

License/certifications:

  • Must meet qualifications as a QIDP  
  • Attend and pass DHS mandated QIDP training within 6 months of hire; maintain QIDP CEUs 

Experience:

  • Minimum two years paid experience in the field of developmental disabilities 

Posted 4/4/19 

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