Therapist
Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc.
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Post Date: Dec 12, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: 52,000
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
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Description
1. Provide psychotherapeutic treatment for agency clients using a treatment modality that has been clinically determined to best serve the interests of the person(s) served. Modalities may include individual, group, couples, and/or family therapy. Therapy services may take place in-office, offsite, at foster placement, in school or other community setting.
2. Conduct a Mental Health Assessment within the first six sessions.
3. Develop a Treatment Plan with therapeutic goals which address presenting problems and, where possible, are family centered.
4. Assess each client on a pre-treatment, post- treatment, and follow-up basis using Mental Health assessment tools.
5. Prepare a formal progress/status report at the end of the first six contact hours, with treatment goals defined. Provide progress reports on a quarterly basis thereafter, or upon the request of the assigned case manager. All documentation to be reviewed and approved by Clinical Director.
6. Maintain weekly progress notes on clients served.
7. Provide crisis intervention, as needed.
8. Coordinate and consult with Case manager Supervisor, Case managers, Attorneys, Foster parents and other service providers for the good of the client.
9. Attend weekly supervision with Clinical Director.
10. Attend weekly clinical case in-office staffings.
11. Attend court hearings and Child-Family team meetings as required.
12. Attend monthly staff meetings and meetings at other service providers, for the good of the client.
13. Schedule, organize and list appointments using the appropriate forms in accordance with agency protocols,   and adjusts availability to meet the needs of the clients served.
14. Take part in employee evaluations as required by Unity’s directives.
15. Actively participate in the agency's Program Quality Improvement Plan (PQI)
16. Maintains professional code of ethics, Unity’s Code of Ethics and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), Code of Ethics.
17. Participate in professional trainings approved by NBCC for professional growth/development and recertification.


Skills
•Flexibility to travel and conduct sessions offsite (i.e. schools, foster home, etc), and to adjust to unpredictable work hours
•Strong professional communication, and therapeutic skills; and excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills
•Ability to work both, in a leading role, and as an active team member
•Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
•Ability to maintain professional demeanor while exercising sound clinical judgment and discretion in work


Notes
Unity provides the following benefits:
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disabiity



Contact Details
Name: Dilma Moran
Address: 600 W Cermak Rd Ste 300
City: Chicago
State/Province: Illinois
Zipcode: 60616-4880
Country: United States
Ph: 312-429-4599