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School Therapist
Job Code:2022-BEHAVIOR-002
Salary Range:$35,500.00-$46,000.00

Children's Home is looking for a School Therapist!!

A School-Based Therapist provides direct clinical services to clients in their designated school.

A Behavioral Health Therapist provides direct community-based clinical services to clients and families residing in the Tri-County area. A Behavioral Health Therapist positively represents the program and agency at internal and external groups/meetings. In addition to providing therapy, a Behavioral Health Therapist provides advocacy, parent education, skill-building, crisis intervention, and case management services to meet the client and family needs. An average day for a therapist could involve multiple individual, family, or group therapy sessions; internal or external meetings; and completing clinical documentation on a daily basis. The therapist will also be responsible for achieving the productivity goals of this position. All paperwork including integrated assessment and treatment plans, billing notes, case closings, and other written documentation need to be accurate and complete in accordance with the Medicaid Rule 132/140 and completed within the prescribed time lines.

Job Function:

Provide community-based clinical services to children and their families.

Job Qualifications:

- Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field
- Experience and/or other training preparing one to work with multi-problem youth in their own homes and other agencies 
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Ability to effectively relate to youth, families, community agencies and referral sources
- Ability to work independently and as an active team member
- Demonstrates maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in children and families served
- Ability to handle job related matters in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner
- Speaking and hearing ability to allow for effective oral communication of information
- Ability to transport self and clients to various locations therefore a valid IL license, vehicle and car insurance is mandatory
- Physical and emotional stamina to handle job-related issues and stress
-Ability to pass DCFS backgrounds

Benefits & Pay:

  • PTO (paid-time-off) accrual 3 weeks first year (full-time)
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Sick Leave accrual 12 days per year (full-time)
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K with company match
  • Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD
  • Supplemental life insurance