• Adolescent Counselor I

    Posted on January 29, 2018 by in
    www.abraxasyfs.com
    Published
    January 29, 2018
    Location
    Woodridge
    Job Type
    Full-time
    Certifications
    CADC
    Street
    2221 W. 64th Street

    Description

    Summary:  
    This is a direct service position providing a full range of services directed toward the therapeutic care and rehabilitation of adolescent substance abusers.  Incumbent participates in the planning, organization and delivery of cross-disciplinary services, according to individual skills and abilities.

    Essential Functions:

    • Performs individual, group, and family counseling under the direction of a Clinical Supervisor; performance includes intensive outpatient and outpatient group counseling, home/community-based individual and family counseling, teaching life skills, case management, and crisis intervention.
    • Prepares individualized treatment plans, monthly progress reports and weekly court reports on client’s acceptance to treatment, behavior, attitude, achievement, education, and overall progress in the program.
    • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
    • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
      • The right candidate MUST HAVE ILLINOIS CLINICAL CERTIFICATIONS such as CADC, LPC, LSW, etc.
      • High school diploma or GED or Assoicate's Degree with CADC certification and experience in the juvenile justice field,
      • BA / BS degree in related field and  one (1) year experience in the juvenile justice field, must have experience in the substance abuse field and MUST have CLINICAL CERTIFICATION as noted above.
      • • MA / MS degree in related field and six (6) months experience in the juvenile justice field, must have experience in the substance abuse field and MUST have CLINICAL CERTIFICATION as noted above.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department
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