IMAN fosters health, wellness and healing in the inner city by organizing for social change, cultivating the arts, and operating a holistic health center. IMAN was incorporated in 1997 in direct response to violence, poverty, social inequity, and health disparities on Chicago’s Southwest Side. IMAN’s work includes youth leadership development; housing revitalization; leadership development and on-the-job training for formerly incarcerated; arts and culture programming; food access interventions with inner-city stores; a farmer’s market; and a Federally Qualified Health Center, which serves diverse low-income, uninsured, and underinsured residents of its service area, which is designated as a Health Provider Shortage Area, a Medically Underserved Area, and a Food Desert.
This is a full-time position that reports to the Behavioral Health Manager and provides therapy and case management services to patients within a Federally Qualified Health Center.
- Provide direct behavioral health, case management, and care coordination to patients -individual, family, couples, and group treatment.
- Conduct psychosocial assessments, create and implement treatment plans, progress notes, crisis interventions, and refer to internal and external support services.
- Provide integrated, comprehensive care to patients experiencing co-occurring disorders.
- Utilize a strength-based and trauma-informed approach to support patients in the treatment and recovery process.
- Prepare and maintain accurate, thorough, and timely mental health records within an electronic health record.
- Work as part of a team to provide behavioral health programming within the organization and further develop the program.
- Provide community outreach and develop partnerships within the community.
- Perform a variety of administrative tasks including supervising interns in clinical counseling and social work internship program.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in Social Work or Masters in Psychology and must be licensed to practice in the state of Illinois.
- Understanding of family dynamics, trauma, and skill in a range of therapeutic interventions.
- Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, in a multicultural setting.
- CADC or equivalent is preferred.
- Ability to conduct therapy in Spanish and/or Arabic.
- Experience working in a Federally Qualified Health Center in an outpatient urban mental health setting.
- Experience providing trauma-informed clinical counseling services.
Additional Responsibilities Required by All IMAN Employees:
- Act with integrity and maintain a respectful, professional manner in all interactions with co-workers, management, customers and other business contacts
- Comply with HIPAA, the Code of Business Ethics & Conduct, our Diversity & Inclusion Principles, and other applicable corporate and departmental policies
- Maintain complete confidentiality in all matters of company business
- Maintain communication with management regarding developments within areas of assigned responsibilities, and perform special projects as required or requested