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FAMILY THERAPIST in Woodridge, IL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Woodridge, IL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/21/2020

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodridge Interventions is hiring a full-time Therapist, a LPC or LSW with a minimum of 2 years of experience post-clinical licensure working with adolescents with substance use disorders.

 

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th Street

Woodridge, IL 60517

http://woodridgeinterventions.com/

 

At Abraxas Youth & Family Services, we believe our job is to help improve people's lives.

Changing one life changes everything.

 

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

SUMMARY

The family therapist as part of a multi-disciplinary team will bring a family oriented perspective to treatment. She/He will be responsible for addressing a wide range of relationship, emotional, and mental health issues within a family systems perspective. The family therapist will also develop and conduct family education groups on family systems and substance abuse.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assesses the family therapy needs of individual clients and their families.
  • Participates in clinical staffing and contributes family-centered treatment concepts in the development of service/treatment plans.
  • Provides family-centered individual/group/joint counseling/therapy as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Provide milieu management as needed and other counseling duties as assigned.
  • Develops and facilitates education groups on substance abuse/mental health and family dynamics.
  • Responsible for clinical documentation, i.e. progress notes, patient assessments, service/treatment plans and other forms/records as required in a timely manner.
  • Interacts with other professionals, agencies, as needed, to provide effective treatment.
  • Is able to identify opportunities for program improvement, uses appropriate improvement tools techniques to address potential quality issues within the program/facility and actively participates in quality improvement initiatives/activities.
  • Maintains all certification and/or licensing requirements and remains abreast of the latest development in the field.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements.
  • Attends mandatory inservices.
  • Knowledge of the procedures to follow in the event of an incident
  • Knowledge of job responsibility in emergency.
  • Knowledge of responsibility regarding actions to minimize, eliminate, and report risks.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters degree in marriage and family therapy from a regionally accredited educational institution or other related field i.e. social work, counseling, clinical psychology, or substance abuse counseling; plus two (2) years counseling experience; CADC, CMADC, LSW, LPC, LMFT, LAMFT, or LCPC required.