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School Social Worker - Chicago Public Schools


Chicago Public Schools are an urban district on the rise. The support and resources we provide to our staff enables them to make the greatest difference where it’s needed most. Be a part of the change. Our mission is to provide a high quality public education for every child, in every neighborhood, that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life.

Under the supervision of personnel from the Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services and in collaboration with the school principal, School Social Workers are responsible for the educational, psychological, and social development, progress, tracking, assessment and support of all students in assigned classes/caseloads, and performs other duties as assigned and required. School social workers are assigned to schools based on the citywide needs of the district of which requirements related to general and special education services, evaluation, staffing, and mandated counseling are carried out in conjunction with the educational, psychological, and health disciplines.

Specialty Functions:

- A valid license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education, endorsed as a School Social Worker

- Provide counseling services to students in both general and special education programs, using individual, group and classroom methodologies, along with consult services to faculty, co-team members, parents, and other appropriate parties regarding socio-cultural and emotional factors impacting the student’s learning experiences

- Perform diagnostic assessments for students needing initial evaluations, re-evaluations or special evaluations and participate in all meetings/conferences to determine eligibility for and adequacy of services on an annual or as-needed basis


Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

- A graduate degree in social work from from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

-Completion of the CPS online application and teaching profile at cps.edu/teach

-A valid license or credential issued by the state licensing board, with the appropriate endorsement(s) for the role

Employment Expectations:

As a condition of employment with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), an employee must be an actual resident of the City of Chicago or be willing to become a resident within six months of the date of his/her employment with Chicago Public Schools. For certain high-needs positions, exemptions to this policy may be available.

All new hires must satisfactorily complete all CPS on boarding requirements which include, but are not limited to, passing a tuberculosis test, drug test and state and federal criminal background checks. CPS is a drug and alcohol free workplace.




Executive Director - Lincoln Park Community Services


Lincoln Park Community Services (“LPCS”) is one of the Midwest’s leading organizations serving individuals needing housing and related services and advocating for permanent sustainable housing solutions. Founded in the Lincoln Park community on Chicago’s North Side in 1985 through four churches and a handful of volunteers as a part-time, overnight shelter support system, LPCS has grown to a two-location full time organization, supporting more than 80 interim housing Guests daily, and 37 residents of permanent supportive housing units. As a comprehensive social service agency, LPCS not only helps people get back on their feet, but it also provides tools to assist them to become and remain self-sufficient. The organization enjoys a network of relationships that integrates public and private resources to serve these populations. LPCS is committed to meeting guests where they are, using harm reduction and trauma informed practices.

The Executive Director will develop and oversee an operating budget of approximately $2.3M and will be responsible for the strategic processes of the organization. The Executive Director will be responsible for ensuring that programs are executed in the most cost-effective manner and that LPCS is in compliance with Board adopted policies as well as local, state, and federal regulations. The Executive Director oversees a team of 30 successful professionals, and directly manages six direct reports.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will help successfully lead the organization to a new level of accomplishment and reach. The ED ensures ongoing programmatic excellence, program evaluation, as well as consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, and communications.

Qualified candidates will have a deep commitment to, and passion for, the mission and to harm reduction, trauma informed practices. Demonstrated experience, either lived or professional, working with under-served communities, is sought. The successful candidate will have demonstrated accomplishments in fundraising, including securing major gifts from individual donors, foundations, corporations and government sources. An undergraduate degree, with at least 10 years of senior management experience is required, graduate degree preferred. Experience in fundraising/relationship management software; previous experience with Raiser’s Edge is a plus.

Applications and nominations are being received by Noetic Search. To submit a current resume and letter of introduction, please visit www.noeticexsearch.com.

LPCS is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. LPCS believes meaningful change happens when people from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities working together towards a common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.




Day Camp Social Workers, Summer 2021 - JCC Chicago


JCC Chicago’s Day Camp Licensed Clinical Social Workers are integral members of the Apachi Day Camp leadership team and are the primary mental health experts on site during the summer. Together with the Director, the Social Worker will provide ongoing trainings and resources to staff on topics that are related to child development and the social-emotional needs of the children.

Locations/Schedules:

Apachi Hyde Park: June 28-August 13, 2021, 8:00am-4:00pm with extended hours to return parent calls and communicate with the leadership team.

Apachi Old Town/Apachi Northside (Chicago): June 28-August 13, 2021, 8:00am-4:00pm with extended hours to return parent calls and communicate with the leadership team. Travel required between both camp locations*

Apachi Evanston: June 6-August 6, 2021, 8:30am-4:30pm with extended hours to return parent calls and communicate with the leadership team; travel required between both camp locations.

‘Z’ Frank Apachi (Northbrook): June 14-August 13, 2021, 8:00am-4:00pm with extended hours to return parent calls and communicate with the leadership team.

Learn more & apply online at: https://www.jccchicago.org/careers/day-camp-licensed-clinical-youth-social-workers-summer-2021/




Director of Crisis Services - National Runaway Safeline


For 50 years, the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) has responded to youth and families in crisis, serving as the national communications system for runaway and homeless youth. NRS continually transforms technology, training and services to meet the current needs of vulnerable youth and ultimately achieve an end to youth homelessness. Through its mission to keep America's runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets, NRS provides critical crisis intervention and resources for youth and families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year via a hotline, chat, emails and an online forum. Based in Chicago, NRS serves youth and their families from across the U.S.

NRS seeks an experienced Director of Crisis Services (DCS) who is passionate about its mission. The DCS reports to the Chief Program Officer and plays an instrumental role on the Senior Leadership Team. Charged with supervising the day-to-day operations of the Crisis Services Center (CSC) and supervision of the 20–25-person Crisis Services Team, the ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in social service, crisis intervention, call center management or a related field. This Chicago-based position is temporarily remote. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

For a full job description, please visit 1800RUNAWAY.org/careers.

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter to Jamie Perry, Evolve Giving Group: jamieperry@evolvegg.com

NRS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.




Monroe Clinic Psychotherapist - SSM Health Monroe Clinic


Position Overview:
This fulltime therapy position is part of our experienced and cohesive behavioral health team consisting of 4 Psychiatrists, 2 Nurse Practitioners, and over 10 Psychotherapists all of whom are focused on providing quality mental health support to a diverse patient panel across the entire age spectrum in an outpatient setting. This position can be based in either our Monroe, WI or Freeport, IL campuses. The right individual has experience facilitating individual therapy in an outpatient and/or school setting. Experience with multiple modalities consistent with evidence-based practice including CBT and mindfulness.

• 32 patient minimum contact hours
• M-F work week
• Based in either Monroe, WI or Freeport, IL
• Salaried position
• Individual therapy, group options available if interested
• Child and Adult patient panel

Requirements:
• Master’s degree in mental health field
• WI and IL license (or ability to obtain prior to start)
• LCSW, LPC, LPCP, or LMFT
• 2-3 years post graduate experience (3,000 hours) preferred
• Experience using CBT and mindfulness therapy

Benefits:
At Monroe Clinic, we offer a comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for healthcare providers including annual CME dollars, guaranteed salary, dedicated CME time, multi-funded retirement account is just a few of our generous offerings.

Monroe Clinic Overview
Monroe Clinic became a member of SSM Health in 2018. Monroe Clinic is known as a leader in community healthcare with a strong mission focus, advanced technologies, and state-of-of-the-art LEED certified facility. Monroe Clinic is consistently recognized for clinical excellence in regard to high quality evidenced based care leading to their 5 start CMS rating, Guardian of Excellence Award, and eight consecutive “A” grades from leapfrog on patient safety.





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