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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.




Clinician, Child Welfare - JCFS Chicago


ABOUT JCFS:
The mission of JCFS Chicago is to provide help, healing, and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in our community. Clinically expert and relentlessly caring, empowering people to improve their lives.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Client/Family Therapy
• Provides in-home/community based individual and family therapy with clients, with the overall goal of promoting placement stability and maintaining clients within their community.
• Provides full range of clinical treatment duties for a caseload of clients, which may include individual, family, couple and group treatment modalities.
• Gathers and analyzes data, completes assessments and formulates treatment plans, and implements specified treatment for routine and complex cases.
• Formulates understanding of clients’ situations, providing appropriate services with supervisory consultation.
• Develops and implements a discharge and transition plan for the client and family, when nearing completion of services.

Client/Family Support
• Facilitates Child and Family Team meetings as needed. Attends court, school staffing and other meetings.
• Advocates for clients’ best interest in school settings, at juvenile court and in any other systems that interface with the client and their family.

Administrative
• Performs record keeping functions and other administrative duties as required by the Agency, including written treatment documentation within the required timeframes.
• May provide services and billing under Medicaid Rule 132 as a Qualified Mental Health Professional.
• Obtains and maintains certification to administer the CANS and the FAST assessment tools.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Masters degree in Social Work or related Human Services field, such as Counseling, Psychology, Marriage/Family Therapy, etc. from an accredited program.
• Able to work evenings based on client and program needs.
• As this position requires site visits to locations which may or may not be accessible by public transportation, must be able to drive, have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle to travel in the Chicago metropolitan area.


JCFS Chicago offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance.

Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org

JCFS Chicago is committed to serving the needs of the diverse Chicago metropolitan area. Accredited by COA, Charter member of CWLA, Licensed by DCFS

JCFS Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran JCFS provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application




LCSW for In-Home/Virtual Counseling - Amy J. Wilder, Lcsw, Inc.


Seeking multiple skilled LCSW's for private practice covering different counties to conduct therapy in clients home and some virtual sessions. May also be an opportunity to see clients in the office. These clients may reside in different counties including but not limited to Cook, Dupage, Lake, Kane.

Therapist will incorporate various modalities of treatment focusing on individual, couples, and family therapy. The therapist will be expected to conduct diagnostic assessments to formulate DSM 5 diagnoses and complete treatment plans to support therapeutic interventions. The therapist must have experience working with individuals in one-on-one traditional sessions and have utilized clinical interventions and diagnostic skills in their current and/or previous work experience.

Therapist must be independent, driven, collaborative, organized, and detail oriented. Therapist will be an independent contractor. Compensation is fee per client.

Current State of Illinois license.
Current malpractice insurance.
Minimum 3 years of experience.
Prior private practice experience is a plus, but not required.
Good computer skills for charting and teletherapy platforms.
Organized, professional, conscientious, punctual and dependable.

You may contact Amy Wilder at 847-545-0400 or at amylcsw2@aol.com.




LCSW - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

McKinley Health Center at the University of Illinois one of the nation’s premier Student Health Centers, is currently seeking a talented Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join a national leader in college health as a full-time mental health care provider. McKinley Health Center is a fully accredited ambulatory care facility providing primary care and mental health services to 50,000 students. The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, in central Illinois just two hours from both Chicago and Indianapolis.

For a complete description of the position and to ensure full consideration for this position, create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references by July 21, 2021.

Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date. This is a security sensitive position.

For further information, please contact Ann Marie Lenhart, LCSW, Chairman Consultative Search Committee. McKinley Health Center 1109 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana, Illinois 61801. Email:alenhart@illinois.edu

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.




Admissions Coordinator/Primary Counselor - Family Recovery Centers


Family Recovery Centers (FRC) is a behavioral health facility specializing in Intensive Outpatient services for adolescents and families. FRC has three locations in Lake Bluff, Hoffman Estates and St. Charles, IL. FRC is Joint Commission accredited and state licensed. FRC utilizes a Dialectical Behavior Therapy approach to treatment and works with adolescents struggling with maladaptive behaviors such as substance use, self injury, defiance and suicidal ideation as well as significant mood and anxiety disorders.

Job Responsibilities: Conduct initial biopsychosocial assessments and determine level of care appropriateness for potential patients and families; complete initial clinical insurance authorizations and subsequent concurrent reviews; facilitate didactic skills groups, peer and parent process groups, and multifamily groups two nights weekly. The Clinical Admissions Coordinator is an integral part of multidisciplinary staffings and participates in weekly individual supervision as well as group consultation meetings. This position requires 2 evenings a week.

Qualifications: LCPC, LCSW, PsyD or PhD. Willing to consider LPC/LSW with extensive clinical experience working with adolescents and families. Compensation related to licensure and experience.

Please send CV/Resume and cover letter to Dana Slowinski at Dana.Slowinski@familyrecoverycenters.com.




LCSW Case Manager - Catholic Charities, Champaign/Piatt Counties


The Light of Hope project of Catholic Charities (Peoria Diocese) invites applications for a full-time Social Work Case Manager for Champaign County (IL). We seek a compassionate, experienced and energetic social work case manager committed to assisting those in need, including immigrants toward self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life.

The focus of our work targets primarily, but not exclusively, low-income, noncitizen families, individuals and unaccompanied minors.

Responsibilities: The Social Work Case Manager will train, support and guide volunteers to use a strengths perspective to assist those being served to navigate successfully the legal, economic, social, and educational challenges faced in their community. The Social Work Case Manager will also promote collaboration with other organizations to facilitate the attainment of the goals set by each individual.

Remuneration: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the experience and vision of the candidate.

Requirements: include: MSW and LCSW or equivalent; Spanish language skills; Experience: minimum of 2 years of experience, but not limited only to working with noncitizen, low-income immigrants.

Application: please send the following: a cover letter; personal information; resume (years and months of employment included), and academic credentials. Applications are Due by August 15, 2021.

Send to: Sr. Michelle Fernandez, SCTJM, Director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Peoria, Spalding Pastoral Center, 419 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603 or to Sr_michelle@ccdop.org




LCSW/LCPC/LMFT for Private Practice - Janelle DiMichele, LCSW & Associates, LLC


Job description:

LCSW, LCPC, LMFT or Psy. D. required, with a minimum of 7 years therapy experience
1099/Independent Contractor Position
19 years established and thriving private practice in the community
EMDR, CADC or other specialized certifications a plus
Proficient in CBT, DBT desirable
3-5 day/evenings a week; with Sat. or Sun. optional
Strong desire to be part of a group practice and willingness to work with insurance companies
Billing service provided
Consultation with therapists also offered
Telehealth and in-office appointments available

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
We have been offering both Zoom sessions to clients as well as in-office appointments. Our office is set up to meet 6 feet apart requirements. We have 3 individual offices, waiting room and a working office for therapists.




Licensed Clinical Social Worker - MPAC Healthcare


Named one of Crain’s Best Places to Work 2021! MPAC Healthcare is hardworking, fun-loving, and dedicated to patient-centered care!

We’re looking for LCSWs who are team-oriented and are driven to provide high-quality care in the senior care space.

Benefits:

5 weeks paid time off (Personal, sick, CE & holidays)
Full benefits including health, dental, vision insurance + 401k
Competitive compensation package
Flexibility & autonomy
On-going education (workshops, one-on-one, or small group sessions)
Long-term career opportunities

This is an opportunity to be part of an innovative approach to improving the quality of care to older adults. Join our diverse, fast-growing company committed to building a culture that promotes growth, safety, and support for its employees.

Job Overview:

The autonomous nature of the role lets LCSWs function like a private practice without the hassle of managing a back office. Ability to work within a 40-hour workweek!

LCSW is an on-site clinical provider working with residents and families.

Function as a member on an interdisciplinary team addressing residents’ emotional, social, and psychological needs.

The opportunity to own your caseload, schedule, and salary.

Provide initial assessments and utilize psychotherapy to address mental health issues + offer ongoing support

Responsible for documentation requirements/keeping up-to-date on Medicare Benefit and commercial insurance plans.

Key Requirements:

An entrepreneurial spirit accompanied by strong medical knowledge, understanding of documentation (CMS, Medicare, Medicaid), and nursing home/ hospital facility experience.

Master’s degree in Social Work + valid LCSW license in applicable state.

Two years of counseling/therapy experience

Demonstrated knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses/therapeutic approaches

Experience collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and other MPAC providers, to ensure patients are getting the best care possible

Ability to foster open communication with the facility team to ensure the success of clinical programs

Ability to take initiative and effectively communicate in multiple settings with multiple parties (patient, patient’s family, facility staff, other MPAC providers, etc).

High level of organization to manage patient needs and ensure the mental health needs of residents are being met

Comfortable with ab ever-changing environment of a skilled nursing facility

Additional Requirements:

Knowledge of Medicare Benefit & commercial insurance plans

Experience in the healthcare setting

Passion for working with older adults

Exceptional organizational skills


MPAC’s Mission:

We are building a company to thrive in tomorrow’s healthcare system. With a focus on purposeful, quality care, our comprehensive services are raising the standard in post-acute medicine. Transforming how healthcare is delivered to the aging population.




President & CEO - Children's Place Association


Children's Place Association (Chigao, IL) is seeking a new President & CEO. Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. To apply, submit a current resume and letter of interest to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://bit.ly/3eb5wwE (click on the Apply button at the bottom of the page).




Foster Care Caseworker - Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley


Please send resume to HRS@ysbiv.org


Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and will not discriminate because of sex, race, creed, national origin, marital status, age, disability or membership in a particular organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES: For Foster Care Caseworker

*Qualifications:

-BA in Human Services with two years of human services experience.
-A passing grade on required licensing exams.
-Computer knowledge including proficient knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel, and access) plus keyboarding.
-Bilingual Spanish speaking a plus but not required
-Direct Service for foster care worker:

*With child in placement.
-Maintain ongoing contact with child as determined by service plan.
-Assess child's needs (emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual, cultural), in placement, community and with his/her natural family.
-Ensure child's needs are met through YSB programs or linkage with outside agencies.
-Monitor child's performance, progress and adaptation in placement, with natural family and in the community.
-Attend all court and administrative reviews pertaining to child.
-Coordinate and monitor any services provided through YSB or outside the agency for the child.
-With natural family of child.
-Maintain ongoing contact with the natural family as determined by service plan.
-Promote the permanency goal noted in the child's service plan.
-Perform family assessments according to agency and DCFS requirements.
-Monitor family's progress toward service plan goals.
-Link, monitor and coordinate services required by family which are provided through YSB or outside the agency.
-Insure family visits are provided as directed by service plan.
-Provide aftercare services upon return of child to natural family home when required.
-With placement family (foster or relative).
-Maintain ongoing contact with the placement family.
-Coordinate and promote the child's permanency goal with the placement -family, unless otherwise noted in the service plan.
-Assist the placement family in providing for the needs of the child.
-Monitor the placement for progress toward service plan goals.
-Assess the needs of placement family to maintain positive placement.
-Bring training materials and/or service to foster families as needed to -maintain and improve their performance.

*Indirect Services for foster care caseworker

-Maintain up to date case file documentation per agency and DCFS requirements.
-Document case services according to ethical and professional standards.
-Provide reports and testify as directed at court on behalf of the best interests of the child with prior review and approval by the supervisor.
-Establish and maintain professional relationships with service providers.
-Advocate for the needs of the child, natural family and placement family.
-Participate in regular case staffings, supervisory meetings and evaluations.
-Adhere to agency policies and procedures.
-Actively participates in continuous Quality Improvement program


*Benefits
-Paid holidays and vacation
-Health insurance
-Dental
-Vision
-401(k)
-Supplemental insurances
-Life insurance
-Flexible scheduling
-Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $35,568.00 per year





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