School Based Mental Health Therapist

Application deadline:

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 1:33pm

Company: 

Crosspoint Human Services

Description: 

Crosspoint is seeking a Master's level, mental health therapist to work in our school based program.  In addition to working within various schools in Vermilion County, therapists will see persons served of various ages in the office at 210 Ave. C. 

Therapist Job Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete assessments that include an individual’s history, mental status, strengths, needs, abilities, preferences, and resources including recommendations for treatment.
  • Complete all specialized assessments, as needed.
  • Complete Treatment Agreements in accordance with agency policy and procedure.
  • Complete progress notes that include a description of service rendered, behavioral observations, a description of interventions employed, and future plan of action within 24 hours of the service provided.
  • Utilize appropriate evidence-informed practice consistent with treatment plan goals and objectives.

Therapist Job Requirements:

  • Requires a Master’s degree in counseling or a related field with the ability to be credentialed as a QMHP per State of Illinois, Rule 132, definition: A licensed social worker (LSW) possessing at least a master’s degree in social work and licensed under the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20] with specialized training in mental health services or with at least 2 years experience in mental health services; A licensed professional counselor possessing at least a master’s degree and licensed under the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act [225 ILCS 107] with specialized training in mental health services or with at least two years experience in mental health services; An individual possessing at least a master’s degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, or family therapy or related field, who has successfully completed a practicum or internship that included a minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised direct service in a mental health setting, or who has one year of clinical experience under the supervision of a QMHP.
  • LSW/LPC or LCSW/LCPC preferred
  • Must be willing to begin the process to become licensed within 6 months of hire or as soon as required clinical hours are obtained
  • Capable of working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sound holistic client assessment skills is required and the ability to think and operate in a broad conceptual level as well as with detail.
  • Knowledge/skills in the area of individual and family functioning.
  • Skills in working with resistant individuals and families.
  • General computer skills and the knowledge and ability to operate the agency’s software.
  • Current driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Full time. MA/MS/MSW: $22/hour; LSW/LPC: $23.25/hour; LCSW/LCPC: $24.50/hour.

Qualifications: 

  • Requires a Master’s degree in counseling or a related field with the ability to be credentialed as a QMHP per State of Illinois, Rule 132, definition: A licensed social worker (LSW) possessing at least a master’s degree in social work and licensed under the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20] with specialized training in mental health services or with at least 2 years experience in mental health services; A licensed professional counselor possessing at least a master’s degree and licensed under the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act [225 ILCS 107] with specialized training in mental health services or with at least two years experience in mental health services; An individual possessing at least a master’s degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, or family therapy or related field, who has successfully completed a practicum or internship that included a minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised direct service in a mental health setting, or who has one year of clinical experience under the supervision of a QMHP.
  • LSW/LPC or LCSW/LCPC preferred

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Salary: 

MA/MS/MSW: $22/hour; LSW/LPC: $23.25/hour; LCSW/LCPC: $24.50/hour.

Required degree level: 

  • Master's degree

Benefits: 

*17 paid vacation days per year; hours accrued each pay period to total 17 days *12 sick days per year; hours accrued each pay period to total 12 days *9 paid holidays off *Crosspoint pays 80% of the premium for health insurance for our employees and their families *Group dental and vision *Crosspoint paid Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment/Long Term Disability insurance *Flex benefits through Colonial Life *Employees may participate in the 401k after the completion of 90 days of service.