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Licensed Behavioral Therapist

Company: Therapy Etc
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

We're looking to hire people who share our values and want to make a difference. Does this describe you? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become our next behavioral therapist and join our team of healthcare professionals. Responsibilities include providing all services required as a therapist such as conducting assessments, facilitating groups, treatment and discharge planning, and documentation of patient care. Our ideal candidate has 1-3 years of experience working with behavioral health patients and a clinical social worker license that is current (LCSW). We are committed to our colleagues' growth and development, and we provide you with the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. Are you ready to realize your full potential? Apply now!


Perform regular wellness checks by phone to inquire about behavioral health status and medication adherence
Complete patient-related documentation and communicate relevant clinical information to both the patient, referring provider, and treatment team
Support patients and their families with evidence-based therapy in both group and individual settings
Evaluate client needs and create individual interventions while establishing person-centered goals for behavior modifications
Create treatment plans that reflect patient's values, goals and health while incorporating feedback from treatment team and ensuring support systems are in place
--- Perform initial assessments and evaluations of client needs to diagnose their mental or emotional disorders
--- Use client's medical information, interviews, observation, and assessments as well as collaboration with other staff members to determine and develop individualized treatment plans with goals and objectives
--- Meet with clients to listen to their problems and build treatment plans and coping strategies for the client to follow
--- Reassess client situations and provide appropriate follow-up care based on their current needs
--- Aid with crisis intervention for clients when they are in a state of distress
--- Recommend community services or specialists for clients and family members in need
--- Coordinate with social and medical agencies, healthcare providers, and community outreach programs to provide clients with needed services
--- Complete continuing education courses to maintain Illinois State Licensure through IDFPR (LPC, LSW, LCSW, LCPC, LMFT) certification and stay up to date on the latest practices


Additional certifications required: CPR, BLS (Basic Life Support)
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and a bachelor's degree in counseling, social work, or related field
Must have 1-3 years of behavioral health experience in a clinical setting
State license that is current, unrestricted, and in good standing for a clinical social worker (LCSW) or equivalent
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
--- Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or a related field (required)
--- Illinois State License through IDFPR: LPC, LSW, ALMFT, LCPC, LCSW, LMFT, PsyD (required)
--- Two years of counseling with children ages 5 and up (strongly preferred)
--- Previous experience working in private practice (preferred)

--- Evening and weekend availability
--- Conflict resolution
--- Compassionate and caring demeanor
--- Ability to build rapport with clients
--- Genuinely care about people and be able to connect with them
--- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
--- Ability to multitask, prioritize, and be dependable
--- Able to work independently

About Company:
Our Mission

We strive to improve social, emotional & academic functioning through:

Utilizing client, family, and school strengthsProviding ongoing psychoeducation for children, adolescents, parents, and schoolsAdvocating for children and familiesMediation between home and school

Our Vision

Helping children enjoy being kids and parents enjoy their children.

How we help:

We approach treatment as a partnership between ourselves, the child, and family, viewing each child as an individual, part of a family and part of society. Our dedicated team of professionals strives to help children of all ages succeed and excel.

What is ETC?

We strive to improve social, emotional, behavioral and academic functioning through the holistic approach of empowerment---, education (teach) and connection (children and families & home and school).

Keywords: Therapy Etc, Schaumburg , Licensed Behavioral Therapist, Healthcare , Schaumburg, Illinois

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