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Substance Abuse Counselor or Therapist

Institute for Human Resources Counseling Services is looking for a Substance Abuse Counselor or Therapist. This position serves as part of the Substance Abuse Outpatient Department with responsibilities for providing direct client treatment and DUI services as well as for completing all required documentation, according to DASA regulations and IHR policy.

EDUCATION: - Master’s Degree in psychology or social work or Bachelor’s Degree with Certification as Alcohol or Other Drug counselor. LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION: - Must hold minimum of Provisional Certification as an Alcohol or Other Drug Counselor OR obtain this within two years of anniversary date. - Must hold a current License as a Certified Social Worker or a current Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor OR obtain this within three years of anniversary date. - MISA Certification preferred as more than half of the population we work with has MI related issues.

Position Responsibilities include: Assess client’s appropriateness for admission to Substance Abuse Program using ASAM criteria. - Gather data from clients (and other resources) to gain comprehensive assessment and to identify client’s strengths and needs, as demonstrated by the completion of an interpretive summary of finding for client file. - Make referrals on client’s behalf for individuals who are not appropriate for services in the IHR Substance Abuse Program. More information about the position can found at the online job description

For more information or to apply send or email resume to: Teresa Diemer, SA Program Director, 310 East Torrance Ave., Po Box 768, Pontiac, IL  61764 or email diemer@ihrpontiac.com or call (815)844-6109. 

Hospice Compassus needs a social worker

At Compassus, our mission is to provide hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families with Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence. The Social Worker is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Hospice Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. More information on the position can be found at the employment posting 

Ascend, Consultation in Health Care, LLC. Seeking Clinician for Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorders Program in Champaign-Urbana Location

Ascend, Consultation in Health Care, LLC. provides prevention, early intervention, and intensive behavioral health care services for adolescents, teens, young adults, and adults. We value creative, evidenced based programming and multidisciplinary care. Ascend takes pride in providing clinicians with opportunities for professional growth. Supervision and training opportunities with leaders in the industry will be provided to further develop expertise in eating and weight related disorders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct individual and group psychotherapy
  • Conduct group psychotherapy as part of an intensive outpatient program
  • Coordinate treatment within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, registered dietitians, primary care physicians, parents, etc.
  • Participate in program and skill development and implementation
  • Mentor MSW interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred. License eligible encouraged to apply as well.
  • Experience conducting group and individual psychotherapy required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Willingness to learn and team approach is required
  • Experience in eating and weight related disorders preferred
  • Entrepreneurial, energetic, and independent thinkers preferred

*Candidate must have a current IL license and able to work in Champaign-Urbana location. Compensation negotiable. Benefits and PTO provided. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Melissa Smith, Director of Clinical Services: melissa.smith@ascendchc.com

Prairie Center Openings

The Prairie Center is a nonprofit substance abuse treatment center with a mission to provide the highest quality prevention, intervention, education, and treatment services for alcoholism and chemical dependency, other addictions, and associated conditions to individuals, families, and communities in East Central Illinois.

The Prevention Specialist will design and develop presentations on subjects related to drug and alcohol prevention for a variety of community audiences including local schools, and provides services in a youth-focused manner. The main focus audience is 5th grade through high school. A Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, community health, or related field is required. A valid driver’s license is also required. Job offer is contingent on a successful drug screen and background checks. Read full job description.

Full time Addictions Counselor working in our Danville facility. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work with clients and the Prairie Center team to provide assessments, individual, and group counseling to outpatient clients. Requirements: Master’s degree in counseling and/or social work or related work experience is required.  Must possess LPC, LSW, or show ability to obtain certification or license once hired.  A valid driver’s license is also required.  Job offer is contingent on a successful drug screen and background checks.

Urbana Youth Case Manager: The  Youth Case Manager  is responsible for an array of adjunct treatment activities for clients needing multiple services and additional resources. Case management may include: screening, planning, coordination, referral & linkage services, advocacy, monitoring, and crisis management. A Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field is preferred, or one to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education & experience.  Read full job description.

Case Manager using Parenting With Love and Limits (PLL)  will be responsible for providing treatment services to youth and their families using the Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) model. Will also co-facilitate group therapy sessions along with the family therapist. The candidate must have the ability to work two to three evenings a week. A Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, or one to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education & experience required.  Read full job description.

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and life as well as a 401K plan and EAP program. Submit resume and cover letter and print and complete this Employment Application to Jeffery Lehmann, HR Director, Prairie Center, 718 Killarney Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801 or jlehmann@prairie-center.org.   Prairie Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More social work positions on the Prairie Center Employment page

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