Clinical Therapist - Individual/Family and School Based Services
Company: 360 Youth Services
Posted on: January 15, 2023
Target Population: Individual/Family and School Based Services
Position SummaryGeneral responsibilities include, but are not
limited to, providing direct therapy, reunification, advocacy,
support, and/or family stabilization services to children and
families at high risk of involvement in the child welfare and/or
juvenile justice system; maintaining an active client case load and
all corresponding record-keeping; covering crisis pager assignments
for runaway and locked out youth; and maintaining positive,
constructive relationships within the agency and the community.
- Using a trauma informed approach, provide
individual/family/group counseling, crisis intervention, and
advocacy services to high-risk youth with the purpose of family
preservation, reunification, and stabilization in office, school
and community settings while promoting healthy environments,
lifestyles and behaviors using educational and support services to
agency clients, which builds the capacities of individuals, groups
- Provide School-based counseling services to DuPage County
schools and therapy to individuals and families at the 360 Youth
Services agency site.
- To collaborate with community partners, such as schools, police
departments, juvenile probation, and mental health
agencies/hospitals, to serve high-risk youth.
- To provide timely, diligent and confidential record-keeping and
Cornerstone data system work for each youth in compliance with DHS
and CCBYS requirements and agency standards.
- To provide community information and linkage to referral
services CCBYS youth and their families for substance abuse, mental
health treatment, educational, and employment training
- To provide professional presentations based on the needs of the
community as related to high-risk youth.
- To assist with crisis coverage as part of the 24-holir crisis
response system for CCBYS as designated by the Clinical Director
and the Crisis Coordinator.
- To provide temporary placement and follow-up family
stabilization services for children/families in unresolved crisis
situations and as outlined in CCBYS placement protocols.
- Attend at least two trauma related trainings per year.
- All other duties as assigned. Competencies:
- Mission-Driven: Reinforces 360's mission and vision with the
organization and the community. Effectively communicates the
benefits and impact of 360's efforts. Ensures community and
volunteer engagement, inclusion and ownership. Reinforces culture
- Collaboration: Advocates for inclusion and diversity at all
times. Initiates the development of relationships with
civic/business partners and community leaders that advance 360's
presence throughout the community. Inspires others to engage with
and support 360.
- Operational Effectiveness: Develops plans and manages through
engagement with 360 development staff.
- Personal Growth: Facilitates change; models adaptability and an
awareness of the impact of change. Demonstrates up-to-date
knowledge and skills in technology. 360 strives to operate from a
trauma- informed, anti-oppressive and intersectional lens. Our
expectation is that staff will embody these principles and continue
to grow and develop in these areas.Job Qualifications:
- Hold a verifiable Master's Degree in Social Work or equivalent
Master's degree in the human services field from an accredited
school, State licensed or eligible for licensure.
- Driver's license, proof of auto insurance, and reliable
- Knowledge of childhood trauma and at least one-year experience
working with youth affected by trauma.
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication
skills, with the ability to have professional boundaries, relate to
staff and youth in a positive, constructive therapeutic
- Demonstrate a willingness to provide the agency-designated
services in an independent manner.
- Demonstrate understanding of trauma informed care and harm
- Knowledge of LGBTQ+ identities and affirming care model.
- Must pass a background check before being permitted to work
alone with clients. Organizational Values: Our values unite us as
an organization. They are the anchors that steer our behavior,
interactions with each other, and provide a guide for
- Compassionate: We wholeheartedly care for and listen to
- Empowering: We nurture potential, build on strengths, and
inspire hope for a brighter future
- Inclusive: We accept others completely as they are
- Affirming: We encourage and celebrate personal identity
- Respectful: We hear people where they are and are willing to
work on judgments we may have towards others while treating people
with the highest regard
- Authentic: We are truthful and transparent in what we say and
do About 360 Youth Services: 360 is a powerful organization joined
together by a shared commitment to change lives and inspire hope.
By strengthening emotional skills, reducing youth access to and use
of alcohol and other drugs, and ending the experience of
homelessness, 360 works passionately in our pursuit to help
children, teens and young adults experience their full
potential.360 Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants of color and those who identify as LGBTQ+ are highly
encouraged to apply. Decisions and criteria govern.ing the
employment relationship with all employees are made in a
nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to
be unlawful by federal, state or local statues.For more information
about 360 Youth Services visit our website at: www.
6i)youthservices.org Salary: Commensurate with experience
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