Trilogy Behavioral Health

  • Child and Adolescent Therapist (Part Time)

    Req No.
    2018-2365
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Department
    General Clinical
  • Overview

    Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. strongly believes that treatment services are more effective when provided in the client’s natural setting, hence, the majority of services provided are located in the community.  Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. also employs a holistic approach to each client’s treatment and integrates all facets of our clients’ lives including mental/emotional health, physical health/wellness, employment and education, social and family relationships, substance use/abuse issues, and housing needs.

     

    Typical services provided include case management, counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, advocacy, assessment, and treatment planning.

    Responsibilities

    The Child and Adolescent Therapist will provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy to referred clients ages 6 to 25 years old; and provide consultation to other Trilogy programs.  He/she/they will provide client-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed services to clients with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse/addiction disorders utilizing a harm reduction approach.   

     

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Provide comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment services to children, adolescents, and their families
    • Develop individualized treatment plans with the input of the client and their team, which includes providers and natural supports. Collaborate with members of the client’s team to ensure quality of treatment and coordination of care.
    • Serve as an advocate for clients, linking them to needed community services; assess client’s personal, medical, social, emotional, and environmental situation to plan for linkage and treatment course
    • Provide strengths-based, client-centered, and trauma-informed clinical services to children and adolescents with mental health diagnoses and co-occurring substance abuse disorders
    • Maintain documentation and chart in compliance with Medicaid, site specific accreditation, and agency standards
    • May supervise and assign tasks to student workers/Interns
    • Perform other related duties and/or projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or other closely related field
    • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois preferred
    • Experience working with children, adolescents, and/or transition age youth and their families
    • Minimum two years’ experience working with people with mental health and/or substance abuse diagnoses
    • Availability to work evenings during the week
    • Availability to work one day during the weekend
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

     

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