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Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Company: Helping Hand
Location: Cicero
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Join our vibrant mission-focused community!Helping Hand (HH) provides top-quality service through our Outpatient Clinic, School for Children with Autism, Community Day Services, Residential Living Services, and Employment Services.At HH genuine connections lead to student and client achievements, staff successes, and a strong commitment from our families and supporters. Remarkable transformations happen all around HH as genuine connections and top-quality service are equally valued!HHs vision statement, for people with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities to be equally valued in all communities, speaks to the value HH sees in ALL! We recognize that all people of all abilities bring a unique, and equal, impact to our lives.Our emphasis on value extends to our team members as we encourage career development, comprehensive training, and mentorship in all positions throughout our agency.HH has been awarded the honor of Best and Brightest Companies in Chicago and in the Nation for the past four years. This award is a reflection of the incredible talent and commitment shown by our HH team members every day.We invite you to connect with us our mission will transform your life!POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services and in accordance with state agency policies and procedures, the Licensed Mental Health Therapist is responsible for providing counseling to children and families served within the HH Outpatient Clinic.We are hiring a LMHT in both our adult day program for adults with disabilities, and in our outpatient program working with children with developmental disabilities and their siblings/families.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Provides individual and/or group counseling to children and families. - Depending on clinical specialty, may provide marriage and family counseling to parents of children with disabilities, siblings of individuals with disabilities, or children/adult with DD. - Leads support groups for parents of children with disabilities - Provides training and support to families and staff. - Maintains appropriate documentation for each counseling session. - Facilitates the setting of measurable outcomes with and on behalf of individuals requiring supports to facilitate the fulfillment of their individual dreams, hopes, and desires.KEY COMPETENCIES:1. Solid knowledge and passion for serving individuals with developmental disabilities.2. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.3. Effective written and verbal communication skills.4. Ability to work on a multidisciplinary team with OTs, SLPs, BCBAs, and mental health professionals.EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES QUALIFICATIONS:-Current, we will accept applicants with one of the following credentials LCSW, LCPC, or LMHT-required.-Passion for serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.-Experience working with individuals with disabilities.-Desire to advance Helping Hand's mission by transforming lives of those with developmental disabilities.

Keywords: Helping Hand, Cicero , Licensed Mental Health Therapist, Other , Cicero, Illinois

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