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These job postings are from behavioral health organizations across Illinois.  If you are an IABH member and would like to learn more about adding a job to our career center, please contact us.  Job postings are free for IABH members and are posted for a maximum of 60 days.  Non-members can post a job to this page for a fee of $30.  Please send an email to laurie@ilabh.org if you are interested in posting a job, or fill out the form to the right.

Addictions Counselor - Prairie-Center Health Systems, Inc.
Posted: 11/15/2017

Prairie Center, a nonprofit alcohol and substance abuse treatment and prevention center, seeks a full time Addictions Counselor working in our downtown Champaign facility. 

Contact: 
Jeffery Lehmann, HR Director
217.328.4500

Drug Court Addictions Counselor - Prairie-Center Health Systems, Inc.
Posted: 11/15/2017

Prairie Center, a nonprofit alcohol and substance abuse treatment and prevention center, seeks a full time Drug Court Addictions Counselor working in our Urbana facility. 

Contact:
Jeffery Lehmann, HR Director
217.328.4500

Training & Technical Assistance Specialist - Prevention First
Posted: 11/13/2017

Position Summary: 
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks to address the specific learning needs of SAPP providers with emphasis on those that deliver substance abuse prevention services. This position coordinates and delivers training, events and technical assistance services to address the learning needs of prevention professionals.

Desired Skills and Abilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Facilitates Prevention First training curricula via classroom, phone, webinar, etc., to diverse populations in different community areas throughout the state; prepares for training; coordinate logistics; conducts follow-up with participants for feedback; delivers workshops and presentations.
  • Conducts process evaluation for all assigned trainings and events including a review of participant evaluations and completion of a training report.
  • Recommends changes and updates to Prevention First training curricula.
  • Participates in the collection and analysis of data to determine the professional development needs, including training and technical assistance of providers.
  • Works with state system partners (IDHS, CSSC, CPRD, etc.) to coordinate technical assistance to meet the performance issues and learning needs of SAPP, PFS and DFC providers.
  • Facilitates technical assistance with SAPP, PFS and DFC providers, using Prevention First’s TA Guidance document.
  • Monitors training and technical assistance services for effectiveness and responsiveness to provider needs, including consultant-led training programs; attends training and conducts follow-up with participants and training consultants.
  • Develops professional development resources, using Prevention First guidance, as assigned.
  • Facilitation Skills – Ability to bring about an outcome (such as learning) in large groups, small groups and one-on-one scenarios.
  • Creative - Ability to produce new concepts, ideas and solutions.
  • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
  • Communication Skills – Ability to organize and convey ideas clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to analyze and evaluate an issue in order to form a judgment.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Experience with designing and implementing Communication Campaigns.

Position Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work or related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in substance abuse prevention, project management, budget development and implementation, coordinating technical assistance services and performing related tasks, strategic planning, coalition building; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

About Prevention First:

Prevention First is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering healthy communities that encourage drug-free youth. Our mission is to build community capacity to prevent substance abuse by providing training and technical assistance and raising public awareness. Since 1980, Prevention First has provided training, technical assistance and resource materials to thousands of schools, community groups, parents and youth. We specialize in building the capacity of practitioners to build and sustain effective community coalitions to prevent substance abuse, develop comprehensive strategic prevention plans, and select and implement appropriate evidence-based prevention strategies. We are funded through the Illinois Department of Human Services and offer our services through the state.
We offer an exceptional benefit package to our full-time employees (80% and above):

  • Paid Time Off Accrual System (eligible day 1)
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental & vision (Agency pays for employee coverage)
  • 401(k) plan (eligible after 90 days, vested after 1 year)

This is a full-time, FLSA exempt position, reporting to the Manager of Training & Technical Assistance. This position can be based in Chicago or Springfield, with the option to work from home. The starting salary is $55,000.

How to apply:
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Heather Worth or mail to 33 W. Grand Ave, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60654. 

Deadline to apply is Friday, November 24, 2017. No phone calls please! EEO employer.

Health Information Manager - Centerstone - Marion or Alton, IL
Posted: 10/30/2017

Responsible for health information management (HIM) services across all statewide programs. The Health Information Manager assures compliance with standards, regulations, and laws governing confidentiality and protected health information and works with staff to ensure compliance with standards throughout the organization. Provides feedback and reports to appropriate management staff. The Health Information Manager is required to use independent discretion and judgment. 

Contact:
Scott Kopperud
618.937.6483 ext:7713

Community Support Specialist - Thresholds - Southside of Chicago
Posted: 10/25/2017

Counselor/Case Manager/ Advocate Do you desire to inspire people with mental illness to reclaim their lives? For over 50 years, Thresholds has provided progressive community mental health treatment aimed at helping individuals define their personal recovery paths and live independent and fulfilling lives. Thresholds is seeking social-justice minded individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills to: • Provide direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation. • Teach independent and community living skills. • Coach around the development of a functional, interpersonal support system. • Promote the development of problem solving and coping skills. • Advocate with personal and administrative collaterals including family and significant others, medical care providers, and other agencies such as the SSA, DHS, and CHA. • Facilitate access to quality and stable housing. Thresholds offers comprehensive compensation and benefits package; ongoing training and continuing education; opportunities for internal promotion; and clinical supervision for individuals working towards LCSW/LCPC licensure. We are proudly a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" as well as the Most Meaningful place to work in 2016. Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. 

Education:  
Interested candidates should minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Services is preferred. 

Experience:
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to work as an effective team players. • Ability to document services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. • Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Skills/Certifications:
Clean and valid driver’s license “Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” 

Other information:
See more of why Thresholds is a top work place click Here  

All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow this Link 

Please apply Here 

Community Support Specialist - Thresholds - Chicagoland Area
Posted: 10/25/2017

Counselor/Case Manager/ Advocate Do you desire to inspire people with mental illness to reclaim their lives? For over 50 years, Thresholds has provided progressive community mental health treatment aimed at helping individuals define their personal recovery paths and live independent and fulfilling lives. Thresholds is seeking social-justice minded individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills to: • Provide direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation. • Teach independent and community living skills. • Coach around the development of a functional, interpersonal support system. • Promote the development of problem solving and coping skills. • Advocate with personal and administrative collaterals including family and significant others, medical care providers, and other agencies such as the SSA, DHS, and CHA. • Facilitate access to quality and stable housing. Thresholds offers comprehensive compensation and benefits package; ongoing training and continuing education; opportunities for internal promotion; and clinical supervision for individuals working towards LCSW/LCPC licensure. We are proudly a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" as well as the Most Meaningful place to work in 2016. Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. 

Education:  
Interested candidates should minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Services is preferred. 

Experience:
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to work as an effective team players. • Ability to document services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. • Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Skills/Certifications:
Clean and valid driver’s license “Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” 

Other information:

Other information:
See more of why Thresholds is a top work place click Here  

All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow this Link 

Please apply Here 


Community Support Specialist - Thresholds - Northside of Chicago
Posted: 10/25/2017

Counselor/Case Manager/ Advocate Do you desire to inspire people with mental illness to reclaim their lives? For over 50 years, Thresholds has provided progressive community mental health treatment aimed at helping individuals define their personal recovery paths and live independent and fulfilling lives. Thresholds is seeking social-justice minded individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills to: • Provide direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation. • Teach independent and community living skills. • Coach around the development of a functional, interpersonal support system. • Promote the development of problem solving and coping skills. • Advocate with personal and administrative collaterals including family and significant others, medical care providers, and other agencies such as the SSA, DHS, and CHA. • Facilitate access to quality and stable housing. Thresholds offers comprehensive compensation and benefits package; ongoing training and continuing education; opportunities for internal promotion; and clinical supervision for individuals working towards LCSW/LCPC licensure. We are proudly a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" as well as the Most Meaningful place to work in 2016. Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. 

Education:  
Interested candidates should minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Services is preferred. 

Experience:
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to work as an effective team players. • Ability to document services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. • Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Skills/Certifications:
Clean and valid driver’s license “Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” 

Other information:

Other information:
See more of why Thresholds is a top work place click Here  

All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow this Link 

Please apply Here 


Community Support Specialist - Thresholds - North Suburbs of IL
Posted: 10/25/2017

Counselor/Case Manager/ Advocate Do you desire to inspire people with mental illness to reclaim their lives? For over 50 years, Thresholds has provided progressive community mental health treatment aimed at helping individuals define their personal recovery paths and live independent and fulfilling lives. Thresholds is seeking social-justice minded individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills to: • Provide direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation. • Teach independent and community living skills. • Coach around the development of a functional, interpersonal support system. • Promote the development of problem solving and coping skills. • Advocate with personal and administrative collaterals including family and significant others, medical care providers, and other agencies such as the SSA, DHS, and CHA. • Facilitate access to quality and stable housing. Thresholds offers comprehensive compensation and benefits package; ongoing training and continuing education; opportunities for internal promotion; and clinical supervision for individuals working towards LCSW/LCPC licensure. We are proudly a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" as well as the Most Meaningful place to work in 2016. Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. 

Education:  
Interested candidates should minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Services is preferred. 

Experience:
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to work as an effective team players. • Ability to document services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. • Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Skills/Certifications:
Clean and valid driver’s license “Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” 

Other information:

Other information:
See more of why Thresholds is a top work place click Here  

All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow this Link 

Please apply Here 

Community Support Specialist - Thresholds - Westside of Chicago
Posted: 10/25/2017

Counselor/Case Manager/ Advocate Do you desire to inspire people with mental illness to reclaim their lives? For over 50 years, Thresholds has provided progressive community mental health treatment aimed at helping individuals define their personal recovery paths and live independent and fulfilling lives. Thresholds is seeking social-justice minded individuals with exceptional interpersonal skills to: • Provide direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psychosocial rehabilitation. • Teach independent and community living skills. • Coach around the development of a functional, interpersonal support system. • Promote the development of problem solving and coping skills. • Advocate with personal and administrative collaterals including family and significant others, medical care providers, and other agencies such as the SSA, DHS, and CHA. • Facilitate access to quality and stable housing. Thresholds offers comprehensive compensation and benefits package; ongoing training and continuing education; opportunities for internal promotion; and clinical supervision for individuals working towards LCSW/LCPC licensure. We are proudly a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" as well as the Most Meaningful place to work in 2016. Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. 

Education:  
Interested candidates should minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; a Master’s in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Rehabilitation Services is preferred. 

Experience:
Experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to work as an effective team players. • Ability to document services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 bodily injury and liability insurance. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. • Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Skills/Certifications:
Clean and valid driver’s license “Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” 

Other information:

Other information:
See more of why Thresholds is a top work place click Here  

All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow this Link 

Please apply Here 

Recovery Support Project Coordinator - TASC, Inc.
Posted: 10/18/2017

Job Description
This position is responsible for the management and supervision of assigned recovery support projects statewide.

Contact
Nicole Randle
312.573.8355

Case Manager - TASC, Inc.
Posted: 10/18/2017

Job Description
This position will provide addiction intervention, AODA counseling and recovery support services to clients and their families. This position is responsible for bringing services, agencies, resources and other people together to assist clients in achieving established goals. This position may also work with high risk caseloads, co-occurring clients, families and children. TASC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal treatment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against or harassed because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran or military status or any other protected status in accordance with federal and state law. TASC is a drug-free workplace.

Contact
Nicole Randle
312.573.8355

Program Director, Young Adult Program - Thresholds
Posted: 10/10/2017

Job Description
Thresholds Youth Services is looking to hire an experienced and dedicated Program Director for its flagship Young Adult Program. The Young Adult Program (YAP) is the largest program in Thresholds, and has been featured in books and scholarly journals describing best practices for emerging adults with mental health needs. The Program Director oversees a comprehensive array of residential, transitional living, high school, and other services for young adults with serious mental health needs and traumatic backgrounds. The Program Director supervises several Assistant Program Directors and other managers, and is responsible for the personnel, financial, clinical, physical space, and all other areas related to the day to day functioning of YAP and its 9 sites. The Program Director reports to the Senior Director of Youth Services, and is part of the Thresholds leadership. He or she takes part in both internal and external committees to advance the support of our members, build partnerships, and implement innovative strategies. The Program Director must have excellent supervisory skills and the talent to manage a large, multi-faceted program, along with strong communication skills, and attention to detail. Join our expanding team of excellent leaders dedicated to improving the lives of youth and young adults! 

Experience: 
Must have a clinical license + 5 years of supervisory experience Experience with DCFS-based programs strongly preferred. Five (5) years of experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred. • Ability to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding member care. • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide information to members and healthcare personnel. • Demonstrated ability to function independently and solve problems. • Knowledge of the mental health care system and ability to adapt to constant changes. • Computer skills required; knowledge of database functions and maintenance necessary. • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 liability insurance coverage. Subject to validation every six months. • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification. 

Education: 
A Master’s degree in a related field with three years’ experience is preferred. Extensive experience may be substituted for formal educational requirements with the approval of the SVP, Clinical Operations. 

Skills/Certifications:
LCSW or LCPC preferred. • Current and valid driver’s license required. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran” See more of why Thresholds is a top work place: www.youtube.com/watch?v=etI2l6xpplo All Employment is Contingent Upon Successful Completion of a Background Check. For a List of Disqualifying Offenses Please Follow the Link Below: Illinois Department of Public Health – Disqualifying Offenses http://www.idph.state.il.us/nar/disconvictions.htm

Please send your resume to: alice.riske@thresholds.org

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant
Posted: 10/10/2017

Job Description:

An Early Childhood Mental Health Consul

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