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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 if you are interested in posting a job, or fill out the form to the right.

Prevention Program Coordinator
Posted: 10/11/2018

Reports to: Director of Strategic Initiatives

The Coordinator supports the mission of IABH through coordination of the Association’s prevention, wellness and leadership programming.  This position will work with the Director to develop, implement and evaluate programming for the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute (CGTI) and Operation Snowball (OS).  Duties and responsibilities are listed below but are not to be considered all-inclusive or exclusive solely to this position.

  • Coordinates statewide expansion efforts to secure, maintain, and develop existing and new OS Chapters, with emphasis on expansion in underserved regions of Illinois.
  • Acts as lead trainer and coordinates provision of technical assistance for accredited OS Chapters in Illinois, throughout the U.S., and foreign countries.
  • Provide support, training, and technical assistance to further the mission of CGTI and Community Action Teams.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of fundraising, grant writing activities, and presentation of funding proposals to external funding sources to support OS and CGTI.
  • Supports the coordination, planning and implementation activities for the annual Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute’s summer and mid-year conference, including developing all materials and curriculum.
  • Participates in and supports follow up activities and events relating to OS Chapters.
  • Supports all program evaluation activities through data compilation and written reports.
  • Develops, produces and disseminates program communications including newsletters and other necessary electronic news media to support OS and CGTI program mission and goals. 
  • Markets programs through development of promotional materials, participation in external meetings, events, and conferences, and maintenance of community and school contacts.
  • Manages social media presence related to programmatic activities and events.
  • Keeps abreast of nationally recognized evidence-based practices and trends in youth culture as they relate to the field of prevention through the review of articles, research studies, attendance at conferences and trainings, and peer communication.
  • Works in conjunction with IABH staff to ensure seamless coordination, communication and customer service among prevention programs, outreach, and other IABH initiatives and programs.

Minimum Training and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in social service, public health or related field; or Associate degree in social service, public health or related field with a minimum of two years of relevant professional or volunteer experience. Certified ATODA Preventionist preferred. Bilingual candidates will be prioritized.

  1. Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills.
  2. Must possess computer (MS Office) skills and a valid Illinois driver’s license.
  3. Must pass Illinois State Police background check.
  4. Extensive travel (up to 50%) required.
  5. Skills required by this position include:
    1. the ability to plan and prioritize;
    2. excellent written and verbal communication;
    3. experience working with youth;
    4. event planning appropriate for large events;
    5. documented ability to work independently, as well as in teams; and,
    6. ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures.

Full-time position located in Springfield, IL. Telecommuting is an option. Weekly in–person participation in meetings and trainings in the Springfield office is required.

Salary Range: $40,000 - $49,000 annually plus competitive benefits package.

To Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to References will be requested of all final candidates.  Review of applications will begin immediately until filled.  No phone calls, please.

IABH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.?

Clinical Supervisor-Behavioral Health - South Suburban Council, East Hazel Crest, IL
Posted: 9/24/2018


Master’s degree in Counseling, Addictions, Social Work or related field. Plus LCPC or LCSW is required.  Two years of supervisory work experience in Behavioral Health, preferably in a residential facility.  Working knowledge of the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) Criteria and LOCUS (Level of Care Utilization System for Psychiatric and Addiction Services) required.  Must have medical experience and knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious or potentially threatening illnesses or behaviors.  Experience with evidence based clinical practices required.  Ability to effectively supervise and direct clinical staff of a 48 bed/patient unit.  Ability to work with IT Director in developing clinical forms for the EHR (electronic health record).  A valid driver’s license and minimal auto insurance required.  Must pass background clearance check.


Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good verbal and communications and writing skills. Ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions and good short-term memory.  Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates as well as to retrieve information from policy and procedure manual.  Ability to perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing, working short distances are activities that the Clinical Supervisor must perform.

Send resumes to the HR Department 


            Mail     The South Suburban Council, 1909 Cheker Square, East Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Counselor II - Gateway, Lake Villa, IL
Posted: 9/13/2018

As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Residential (CADC, LPC or LSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

  • Completing comprehensive assessments of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements and preparing individualized, developmentally appropriate treatment plans.
  • Providing individual and group counseling and educational programs in accordance with treatment plans.
  • Documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients’ progress and responses to treatment, as well as maintaining related records and charts.
  • Performing case management and contributing to client care monitoring.
  • Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience.
  • Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in state of hire required.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required.
  • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required.
  • Ability to work Sunday-Thursday, with one late night 12:00pm-8:00pm.

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.

Email resume to Marcie Scott at or go to Gateway's Career website at

Clinical Supervisor - Gateway, Lake Villa, IL
Posted: 9/13/2018

As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development and on-site clinical supervision to individuals pursuing certifications and licensures.

Residential (LCPC or LCSW) Substance Abuse Clinical Supervisors are responsible for:

  • Providing clinical supervision to staff responsible for delivering services to individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorders
  • Overseeing client services and ensuring compliance with established program standards and service delivery objectives
  • Auditing client records
  • Assisting in interviewing, selecting, evaluating, scheduling and disciplining assigned staff
  •  Orienting and training staff
  • Serving as a resource to assigned staff in identifying and resolving complex case problems
  • Assuming client caseload in response to work load or staffing shortages
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a closely related field required
  • Current professional clinical license (LCPC or LCSW) in the state of hire required
  • 3 -5 years of clinical experience in the treatment of substance abuse with at least 1 year of supervisory experience required
  • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required
  • Ability to work full-time, day shift.

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.

Email resume to Marcie Scott at or go to Gateway's Career website at

Facilities Manager - Serenity House, Addison, IL
Posted: 9/10/2018


Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma, a valid driver’s license, and proof of current auto insurance .


Included but not limited to the following: This position's primary responsibility is ensuring the overall facilities operational functions. Responsible for overall maintenance and repairs of all facilities operated by Serenity House Counseling Services, Inc. and owned or operated by Serenity House Foundation. Working with the management team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. This position will also interact with the Board of Directors.

  • Minor appliance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, flooring, concrete, roofing and HVAC.
  • Maintains and repairs security/alarm systems.
  • Maintain vehicles service log.
  • Coordinate deliveries and donation pick-ups.
  • Coordinates landscaping and lawn care.
  • Coordinates plowing and salting.
  • Coordinates client commitment activities.
  • Responds to the facilities unplanned maintenance needs in a timely fashion.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Develop local vendor partnerships to keep building systems in top working order and to leverage economies of scale.
  • Communicates with all staff employees on maintenance issues and solve problems.
  • Work with on-site operations personnel to protect the company’s assets through planned proactive preventative maintenance and end of life replacement schedule.
  • Provide hand on assessments of the company’s facilities in assigned areas to provide day to day operational improvements.
  • Direct annual maintenance budgeting and planning process for the organization's annual budget along with ED.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational an dfiscal excellence.

Reports to: Director of Operations

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to qualify, review and select contractors toprovide outside services.
  • Must possess expert knowledge in the operations and maintenance of building structures, systems, equipment, landscaping, and paved surfaces.
  • Must be able to understand the needs of the operation side of the business and adjust the facility to support such operations and be able to recommend facility changes to improve operation, reduce downtime or to save on maintenance costs. 
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of facilities maintenance and how to proactively maintain the health of an asset; must have demonstrated the ability to make critical decisions based on a data supported business cases.
  • Strong written, technical,l and verbal communication skills, strong analytical skills, and computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and facility related software are all required.
  • Adherence to IAODAPCA Code of Ethics is required.

Compensation - Salary determined by President/Executive Director.


  • Annual performance evaluation will be conducted by the President/Executive Director and Director of Operations.

Please send your responses/resumes to

Peer Recovery Support Specialist - Serenity House, Addison, IL
Posted: 9/10/2018

Qualifications: Lived experience with addiction to alcohol and/or other drugs that provided one-to-one strengths-based support to peers in recovery, empowering them to make healthier choices on a day-to-day basis. Locate, track and provide services to individuals who are in need of support for their drug and alcohol use. Facilitate recovery support groups in both group settings and indivudual sessions, including risk assessment and goal setting. Provide referrals including but not limited to detox, food/clothing, housing, medication-assisted treatment, residential programs and counseling. Advocating for the needs of each individual. Caseload management including all necessary documentation.

Reports to:  Clinical Director


  • Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering with clients as we inspire and empower change by leading the design, implementation, and management of housing program, job search program, running or delegating activities, basic life skills development, pro-social skills, and additional support where necessary.
  • Assist clients in accessing other services, both on and off site, to meet their additional needs by client and staff.
  • Maintain knowledge of current resources in communities served by ourmembers to support case management goals.
  • Develop effective and professional working relationships with internal and external clients in the community. Communicate effectively with members and providers orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to perform Community outreach by presentations and trainings related to health education to the community and executing corporate and clinical presentations at various locations including hopsitals and universities.
  • Plans, organizes, and leads recreation activities including, hiking, trekking, bowling, etc.
  • Have strong documentation skills; this position requires extensive documentation of required activitites; strong data entry skills are also required.
  • Assures that proper food handling techniques are followed. Assist clients in the food preparation process and monitoring donation program.
  • Provide transportation for clients using a Serenity House provided vehicle or personal vehicle.

Required Skills:

  • High school dipolma or equivalent.
  • CRSS (Certified Recovery Support Specialist) credential or is in process of obtaining.
  • Able to empathize with clients, focusing on and reinforcing positive strenghts and behaviors through individual and group counseling.
  • Able to work with diverse populations and cultural backgrounds.
  • Teach independent and community living skills and Coach around the development of problem solving and coping skills.
  • Flexibiilty to work on weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Good verbal and communication skills. Proficiency in reading and writing.
  • Good computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and display ability to work cooperatively with staff at all levels.
  • Effective communicator, resourceful, and an individual who takes initiative.
  • Adhere to HIPAA, privacy and confidentiality standards or practice.
  • Ability to stand, bends, stretch and climb stairs. Ability to lift or move 40 pounds.
  • Current and valid driver's license.
  • Proven - a minimum of 2 years of sobriety.

Compensation - Salary determined by President/Executive Director.

Please send your responses/resumes to 

Outpatient Counselor - Serenity House, Addison, IL
Posted: 9/10/2018

Outpatient Counselor Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field; qualified to achieve licensure within two years of hire; CADC credentialing or in the process of obtaining the credentialing.

Reports to: Director of Clinical


  • Assessemnts/evalaution of clients for DUI and appropriate level of care
  • Treatment, planniing, ongoing assessment, continued services reviews
  • insurance utilization pre-certifications and reviews
  • Case management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all linkage and referral sources (courts, PO's, employers, etc.)
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports
  • Clinical meetings, staff meetings, and scheduled training sessions
  • Participation as education in education of community and clients
  • Assisting in program development
  • Client activities (family picnic, overdose awareness event, and other scheduled events)
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Direct Counseling Services will include:

  • Assessments/evaluation of clients for appropriate level of care
  • Individual counseling
  • Adolescent and adult group counseling/didactic groups
  • Insurance utilization pre-certifications and reviews
  • Case management
  • Treatment planning
  • D/C planning and referrals
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatmetn records and reports
  • Travel between the Addison and Geneva office locations

Required Skills:

  • Excellent social skills and professional demeanor
  • Excellent organization and time management
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have screening, assessment and intake skills
  • Understanding of 12-step and other support groups
  • Adherence to IAODAPCA and ACA code of ethics and cultural competencies


  • Annual performance evaluation will be completed by the Clinical Director

Please send your responses/resumes to

Clinical Director - CTF Illinois, South Holland
Posted: 8/08/2018

This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative oversight of all clinical programs and supports, including a student practicum program.


  • Responsible for the management and oversight of clinical servides and daily operations.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in programming and planning, outcomes, evaluations, quality assurance, staff development and egagement.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of interest for individuals, employees, and students by providing support, guidance and leadership to program.
  • Assures the delivery of high quality, evidence based clinical services provided by master level, CPC, LCPC, amd LCSW staff.
  • Provides individual and /or group supervision for clinical practicium students.
  • Responsible for compliance measures as related to IL DMH Rules 132, CQL accredication and seven MCOs.
  • Communicate regularly with individuals, parents, stakeholders, community members and others about programs, services, emergent trends and best practices .
  • Maintain involvement in networking for all programs, including but not limited to local mental health association meetings and network committees.
  • Evaluate and oversee services and monitor programming, therapy and active treatment to ensure we are meeting the required standards and the needs of individuals served, through regular observations and by routinely reviewing documentation.
  • Responsible for financial management within the budget provided, as it applies to all areas, i.e. staffing, supplies, ancillary services, equipment, etc.
  • Compliance with all DHS, IDPH and other applicable regulations, rules and standards.
  • Provide oversight and preparedness for all DHS, IDPH and other surveys for assigned areas.
  • Ensure the overall maintenance of the programs, working with the Maintenance Director to coordinate improvements and repairs as necessary.
  • Promote and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations and individuals whose own activities directly support the organization's services to individuals.
  • Interface with college programs to recruit student trainees and develop internship/externship training experiences.
  • Hire, train, supervise, discipline, terminate, and evaluate personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that complaints and grievances are investigated thoroughly by persons who are certified to conduct investigations, in accordance with company policies and procedures, as well as OIG guidelines when applicable.
  • Communicate policies and procedures by scheduling and participating in staff meetings, Leadership meetings and committee meetings as applicable.
  • Communicate to the CEO any needs, concerns, pertinent or relevant information for the programs.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in representing the organization in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies, and third party payers.
  • Maintain working knowledge of current Federal and State regulations, HIPAA, OSHA, labor laws, as well as professional standards, and make/assist in the development of and/or recommend policies and procedures. Oversee compliance of these regulations and standards.
  • Support efforts to seek relevant grant funding to enhance and sustain programs.

Required Experience, Education and/or Training:

  • Psy.D. with a minimum of three years supervisory experience and five years clinical experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,etc.), and/or other PC applications. 
  • Demonstrates considerable initiative, self-directedness, resourcefulness and a firm commitment to supporting individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in the treatment of persons with mental illness and/or the coordination of therapy services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Experience background in service delivery to individuals with disabilities in their families.
  • Successful completion of all required criminal background checks.
  • Possess valid drivers license with acceptable driving record per company requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicaton skills.
  • Excellent community networking


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