Counseling Speaks, PLLC Bilingual Child and Adolescent Trauma Therapist (Fully Licensed LCPC, LCSW, PsyD) Chicago, IL · Remote · Full time

The Bilingual Trauma Therapist is responsible for providing trauma informed individual and group therapeutic services to support children and adolescents who have experienced any kind of traumatic event.

Description

The Trauma Therapist

Provides therapy for child and adolescent exposed to any trauma

Works in collaboration with caregivers to provide best clinical care and supports caregivers on behavioral management techniques; provide one-on-one modeling and coaching; educate caregivers on child’s mental health issues. Provides clinical supervision to interns in the therapeutic services program. Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate clinical expertise in working with children, adolescents, and adults who present with a full spectrum of presenting concerns. Candidates should also be well-informed with current research, enthusiastic, conscientious, and dependable. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is self-motivated with the ability to take initiative working independently. Office hours are flexible dependent upon your schedule. The position includes exceptional earning potential and assistance with building a caseload independent of managed care. Our competitive contract includes office space, furniture, billing, and HIPPA-compliant administrative technology and support.‪

Qualifications for this Position Include:

  • ‪A minimum of 3 years of experience‪ in the mental health field
  • Licensed in the state of Illinois
  • Credentialed with various managed care organizations
  • LCPC, LCSW, PsyD
  • Master's or doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or related field‪
  • Experience working with diverse populations‪
  • A positive approach toward client care‪
  • The ability to work day/early evening hours‪
  • Excellent professional references‪
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance, group behaviors and dynamics
  • Knowledge of state mental health laws
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of mental disorders
  • Current knowledge of social trends and effective treatments
  • Strong verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual is a plus!


Qualifications: Provides services in the Park Ridge Office/ Chicagoland Area.

Works with the school, client and parent/caregiver as needed to obtain the desired social and emotional wellbeing and recovery through management of the issues that are caused by trauma.

Incorporates trauma-informed care philosophy, practices and strategies in all activities.

Employs strategies of intervention that are consistent with empirically supported treatments, are consistent with program expectations, and are culturally appropriate

Completes data collection, data entry and required reports and other related administrative paperwork in accordance with program timelines and standards.

Practices within professional areas of expertise and under the supervision of an independently licensed practitioner (if required).

Maintains productivity expectations, which may change based on the goals of the agency.

Effectively coordinates client care with other service providers and community resources to assure continuity of care.

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Services, Counseling, Art Therapy and/or a related field, with valid Illinois license. LCSW, LPC, LCPC, LSW, etc
  • Experience using evidence-based modes of therapy.
  • Willingness to work flexible evening and/or weekend hours; this schedule serves the purpose of meeting the needs of client and their families.

Experience:

2+ years direct clinical service with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma in their lives.

Please complete the job questionnaire at www.counselingspeaks.com


Salary

$85,000 - $105,000 per year