Clinician – ACT

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for providing intake services, therapy and case management services for adults with severe mental illness or dual diagnosis. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Conducts comprehensive mental health and substance abuse assessments to determine service needs. Formulates treatment plans and implements intervention strategies. Monitors and reviews treatment plans regularly. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Assists participants and families in developing crisis management plans. Provides crisis intervention services in consultation with program supervisor and attending psychiatrist. Coordinates and links participants with needed services and community resources. Documents all services using program protocols.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, human services or related field. 

  • One year of post graduate experience in the mental health or substance abuse field preferred. 

  • Experience working with multi-ethnic populations preferred. 

  • Must have daily use of a car, current insurance, valid driver’s license, and a driving record acceptable to Agency insurance carrier. 

  • Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Association House of Chicago does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service and any other classification protected by law.

Application Instructions

Please email Jaime Garcia, Human Resources Director, with your resume and cover letter directly at jgarcia@associationhouse.org.