Posted on: January 24, 2023
We have one full-time opening for an IPS Therapist:
When you join the Arrowleaf team, you are committing to a
meaningful career where your work will make a difference for your
neighbors throughout Southern Illinois and strengthen our region as
a whole. You'll have a chance to build well-being not just for the
people you work with, but for yourself as well, as you gain
life-changing experiences, enjoy highly competitive benefits, and
experience unmatched opportunities for advancement.
About the role:
Job Title: Therapist
Home Office: JCOR, ACO, or UCO
Area of Focus: Behavioral Health
Program(s): IPS - Intensive Placement Stabilization - IPS helps
young people involved with the DCFS system (Department of Child and
Family Services) build stability and reduce the number of foster
placements and moves through mental health services.
Immediate Supervisor: IPS Program Coordinator
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Human Services or
related field; Qualifies as a Qualified Mental Health Professional
Skills & Knowledge: Knowledge of various behavioral and human
development theories and practices; ability to understand mental
health and substance use diagnoses, treatment planning processes,
and evidence-based curriculums; knowledge of local health and human
services resources; knowledge of basic crisis intervention and
conflict resolution techniques; excellent written and oral
communication skills; excellent computer skills.
Special Requirements: Travels to off-site/community-based locations
for direct service delivery; participates in after-hours crisis
response rotation; ability to schedule evening appointments;
maintains and provides proof of a valid driver's license; maintains
and provides proof of personal vehicle liability insurance; at
least 21 years of age.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Intervenes and evaluates consumers, establishes diagnosis. Develops
treatment plan collaboratively with consumers by defining goals,
specific outcomes and time frames for treatment.
Intervenes therapeutically to change attitudes, beliefs and
behaviors of consumers to improve individual and family level of
Provides crisis intervention to stabilize consumer's condition by
utilizing short term crisis intervention techniques and/or referral
to other support services.
Completes required monthly direct service hours to consumers as
defined on yearly Direct Service Requirement sheet.
Enters client information on the IPS Database in a timely manner
according to IPS Program Plan.
Facilitates recreation/socialization and cultural activities for
consumers which provide enjoyable outings that prepare and
encourage them to engage in activities independent of the
Provides case management and trauma informed therapeutic
intervention to high need clients.
Works with DCFS caseworkers and makes DCFS reports.
Attends CIPP meetings when scheduled (CIPP meetings are meetings
between DCFS and foster parents and others working with the client
to determine level of care or placement needs/resources)
*This is a bargaining unit, union position
You will enjoy:
A flexible schedule
A culture of collaboration
Professional & upward mobility opportunities
A family-oriented atmosphere
Health wellbeing stipend ($200 per fiscal year)
100% employer-paid health insurance (health, dental, vision)
*available after 1st day of the month after 60 calendar days of
$50,000 life insurance policy
Up to 368 hours of paid time off just within your first year of
employment! Includes 13 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 12 sick
days, 40 hours bereavement leave, 12 days vacation (6 month
probation period), and 8 hours volunteer paid time off per
Additional opportunities for compensation are available above
Arrowleaf is the human services organization in Southern Illinois
best positioned to support individuals of all ages so that they can
contribute to vibrant and more robust communities. That's because
only Arrowleaf: Innovates our service offerings to best support the
communities' needs; Leads community collaboration to better support
the success of each individual we work with; and contributes to
community prosperity and tracks economic development.
Mission: Arrowleaf's mission is to help all Southern Illinoisans
reach their full potential. We provide resources and opportunities
that support individuals of all ages so they can thrive, make our
communities more vibrant, and build economic prosperity that
Vision: We envision a Southern Illinois where all individuals are
contributing to a community that is safe and vibrant for
Visit our website: myarrowleaf.org/employment to learn more about
Selection of employees for Arrowleaf shall be performed in such a
manner as to ensure equal consideration of all qualified
applicants. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without
regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, disability, marital status,
protected veteran status or national origin.
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