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IPS Therapist

Company: Arrowleaf
Location: Anna
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

We have one full-time opening for an IPS Therapist:About usWhen 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 (QMHP) 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 functioning.
  • 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 agency.
  • 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 employment
    • $50,000 life insurance policy
    • Travel reimbursement
    • 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 year.
    • Additional opportunities for compensation are available above starting salary! 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 benefits everyone.Vision: We envision a Southern Illinois where all individuals are contributing to a community that is safe and vibrant for everyone.Visit our website: to learn more about Arrowleaf 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. PI201748794

Keywords: Arrowleaf, Evansville , IPS Therapist, Other , Anna, Indiana

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