Des Plaines, IL, United States
Jul 21, 2021
San Juan Diego Program
Des Plaines, IL
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Join our diverse work environment of dedicated professionals to impact the lives of children and families!
We have an opening for Bilingual Clinician.
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Maryville is a human services organization established as an orphanage by the Archdiocese of Chicago following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. As a child care organization rooted in Catholic social teaching, Maryville is dedicated to the preservation of the dignity of children at every age. Our mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth. Our six service areas include: Behavioral Health, Early Childhood, Educational Services, Family Services, Jóvenes Adelante (Youth Moving Forward) and Residential Services. Our services are offered in Chicago, Bartlett and Des Plaines. We offer many opportunities for growth, a rewarding experience and an excellent benefits package.
About the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter
he Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter is home to adolescent boys and girls through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). This program provides a safe setting for children during their first days in America until a permanent setting can be established for them.
About the Clinician Position
Provides a wide range of therapeutic services to individuals including assessments, counseling and crisis intervention. The employee’s primary duty is work that requires advanced knowledge in the field of psychology or social work. This position is a grant position related solely to the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter as funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and any successor funding.
Provides individual and group, therapy according to individual needs.
Completes all necessary clinical paperwork, including but not limited to mental health assessments, service plans, comprehensive progress reports and discharge summaries, while adhering to established timelines and all licensing and accreditation standards;
Participates in completing outcome measurements
Provides crisis intervention as needed
Assesses the placement and service needs and serves as an advocate for the client to assure appropriateness of placement and services;
Participates in weekly Interdisciplinary Treatment Team Meeting and internal staffing;
Actively seeks supervision and utilizes supervisory input;
Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, and Skills:
Graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) from an accredited clinical program;
Experience providing clinical services to a child and adolescent population is preferred;
Must conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner;
Bilingual English/Spanish language competency required.
Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
Must possess ability to provide physical restraint to youth;
Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.
Environment and Scheduling:
Work is performed in and in association with Maryville program settings, as well as, but not limited to schools, recreational facilities, court rooms, hospitals, correctional/detention institutions, and various community settings;
Duties may involve contact with youth who are traumatized.
Must be flexible and available to work additional hours when necessary;
May be scheduled to work one weekend day and/or holidays.
Why Join the Maryville Family?
Maryville offers all full-time employees:
PPO health insurance options
FSA and HSA
Paid vacation and sick days
9 paid holidays a year
After one year of service you will be eligible for dental insurance, long term disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement.
For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at ******MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.
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