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Posted: August 2, 2018

Compass Health Center is seeking an Experienced Adolescent Group Therapist for our Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program in our Northbrook, IL office.

We are seeking an experienced clinician with a passion for delivering science-based therapy to adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders. If you are passionate about creating and facilitating groups and providing compassionate care, you would be an ideal addition to our team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing group therapy to patients in a safe and therapeutic milieu
  • Assessing patients on daily basis for safety, ADLs, and mental status
  • Developing effective therapeutic group relationships that promote positive change in patients
  • Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to inform facilitation of group therapy sessions
  • Relaying relevant clinical information from group sessions to treatment team during rounds and as needed
  • Providing safety checks with safety plan as needed
  • Developing creative program material and curriculum and adjusting group therapy content, as needed, to fit group needs
  • Organizing and maintaining clinical group material to provide structure to curriculum
  • Tracking frequency of skills taught in program to ensure full breadth of CBT/DBT skills are provided
  • Documenting therapeutic processes, as well as all other relevant clinical information
  • Communicating patient progress, interaction and presentation to clinical staff
  • Completing discharges for patients discharging from the intensive outpatient program
  • Creating  and updating treatment plans
  • Participating in professional development activities

You would be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Have two years post master’s experience
  • Possess a core skill set of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Hold the following licenses or certifications: LCSW, LCPC, MSW, LPC, MFT, LMFT, LSW, PsyD, or PhD
  • Have prior experience working in partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, inpatient hospital, or residential setting

The benefits of working at Compass Health Center:

Compass Health Center offers our full time employees a competitive total compensation package, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Increased PTO with years of employment
  • Performance based raise structure, with the opportunity for an annual raise, up to 6%, based on annual review