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Job Summary
  • Company
    Childrens Home Association of Illinois
  • Location
    Peoria, IL 61603
  • Job Type
  • Job Category:
  • Occupations:
    Mental Health
    Social Service
  • Years of Experience
    1+ to 2 Years
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries
    Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
  • Education Level
    Master's Degree
Childrens Home Association of Illinois
Therapist - Behavioral Health Services

Provide pre-hospital screenings for psychiatric care, diversion services and in-home clinical services to children and their families.  Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field (LCSW or LCPC preferred). Experience and/or other training preparing one to work with multi-problem youth in their own homes and other agencies.  Strong interpersonal skills; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to effectively relate to youth, families, community agencies and referral sources; ability to work independently and as an active team member; demonstrates maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in children and families served; ability to handle job related matters in a professional, diplomatic and confidential manner.  Speaking and hearing ability to allow for effective oral communication of information; ability to transport self and clients to various locations; physical and emotional stamina to handle job-related issues and stress.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at www.chail.org.

About Company
Childrens Home Association of Illinois
Children's Home has been caring for the children in our community for nearly 150 years. Operating from five locations in the Peoria area, our staff of 400+ professionals are committed to community-based, family-focused programs that provide counseling, education and support to more than 1,100 children and families each month. Programs for children and youth include: residential care, group homes, foster care and adoption, supervised independent living, private school, crisis intervention, mental health assessment, homeless services, in-home counseling and family preservation.

We are very proud of our history in Peoria and are dedicated to improving the lives of children with special needs, but our work wouldn't be possible without the support of a caring community. If you would like to learn more about how you can help the kids through a variety of volunteer opportunities, employment, becoming a foster parent, or making a charitable donation – please take some time to check out the rest of our site.