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Adolescent Group Therapist

Who We Are
Compass Health Center is a recognized leader in crisis-level mental health, setting the standard for excellence in the Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient space (PHP/IOP). We serve over hundreds of patients every day, ranging from age 6 to senior, in one of our three free-standing facilities, located in Northbrook, Chicago, and Oak Brook, or through our robust virtual programming. Compass provides an intermediate level of Behavioral Healthcare that fills a critical gap between outpatient and inpatient care. Patients and their families turn to Compass when in crisis – every day, we help people overcome depression, anxiety, suicidality, obsessions/compulsions, past trauma, chronic pain, and other symptoms that prevent them from living happy and healthy lives. 
We are seeking new or experienced clinicians 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
Benefits & Perks
Our employees work hard to provide the best possible care for our patients, so we make sure we take care of them. Here are some of the benefits and perks available to our employees!
 Health and Personal Wellness
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance plan options through BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, employer paid Short- and Long-Term Disability after one year of employment
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Accident insurance for when life happens
Financial Wellness
  • Competitive compensation for all employee levels
  • 401(k) plan that includes a match of 100% of the first 4% of pay that you contribute
Time Off
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) with increased days based on years of employment
  • Generous Paid Parental Leave policy after one year of employment
Additional Perks
  • Continuous training opportunities; including free CEU seminars and additional training and development courses
  • Volunteering opportunities to enrich the soul and help give back to our community
  • The opportunity to work with the best in our field and be part of something extraordinary!