Counselor/Program Therapist

Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Seeking Program Therapist for Parkland's Oak Lawn Campus

Candidate must have Certification / Licensure as one of the following:
 School Service Personnel Social Worker, LPC, LCPC, LCSW, LSW, or School Psychologist.
 1-2 years experience in behavioral health, with experience in individual, family and group therapies, crisis intervention and treatment skills preferred; Strong clinical assessment skills, with majority of experience focused on the child/adolescent population preferred.  Substance abuse certification and experience a plus.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Program Therapist performs social service and related service functions as required by the student's IEP to assist students in meeting their social-emotional and educational needs.  The clinical counseling program includes:  crisis intervention, direct and consultative therapeutic service to the student, and, if designated in the student's IEP, short-term family therapy.  Program Therapists will also work with families/legal guardians and outside agencies to provide basic consultation, teaching, and specialized clinical social services.  The Program Therapist serves as an integral member of the school team, will be involved with student intake, and is also responsible for misconduct reporting and unusual incident reporting.





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Parkland Preparatory Academy

900 S. Park Boulevard , Streamwood, IL 60107

At the following locations

Parkland Preparatory Academy South

8901 South 52nd Avenue , Oak Lawn, IL 60453