Current Employment Positions

Springfield OMT Counselor

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-603562
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 16, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: January 8, 2018

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete comprehensive psycho social assessment of new patients and make an informed, clinical, placement decision regarding the appropriate program and level of care.
  • Complete an individualized treatment plan for each patient on caseload, addressing all needs identified in the psycho social assessment.
  • Provide group and individual sessions to patients in accordance with their treatment plan problems, goals, and objectives. In order to accommodate our patients’ needs, some evening hours are required on a rotational basis.
  • Properly document all services provided in individualized progress notes per DASA, Joint Commission, CARF, and FGC regulations, standards, and policies, summarizing the patient’s status and ongoing treatment needs.
  • Review and evaluate patients’ progress and continued stay in treatment in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans. Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in patient status.
  • Plan and assist with the implementation of aftercare and continuing recovery plans once patients are discharged from treatment programs.
  • Works with patient and other staff, when necessary, to deescalate and assist with patient emergencies and crisis situations.
  • Coordinates care with other treatment professionals, both within and outside the agency, to help ensure patient needs are met and increase positive treatment outcomes.
  • Participate in treatment team staffing.
  • Make appropriate patient referrals to outside agencies for the provision of ancillary services.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with 42 CFR and HIPAA regulations.

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Number of Openings: 1

Start Date: March 2018

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related discipline from an accredited institution preferred. Master’s degree preferred, not required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC) required. State of Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.


  • Properly administer and read alcohol analyzers.
  • Ability to use analytical software.
  • Ability to use calendar and scheduling software.
  • Experience using desktop computers, copier, and fax machine.
  • Experience using electronic mail software


Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with ten paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package. 


Salary Range: $32,000 - $34,000 per year


Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, Equal Opportunity Employer