Current Employment Positions

BOP Counselor

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-677797
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 05, 2019
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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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.

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 11 paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.

Essential duties and Responsibilities:

Develop patient treatment plans and conducts continued stay review based on research, clinical experience, and patients’ histories - using SAMMS assessment on computer. Provide patient intakes, treatment planning, case coordination, staffing, aftercare planning and discharge with individual and group therapy for a full spectrum of referral sources for all BOP/RRC, USPO, TDAT and MINT patients.

Maintain inmate accountability via daily head counts and logs at duty session.

Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding inmates’ histories and progress, services provided, or other required information.

Assess individual’s degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing drug screening samples.

Interview patients, review records and confer with other professionals to evaluate individual’s mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.

Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers.

Review and evaluate patients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.

Work Location: 120 North Eleventh St, Springfield IL 62703

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm hours may vary depending on the needs of the agency

Number of Openings: 1

Salary starting at $45,000 (Based on experience and credentials)

Start Date : ASAP

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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related discipline from an accredited institution preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: LCPC, or LCSW licensure required.