Current Employment Positions

Counselor - USPO - Chicago

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-820174
  • Job Location: Chicago , IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 21, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), is currently seeking a United States Probation Officer Counselor with substance use experience in individual, group and family therapy. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. 


**USPO - United States Probation Office**

Essential Duties:

  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy as indicated
  • Provide necessary case management
  • Responsible for United States Probation Office (USPO) intake assessments, treatment planning, and discharge planning
  • Ensure all treatment documentation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with FGC and federal requirements
  • Participate in multidisciplinary staffing as needed to ensure comprehensive service provision
  • Attend and participate in regular individual and team supervisions with program manager and team members
  • Responsible for being knowledgeable about and in compliance with IL.DHS.DASA, CSAT, DEA, Federal Criminal Justice, and FGC guidelines and operating procedures
  • Ensure that all criminal justice clients receive counseling and ancillary services in accordance with federal contract service plans
  • Work with criminal justice case manager ensuring that toxicology services, reporting to federal officers, and information for monthly billing are completed accurately according to contract requirements
  • Responsible for follow-up and case consultation with USPO Aftercare, Pretrial and Bureau of Prison Officials
  • Other duties as assigned



Schedule: Monday - Friday (6:30a - 3:30p or 7:00a - 3:30p)  with rotating Saturday

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 310 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL and 2630 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL




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

Experience and Skills:

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


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: State of Illinois licensure preferred (i.e. Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker). CADC or able to obtain within 2 years  preferred.

Job Benefits:

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