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Counselor - SOR - Springfield - Stanton St.

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-826313
  • Job Location: Springfield , IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 27, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 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.


                                                                                                                       ***$1,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS***


1st $500.00: after 30 days of employment

2nd: $500.00: after 6 months of employment


Essential Duties:

  • Develop patient treatment plans and conduct continued stay review using SAMMS assessment on computer. 
  • Complete patient intakes (i.e. treatment planning, case coordination,  aftercare planning, etc.).
  • Provide direct clinical service to a full caseload, achieving a minimum of 20 billable hours weekly.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding patients
  • Assess individual’s degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing drug screening samples.
  • Review and evaluate patients’ progress in relation to measurable goals in treatment and care plans.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in patient status.
  • Intervene as an advocate for patients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Counsel patients in individual or in group sessions.
  • Confer with family members or others close to patients to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress (written authorization by patient).
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting patients (written authorization by patient).
  • Follow progress of discharged patients to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Supervise or direct other workers providing services to patients.
  • Other duties as assigned

Schedule: Monday - Friday
(8:00a - 4:30p), with flexibility

Start Date: 8/6/2022

Work Location: 2924 Stanton Street, Springfield, IL 62703


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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related major  preferred. Master’s degree preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor required, or able to obtain within two years from date of hire.  State of Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred



Job Benefits:

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 plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.