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Counselor - Residential - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-826756
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 29, 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.


                                                                                                                           ***$1000.00 SIGN ON BONUS***


1st $500.00: after 30 days of employment

2nd $500.00: after 6 months of employment


Essential Duties:

  • Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment of new patients 
  • 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 psychosocial assessment
  • Provides group and individual sessions to patients in accordance with their treatment plan 
  • In order to accommodate our patients' needs, some evening hours are required on a rotational basis
  • Properly documents all services provided in individualized progress notes
  • Reviews and evaluates patients' progress and continued stay in treatment 
  • Modifies treatment plans to comply with changes in patient status.
  • Plans and assists with 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 to help ensure patients' needs are met with increase positive treatment outcomes. 
  • Counsels patients individually, or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Confer with family members or others close to patients to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress (with written authorization by patient).
  • Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting patients (with written authorization by patient must be obtained).
  • Other duties as assigned



Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday (11:30a - 8:00p) with weekend rotation

Start Date: ASAP

Location: 333 W. Evergreen St., Manteno, IL 60950


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

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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC) required or given two years to acquire upon hire date; State of Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.

Job Benefits:

Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.