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Counselor - High School - Arlington Heights

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-831238
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 29, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Metro Prep High School, Grade School and Laureate Day School have been educating and supporting students with special needs for over 25 years supported by FGC.  Using a multidisciplinary approach, Metro Prep and Laureate Day School provides educational and therapeutic learning opportunities in a small, nurturing environment. This allows our staff to tailor each student’s program to meet his or her individual needs.


Essential Duties:

  • To maintain clinical responsibility for a full caseload of students and their families
  • To collaborate with co-workers in the implementation of the IEP
  • To conduct individual psychotherapy and drug treatment for teenagers abusing or dependent on substances on a weekly basis as designed on the IEP
  • To conduct family therapy sessions as needed
  • To lead or co-lead scheduled therapeutic & substance treatment groups weekly
  • To maintain clinical documentation of clinical work (i.e. IEP goal tracking, Quarterly progress notes, Incident reports as needed, Therapeutic summaries)
  • To attend district staffings as required
  • To implement school disciplinary procedures as necessary
  • To meet weekly with the Clinical Director/Clinical Coordinator in supervision
  • To update progress on IEP quarterly or as needed
  • To complete written report on student's progress quarterly or as needed
  • To chaperone filed trips as needed
  • To adhere to and support the philosophy of Metro Prep and Laureate Day School
  • To perform other duties as assigned



Regular School Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00a - 3:30p)

Summer School Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (8:00a - 12:30p), Wednesday (8:00a - 3:30p)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 2525 E. Oakton St., Arlington Heights, 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 or related field required ; Fluent bi-lingual (English and Spanish) candidates required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Type 73 certification, LPC, LSW, LCSW, or LCPC

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