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Full-Time Therapist / Counselor

Youth Services Network is a community based agency located in Rockford, Illinois that provides therapy and supportive services to children and families that have experienced trauma.

The mission of Youth Services Network is to develop, provide and coordinate services to improve the physical, psychological and social well-being of youth and families. All services are trauma-informed, strength based and provided in the community.

Youth Services Network is a state licensed child welfare agency that has been in existence since 1982.

We are looking for a Creative and Team-Oriented, Master’s level therapist to join our flexible, rewarding and collaborative team.

Therapist/Counselor Job Responsibilities:
• Establishes positive, trusting rapport with clients.
• Diagnoses and treats mental health disorders.
• Creates individualized treatment plans according to client needs and circumstances.
• Meets with clients regularly to provide counseling, treatment and adjust treatment plans as necessary.
• Conducts ongoing assessments of client progress.
• Involves and advises family members when appropriate.
• Refers clients to community resources or outside agencies when necessary.
• Maintains thorough records of client meetings and progress.
• Follows all safety protocols and maintains client confidentiality.

Therapist/Counselor Qualifications/Skills:
• Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication and listening skills
• Ability to build rapport quickly
• Detail oriented
• Ability to communicate with compassion and empathy
• Strong ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
• Knowledge of community resources
• Knowledge of Trauma informed practices
• 2-3 years’ experience working with youth

Youth Services Network offers:
• Individual and group clinical supervision
• Health and life insurance with dental and vision
• Mileage reimbursement
• 10 days paid vacation
• 12 paid holidays a year
• 2 personal days a year
• 12 paid sick days a year
• Paid holiday break between Christmas and New Years
• Many training opportunities
• Qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
• Simple IRA after 2 years of full-time employment

To join our growing team please send resumes to:

Youth Services Network
107 N. 3rd St.
Rockford, IL 61107

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