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Chestnut Health Systems Family Therapist / Full-time in Granite City, Illinois

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Drug Court Family Therapist for our Granite City, IL facility, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas. Some evenings may be required.

Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.

  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling to clients and families involved in our adult substance use programs.

  • Conduct diagnostic and assessment evaluations and place clients in the appropriate level of care.

  • Develop Master Treatment Plans and complete continuing care plans with clients.

  • Provide regular presentations to family members on behavioral health information.

  • Demonstrate flexibility in schedule so as to meet families when they are available, including some possible evening hours.

  • Actively recruit family members who are not involved by calling, sending letters, utilizing probation, etc.

  • Maintain records of client and all services provided within assigned program in a timely fashion and according to policies.

  • Reflect a client-centered, strength-based approach to clinical work with family.

  • Demonstrate healthy and appropriate professional boundaries with clients/families and co-workers.

  • Communicate regularly with other staff regarding particular family issues and/or progress.

  • Demonstrate consistent compliance with program structure and policies.

  • Attend court meetings as needed for Drug Court services.

  • Provide court testimony when requested.

  • Meet or exceed productivity expectations as determined by supervisor.

  • Attend and participate in all program and staff meetings as assigned.

  • Participate in program and staff development activities.

  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Must have a master’s degree in a human services field and obtain certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) or obtain licensure as an LCPC, LCSW or LMFT within two (2) years’ of hire.

  • Must be certified in Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) and Community Reinforcement Approach Family Training (CRAFT) within two (2) years’ following CRA training.

  • Experience working with families preferred.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.

  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).

  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

*For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

ID: 2021-3062

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Street: 50 Northgate Industrial Drive