The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 30 to 40 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Therapy services are provided primarily within the agency. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. PAS Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews. This positon will act a back up to our primary screener. Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes.
Please visit our website at www.aidcares.org to apply for the position
Master’s degree in a human services field
LCPC or LCSW required
At least 2 years of experience in behavioral health
Internal Number: 11719
About Association for Individual Development
Since 1961, The Association for Individual Development (AID) has served individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or mental health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma and those at risk. Vital, life-enriching services that promote the highest level of independence and community immersion include: autism programs; respite care; permanent supportive housing; in-home support; developmental and vocational training; job placement and on-the-job coaching services; crisis intervention; victims services; mental health treatment; behavioral intervention; health and wellness; community education; and advocacy.
Operating in the greater Fox Valley area and other western suburban counties, AID is a leading provider of services that address the unique needs of individuals throughout every stage of their lives.
Serving over 6,000 children and adults, AID operates community day centers in Elgin, Aurora, Batavia, and Yorkville; mental health outpatient clinics throughout the Fox Valley and McHenry areas; supports over 500 individuals living in their own apartments; and more than 200 individuals in group homes scattered throughout the greater Fox Valley.