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Mental Health Professional (MHP)

Company: The Citadel of Skokie
Location: Skokie
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

The Citadel of Skokie - -MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (MHP)
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Skokie Meadows is seeking a Mental Health Professional (MHP)



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Responsibilities


Demonstrating the mission and vision of Breakthrough, the Mental Health Professional is responsible for mental health assessments, writing biopsychosocial histories, and providing individual counseling and care coordination for guests experiencing homelessness residing at Breakthrough Urban Ministries Women's Center
The MHP works with other members of the Adult Services team to assist guests with their mental health needs, including co-occurring substance use disorders, as guests work toward stability, which can include sobriety, employment, and permanent housing
Provide mental health counseling to guests as needed, specifically those with co-occurring diagnoses that include complex post traumatic and substance use disorders
Engage in comprehensive care coordination to link guests to community-based behavioral health programs/agencies for long-term mental health, medical and substance use services
Provide crisis management, including involuntary commitment when needed to gain stabilization
Collaborate with multidisciplinary team and external referral sources
Facilitate weekly trauma recovery and substance use recovery groups
Enter required information into agency database
Submit written monthly reports to the Behavior Health Director
Assist with completion of pending benefit claims, including SSI, SSDI, etc





Qualifications
Bachelor degree in Social Work or Counseling; Experience working with homeless or disenfranchised clients and an understanding of behavioral health issues common to the homeless population
Understanding of standard mental health assessments and counseling theories, skills, and trauma-informed practice
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Benefits Offered:

Professional Work Environment
Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Opportunity for Growth and Advancement
Innovative Training Programs

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Job Type: Full-time 3-11pm or 4-10pm, - Part-time or Weekend shift
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Citadel Healthcare has a long and successful history of providing long and short-term skilled nursing care. -At Citadel, we are committed to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one goal.
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Citadel Healthcare has been nominated as a Great Place to Work. Please click on the link to learn more about our facilities. We look forward to receiving your application!
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We don't just offer care for you - we care about you.
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Keywords: The Citadel of Skokie, Skokie , Mental Health Professional (MHP), Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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