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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program: Group Facilitator
Summary
Title:Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program: Group Facilitator
ID:1018
Department:Client Services
Description

Are you looking to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to learn and grow professionally while experiencing meaningful work?

Join our community mental health and wellness program and help people achieve success every day. Envision is a premier provider of recovery based mental health services in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. We inspire hope, inspiration and resiliency to hundreds of people each year.

 

 General Functions:

PSR a Group Facilitator serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team and provides comprehensive services to individuals with mental illness. Some clients have co-occurring cognitive challenges, substance abuse issues and minor medically complex needs. Instructors are afforded an opportunity to teach clients new skills to aid them in achieving their highest potential possible. It is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference in people’s lives.

Group Facilitator must creatively plan recovery-based activities and actively engage the program participants throughout the day. The Group Facilitator will focus on providing group and individual services that will actively engage members in the following areas: independent living skills, community integration, economic self-sufficiency, symptom management, coping skills, peer support and future planning. Participates in the development and implementation of individual treatment planning, curriculum development, therapeutic recreation and all client related activities and documentation as defined by the interdisciplinary team, accreditation and funding organizations. Documentation responsibilities in PSR include the completion monthly summaries and progress notes that are compliant with rule 132/140 (Medicaid) standards.

 

Key Responsibilities

-Provides direct service to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. 

-Develop curriculums for group services that support client’s recovery

-Create, implement and evaluate skill building and therapeutic groups

-Utilize evidenced based practices with clients

-Document services within an electronic health records system

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in social work, psychology or related human services field required. One-year paid experience working with mental health clients strongly preferred.

Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, be approved to drive agency vehicles through agency insurance, and pass a required criminal background check. Must have effective oral and written communication skills, ability to work with diverse populations and work collaboratively with other staff. Knowledge of Medicaid standards is a plus.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Division: Mental Health/Psychosocial Rehabilitation

 

ABOUT ENVISION UNLIMITED:

Envision Unlimited is a large, non-profit agency with locations across the Chicago Metropolitan Areas. We have decades of experience working with clients who experience developmental disabilities or severe, and persistent mental health challenges. We provide psychiatry, outpatient mental health, residential and day treatment within our mental health division.

Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPO

Dental and Vision Insurance Options 

Company paid Life Insurance

12 Paid Holidays + Birthday Off

Paid vacation, sick time and personal days

403B plan

In house training and CEU’s

Employee Assistance Network

Support for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)

Opportunity for career growth & development   

 

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