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Day Program QIDP
Title:Day Program QIDP
Department:Client Services

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:

The basic function of the Day Program QIDP (Unit Coordinator) is to ensure appropriate programming (internal and in community) is developed and implemented for individuals served via Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) supervised and via direct case management and personal care planning activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement opportunities for Community-Based Inclusion activities based on the interests of individuals served. Develop and enhance community partnerships.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and monitor staff and client activities to ensure that functional, age-appropriate, meaningful, and engaging activities are developed and appropriately implemented.
  • Participate in person centered planning, providing input for discovery tools, attending Personal Plan meetings, and alongside individuals served, develop implementation strategies.
  • Ensure Implementation strategies are followed and appropriate documentation, including QIDP monthly summaries, are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure assessments and documents (i.e., ICAP, Human Rights Restriction, etc.) are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain current client habilitation files in accordance with case file organization and retention schedule.
  • Participate in staff training as assigned and maintain continuing education as required.
  • Liaison effectively with ISCs, guardians, family members, residential providers, Job Placement staff and other stakeholders in order to provide cohesive supports and advocacy for individuals served.
  • Respond to medical and behavioral emergencies following appropriate health & safety, crisis prevention, OIG reporting, and CIRAS reporting procedures are followed. Monitor staff members performance on following established procedures for responding to emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in a human services field (including but not limited to psychology, sociology, special education, social work, or rehabilitation counseling) OR in recreation or in a specialty area such as art, dance, music, or physical therapies.

A minimum of one year experience working with individuals having intellectual/ developmental disabilities

Must be able to meet qualifications of QIDP. Must be able to complete the requirements for placement on the State of Illinois Direct Support Persons Registry. Must be able to become CPR/First Aid Certified. Must be able to pass Safety Care.

Pass a full background check.



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

Locations: Southside Chicago
Default hours are Mon- Fri 8:30a m-4:00 pm. Periodic evening and week-end hours required. Salary(35,568/Yr.)

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