Adolescent Group Therapist

Compass Health Center
 Oak Brook, IL

Who We Are

Compass Health Center is one of the largest providers of PHP/IOP services in North America, providing crisis-level mental health care in a comfortable, outpatient setting. With robust programs for children as young as five through all stages of adulthood, we are proud to offer multi-disciplinary, evidence-based treatment to those in need.

With current locations in Northbrook and Chicago, we are excited to be opening our third facility in Oak Brook, IL. At this state of the art facility, we will continue to further our mission of setting the standard of excellence within the PHP/IOP space.

We are seeking clinicians with a passion for delivering science-based therapy to adolescents (ages 13-18) with anxiety and mood disorders. If you are passionate about creating and facilitating groups and providing compassionate care, you would be an ideal addition to our team.

Note that this role will ultimately be based in Oak Brook, but will be training in Chicago/Northbrook from mid-June until early-August when the Oak Brook facility officially opens. Interviews will be taking place throughout the spring.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing group therapy to patients in a safe and therapeutic milieu
  • Assessing patients on daily basis for safety, ADLs, and mental status
  • Developing effective therapeutic group relationships that promote positive change in patients
  • Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to inform facilitation of group therapy sessions
  • Relaying relevant clinical information from group sessions to treatment team during rounds and as needed
  • Providing safety checks with safety plan as needed
  • Developing creative program material and curriculum and adjusting group therapy content, as needed, to fit group needs
  • Organizing and maintaining clinical group material to provide structure to curriculum
  • Tracking frequency of skills taught in program to ensure full breadth of CBT/DBT skills are provided
  • Documenting therapeutic processes, as well as all other relevant clinical information
  • Communicating patient progress, interaction and presentation to clinical staff
  • Completing discharges for patients discharging from the intensive outpatient program
  • Creating and updating treatment plans
  • Participating in professional development activities

You would be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Have one to two years post master’s experience, or a relevant master’s level internship within a PHP/IOP or inpatient setting
  • Possess a core skill set of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Hold the following licenses or certifications: LCSW, LCPC, MSW, LPC, MFT, LMFT, LSW, PsyD, or PhD
  • Have prior experience working in partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, inpatient hospital, or residential setting

The benefits of working at Compass Health Center:

Compass Health Center offers our full time employees a competitive total compensation package, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Increased PTO with years of employment
  • Performance based raise structure, with the opportunity for annual raises
  • No weekends or on call responsibilities
  • Annual CEU series provided on site