Camelot Care Centers have offered a broad range of youth and family services since 1972. All services provided are designed to maintain children at the lowest and least restrictive yet the most appropriate level of care and to support or seek permanent living arrangements. Camelot Care Centers ("Camelot") is a Child Welfare Agency licensed by the State of Illinois, a member of the Child Care Association of Illinois, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).
Camelot Care Centers, Inc. is partnered with Pathways by Molina.
Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services.At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. We proudly serve more than 55,000 unique clients and nearly 17 million individuals who qualify for services under our contracts.
We specialize in providing direct services and case management to children, adolescents and adults with behavioral and medical health needs, as well as those supervised by government subsidized programs, in their homes or through community-based resources. Pathways offers a full spectrum of social service and behavioral health solutions, including Youth & Family Services, Adult Services, and Prevention Services. Within each area, clients have access to a broad range of social and behavioral services to meet their needs.
Pathways by Molina offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits that include:
Paid vacation and sick leave
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Nine paid holidays
Training and development opportunities
Spends approx. 85% or more of time independently providing direct service and related duties such as counseling, home based supervision, mentoring, parent effectiveness training through the use of proper therapeutic interventions as delineated on the treatment plan with assigned children and families. Provides clients with training and support to create a therapeutic milieu by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Attends all required training as scheduled.
Becomes proficient in other required skills by 6 months in the position.
Integrates appropriate use of theoretical framework, concepts and interventions in the field working with children and families. Identifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient care.
Utilizes the appropriate tools to monitor each client’s treatment by reviewing daily reports and basking daily case management activities such as monitoring of care through assessments, evaluation, and/or patient records.
Completes clinical documentation within established time frames.
Attends all group weekly Treatment Team meetings and makes presentations on each child assigned; works with team to create, personalize, and update all Treatment Plans, assuring that all plans meet all Camelot Policy, state licensing regulations, and where applicable, requirements of the accrediting body, in a timely manner.
Leads Individual, Group, and Family therapeutic sessions and interventions as outlined in the Treatment Plan.
Works with clients to plan for discharge and follow up recommendations.
Participates in schools and DCFS staffing for children assigned on caseload.
Participates in court-related issues for the caseload.
Links the child with specific services and resources as identified in the service/case management plan. Serves as a liaison with other professionals and agencies.
Team with the programs’ Clinical Director for regular face-to-face clinical consultation meetings to generally discuss the progress with the client(s). Receives general oversight. Recommends diagnosis to Licensed Clinical Director.
May participate in compliance related activities such as chart audits for peers and reviewing progress notes for content.
Can mentor new counselors to agency.
Can serve as back-up to Licensed Clinical Director for providing facilitation of treatment team meetings and supervision to direct care staff.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in an approved Human Service discipline and in accordance with the applicable State Standards (I.e. Child, Family and Community Services; Early Childhood Development; Guidance and Counseling; Home Economics-Child and Family Services; Human Development Counseling; Human Service Administration; Counseling; psychology; social work; vocational counseling; sociology; school (education) psychology; human relations; counseling psychology; psychiatric rehabilitation; mental health; community counseling; cognitive sciences; clinical psychology; special education; child development; healthcare counseling; human services; marriage and family therapy; marriage and family counseling; human development; health psychology; social science; Divinity/Pastoral Care/Pastoral Counseling) areas from an approved four year college or university AND verified direct experience working with children/adolescents and families in a therapeutic treatment environment AND in compliance with State or contractual requirements.
*The above degrees will need to have course curriculums/transcripts reviewed and approved before being accepted under this employment classification. Coursework must exceed 50% concentration in the above areas of human services to qualify for exemption.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
This position requires the following credentials.
Licensure in mental health related field is encouraged.
This position requires the following additional qualifications.
Valid State Driver’s License (In good standing). If moving to Illinois after position is accepted, must obtain an Illinois Driver’s License within 30 days from Date of Hire.
CPR & First Aid Certification within 30 days from date of hire
Appropriate automobile insurance (at least state minimum)
Current physical and TB (PPD) test within 30 days of employment.
Signed employee acknowledgement of physical health and infection control responsibilities.
Ability to work flexible hours