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Family Therapist

Cunningham Children's Home

Job description

Cunningham Children’s Home is an agency committed to the mission of nourishing hope through effective solutions so children and youth thrive and families flourish. Cunningham Children’s Home is adding a new program devoted to engaging families of children and youth who have become involved with the Juvenile Justice system in Champaign County. This program will provide trauma-informed and culturally competent therapeutic services to promote resiliency in these families.

Family Therapist

  • Works as the team lead in conjunction with the Family Support Specialist to provide trauma informed therapeutic services to promote resiliency in families.
  • Involves the family in the assessment process and collaboratively designs the intervention plans that drive intensive family engagement services.
  • Successful candidates will have a Master’s Degree in human services preferably social work, clinical or counseling psychology or related fields.
  • Previous clinical mental health related experience with children and families preferred. Self discipline, highly developed understanding of confidentiality, desire, and ability to work cooperatively with a treatment team is required.

Must possess a valid Illinois Drivers License and proof of current automobile liability insurance. Must possess a motor vehicle which is capable of being used on the job when necessary for transporting clients. Proof of automobile liability insurance must be provided regularly. Must have a driving record which enables one to transport children for a licensed child welfare facility in the State of Illinois.

This is a full-time position with flexible scheduling required, including some evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the families.

Cunningham offers outstanding benefits and opportunities for personal fulfillment. Salary is based on education and experience. We are committed to the values of spirituality, teamwork, integrity, and respect. Prospective employees must be at least 21, possess a valid Illinois drivers’ license, and required to submit to a pre-employment physical and background check. EOE

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