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Therapist – The Butterfly Project

Children's Home & Aid

Job description

The Butterfly Project provides in-home services to children and their safe caregiver utilizing the dyadic model to process and heal following exposure to violence. As a Therapist in the Butterfly Project, you will be a critical member of the Family Support Services team, partnering with families, and supporting them in developing and maintaining healthy attachment-based relationships and healing from trauma.

Staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit proof of their vaccination status before their start date unless they have an agency approved medical or religious exemption. Staff with an exemption will need to provide proof of weekly testing. For more information about our COVID-19 safety practices, please click here.

What you’ll do:

  • Meet with children (birth-18 years) and caregivers in their homes, providing trauma-informed clinical interventions focused on individualized, collaboratively developed treatment goals.
  • Coordinate services with other relevant providers and develop appropriate referral plans.
  • Complete thorough and timely documentation, including assessment and service notes, using a web-based client services platform.

Who you are:

  • You have at least a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, or a closely related field.
  • You have a valid Illinois clinical license (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT) or are licensure eligible.
  • You have experience with an evidence-based or evidence-informed treatment modality, such as Theraplay, the ARC framework, or other trauma-informed practice.
  • You are able to meet with families in their homes, and you have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and a reliable vehicle.
  • You are an intuitive, nonjudgmental listener who easily builds relationships built on respect, trust and positive regard.
  • You are warm, flexible, and hold a strong belief that generational trauma can be healed through counseling.
  • You are detail-driven and enjoy working autonomously but are also excited by big-picture outcomes and working with a team to reach shared goals.
  • You are looking for reflective, clinical supervision and opportunities for growth and training in your field.

The details:

  • Location: Hybrid (remote/in office). Therapy provided in homes in Ford, Livingston, Logan, McLean, and Woodford Counties. Therapists may have the opportunity to work from the office or a remote location between client visits.
  • Schedule: Full-time, salaried; general business hours with some flexibility for evening appointments as needed to accommodate client schedules.
  • Clinical licensure: Licensure-eligible therapists receive weekly clinical supervision towards licensure, and reimbursement of clinical exam registration fees.
  • Noncash benefits: Medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off plus 11 paid holidays, supplemental insurance options, 401(k) with match (more benefits details here)
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