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Mobile Crisis Response Clinician

Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center

Franklin Park, IL 60131 • Temporarily remote

JOB TYPE: Full-time


  • Master's (Required)
  • Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Spanish (Preferred)


Provide home/community-based crisis intervention, level of care assessment, and individual therapy to those who have gone into psychiatric crisis. The population includes primarily children, adolescents, and young adults ages 5 to 20.


· Work as a part of the team to provide 24/7/365 crisis intervention and stabilization services within the community. During the pandemic, we are working out of our Franklin Park, IL office and completing assessments and therapy remotely via zoom and phone.

· This is a Monday- Friday 9am to 5pm full time position with a requirement of being scheduled on the afterhours on call calendar a minimum of 2 shifts a month to cover overnights and weekends.

· Take referral calls from the CARES Crisis Line and complete agency face-sheet.

· Respond to a crisis location within 90 minutes of receiving a call, including hospital emergency departments, client homes, schools, and police stations etc.

· Complete agency biopsychosocial crisis assessment, safety plan, consents, DCFS forms, and Illinois Medicaid -Crisis Assessment Tool (IM-CAT).

· Crisis assessment are primarily preformed on those under the age of 21 with Medicaid or Managed Care insurance.

· Provide level of care recommendation and referrals.

· Coordinate inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for those who are considered to be at risk.

· Email dispositions, Enter electronic progress notes for billing, fax assessments and transfer summaries to partnering agencies, etc., according to specific guidelines.

· Contact Supervisor and utilize supervision to address assessments crises, problematic cases, general case reporting, need for special services, and need for resource information.

· Represent the Agency in a professional manner including educating the community as to Agency services, fostering all collaborative relationships, and assistance in facilitation of Mobile Crisis Response Program referrals.

· Assume responsibility for professional growth including attending all mandatory Agency In-service training.


· Master’s in Social Work, Counseling or related field.

· Personal Vehicle, valid driver’s license and auto insurance

· Background check clearance

· Drug test clearance

· TB test clearance


· Recent grad students are encouraged to apply

· Bilingual (English/Spanish) is encouraged


· $36,000 base salary for a 35 hour work week with an increase for bilingual. This position also includes afterhours with incentive pay for each shift and assessment completed during overnights and weekends.

· Generous vacation, sick and personal time

· Health, dental, vision, 403b retirement, agency pay life and LTD, various voluntary policies provided by Aflac.

· Supervision provided for those working towards licensure

Leyden Family Service does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Leyden Family Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Master's (Required)


  • Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19


Posted 10/21/2020 

Habilitative Systems, Inc. 

Posted 10/19/2020  

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago

  • Title:  Contract Manager

    Department: Business Office

    Reports to: CFO 


    The contract manager’s task is to ensure consistent management of all proposals and contracts.  This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission, contract negotiations and document management.  The contract manager’s role in the contract development process requires close collaboration with various departments, including clinical operations, project management, account management, billing and finance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare management or related field preferred.
  • Prior work experience in a contract management role in non for profit, specifically GATA experience with HFS and DHS.
  • Proficiency in utilizing and interpreting financial models and analyses.
  • Experience with SAGE 300 and computer savvy
Competencies (Minimum Skills, Knowledge and Experience):
  • Ability to systematically analyze complex problems, draw relevant conclusions and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written skills and ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow.
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasive skills, both in one-on-one and group situations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee organizational contract development and management activities, and enforce organizational principles of integrity and compliance.
  • Ensure that contracts and proposals are properly entered into organizational database (shared drive) and securely maintained.
  • Develop standards for contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms, general language and provisions.
  • Perform appropriate clinical, administrative and operational research to support proposal and contract development.
  • Conduct contract strategy meeting to identify issues and client requirements, facilitate pricing discussions, and obtain senior management input on timelines and deliverables.
  • Draft contractual provisions based on strategy discussions, senior management input, and organizational needs and expectations.
  • Assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract text and attachments.
  • Serve as primary organizational contact during contract negotiations.
  • Engage relevant stakeholders in negotiation decisions involving legal or regulatory requirements, contract standards and cost targets.
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies that minimize potential losses and benefit the agency’s financial performance.
  • Maintain deadlines on deliverables and communicate on an ongoing basis with Directors and funding agencies about contractual issues.
  • Review contractual performance of both parties to ensure compliance with terms and to identify conflicts or changes requiring resolution at contract renewal.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Reporting Relationship

  • Reports to Chief Financial Officer
  • Aligns with Directors including billing manager, IT/program manager and the Finance department.

Working Conditions

  • All work is conducted in an office setting, some can be remote after 90 days 

Please email cover letter and resume to Doug Meyers at

Posted 10/19/2020 

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area, Rock Island, Illinois

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area is seeking a Director of Behavioral Health to assist with meeting our mission “To empower people with disabilities to believe in their own unique abilities and achieve their full potential by providing quality, innovative services that focus on advocacy, independence, employment, meaningful community life and personal happiness.”

In summary, the Director of Behavior Health will provide assessment, analysis, and intervention in regards to research-based positive behavioral supports for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with co-occurring mental health or behavioral concerns.  Work with individuals served, staff, and family on implementing positive intervention strategies and techniques through the development of behavior support plans.  Monitor the agency’s overall behavioral health strategies and communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary team of professionals.

Applicants may apply by clicking the link below, or may inquire about the position by contacting Meg Davis, Human Resources Director, at

"We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status."

Posted 10/16/2020 

North Central Behavioral Health Systems

Position:  Digital Communications & Marketing Manager 

For a complete job description, please visit

To apply, please send application/resume to: or mail to NCBHS; PO Box 1488; LaSalle, IL  61301.

Posted 10/15/2020  

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Seeking CFO for non-profit Health & Human Services Organization.  Some Duties include:

  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of the organization, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting, resource development, and property/fleet management.
  • Establish policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. 
  • Responsible for the development of the agency and programmatic annual budget with input from various stakeholders utilizing reasonable projection of revenues/expenses/capital expenditures  
  •  The CFO is a member of the executive leadership team and contributes expertise to the organization’s effective operation.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; additional education preferred; CPA strongly preferred; Ten (10) years of progressive advancement in financial programmatic responsibility; Minimum of 5 years of management experience.

Apply online at

Call Kevin Harris at 630-966-4028


Posted 10/07/2020 

Kendall County - Two Positions

Posted 9/29/2020 

Ecker Center - Residential Supervisor

Ecker Center for Behavioral Health is a leading provider of behavioral health care services for children, adolescents and adults. Our mission is to optimize the well-being of individuals and communities through the delivery of accessible, comprehensive and quality behavioral health care which includes prevention, education, and intervention.

We are seeking a Residential Supervisor in our Elgin, Illinois location to join our team!


  • Provide supervision and clinical oversight for staff to ensure daily operations of mental health supported apartment programs run smoothly.
  • Complete counseling, crisis intervention, and clinical documentation as needed.
  • Position is 75% administrative and 25% direct service with on-call responsibilities.


  • Master's degree and experience working with mentally ill adults
  • Valid Illinois LCPC or LCSW licensure required
  • Supervisory/leadership experience in residential care a plus


  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with some flexibility, 35 - 40 hours/week

To apply for this position, please submit a resume to Ramona Grauzinis, Chief Human Resources Officer at

Posted 9/25/2020 

  • Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois

    The Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois (ACMHAI) is seeking an Independent Contractor to act as the Association Coordinator up to 80 hours per month. The Coordinator will provide various leadership, management, administrative, planning and other services on behalf of ACMHAI. ACMHAI is a 501(c)6 Not-for-Profit Corporation.


    ACMHAI supports local community mental health authorities and public policies to address resources for individuals living with mental health, substance use, or intellectual and developmental disability related needs.


  • Coordinate activities with and maintain contact with ACMHAI members.
  • Coordinate, organize, distribute materials, and attend all ACMHAI Quarterly Membership & Committee meetings.
  • Record and distribute minutes from all ACMHAI Quarterly Membership & Committee meetings.
  • Provide technical assistance as identified by member boards. Areas may include strategic planning, annual report preparation and other statutory mandates.
  • Provide orientation for new member boards.
  • Represent ACMHAI interests and support collaborative relationships with identified trade associations, state agencies, and other health and human service provider networks.
  • Review industry specific publications, summarize (when applicable) and transmit relevant communications and information to association members.


  • Demonstrated competency in member services coordination.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products and Virtual Meeting Platforms
  • Working knowledge of publicly funded behavioral health services - to include mental health, substance use disorders and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Understanding of models for service delivery and financing of behavioral health services.
  • Familiarity with industry related governmental policy

CONTRACT AMOUNT: $48,000 Annual Independent Contractor Agreement.

SUBMISSION PROCESS AND CLOSING DATE: Submit a resume, cover letter, and three references by Friday, October 16, 2020 to:

ACMHAI Search Committee

Attn: Scott Block

620 Dakota St.

Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Or Email to: 

Posted 9/18/2020 

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