Lead Clinician II

Chicago, IL
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chicago, IL
Full time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The clinician is responsible for providing direct clinical service that include individual, group, family or couple psychotherapy. The clinician works within a multi-disciplinary approach with other Forensic Center staff and collaterals to provide comprehensive treatment to the client. The clinician also will work under supervision of licensed psychologists for appropriate support and guidance.

Principle Duties:
  • Conducts individual, family, couple, and group psychotherapy using empirically-based and supported treatment interventions
  • Completes pre and post treatment assessments scoring procedure for services delivered
  • Assists with the referral process to enroll clients into services
  • Performs diagnostic tests and evaluation of clients referred to the agency; interviews clients and individuals closely related to clients or referral issue such as family members, schools, courts
  • Completes and maintains documentation in accordance with HIPPA and funding requirements
  • Consults with assigned clinical manager, other psychotherapists and consulting psychiatrists on details of cases and treatment plans
  • Contacts other social service agencies, schools, hospitals, courts and public mental health organizations; makes referrals, discusses progress of case or obtains case-related information
  • Writes reports and performs administrative duties related to the position in an organized and timely manner

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge in clinical psychology and forensic mental health
  • Must have experience in individual, family, and group therapeutic modalities
  • Must have knowledge of regulatory standards governing clinical care and operations
  • Must have strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have experience with diverse populations
  • Must be able to work independently and in a fast pace environment
  • Must be able to work as part of a coordinated team

Position Qualifications:
  • Master's level degree preferred in the field of clinical psychology, forensic mental health preferable
  • Must be able to secure a license to practice as a psychologist in the State of Illinois within two years of hire
  • Approved background check


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology


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