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Family Counselor

Nicasa Round Lake, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Position Description

Family Counselor


The requirements of a successful candidate will be a minimum of a LSW or LPC, with experience working with families and knowledge of various therapeutic modalities. A minimum of 2 years of substance abuse experience is required. Bilingual Spanish is a plus.

Reports To

The Family Counselor reports to the Senior Director.


  • Provide and maintain fidelity of evidence based treatment in both individual and family environment
  • Create a comfortable, non-judgmental atmosphere to enhance the possibility of obtaining accurate information to assure proper treatment
  • Complete clinical assessments to document the needs of the client, level of care recommended, and the service programs needed
  • Create a treatment plan in collaboration with the client
  • Maintain and complete clear, concise and accurate progress and case management notes
  • Discharge clients in accordance with Agency policies and procedures
  • Adheres to policy regarding proper record keeping of staff time
  • Participate actively in all treatment team meetings
  • Attend appropriate trainings (CEUs) with management approval
  • Identification and appropriate use of community resources
  • Assist in treatment plan and program development
  • Mentor and work with interns
  • Participate in community education
  • Ability to motivate clients and support their progress
  • Report to court system and other referral sources as necessary
  • Adhere to all applicable laws, including HIPAA, relating to protecting client confidentiality
  • All other duties as assigned

****Nicasa is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Round Lake, IL
60073 USA