Intensive Placement Stabilization (IPS) Therapist
Company: One Hope United
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The IPS Case Manager or Therapist provides community-based
trauma education, counseling, support, and stabilization services
to children and youth in the foster care system ages 0 -21 in
nontraditional settings focusing on the identification of child
strengths and interests. In addition to providing support,
education, and advocacy for caregivers and biological parents to
stabilize the child's placement.
Base Salary: 40k - based on degree and experience.
Bachelor's in Counseling, Mental Health, Social Services
Master's in Counseling, Mental Health, Social Services
LCP, LSW, LCPC & LCSW preferred
Bilingual preferred not required
Valid Drivers license and an acceptable driving record with OHU
required levels of coverage for auto insurance.
Position covers 2 counties, with a maximum caseload of 15 cases.
The candidate must have reliable transportation.
Intensive Placement Stabilization (IPS) provides intensive support
to high-risk children in foster care to stabilize placements and
prevent entry into higher levels of care. This program operates in
Southern Illinois. Services are offered out of Collinsville,
Charleston, Chicago, Effingham, and Mt. Vernon, Illinois. IPS
services cover over 32 counties in Southern, IL. PII is a federal
grant that was awarded to IDCFS to improve permanency for youth in
care. Illinois selected and is using an evidence-based
intervention, ARC, that is designed to help youth and family
members understand how Trauma impacts functioning and learn how to
better manage stress, learn effective emotion regulation, and thus
help improve relationships between family members. This modality of
counseling services is offered through our IPS Program
Job Duties Include:
We are a short term up 6 months crisis intervention stabilization
program specializing in crisis and trauma
Provides in-home services to identify service needs, assesses child
and family safety, development of treatment plans, and provides
services to meet family and child needs
Provides counseling, advocacy, case management, and trauma-informed
Assist with linkages to long-term service providers as needed.
Convenes and facilitates family support team conferences for each
Conducts specialized groups for educational, social skills
development, and supportive services
May require occasional evening and weekend hours when on call, to
provide crisis intervention services based upon need
We Invest In You!
Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up
to 5 paid Sick days annually
Medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account,
and short-term disability options
Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse, and
Voluntary Legal Plans
Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
Career ladders, professional development, and promotion
Free LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours are available in some
A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to
grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and
families in Illinois, Missouri, and Florida
Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency- strong since 1895
Energetic leadership and a rich community of support
One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope
United participates in e Verify.
In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please
note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope
United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19
vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in
compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Keywords: One Hope United, Champaign , Intensive Placement Stabilization (IPS) Therapist, Other , Charleston, Illinois
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