Center on Halsted Anti Violence Program provides a range of direct services Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer and/or HIV-affected victims and survivors of violence, particularly hate, sexual, and police violence; intimate partner violence; and discrimination. In addition, this individual will expected to provide strength based and trauma informed individual, group, couples, and family LGBTQ competent therapy Duties: Administrative •Maintain State of Illinois Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, or Clinical Professional Counselor License •Maintain all data for the program •Work with the Grant Writer to submit all grant-related reports for the program •Draft monthly program reports •Draft and track program budget •Contribute to the grant writing process Leadership and Management •Ensure that the program is operating within a social justice, equity based framework •Ensure anti-violence and advocacy efforts are grounded in knowledge of direct service and the obstacles for LGBTQ survivors •Supervise AVP Coordinator. Ensure that AVP Coordinator tracks and maintains data for the AVP project. •Clinically supervise 1-2 practicum students •Participate in Strategic Plan implementation Direct Service •Maintain a caseload of individual clients, couples, and/or groups •Maintain accurate, confidential, HIPPA compliant, timely records, reports and files •Provide crisis intervention services; such services include, but are not limited to the following: short term crisis counseling, advocacy, and providing referrals Community Engagement •Coordinate the citywide LGBTQ Trauma Coalition •Participate in the National Coalition of Anti Violence Programs •Serve as a COH representative in the community with stakeholders and serve on appropriate committees, coalitions and task forces •Work closely with the Director of Community and Culture by planning and building buy-in from the larger community through events addressing Social Issues impacting LGBTQ survivors and the community as a whole Disclaimer: This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks and duties that are required of this position. Center on Halsted reserves the right to change any and all of the employee’s responsibilities, tasks and duties. Skills/Qualifications •Results – proven track record of exceeding goals; bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, expereince and judgement; ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget •Strategic Vision and Agility – ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends and incorporate them into the organizational plan •Leadership and Organization – exceptional capacity to manage and lead people; a team builder who is able to scale up a program; ability to connect to staff on an individual level and in group contexts; ability to develop and empower leaders •Action Oriented – enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stances when necessary •Personal qualities integrity, credibility, accountability and commitment to the mission of Center on Halsted. •Flexible can work in an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrates resourcefulness. •Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer sensitivity. •Excellent verbal skills, oral and written. •Microsoft Office proficiency required
Clinical degree, LCSW, Psy.D. or PhD, required.
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Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center every day, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood.