Child Recovery Specialist

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Provides community-based mental health recovery support services to children and families in the community as part of the CST Youth Team. Ensures continuity of care for at-risk youth suffering from serious emotional disorders through direct clinical intervention, monitoring, and advocacy functions. Operates in a clinical team who work together with all clients, thus providing weekly wrap-around care to the youths and families. The goal of the CST Youth Team is treat the whole family system in order to help the youth maintain in the least restrictive environment utilizing the available outpatient community resources and supports. Engages with community partners and other providers in order to help the youth experience success in treatment. Participates in weekly team meetings to address youth recovery plans, progress, and treatment needs. Completes clinical documentation within the electronic health record for all clients per agency/setting policies and requirements of funding source.


Employee will adhere to the Memorial Health System (MHS) Code of Conduct, the MHS Ethics and Corporate Compliance Plan, MBH policies and procedures, as well as performance standards established by the governing board/administration and accrediting bodies.



Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or closely related human service field from accredited university or meets the qualifications of a “Mental Health Professional” as defined by the Illinois Department of Human Services is required.

None Required

Experience working with youth or adults with behavioral and/or emotional health needs.
Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must have computer and keyboarding skills required by position. Must have valid IL driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of automobile insurance. Must pass background checks and drug screen.

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