Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Full-time intake and outreach specialist position in the Child/Adolescent Outpatient program within Family & Community Services. The intake and outreach worker would conduct phone screenings, conduct intake assessments with prospective clients, establish relationships with and outreach to referral sources, and provide case-management support to existing clients in the program.
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- Handle inquiries from prospective clients, conduct phone screenings, insurance eligibility checks, and conduct intakes
- Provide case-management services to clients in the program.
- Timely and professional documentation of activities.
- Conduct community outreach with referral sources such as schools, medical providers, consumer groups, and social services organizations and maintain up to date community resource logs and directories.
- Participation in the FCS's various staff meetings, in-service workshops, and in quality assurance activities.
- Bachelor's degree in a counseling/human services area such as Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling required.
- May have some supervisory involvement with student interns who are assisting with intake and case-management duties.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
- Training and experience conducting clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning with young children, adolescents and families, especially urban, economically impoverished, and culturally diverse populations.
- Training and experience preparing written clinical documents such as mental health assessments, treatment plans, and mental status exams.
- Capacity and interest in working within a team model.
- Basic familiarity with computers, word processing, tracking documents, and strong organizational skills.
- Must be mobile enough to travel to community sites.
- Use of personal vehicle. Some early morning, day-time, and early-evening work required in order to meet the needs of clients and their family members.
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
- Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
- Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
- Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
- Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
- Full-Time Benefits
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
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