The average pay for a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $31.50 per hour.
The average pay for a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $44,729 per year.
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Job Description for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed clinical professional counselors supervise clinical staff at every level of a hospital or clinic. They must research, develop, and implement practices that will lead to improvements in staff performance, as well as ensure that all staff documentation meets standards. These professionals are also in charge of coaching and training program staff and providing technical assistance to supervisors and other personnel. Licensed clinical professional counselors usually work with all members of the medical facility, and they may potentially work with outside mental health professionals. These counselors generally work full time in a medical facility; they often work during regular business hours, but 12-hour shifts may be available at hospitals.Read More...
To be a licensed clinical professional counselor, an individual generally must have at least a master’s degree in counseling, family therapy, or a related field. They also must be certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc. and Affiliates; some other master's-level licenses may be accepted as well. Licensed clinical professional counselors must have excellent communication, multitasking, and interpersonal skills. They should be able to work effectively in a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision. Proficiency with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite is generally needed as well. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Facilitate adult or youth groups and individual counseling sessions.
- Prepare and execute treatment plans according to the needs of each patient.
- Conduct psychological assessments, make recommendations, and maintain records.