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CBT Facilitator

Position Title: CBT Instructor

Direct Reports: None

Position Type: Part Time

Status: Non Exempt

Reports To: Intake Manager

About GRO Community:

God Restoring Order (GRO) Community is a mental healthcare provider that specializes in trauma recovery services for males of color ages 5 and up. GRO services are grounded in an understanding of the neurological, biological and psychological effects of trauma. GRO services include mental health and wellness, stress management, and community outreach.

Job Description:

Purpose of Position: The CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) Facilitator is responsible for supporting formerly incarcerated men by helping with emotional regulation and problem solving through social skill practices. The facilitator will be responsible for identifying their traumas and areas of needed support. They will address the participant’s skills and identify resolutions that can be transferred into their everyday lives both socially and professionally. The CBT facilitator helps identify risky behaviors, thinking, and situations by being a line of support to assist participants back into their everyday lives.

Essential Functions:

  • Filling out the Behavior Management System on white board.
  • Facilitating the curriculum.
  • Assigning practice work for each session.
  • Completing group progress notes.
  • Uploading BMS in Cognito.
  • Uploading practice work for each session.
  • Submitting earnings to the Clinical Manager to compensate participants.
  • Responsible for managing multiple participants.
  • Support participants in sustaining employment at the end of program.
  • Conduct clinical assessments to measure participants’ behaviors.
  • Lead case reviews, identifying participants’ progress in group sessions.
  • Providing referrals for participants when extra support is needed.
  • Responsible for developing and facilitating workshops.


  • Group facilitation experience
  • Basic computer competency
  • Attention to detail
  • Listening
  • Good Communication
  • Time management
  • Creativity

Work Environment: onsite/hybrid with option to work remote on Fridays.

Location: Chicago, IL

Expected Hours of Work: Monday-Friday/40 hours per week

Travel: Must have access to reliable transportation to GRO Community and community sites


Required Education:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology preferred.


  • Minimum of 3 years Group facilitation experience
  • Experience working with therapeutic services and reentry services highly preferred.
  • Social services work experience required.
  • Physical Demands: n/a

    What we offer:

    Thrive in a family orientated work environment where we believe in the importance of mental health, wellness, and self-care. Here at GRO we recognize the importance of growth and development while striving to ensure all staff are set up for success in their endeavors as a member of our team.


    Dental insurance | BCBS PPO Health Insurance| Vision Insurance| Employer Paid Life Insurance| Voluntary Supplemental and Life Insurance Plans| Paid Time Off | 403(b) Retirement Plan

    AAP/EEO Statement

    GRO Community provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GRO Community complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    GRO Community expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GRO Community employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities

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