Corrections Mental Health Professional (BH065) REPOST
Posted 2 weeks ago
Corrections Mental Health Professional
Job Title Note
Behavioral Health Services
Works under the supervision of the Manager or Regulatory Compliance and Correctional Mental Health Program at the Will County Adult Detention Facility (ADF). Works exclusively in the ADF providing individual and group treatment services to detainees including those presenting with persistent mental illness, serious emotional disturbances, and co-occurring substance use disorders. Collaborates with medical and security staff daily. Duties include but, not limited to: providing screening to all detainees within 72 hours of admission for potential vulnerabilities and aggressive tendencies (PREA – Prison Rape Elimination Act), mental disorders, substance use disorders, and suicide risks; suicide watch and close observation screening; crises intervention; individual therapy; group therapy; mental health assessments; treatment planning; screening for psychiatric care; follow-up for PREA referrals, linkage to WCHD upon detainee discharge; other mental health referrals. Participate as a member of the Will County Mental Health Court, participate in team staffing meetings, provide clinical consultation, and testify (if called upon) at court proceeding for detainees.
Master’s from an accredited institution in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy, with (2) years of clinical experience. This individual must possess current and valid Licensure in Illinois as either a: Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). DESIRED: Training in substance abuse, violence prevention, domestic violence issues, sexual offending and criminal justice.
Grade 15 Hourly Wage ($25.62 -$40.95)
Will County Health Department 501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433 (815) 727-8822 FAX (815) 727-8526 www.willcountyhealth.org
NOT LATER THAN: 08/15/2019 DATE POSTED: 08/05/2019
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