The DuPage County Health Department is proud to announce the availability of a Full-Time Counselor/ Therapist working in our Forensics Services area, based out of our Wheaton, IL location. The position works 37.5 hours per week primarily during the hours of 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Provides individual & group psychotherapeutic services to individuals involved in the probation system.
Collaborates with staff from the DuPage County Probation Department to engage adults in services, with the goal of reducing recidivism.
Meets established productivity standards while completing concurrent documentation and demonstrating independent judgment and discretion in making position related decisions
Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans
Provides and follows-up on referral and community resource linkage
Cooperates and participates in team meetings to assess client progress, as well as, collaborates with co-workers and healthcare providers to assure necessary resource linkage to service
Maintains required training, licensure and/or certification and confidentiality of privileged information at the same time adhering to client privacy laws
Travels to various sites within DuPage County
Consults with staff concerning client and program issues and provides other case management services
Participates in emergency response activities as assigned
Completion of a Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and two years of experience with chronically mentally ill adult population; or an equivalent combination of training and experience; and licensure (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT) required.
Preferred candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of working with chronically mentally ill adults who are involved in the criminal justice system, as well as experience working with adults with dual mental illness-substance abuse disorders.
Internal Number: 7663
About DuPage County Health Department
DuPage County Health Department strives to offer quality health services with courtesy and respect for our diverse population. Our goal, which is achieved through education, collaboration and access to care, is to safeguard the health of all residents.
DuPage County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.