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Juvenile Justice Clinician

Company: Dupage County Juvenile Probation and Court Service
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Juvenile Justice ClinicianDepartment: Probation and Court ServicesDivision: JuvenileHours: Day and Evening HoursSalary: $45,104APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED THROUGH DUPAGE COUNTY WEBSITEJuvenile Justice Clinician is currently posted under "Employment at the County," and then "Elected Official Offices"The Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Maintain a caseload of high and medium risk, probation-involved juveniles;
  • Provide intensive, therapeutic services in the family?s home and/or community;
  • On a rotating basis, provide 24-hour coverage to address crisis situations for families assigned to clinical caseloads on the caseload and participate in rotating crisis coverage for team;
  • Conduct case assessments which include reviewing referral information, identifying and engaging involved participants in the therapy process, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and analyzing problem behaviors within an ecological context;
  • Engage the primary caregiver and other involved participants in active, change-oriented treatment
  • Identify problems which contribute to delinquent behavior, develop treatment plans and implement interventions using methods compatible with the principles and practices of the therapeutic model;
  • Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts for peer and supervisory review and feedback;
  • Collaborate with involved participants in all relevant systems to ensure their buy-in and cooperation;
  • Participate in comprehensive training, including quarterly booster trainings, intensive weekly Supervision.Requirements of this position include:
    • Master?s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related Human Service field
    • Must be licensed as a LPC, LCPC, LSW, LCSW, LMFT, or ALMFT or eligible for certification within two years of employment
    • Knowledge base in the following areas: family systems theory, social ecological theory, behavioral theory, cognitive behavioral theory, child development research, and social skills assessment and intervention
    • Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver?s license with the ability to drive;
    • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.Additional benefits:
      • Full-time work week is 37.5 hours. The Juvenile Justice Clinician will be expected to work extended hours Monday through Thursday (to include evening appointments) to accommodate school and work schedules for families and then will work a half-day on Fridays.
      • No billing/insurance work required
      • The Juvenile Justice Clinician is additionally compensated through set on-call pay and flexing hours worked on the crisis line that week
      • 14 paid holidays in 2022
      • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, and personal)
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plan options through the county
      • IMRF Retirement Plans
      • Qualified site for participants of the Income Based Repayment (IBR) program
      • Access to free CEUs for license recertification arranged through the probation department?s internal training unit and/or online statewide training platform
      • Professional development opportunities through clinical supervision, routine team trainings, and diversity of needs within the caseload including, but not limited to, work with forensic populations, individuals using substances, acute mental health concerns, and family dynamics issues
      • Clinical supervision provided in-house by an LCPCThe preferred candidate will have experience and/or training in family therapy (structural, strategic and functional family therapy), systems and ecological approaches, cognitive-behavioral approaches, and child development knowledge and training.APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED THROUGH DUPAGE COUNTY WEBSITEJuvenile Justice Clinician is currently posted under "Employment at the County," and then "Elected Official Offices"

Keywords: Dupage County Juvenile Probation and Court Service, Wheaton , Juvenile Justice Clinician, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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