Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Joliet, IL or Crest Hill, IL
- Wexford Health Sources provides mental health treatment for 28,000 individuals in custody within IDOC’s 30 facilities.
- Comprehensive mental health evaluations, treatment planning, individual and group therapy, re-entry planning, referrals for hospitalization, psychiatric care, multidisciplinary coordination of care, and linkage referrals for aftercare.
- Evidence based/ best practice techniques are utilized, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based approaches, and trauma informed care.
Why correctional mental health?
- Correctional centers are the leading provider of Mental Health service in this country
- Work within a multidisciplinary team to provide oversight and clinical supervision
- Assess for level and type of mental health treatment required
- Crisis/risk assessment and intervention
- Individual and group therapy to promote stability
- Linkage to community providers
- Collaborative treatment planning
- Contact with collateral sources
- Provide clinical supervision
- Oversee the provision of mental health treatment and clinical staff
- Clinicians who have some experience working in correctional settings are valued by clients who have been incarcerated
In addition to this unparalleled experience, Clinical Psychologist are eligible for upward career mobility to Mental Health Unit Director, Mental Health Services Director, State Director of Training, Regional Mental Health Administrator, and State-wide Director of Mental Health Services
THIS IS A UNION POSITION; starting rate $50.79 (105,643.20)
Exceptional benefits and 40 days of paid time off including paid holidays.