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Job Title:

Corrections Mental Health Professional

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

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.

Job Requirements:

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).

Verification of U.S. citizenship or employment eligibility. Must possess a
valid Illinois Driver's License with minimum auto liability insurance.

Training in substance abuse, violence prevention, domestic violence issues, sexual offending and criminal justice.


Summary of Employee Benefits
• Mandatory Retirement Fund (IMRF)
Includes Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance features
• 13 Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation Leave based on years of service
• Paid Sick time
• Paid Personal Business Days
• Paid Bereavement Leave
• Group Insurance (PPO or HMO option)
• Major medical (hospitalization, physician care, vision, prescription drugs & short-term disability)
• Dental
• Life
• Workers Compensation Insurance
• Liability Insurance
• Unemployment Compensation Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
• Flexible Spending Account
• No smoking campus
• Uniform allowance for specific positions
• Optional Deferred Compensation Plans
• Optional Credit Union Membership
*Some benefits prorated for part-time employees

Application Instructions:

Stacey J.Knack M.B.A.
Human Resources, Program Coordinator
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433

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