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Job Title:

Licensed Mental Health Clinician (Licensed Clinical Professional Counsel or Clinical Social Worker)

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



Starting Range of $55,000 annually




1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Providing psychological services to court-involved youth and their families for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court (detained and out-of-custody youth). Maintaining a routine caseload of youth requiring varying levels of psychotherapeutic interventions. Providing psycho-educational group therapy with detained youth. Providing mental health consultation during disciplinary reviews and providing segregation check services with youth in detention. Providing crisis management services to detained youth and participating in an on-call rotation for crisis needs. Completing mental health intakes with detained youth. Providing court testimony when necessary. Assisting in case management duties when assigned. Participation in group supervision of students within the training program (probation and detention departments). Providing didactic training to students within the training program. Facilitating mandatory and non-mandatory mental health in-service trainings for RVDC and Will County Court Services staff members. Maintaining adequate records of all clinical work as outlined under the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association (APA) and RVDC protocol. Adhering to all American Correctional Association (ACA) and National Commission on Correctional Health (NCCHC) standards. Finally, the mental health clinician may also complete special projects as indicated by the Chief Psychologist

Job Requirements:

A Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology or Social Work; current and active license to practice in the State of Illinois (LCPC or LCSW)

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities in the following skills:

Psychotherapy – Individual, Group, and Family
Experience working with juveniles
Strong Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Problem Analysis and Team Building
Application of Judgment and Decision-Making Skills
Planning, Organizational, and Time Management Skills


Will discuss if offered a position.

Application Instructions:

Send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to (email acceptable):

Dr. Anna Stapleton, Chief Psychologist – Juvenile Division
River Valley Detention Center
3200 W. McDonough Street
Joliet, Illinois 60431
[email protected]

[email protected]

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