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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Additional Opportunities

Title: Juvenile Justice Clinician

Closing Date:

Department: Probation and Court Services

Division: Juvenile

Hours: Day and Evening Hours

Salary: $45,104

 

Apply To:  probation.hr@dupageco.org

    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;

  • Prefer bilingual Spanish and English capabilities.

     

    The 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.

       

 

Department of Probation & Court Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer