Mental Health Court Clinician (19th Judicial Circuit Court)

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • Sep 13, 2019
Full Time Court Administration Human and Social Services Legal Services Public Health
  • Salary: 45,235.00 - 45,235.00 USD

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court is the place for you. It is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. The 19th Judicial Circuit Court is seeking a Mental Health Clinician, to plan and implement treatment plans with adults on probation.

Position: Mental Health Court Clinician

Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Salary: $45,235 Annually

Job Summary: The Mental Health Court Clinician is responsible for evaluating and assessing clients. The incumbent plans and implements a treatment plan with clients on assigned caseload. Conducts individual, group, and family counseling, case management, outreach, education, monitoring, referral, linkage, follow-ups and documentation .

In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and three years of experience, OR a Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and one year of experience . The individual, within one year of the hire date must have one of the following: certification of an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board (I.A.O.D.A.P.C.A.) or have equivalent certification by a similar state or national board; OR licensed by the State of Illinois as a Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). A candidate in this position must possess strong communication skills, exceptional writing skills, and the ability to work as a team member.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information as to why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the Court, visit the 19 th Judicial Circuit Court. To learn more about other services that Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Candidates for this position must be certified by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). The link to the AOIC application is available electronically http://19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/faq.aspx?qid=194.

Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and live in Illinois at time of hiring or within six (6) months of employment.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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