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Employment -- Treatment Courts
Mental Health Court - Court Counselor

DEPARTMENT:                         DeKalb County Mental Health Court

TITLE:                                       Mental Health Court Counselor

RESPONSIBLE TO:                 Treatment Court Director

RESPONSIBLE FOR:              The Mental Health Court Counselor will provide counseling services including, but not limited to,
                                                  one on one and group treatment, and utilization of evidence-based treatment modalities.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:                *See attached job description
(Including but not limited to):

 

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS:                 MSW or LPC. Preference given to experience in the field and/or LCSW or LCPC. Other
                                                 licensure considered: LMFT, CADC, PhD, PsyD, ICDVP or CPC.

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT
QUALIFICATIONS:                  In addition to the minimum educational requirements, successful applicant will have
                                                 demonstrated ability in following:
                                                 * Monitoring of Mental health needs of defendants responding with appropriate treatment
                                                 modalities and recommendations to available community resources.
                                                 * Counsel defendants in private one on one or group settings, as well as coordinating
                                                 psychiatrist appointments.
                                                 Prepare and coordinate all information relative to the defendants case in order to provide factual
                                                 information in a timely and accurate manner.
                                                * Refers, in a timely and appropriate manner, all appropriate cases to community agencies and
                                                 monitors progress through regular contact with said agency.
                                                 *All other requirements as listed in the full job description.


STARTING DATE:                  As soon as possible

SALARY RANGE:                  $45,000 + Benefits. This position is grant contracted, with funding through 6/30/19, with
                                                continuation funding requested.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    July 11, 2018 by 4:30pm

APPLICATION PROCESS:     Letters of application and resumes accepted by:

 

                                                Mike Douglas, Director
                                                DeKalb County Treatment Courts
                                                133 West State St.
                                                Sycamore, IL  60178

 

                                                                                

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