LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER (JTDC) - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHCAGO, IL
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; 4 days per week.
The Psychiatric Social Worker, JTDC is responsible to deliver developmental, behavioral and family/social system assessment and intervention for youth and adolescents at Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC); timely screening of mental health and substance use conditions including an assessment of family /support system; linkage and transition services for the resident and their family/support system; linkage and transition services to community based treatment services; effective team-work coordination with other health care, court, probation, program, and school professionals; and facilitating the improvement of quality timely linkage with community behavioral health programs, including resident preparation and transition to community care and programs designed to educate the residents' family and support systems in community sentinel and support systems facilitating restoration and recovery. Participates in supervising behavioral professionals in training, such as Field Placement Students in Social Work, Psychology Post-Doctoral Residents, Pre-Doctoral Interns and Practicum Students.
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university focusing on clinical social work with a concentration on mental health is required. (Must provide original transcripts at time of interview)
License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) in the State of Illinois is required
A minimum of four (4) years of prior experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker performing assessment, treatment and case management for youth who have mental health or substance use conditions is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with juvenile justice populations, i.e. youth and/or adolescents is required.
Current experience using evidence-based therapy techniques for youth (e.g. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Informed CBT, Dialectical Behavioral therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, etc.) is required.
Bilingual is preferred.
Certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Counselor or Board Registered as a Mental Illness-Substance Abuse Counselor (MISA I, MISA II) is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 264803
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER