LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHCAGO, IL
SHIFT: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Director of Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Training Programs (Director) will coordinate and oversee all aspects of the psychology training programs for the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) and the Cook County Juvenile Justice System. This position will be responsible for developing programs, recruiting trainees, providing individual and group supervision, and maintaining relationships with training directors from local universities. The Director will provide clinical services, in addition to ensuring training needs are properly organized, coordinated, monitored and evaluated by the assigned supervising clinicians. The Director responds to all inquiries relative to the program and works to expand the psychology training program to include, Master's Level therapy internship, Art Therapy internship, Social Work internship, and APA approved clinical psychology internship. These additional training programs will service JTDC residents and other justice involved youth.
Oversees all clinical psychology doctoral level and masters level training programs for the Cook County Juvenile Justice System, including the JTDC.
Serves as primary contact for local graduate schools.
Compiles and maintains all records pertaining to externs' and fellows' personnel information, records of program completion, and performance evaluations.
Regularly updates program information, affiliation agreements, manuals, brochures. and site training policies.
Maintains working relationships with local graduate schools and schedules meetings as needed.
Provides clinical services including individual therapy and psychological testing, as needed.
Provides weekly group supervision, didactics and individual supervision, as needed.
Assists with the supervision of Psychologists and trainees to resolve issues regarding training needs.
Participates in the remediation process for trainees when necessary.
Assists in fellowship recruitment process.
Supports the recruitment. interviewing, and onboarding of trainees according to (Associate of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training (ACEPT) and Associate of Psychology Post Doctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) standards and procedures.
Attends and represents training site at annual practice fairs.
Develops a master's level therapy internship, Art Therapy internship, and Social Work internship.
Assists with the development of an American Psychological Associate (APA) accredited internship.
Attends and participates in required meetings and/or committees.
Performs other duties as requested.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a PhD or PsyD in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain two weeks prior to starting employment, required. (If already obtained, must provide license and official transcripts at time of interview)
Completion of a pre-doctoral internship at a program accredited by the American Psychological Association or listed with the Association of Psychology Post-Doctoral & Internship Centers (APPIC) is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
A minimum of four (4) years of behavioral health services experience is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of supervising and training of graduate level students is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with juvenile populations is required.
Current experience with Electronic Medical Record (EMR), i.e., Epic, Gerner, Centricity or similar systems is required.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), required. (Testing may be required).
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA), required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Position may require travel for which the employee must have a valid driver's license/insured vehicle or other equivalent means of transportation, required. (Driver's license and vehicle insurance must be presented at time of interview)
Forensic or correctional supervised training and/or work experience is preferred.
Teaching at the graduate level is preferred.
Experience in working with public health is preferred.
Experience in working with diverse populations, preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of best practices for clinical training
Knowledge of ACEPT and APPIC standards and procedures as well as training requirements for local psychology graduate schools
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Excellent program development, management and leadership skills
staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups.
Demonstrates analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and precision to support research and presentation skills
Ability to successfully manage a budget, achieve goals and present data to support effective operations.
Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to maintain and expand partnerships with local graduate schools
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when under pressure
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
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