LCSW / Counselor - forensic mental health program - Peoria - job 746953

Liberty Healthcare Corporation

Date: 05/05/2021

City: Peoria, Illinois

Employment type: Full-time

Counselors, Social Workers and Psychologist who have an interest in the forensic mental health field and sex offender treatment are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with Liberty Healthcare Corporation - at the Illinois Department of Human Services Treatment & Detention Facility (TDF).


The TDF is a state-of-the-art secure residential treatment facility which provides a wide array of mental health services to over 500 detained and civilly committed adult sexual offenders.


Clinical services at the facility are provided by Liberty Healthcare's dedicated and talented team which is comprised of over thirty Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Counselors, Psychiatrists and Recreation Therapists.


The TDF is located in Rushville, Illinois. Situated in west central Illinois, Rushville is commutable from Macomb (home of Western Illinois University) and Springfield (the State Capital). Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis and the Quad Cities are all within a few hours drive.


Clinical Therapists at the TDF enjoy an array of responsibilities, including:



  • Serving as primary therapist to assigned residents / clients

  • Administering various tests and assessments (within scope of license)

  • Developing individualized treatment plans and monitoring client progress

  • Documenting clinical services and resident / client progress

  • Delivering cognitive behavioral treatment, psycho-education and other treatment to individuals and groups

  • Serving as a contributing member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team

  • Attending and actively participating in staff meetings, case conferences and training activities


As a Clinical Therapist and employee of Liberty Healthcare you can expect:



  • Competitive annual salary which is based on your qualifications

  • Well-rounded benefits package including health insurance and 401k

  • 6 weeks of paid time off annually

  • Option to work a 4-day compressed workweek

  • Opportunity to work alongside a talented team of dedicated clinicians within a well-refined research-based treatment program

  • Financial assistance with interview travel and relocation assistance


Click here to learn more about Liberty's benefits package


You're a good fit for this position if you are licensed professionally in Illinois as a Counselor, Social Worker or Psychologist - or if you're licensed in another state - or not yet licensed professionally but in the process of becoming licensed.


Individuals who lack clinical experience serving sex offenders and/or forensic clients will be considered - and if hired, will receive supervised on-the-job training. Liberty will also provide support for you to become licensed in Illinois as an Associate Sex Offender Treatment Provider.


Liberty Healthcare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Click here to learn more about Liberty Healthcare


To apply or receive additional details regarding this career opportunity, contact Carol Wertley directly at (610) 389-7430 or carol.wertley@libertyhealth.com





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