Site Name: Liberty Healthcare Ltd. Psychology Training Program
Department: Illinois Department of Human Services
The interviewee’s visit to the Treatment and Detention Facility (TDF) will be a busy day involving the interview process, as well as informal information sessions with current Interns and Post Doctoral Residents, question and answer sessions with Clinical Therapists, a tour of the facility, lunch with clinical Team Leaders and Supervisors and a meeting with the Clinical Director of the Facility. Below is a broad overview of the day’s events:
9:00 am: Arrive at TDF. Dr. Reid will get you processed through Security and provide an introduction to the schedule and facility.
10:00 am: Interviews, information sessions and tour
12:00 pm: Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm: Meet with Dr. Jumper, Clinical Director
2:00 pm: Wrap up with Dr. Reid and depart TDF
The Clinical Psychology Training Program of Liberty Healthcare functions within Illinois Department of Human Services and provides the Intern with the following learning opportunities: 1. Direct, face-to-face, contact with residents will comprise greater than 30% of the Intern's time; while other clinical activities will represent approximately 60%. Nonclinical activities will be included in the Internship (e.g., administration). Care will be taken to ensure these activities are kept to a minimum; less than 10% of the Intern's time.2. The Intern will receive a minimum two hours of licensed supervision each week: one from the Director of Training & Research and another from a Licensed Psychologist on staff. The format of supervision is trainee focused; addressingservices provided and other topics the Intern might bring. The Internship is a 2000 hours training experience involving the following learning opportunities:Treatment: co-facilitate 15 hrs/wk Sex Offender specific groups treatment with a senior staff member; and have a primary caseload of 10-12 residents. A minimum of five psychological batteries will be completed. The Intern will be responsible to prepare detailed treatment plans and bi-yearly treatment plan reviews for the residents on the primary caseload. The Intern will participate in both the bi-weekly team staffing and the weekly case conceptualization. Didactic training is committed to diversity awareness, knowledge, and the acquisition of skills to increase multicultural competencies. Three Multicultural case presentations will be required. During the training year the Intern will be exposed a broad scope of Forensic issues through various learning methods and opportunities. See link below for further information.
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Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or experiences may be available at all consortium sites, and some internship programs may not have updated this information recently. Please consult the program's web site
www.libertyhealthcare.com/upload/112.pdf or other application materials for a complete description of the training opportunities available at each site.