Site Name: Liberty Healthcare Ltd. Psychology Training Program
Department: Illinois Department of Human Services
Zoom and phone interivews are bing offerend. The inteviw will last from 90 minutes to 2 hours and will include the training director (John R. Reid, PhD.) and others from the training faculty. The interivews will be scheduled from 9 AM to 5 PM Central time. They can be scheduled fro other days between 01/12/2021 and 01/01/14/2021.
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 training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at:
for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.