Site Name: Will County Health Department
Department: Behavioral Health Programs
Candidates are interviewed individually by 1 to 2 psychologists concurrently. Interviews are usually 90 minutes, potential candidates are notified for an interview opporturnity either by email or phone. A facility tour is conducted at the time of the interview, if the interview is in-person. For out of state candidates, interviews can be conducted by phone or Skype. Requests from applicants to meet with specific staff are welcome but require advance notice. Candidates from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural, sexual orientation, religious, and /or disability status backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Behavioral Health Division of the Will County Health Department provides psychological services for underserved persons with severe mental illness. Opportunities for interns are available in the Adult Mobile Crisis Response Program. Services include crisis intervention, psychological assessment, case management and coordination, psychiatric treatment, and medication monitoring. All interns have the opportunity to supervise practicum students and work on a multi-disciplinary team. Other activities include conducting mental health screenings and assessments, treatment planning, performing screenings for hospitalization, generating referrals to psychiatry and other providers, maintaining a caseload of 20 to 25 clients, individual, group and occasional family therapy, attendance at agency and program-related meetings, and delivery of other psychological services as indicated.
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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.