The Clinical Screener is a position in the Integrated Assessment Program of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) under a contract with Northern Illinois University. The position will work closely with NIU, IDCFS, other agencies and organizations that are participating in the statewide IA program.
This position is not located on the Northern Illinois University (NIU) campus. We are looking for qualified applicants, licensed Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Psychologists interested in conducting assessments in the Central and Southern regions of Illinois, such as but not limited to; Decatur, East St. Louis, Carbondale, Springfield, Champaign, Marion, and Effingham areas.
Current Illinois LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, Clinical Psychologist.
Must have a working knowledge of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.
Must have knowledge of empirically supported clinical practice.
Must have knowledge of social, emotional and physical development across the lifespan.
Must possess the knowledge to make risk determinations of self-harm, or violence.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills of clinical knowledge.
Background Check: This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University and IDCFS will conduct a pre-employment background check, which includes finger printing, state police check, FBI, and child abuse and neglect (CANTS) background check.
Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at http://employment.niu.edu/postings/54269 by December 16, 2020. Review of completed applications will begin the following day; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.? For questions contact Andria Maxwell ([email protected]).
Required Applicant Documents??
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