Louis, Indianapolis and the Quad Cities are all within a few hours drive. This is a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship which commences on August 28, and concludes on August 23, At the completion of the one-year program, Fellows will be considered for continued employment with Liberty Healthcare and any available Clinical Staff positions.
Clinical duties include co-facilitating sex offender specific group treatment approximately 15 hours per week , managing a primary caseload of approximately 15 residents, including treatment planning and case conceptualizing. However, the primary caseload is not individual therapy but involves case management tasks, with the Resident being seen on an as needed basis. Post-doctoral Fellows are also responsible for completing a minimum of six in-depth psychological batteries during the training year, as well as few cognitive assessments.
Our program offers extensive training in working with civilly committed sexual offenders. Fellows engage in a two-week orientation to the program and them a minimum of one week observing therapy groups before co-facilitating a group. In addition, all groups that Fellows are involved with are co-facilitated with a seasoned therapist throughout the year.
Experience with sexual offenders is not necessary for being a Fellow in our program. Further, experience with the Rorschach is preferred, but it is not necessary to be a Fellow in our program.
Please contact me see below if you have additional questions. Training experiences will include: Intensive group treatment of Sexually Violent Persons. Liberty Health Care utilizes a co-therapist model of research-driven, cognitive behavioral treatment for sexual offending. Fellows will have the opportunity to learn sexual offender treatment utilizing live supervision and mentor-ship from experienced sexual offender treatment clinicians. Primary therapist responsibilities with sexual offender population including individualized treatment planning and support.
Administering, scoring and interpreting psychological tests and writing comprehensive psychological evaluations for offenders entering sex-offender treatment.
Research opportunities as available. Formal training opportunities also include: As an employee of Liberty Healthcare, you will be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes hours Fellows will work standard hour workweeks, Monday through Friday.
Offers are contingent on successfully passing all pre-employment security procedures required by the Illinois Department of Human Services and Liberty Healthcare. Applicants must also meet licensure eligibility requirements for the Illinois Licensed Associate Sex Offender Treatment Provider credential — assistance with this will be provided. Liberty provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.
Applicants from a diverse background are encouraged to apply.