Substance Abuse Counselor
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St. Charles, IL 60174
The mental health assessor provides intake screening and assessments and support services to youth admitted to Reception and Classification Units within the Department of Juvenile Justice.
The responsibilities for this position include:
Completes assessment and screening process on youth entering the Reception and Classification Unit as well as any additional youth as assigned.
Participates in case consultation and planning as assigned.
Participates in multi-disciplinary staff meetings as assigned.
Facilitates referral and discharge recommendations.
Conducts educational and therapeutic groups for youth as assigned.
Record keeping/documentation for assessment and screening tools as well as assigned group activities.
Case management and coordination.
Participates in staff growth and development activities.