Unpaid internship for Masters-level students in a counseling-related field. This is a year long internship in our court treatment programs, which include Drug Court and Recovery Court (a mental health court). Interns will work directly with a multidisciplinary staff that includes many departments of the court house including: State’s Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, Probation Department, Jail Staff, Police, and Judges among others to help clients address mental health and substance use related issues. If you treasure working on a team or wish to learn more about the intersection of treatment and the criminal justice system this is the internship for you.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.
Duties include: conducting assessments and diagnosis, developing treatment plans, conducting individual, group, and family counseling, and leading skill groups. Also attending Court and Drug Court staff meetings weekly.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, working towards a Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.
EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.