The Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender
Please direct any general or application status questions to the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources (BHR) at 312-603-3300 and reference requisition ID: 00123733.
Under the general supervision of the Attorney Supervisor in the Mental Health Unit, collaborates with attorneys to provide social services to clients. Engages with individuals, families, schools and other community service providers to provide case assessment and evaluation, identify needed resources, and provide alternative sentencing or dispositional recommendations or options. Ensures that each client is provided with the appropriate treatment necessary to reintegrate them with their families and their communities. Administers professional social work services involving the application of social work principles and techniques in the evaluation, problem identification and treatment of adults manifesting complex emotional and psycho-social disorders. Determines and develops sources of information to facilitate treatment. May perform other duties as assigned.