Kevin Whitson, Psy.D. Training Supervisor

"I provide institutional training and support
on processes, procedures, and forensic projects."

– Kevin Whitson, Psy.D.

Kevin Whitson, Psy.D.
Training Supervisor, Internship Program
Mental Health Center Treatment Administrator
Division of Juvenile Justice

Licensed Clinical Psychologist since 1998

I have more than 15 years' experience specializing in forensic psychology and practicing as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. As a full-time Mental Health Center Treatment Administrator, I am the primary individual responsible for coordinating ACHS' partnership with the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) for the Adler Juvenile Justice Internship (AJJI) (LINK). In this role, I leverage my experience within the juvenile justice system to oversee service delivery, monitor mental health services, and provide essential training and support resources.

As a crisis team leader, I have significant experience managing high-risk situations and mobilizing the resources to address mental health crises with youth. On a regular basis, I collaborate with ACHS leadership to promote contiuous improvement in the internship program.

Please email or call me at 312.662.4048 if you would like more information about me.

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Loyola University of Chicago
  • B.S., Psychology, Michigan State University

Licensure

  • State of Illinois, License # 071002133

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Illinois Psychological Association (IPA)
  • National Latino/a Psychological Association (NLPA)
  • Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología (SIP)