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Chicago | Training Supervisor, Internship Program | Mental Health Center Treatment Administrator | Division of Juvenile Justice | Adler Community Health Services

Kevin Whitson, Psy.D.

Overview

Overview

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

Education

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

Licensure

  • State of Illinois, License # 071002133
Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

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

Chicago Campus

Located in the heart of the city, the Adler Chicago campus was designed to provide and inspire the learning and living experience. To that end, we have created an environment that caters to your mental, emotional and intellectual growth. Our classrooms are bright and spacious with windows to the outside world. Our technology is the very latest and best. In our Library, you will find every resource you need to research, form and shape your journey. At Adler, we have made it our mission to create a space with more than enough room to share your thoughts and flex your intellect.

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