PSCS Mental Health Professional Counselor I
|DPSCS-Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup
|10/11/2023 1:59:00 PM
|2/29/2024 11:59:00 PM
|$69,159.00 - $111,505.00/year
If you are looking for an exciting career in Mental Health
Counseling with competitive pay, great benefits, pension, and opportunity for
advancement and professional growth – Apply to become a DPSCS Mental Health
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)
is seeking dedicated candidates for our Mental Health Counselor positions. The
Mental Health Counselor positions within DPSCS are critical for the betterment,
empowerment, and rehabilitation of those in our care. Our Mental Health
Counselor professionals are constantly changing lives and bringing to those in
our care a chance for a better, healthier, and more fulfilling future.
LOCATION OF POSITION
The Mental Health Professional Counselor is the full performance level of the professional counseling work, at the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor level, providing counseling services to clients with mental disorders by using assessment, evaluation, and intervention, rehabilitation, and treatment regimens.
Functioning as an independently licensed mental health professional, the Mental Health Professional Counselor is responsible for providing mental health services to inmates within a defined population of a correctional facility. The duties include but are not limited to:
Assesses the inmate’s situation to determine the appropriate services using clinical interview techniques, objective assessments, and psychological testing under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
Intervenes in crisis situations to de-escalate the situation and provide acute care using suicide prevention planning and crisis intervention techniques.
Develop treatment plans and provides treatment to inmates who have significant mental or emotional disorders through the use of individual and/or group counseling.
Develops and implements behavioral management plans for inmates that are disruptive to the operation of the institution.
Refers inmates for other services such as psychiatric care, inpatient mental health services, case management planning, medical evaluations, addictions services, etc.
Education: Determined by the
Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the
requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).
Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional
Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical
Professional Counselor (LCPC).
Note: These requirements are established by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. The Department of Budget and Management, Office of Personnel Services and Benefits does not have the authority to accept substitutions or equivalents.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
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