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Recruitment #18-000312-0003


Several positions are available. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies. When completing the application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.




The positions are available at the following locations.

7943 Brockbridge Road Jessup, Maryland 20794  (Maryland Correctional Institution for Women) 

7931 Brockbridge Road Jessup, Maryland 20794  (Brockbridge Correctional Facility)

7930 Brockbridge Road Jessup, Maryland 20794 (Maryland Correctional Institution -Jessup)

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide counseling services to clients with mental disorders by using assessment, evaluation, and intervention, rehabilitation, and treatment regimens.


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. Refers inmates for other services such as psychiatric care, inpatient mental health services case management planning, medical evaluations, addictions services, etc.

Documents services rendered to the inmates.

Evaluates inmates for changes in security classifications using psychological tests combined with information gathered in the clinical interview in accordance with applicable regulations.

Reviews charts as needed and assigned by department head.

Adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and participates in continuing professional development

May collaborate with other professionals in carrying out research in correctional work.

Provides Counseling

Conducts assessments/evaluations if inmates as assigned.

Provides counseling services to inmates as assigned.

Participates in miscellaneous projects and tasks s assigned.


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.


1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations, candidates placed in this classification must be licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).

2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate 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 the above



To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD 21215

Attn: T. Johnson

For more information, please call 410-585-3117

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.