PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE II, CORRECTIONAL
|Department||DPSCS-North Branch Correctional Institution|
|Date Opened||1/5/2018 12:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/19/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$44,017.00 - $70,265.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Afryea Lucas|
LOCATION OF POSITION
North Branch Correctional Institute
14100 McMullen Hwy,
Cumberland, MD 21502
Main Purpose of Job
To provide psychological services to adult inmates in a correctional facility. Diagnosis and treatment are provided to offenders who are mentally ill or have a mental disorder to help diminish harm to themselves or others. Services are directly related to the mission by facilitating public safety.
Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, employees in this classification may perform the following duties: Conducts group therapy sessions; Selects, administers, scores and interprets psychological tests for selected inmates; Participates in the evaluation of inmates with relation to the diagnosis, treatment and/or guidance indicated for the individuals tested; Collaborates with other professional persons in carrying out psychological research in correction work; Prepares psychological, statistical and other reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations; Communicates with lay and professional groups to explain the program and to establish better relations with the general public; Keeps abreast of professional literature and attends special conferences and seminars; Participates in training students and non-professional personnel; Performs other related duties as necessary.
Education: Possession of a master's degree in psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university in a program acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
Experience: Two years of supervised experience, after completion of the master's degree, providing psychological services in a clinical setting to adult clients.
Note: 1. A twelve month internship required for a master’s or doctoral degree may be substituted for one year of experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Clinical Psychology classifications or Psychology specialty codes in the Psychology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.