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MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #20-000314-0001

Introduction

This position is limited to current employees of the Charles County Health Department's Behavioral Health Unit only.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH/Charles County Health Department, Division of Mental Health/Behavioral Health Unit, White Plains, Maryland 

Main Purpose of Job

This position will provide supervisory level of professional counseling to individuals diagnosed with a mental health or co-occurring disorder, as well as provide psychotherapeutic services to children, families and adults who are clients of the Charles County Health Department's Division of Mental Health. Additionally, this position will provide individual, family and group therapy to all client populations; provide intake interviews; and, complete administrative functions related to recordkeeping, in accordance with COMAR policy. Finally, this position will provide supervisory oversight to clinicians, interns and volunteers with the Mental Health Services department, in addition to overseeing the daily work of graduate-level licensed counseling staff and interns.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). 

Experience: Three years of experience providing professional counseling to clients with mental health disorders by using assessment, evaluation, intervention, rehabilitation, and treatment regimens. 

Notes: 1. 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. 

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Mental or Behavioral Health Counseling classifications, or Mental or Behavioral Health Nursing and Specialist specialty codes in the counseling field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience. 

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This position is limited to current employees of the Charles County Health Department's Behavioral Health Unit only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.01.05, 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.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application, based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. 

Please report all related education, experience, dates, and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to, 410-333-5689. Only additional materials which are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division, at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service, at 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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