MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR
|Date Opened||11/18/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/4/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$50,971.00 - $81,596.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Jacob Rolon|
LOCATION OF POSITION
7555 Waterloo Rd, Jessup, MD 20794
Patuxent Institution is a maximum-security state prison designed to provide remediation programs and services to male and female offenders based upon current best practices. The Mental Health Professional Counselor is the full performance level of professional counseling work at the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) level. The main purpose of this position is to provide direct counseling and assessment services to offenders in one or more programs. Such services may include, but are not limited to, the following: diagnostic and other assessments, mental status evaluations, cognitive-behavioral group psychotherapy (the primary treatment modality); individual counseling; and crisis intervention.
Conducts diagnostic and other assessments and mental status evaluations as assigned.
Provides direct psychotherapeutic services to offenders. Cognitive-behavioral group psychotherapy may include both process-oriented and more structured, didactic groups. Individual counseling services may be provided to a lesser extent, and may include both individual counseling of a long or brief nature, as well as crisis intervention services.
Participates in miscellaneous projects and tasks as assigned.
Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.
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
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.