PSCS Mental Health Graduate Professional Counselor
|Department||DPSCS-MD Reception Diagnostic & Classification Ctr|
|Date Opened||10/11/2023 1:05:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/31/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$60,801.00 - $97,940.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Kym Hilton-Washington|
If you are looking for an exciting career in PSCS Mental Health Counseling with competitive pay, great benefits, pension, and opportunity for advancement and professional growth – Apply to become a DPSCS Mental Health Counselor today!
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
Main Purpose of Job
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.
Education: 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.
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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
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