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PSCS A/D Professional Counselor

Recruitment #23-004700-0001




Eastern Correctional Institution
30420 Revells Neck Road 
Westover, Maryland 21890


To assess all incoming inmates in a designated institution for substance use concerns and provide counseling, intervention, intense treatment and rehabilitation services to those inmates with substance abuse disorder(s) which may also include inmates that are dually diagnosed.

Provide substance use disorder treatment on an individual basis twice monthly and two group sessions a week for two groups with approximately 15 members in each group. Documentation of all group and individual notes to include treatment plans and discharge summaries in inmate files. 

Maintain contact and communication with Case Management, institutional staff, and headquarters staff about substance use disorder treatment program start dates, end dates, list of next cycle participates and all other aspects of program management.  

Provide Aftercare services once per week in a group setting. Complete individual sessions as needed. 

Screening inmates or coordinating with the contractor to make sure screenings are completed as needed on inmates entering the institution utilizing the TCU Drug Screen 5. Score the instrument and complete the Screening and Assessment Results form documenting the results and provide the form to case management. Maintain original testing instrument in treatment files. Assess inmates or coordinate with contractor to have TAP completed on inmates needing substance use disorder treatment services. Score and ass results of the TAP to the Screening Assessment Result form and provide to case management. Develop inmate files to maintain original testing instruments. Complete TAP reviews of clients getting ready to start treatment services.    


Education:  Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors or Certified Professional Counselors-Alcohol and Drug. on or before September 30, 2008.  

Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors or Certified Professional Counselors-Alcohol and Drug. on or before September 30, 2008.


1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates placed in this classification must be licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor or as a Certified Professional Counselor Alcohol and Drug on or before September 30, 2008.     

2. Employees 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.  


Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


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 ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

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