Salary: $55,958 - $83,395 per yr
Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, community and home based services, and behavioral and human services to mentally ill, developmentally disabled and/or emotionally disturbed clients in an outpatient, residential, community or similar setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The position is located at Ely State Prison (ESP), in Ely, Nevada. Incumbents provide group treatment to inmates through psycho-educational and other group formats; utilizing evidence-based and scientifically researched program models. The incumbent develops and implements individual and group treatment plans; providing for Constitutional care of inmates consistent with the American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, American Psychological standards, Nevada statutes and Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) administrative regulations; provides individual clinical treatment to inmates using appropriate therapeutic strategies and recognized "best practices"; detect, categorize and diagnose mental illness according to the most recent edition of the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; enter diagnosis for every inmate being treated; and recommend appropriate treatment and programming for each inmate assessed or evaluated.
Announcement Number: 38309
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.