JOB SUMMARY: This is professional work where a licensed therapist will be responsible for conducting group counseling sessions and compiling group notes.
They will develop individual services plans, conduct initial assessments, conduct individual therapy sessions, and other activities associated with the intake process for offenders assigned to the treatment program.
Incumbent will also be responsible for discharge planning. Average therapist caseload will consist of approximately 30 offenders.
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Psychology, Counseling, Counselor Education, Community Counseling, or Psychometry, including or supplemented by the completion of two (2) psychological test/assessment courses which are acceptable to the appointing authority.
Four (4) years of experience.
Applicants must attach a valid copy of his/her transcript or other evidence to verify completion of required course work.
Licensure or Internship Requirements:
Incumbent must have one (1) of the following:
Holds a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LCMHT) or Certified Mental Health Therapist (CMHT) or Licensed Clinical Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist (LCIDDT) or Certified Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist (CIDDT) or Licensed Clinical Addictions Therapist (CAT) [credentials issued by the Department of Mental Health] or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) licensed by the MS Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed by the MS Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, or applicant has completed all required educational course work including a twelve (12) month clinical internship for a doctoral degree in psychology with exception of the dissertation.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit their application no later than September 24, 2018 to: email@example.com
Personnel Services Division
633 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 359-5612 (Fax)