Job Description

Requisition 16-30952
Location WA, Longview
Facility Cowlitz County Jail
Type Regular Full-Time
Shift Day

Overview

Our Licensed Mental Health Professional provides clinical services under the direction of the MH Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, or MH Director to inmates. Provides mental health consultation and training to facility staff.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work or a PhD or PsyD in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work issued from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

  • Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, psychological assessment techniques, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensure in the state of WA from the appropriate state licensing board. LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LPC, Licensed Psychologist
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract.
 

Responsibilities

  1. Provide direct clinical and consultation services in accordance with CCS Policies and procedures, policies and procedures of the institution, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of relevant professional organizations (e.g., NASW, APA)
  2. Responsible for having a basic understanding of mental health accreditation standards issued by National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and American Correctional Association (ACA) if those accrediting bodies are applicable to the facility
  3. Interrelate and work effectively with facility staff, inmates, and outside support agencies as delegated by MH Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, or MH Director
  4. Maintain the confidentiality of inmate information in accordance with CCS policy and procedure, state law, site policy and the standards of the NCCHC and ACA, if those accrediting bodies are applicable to the site
  5. Completion of specific duties and responsibilities as designated by the Mental Health Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor or Mental Health Director. Designation of duties will be determined by current needs of the inmate population and the mental health professionals privilege status, taking into consideration employee's interests whenever possible.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.

 

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer