Salary: $51,281 - $76,170 per yr USD
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. This 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 will develop and implement 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; provide individual clinical treatment to inmate using appropriate therapeutic and recognized "best practices"; detect, categorize, and diagnose mental illness according to the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; enter diagnosis for every inmate being treated; and recommend appropriate treatment and programming for each inmate assessed or evaluated; and provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, program development and behavioral/human services to the mentally ill and intellectually disabled. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Announcement Number: 40316
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.