Position is member of residential mental health multidisciplinary Mental Health Treatment Team at Alexander Correctional Institution. Operates at the direction of an assigned licensed staff member, typically a staff psychologist. Provides professional rehabilitative mental health services to inmates/patients who are identified as having mental, social, physical, emotional and/or cognitive impairments. Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of group activities. Also responsible for completing standardized assessments requiring judgment, writing goal-oriented programs, evaluating and documenting progress and participation in weekly interdisciplinary Treatment Team conferences. Serves as case manager for inmates assigned to residential mental health and provides services in accordance with Prison’s policy on Case Management Assessment/Correction Counseling. These services include regular contact with the inmate, development and implementation of a Case Management Assessment and on-going documentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Requires considerable knowledge of fundamental principals, techniques and methods of behavior therapy field to include assessments, evaluations, development of goals and activities. Also requires considerable knowledge of behavior management techniques. Requires working knowledge of population served and of the area when required for particular job. Requires skill in writing goals and programs. Ability to plan and conduct program of leisure/rehabilitative activities. Ability to evaluate and document progress and to present to the Treatment Team. Ability to establish rapport and relate to population served, families, colleagues and staff, community agencies and groups and variety of treatment service disciplines.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, sociology, from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
How to Apply
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act
with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the
- Online applications are only accepted through
- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must
list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.
- Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214,
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
- During the online application process if additional documentation is
required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the
- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
For more information regarding this announcement, please contact DeNaide Dickens at (919) 838-4000.
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources
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