Supervisory Therapist, grade 25
Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD

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The position is located in th e Montgomery County Correctional Facility for the Jail Addiction Services (JAS) program. The JAS program occupies a separate housing pod in the correctional facility and is a State Certified Substance Abuse treatment program providing services according to COMAR regulations to incarcerated offenders. The position's duties include: providing clinical supervision to the staff of the Jail Addiction Services program; providing administrative oversight in accordance with the policies and procedures of working in a union environment and oversight of the employee performance management process; providing a variety of direct clinical services, including assessment, diagnostic impressions, treatment planning, and treatment services, such as individual and group therapy in a jail setting; ensuring that intake and assignments of cases are done in a timely manner; implementing quality assurance standards which include review of clinical work, client case files, and oversight of program compliance with Federal, State, County, co rrectional and program policies; collecting and managing data and generating statistical reports; leading weekly staff consultation; attending various clinical and administrative/management meetings for both departments (DHHS & DOCR); and representing the agency's mission and goals to various committee groups. The position also acts as consultant and subject matter expert on the unique needs and characteristics of inmates.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Considerable (3 years) post licensure professional clinical counseling experience.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or a related field appropriate to the area of specialization required by the position.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


Employees in this class have a mandatory licensure requirement, as cited in COMAR which contains regulations governing the practice of clinical counseling/psychotherapy. One of the following licenses, issued by the State of Maryland , must be held and maintained by the employee:

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapy (LCMFT)
  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol Drug Counselor (LCADC)
  • Licensed Certified Social Worker/Clinical (LCSW-C)
  • Certification as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Psychiatric Mental Health (APRN-PMH)
  • Licensed Psychologist

  • Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a physical, drug and alcohol screen and background investigation appointment.

    Preferred Criteria

    Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.

    1. Three (3) years of experience supervising clinical staff in a substance abuse treatment program and/or facility;

    2. Experience providing substance abuse/co-occurring treatment services;

    3. Experience working in a correctional environment;

    4. Experience in data collection/analysis/reporting; and

    5. Experience applying and/or knowledge of COMAR regulations

    If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

    All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

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