Supervisory Therapist; Grade 26

Montgomery County Government - Boyds, MD (30+ days ago)4.0

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a Supervisory Therapist to work for the department?s Detention Service?s division.

The Supervisory Therapist?s primary responsibilities include but is not limited to: providing lead level clinical supervision to mental health counselors (therapists), volunteers, and psychology graduate student(s); reviewing and approving clinical records including intakes, individual treatment plans, progress notes, referrals and discharge plans; supervising therapist clinical management of those in crisis; developing behavior management plans; providing occasional direct individual psychotherapy to clients; participating in various committees and meetings; developing, approving and reviewing work schedule assignments; completing performance plans; and providing and supervising staff training on topics related to mental illness.

This is a full-time position. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm or 8:00am to 4:30 pm. The individual selected for this position will be considered an ?Essential Employee.? Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen.

Generally, this position is covered by the Retirement Savings Plan, Group RP. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

As a manager/supervisor working in a union environment, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation

Additional Employment Information
OHR reviews the minimum qualifications of all applicants, irrespective of whether the candidate has previously been found to have met the minimum requirements for the job or been temporarily promoted to the same position. This evaluation is based solely on the information contained in the application/resume submitted for this specific position/IRC.

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 .

All applicants will respond to a series of questions related to their education, relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to minimally perform the job. The applicant's responses in conjunction with his/her resume and all other information provided in the employment application process will be evaluated to determine the minimum qualification and preferred criteria status. Based on the results, the highest qualified applicants will be placed on an Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are the same grade will be placed on Eligible List as a "Lateral Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview .

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in clinical or counseling psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, nursing, or a related behavioral science field.

Experience: Four (4) years of professional clinical counseling experience including at least one (1) year at the supervisory/lead level.

Equivalency: None.

One of the following licenses, issued by the State of Maryland, must be held prior to appointment of, and maintained by, the employee:

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC);
Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapy (LCMFT);
Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC);
Licensed Certified Social Worker/Clinical (LCSW-C);
Licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; or
Licensed Psychologist.
Note: There will be no substitutions for this requirement.

A valid Class C (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence is required

Preferred Criteria
The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:

Clinical Supervision
Clinical Therapeutic Services
Crisis Management
Supervision of Staff Training/Course Development
Clinical Documentation Oversight
Forensic Assessments
Psychological Testing

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.

Minimum Salary 66481 Maximum Salary 110359 Currency USD