The psychologist provides a full range of psychological evaluations, tests, interventions, consultations and referral services as assigned by the supervisor. The Psychologist will train staff in matters of psychology and mental illness.
This position will also function as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing a range of psychological services to prisoners within the Michigan Department of Corrections, some who may be diagnosed with severe mental disorders. They provide a full spectrum of sex offender treatment, assessment services and will work with community supervision/treatment for sex offenders. They also work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special populations.
The psychologist is responsible for all aspects of the mental health evaluation, referral to the appropriate mental health level of care and treatment of the prisoners, monitoring their progress and ensuring continuity of care is not jeopardized. They also assist with placement and obtaining services when the prisoner discharges to the community.
Position Description: PD_Psychologist E Standardized PD FINAL.doc
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree in psychology.
No specific type or amount is required.
One year of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist 9.
Two years of professional experience providing psychological treatment equivalent to a Psychologist, including one year equivalent to a Psychologist 10.
Additional Requirements and Information
Possession of a temporary master's limited license, master's limited license, doctoral limited license, or full license to practice psychology in Michigan.
View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Psychologist_12904_7.pdf
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
This is a drug and alcohol test designated position.
Interested applicants must attach a copy of "official" college transcripts.
All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.
Please make sure you provided the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses (if available) of three professional references, one of which is your current supervisor. The Department of Corrections Selection Guidelines requires that one of the applicant's references is their current supervisor. Please make sure you include your current supervisor under your references.
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call NEOGOV applicant support at: 855-524-5627 or email MCSC-NEOGOV@michigan.gov
State Of Michigan