Company: State of Michigan
Posted on: June 17, 2022
The Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional functions as a
member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing a range of
professional treatment services to mentally ill and/or mentally
disabled prisoners within the Michigan Department of Corrections.
They work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special
populations. The Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional
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. The Corrections Qualified
Mental Health Professional provides a full range of psychosocial
assessments and evaluations, interventions, consultations and
referral services as assigned by the supervisor. They assist with
placement and obtaining services when the prisoner discharges to
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree with a major in psychology, social
work, or counseling.
Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 10
One year of professional experience providing QMHP services
equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional
Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional P11
Two years of professional experience providing QMHP services
equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional,
including one year equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental
Health Professional 10.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION:
Possession of a Michigan license to practice the applicable
Qualified Mental Health Profession, which is required to practice
as a psychologist, social worker, counselor, registered nurse, or
Positions in this class are test-designated and subject to
pre-appointment, random-selection, and postaccident drug and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of mental health counseling, individual and group therapy
and psycho educational treatments.
Knowledge of mental health assessments and interpretation of such
assessments based on scope of license and training.
Knowledge of crisis evaluation and intervention. Knowledge of
treatment plan development and implementation.
Knowledge of human, emotional, social, psychological and
environmental problems and techniques to alleviate them.
Knowledge of comorbid substance abuse and mental illness diagnosis
Knowledge of the techniques for observing and assessing
Knowledge of the basic mental health professional discipline,
principles, and practice.
Knowledge of the characteristics and aspects of mental and
emotional disturbances and developmental disability.
Knowledge of human emotional, social, psychological, and
environmental problems and the techniques applicable to their
alleviation within scope of practice. Knowledge and awareness of
Ability to work with other professional disciplines. Ability to
make independent clinical judgments.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, including the
ability to organize, evaluate and present information effectively,
both verbally and in writing, and to speak before groups, including
providing testimony in court and administrative hearings.
Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship with patients.
Ability to apply treatment methods within the scope of the
discipline practiced. Ability to maintain records, and prepare
reports and correspondence related to the work.
Additional Requirements and Information
Position is located in the Michigan Department of Corrections,
Saginaw Correctional Facility 9625 Pierce Rd., Freeland, MI
Why Work for the State of Michigan?
* Competitive Salaries
* Career Advancement
* Vacation, Sick, and School and Community Leave
* Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability, Long-Term Care, Flexible Spending
* Deferred Compensation Plans 457 and 401(k) including contribution
and employer match up to total of 7%
* Twelve Paid Holidays and Day Off for Major Elections
* Paid Parental Leave-Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks
of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a
Click HERE for the Position Description.
Click HERE for the Job Specifications.
READ CAREFULLY -- TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION YOU MUST DO THE
* Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in
the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic
application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
* Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of
employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and
hours per week.
* Attach a cover letter.
* Attach a copy of your official transcript(s).
* Your education listed cannot be used to credential review you for
a position unless a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript confirming your
education is attached to your electronic application. We accept
scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based,
internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts
provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was
awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
* You must provide at least three professional references and their
contact information to include phone number, address, email address
and fax number.
* Current MDOC employees must include their current supervisor as
one of three professional references.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your
application not being considered.
YOUR APPLICATION FOR ANY POSITION DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE
CONTACTED BY THE DEPARTMENT/AGENCY FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION. ONLY
THOSE APPLICANTS INTERVIEWED WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS.
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching
your documents, please call the Office of Career Services at
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.
REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service
demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards
on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and
maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical
standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce
these ethical standards.
As part of this effort all employees are required to report any
possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be
prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your
application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need
to fill out the form)
New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are
returning after being away from the department for more than two
years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET)
either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on
their level of offender contact and job classification. All new
employees will complete additional online training to successfully
complete their non-custody new employee training.
Keywords: State of Michigan, Saginaw , SRF-QMHP-e, Other , Saginaw, Michigan
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