P/T MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Moore Haven
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Facility: -Moore Haven Correctional and Rehabilitation
Compensation Base: -$28.00 per hour
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsible for provision of full-range of mental health outpatient
services from initial assessment, treatment planning, supportive
counseling and case management as well as aftercare planning, group
psychotherapy, and crisis evaluation and support.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts mental health interviews, screenings, and evaluations and
determines appropriate mental health services and treatment plans
to address an inmate's specific mental health needs in accordance
with the mission of the outpatient mental health program and
Provides a full-range of supportive mental health services
including brief individual counseling, group counseling (process or
psychoeducational), and specialty group counseling (e.g., anger
management, end of sentence, life term, etc.), and inmate
Provides case management services on 30 to 90 day basis to ensure
continuity of ongoing service delivery.
Prepares all related mental health documentation in accordance with
applicable organizational and state standards in a clear, thorough,
and timely manner.
Consults with Security, Medical, Classification and other
departments as needed in inmate related mental health concerns.
Responds to psychological emergencies and provides crisis
intervention as required up to and including involuntary
Conducts post-release planning and communicate with community based
mental health facilities for referral and continuity of case.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree as a mental health clinician who has full
licensure, provisional licensure, or registered intern status as a
mental health provider under Chapter 491 (Florida Statutes).
One (1) year experience providing mental health services in an
institutional setting is preferred.
Ability to work in crisis situations in a professional and mature
Strong counseling and motivational skills.
Must be able to work individual and in a team environment.
Above average verbal and writing skills.
Must be able to develop clear and concise reports in a timely
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically
used by the department
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