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PSYCHOLOGICAL SPECIALIST in Milton, FL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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Job Description

Facility: Blackwater River Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility

Pay: up to $62,400.00 per year

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.
 
Who We Are:
 
GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.
 
Why Work for GEO:
  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.


Summary

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 policies.
  • 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 consultations.
  • 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 hospitalization.
  • Conducts post-release planning and communicate with community based mental health facilities for referral and continuity of case.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degreed 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 manner.
  • 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 manner.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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