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Clinical Program Therapist 2 - Mental Health

Salary Range: $20.76 to $30.32 per hour; $43,347 to $63,308 per year

***Positions may be eligible for the Corrections Employee Retirement Program.***

Work Locations:Positions may occur at Minnesota Correctional Facilities located in Faribault, Lino Lakes (Twin Cities Suburbs-North), Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, Stillwater, and Togo.

Job Duties:Function, with relative independence, as a behavioral health practitioner for offenders with mental illness, including the responsibility to provide security, assessment, education, and therapeutic programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related Behavioral Science or Social Science program AND one year of post-degree experience providing clinical services, including individual and group therapy, to clients with mental health issues OR a Master's degree in one of the above program areas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Training or experience in providing behavioral health treatment, including individual and group therapy methods and practices.

Knowledge of professional, legal and ethical standards; best practices; and community standards of care.

Skills in verbal and written communication, including proficient documentation skills.

Interpersonal/human relations skills.

Basic personal computer skills.

Ability to formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide mental health treatment; and develop a continuing care plan with relative independence.

Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multi-disciplinary team; exercise sound judgment; and demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related Behavioral Science or Social Science program.

Demonstrated expertise in providing mental health treatment.

Please note that a criminal history check will be conducted on the successful candidate for a position prior to the start date, and new employees must be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Please visit the State Careers Website to search for current openings and apply.

Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

12/07/2015

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