Stairways Behavioral Health
  • Prison Program
  • Erie, PA, USA
  • Full Time

* * * $2,000 COMMITMENT BONUS * * *

This position is responsible for providing and coordinating mental health services for persons incarcerated at the Erie County Prison, including coordination of care upon release from Erie County Prison, as assigned; providing initial face-to-face assessments, limited individual counseling, group facilitation, follow up evaluations and facilitating linkages to treatment and other related services. This position is supervised directly by the Director of Treatment Services, as well as the Program Lead Nurse on site. The incumbent is expected to work closely with the other Prison Mental Health Professional, the program nurses and providers, as well as the Corrections staff, and be able to facilitate the appropriate treatment for the incarcerated individual. This position requires the ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle the delivery of services to clients with mental health issues as well as persons with a variety of personality and emotional disorders or disturbances.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master's level degree in psychology, counseling or a related field & a minimum of two years of supervised clinical work experience preferred.
  2. Exceptional communication skills, both written & verbal, organizational skills & the ability to effectively work with a multidisciplinary team.
  3. Strong clinical skills with working knowledge of mental health system, treatment modalities, & recovery approaches.
  4. Computer literacy, specifically in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  5. Ability to effectively work with persons with mental illness & develop comprehensive treatment plans for their program participation.
  6. Act 31/33/34 clearance, FBI criminal background check, and motor vehicle report.
  7. Valid driver's license.

SHIFT: M- F Primarily Mid-day or 2nd shift

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