Mental Health Specialist, PRN
Mental Health Specialist Job in Lely, FL
, our Mental Health teams make lasting changes in the lives of offenders, as we set the standards of care in the industry. Conducts mental health screenings and assessments based on a review of available records, and clinical interviews with inmates. As part of a mental health team, confers with other clinical staff, e.g., psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health service provider's physicians, nurse, and social workers, in order to gather and provide information concerning patient psychological problems, to ensure treatment activities are well integrated and patient care follow-through occurs. Consults with and makes appropriate recommendations to multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, and facility management) regards behavior and mental health issues affecting inmates. Provides appropriate mental health assessments, counseling and confrontation avoidance interventions to address the needs of inmates in crisis. Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a mental health related field (e.g., Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Ed.S. in Agency Counseling, Rehabilitative Counseling) with course work and practice (pre or 32.post degree) in the provision of mental health care One year experience where the primary responsibility was provision of mental health or counseling services.