The Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing a range of professional treatment services to mentally ill and/or mentally disabled prisoners within the Michigan Department of Corrections. They work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special populations. The Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional is responsible for all aspects of the mental health evaluation, referral to the appropriate mental health level of care and treatment of the prisoners, monitoring their progress and ensuring continuity of care is not jeopardized. The Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional provides a full range of psychosocial assessments and evaluations, interventions, consultations and referral services as assigned by the supervisor. They assist with placement and obtaining services when the prisoner discharges to the community.Position DescriptionClass Specification (Download PDF reader)Working in MDOC Health Care Video
Required Education and Experience
EducationPossession of a master's degree with a major in psychology, social work, or counseling.ExperienceCorrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 9No specific type or amount is required.Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 10One year of professional experience providing QMHP services equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 9.Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional P11Two years of professional experience providing QMHP services equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional, including one year equivalent to a Corrections Qualified Mental Health Professional 10.
Additional Requirements and Information
Positions in this class are test-designated and subject to pre-appointment, random-selection, and postaccident drug and alcohol testing.Possession of a Michigan license to practice the applicable Qualified Mental Health Profession, which is required to practice as a psychologist, social worker, counselor, registered nurse, or other QMHP.
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