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Clinical Program Therapist 1 or 2 - Chemical Dependency

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Moose Lake
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Class: Clinical Program Therapist 1 or 2 - Chemical Dependency

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 02/11/2021

Closing Date: 04/30/2021

Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections

Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) - Moose Lake

Division/Unit: Health Services / Behavioral Health Services

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Clinical Program Therapist 1 Salary Range: $21.08 - $30.59 /hourly; $44,015 - $63,872 /annually

Clinical Program Therapist 2 Salary Range: $23.27 - $33.97 /hourly; $48,588 - $70,929 /annually

Job Class Option: Chemical Dependency

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WAS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED. IF YOU PREVIOUSLY APPLIED TO THIS POSTING, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.

Two positions will be filled by consideration of all applicants to this posting.

These vacancies are being posted at both the Clinical Program Therapist 1 and Clinical Program Therapist 2 classification levels, and the classification level will be determined by the selected candidates' qualifications.

These positions provide substance use disorder treatment to offenders in the Paradigm Substance Use Disorder Program at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Moose Lake, which includes the following components: security, assessment, education, and therapeutic programming of offenders.

These positions have contact with incarcerated individuals.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Clinical Program Therapist 1 (Chemical Dependency):

To qualify for Clinical Program Therapist 1, applicants must meet the following qualification:

LICENSURE:

* Current licensure or eligibility for licensure* by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) or equivalently qualified to perform alcohol and drug counseling under Minnesota Statute 148F.11.

(*NOTE TO LICENSE-ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Please include information regarding your license-eligibility in your resume or application. To maintain employment, the successful candidate who is eligible for LADC licensure must possess a temporary ADC permit within 60 calendar days of the first day of employment and current LADC license within the probationary period.)

Clinical Program Therapist 2 (Chemical Dependency):

To qualify for Clinical Program Therapist 2, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

LICENSURE:

* Current licensure or eligibility for licensure* by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) or equivalently qualified to perform alcohol and drug counseling under Minnesota Statute 148F.11.

(*NOTE TO LICENSE-ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Please include information regarding your license-eligibility in your resume or application. To maintain employment, the successful candidate who is eligible for LADC licensure must possess a temporary ADC permit within 60 calendar days of the first day of employment and current LADC license within the probationary period.)

AND

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

* One year of experience providing behavioral health services, including individual and group therapy, to clients with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring disorders;

OR

* Master's degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling/Studies, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program.

If your degree is in a related Behavioral Health/Science program not listed above, you may be asked to provide an unofficial college transcript.

Applicants who meet the above qualifications for either the Clinical Program Therapist 1 or Clinical Program Therapist 2 will be further evaluated based on the following:

* Knowledge of substance use treatment 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 provide substance use treatment; formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; and develop a continuing care plan.
* Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multi-disciplinary team; exercise sound judgment; and demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS INVITED TO INTERVIEW WILL BE ASKED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF LICENSURE OR LICENSE-ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's or advanced degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling/Studies, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program.

* Current licensure in Minnesota as a LADC at time of hire.

* Current Minnesota licensure as a LP, LPC, LPCC, LICSW, or LMFT.

* Experience working in a correctional/secured environment.

* Experience treating clients with co-occurring disorders.

* One year of experience providing clinical behavioral health services, including individual and group therapy, to clients with substance use disorders.

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email Teresa Moen at .

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to transform lives for a safer Minnesota. We offer great benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, generous leave time, and workout facilities at most locations.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

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Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Teresa Moen at or .

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at or email . Please indicate what assistance you need.

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