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Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections

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83720-0285

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Clinician

Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections

Open for Recruitment: July 14, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Announcement # 06820092075
Salary Range: $ 20.92- $25.79 DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): St. Anthony

The St Anthony Juvenile Corrections Center has an opening for a Clinician. 

If you are an assertive individual interested in a rewarding career working with young people, this Clinician position is the job for you!

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. PREVIOUS SCORES WILL NOT BE USED.

Juvenile Corrections Center-St. Anthony (JCC-St. Anthony) is the oldest facility of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections. The facility sits on about 25 acres just one mile west of the city of St. Anthony.  It is a large campus-like facility that currently houses a maximum of 120 juveniles in a treatment environment and eight beds utilized for regional observation and assessment.  JCC-St. Anthony provides a highly structured, staff-secure program using a positive peer model for the custody and treatment of male and female offenders who have a history of various crimes, and have failed in less secure community based programs and facilities.  The JCC-St. Anthony program focuses juveniles on victim and community restoration related to their crimes.  The program also offers cognitive skills building to alter their criminal patterns of thought and requires the juveniles to be accountable daily for their behavior and progress through the program.

During the first few weeks of custody, Clinicians conduct evaluations to better understand the juveniles and develop a service plan with goals designed to help him or her improve educationally, in family functioning, and other needed areas. Once the service plan is developed clinicians in each facility provide individual counseling, as needed, and also family counseling when the proper progress in the treatment program has been reached.

Clinicians for the Department of Juvenile Corrections work with incarcerated juveniles in an institutional environment, providing direct clinical services.  Clinicians work in a facility with juveniles who have the potential for acting out violently and at times may need to assist in physically restraining the juvenile.  Applicants will be working with juvenile sex offenders, with the intent to meet the State Sex Offender Management Boards Standards for Sex Offender Treatment Groups and Psychosexual Evaluations .

Employees at JCC-St. Anthony are dedicated to helping each of the juveniles that come to the facility.  Staff and the juveniles continually work together to create a safe and secure environment that is conducive to making the changes necessary for the juveniles to be able to return to the community with the skills and values that will give them the opportunity to be successful citizens.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • A complete criminal history background investigation including, but not limited to, the Idaho State Police Criminal Identification Bureau and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be conducted on the successful applicant.
  • The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections is a drug free work environment.  Immediately after a conditional offer of employment has been extended to an applicant (before 5:00pm of the day of the offer), he or she must test free of drugs as a condition of employment.
  • The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a Tuberculosis test during the first 30 days of employment.
  • This announcement will be used to fill the current and future vacancies in St. Anthony only. If you have previously applied for Clinician and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.
  • Idaho state employees enjoy a generous benefit program that includes health insurance, retirement, paid holidays, and more. Click here for more information. http://dhr.idaho.gov/benefits.html.
  • State of Idaho employees may be eligible for the Student Loan Forgiveness program.  For more information https://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/public-service. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform assessments, evaluations, psychosexual evaluations, observations and interviews using a variety of assessment tools to identify needs and formulate diagnostic impressions;
  • Develop treatment plans, and recommend services and interventions;
  • Provide direct counseling to individuals, families and groups;
  • Provide crisis interventions;
  • Case consultation with Juvenile Service Coordinators (Social Workers), Juvenile Probation Officers, treatment team, and private providers;
  • Provide multifaceted clinical therapy and/or rehabilitative services consultation;
  • Serve as on-call Suicide Evaluator in a rotation schedule. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master's Degree (or higher) in a Human Services field is required for this position. (Master's degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychosocial rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric nursing, or very closely related field of study.) 
  • Licensed or in possession of a temporary license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Practice Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Pastoral Counselor (LPAS), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Idaho in accordance with Idaho code, Section 54-3214, or licensure in another state.  If you hold a current license issued by another state, you must obtain an endorsement for an Idaho license or provide verification from the Occupational License Bureau confirming your eligibility for licensure prior to hire.  The state of licensure, license type and license number must be provided. See Question 2 on the attached examination.
  • Willing to work in a juvenile corrections facility with juveniles who may engage in verbal and physical acting out and who have difficulty regulating their behavior and emotions.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Providing direct clinical services to juvenile offenders.
  • Experience with Positive Peer Culture.
  • Trauma Work.
  • Some knowledge or experience providing treatment for individuals with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
  • Experience providing individual and group treatment for sex offenders and performing psychosexual evaluations.  

EXAMINATION:

Education and Experience: Respond to the questions as instructed. You will need to have the minimum level of experience or education to qualify for this position. Scoring is determined by the information you provide in your response to the questions as supported by a resume, work history and education portion of your application. A minimum score of 53 is needed to pass this examination. A higher score can be obtained based on the extent of your education and experience, so take your time to provide detailed and complete information on your application and/or resume. It is very important the information you provide clearly supports your responses. The hiring supervisor will also use your responses to determine offers for interviews from the qualified applicants. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

HIRING LISTS:

Hiring lists are generated once all applications have been scored. If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed in the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review the application material prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or e-mail to schedule a time. Be sure your application information is up to date and accurate. Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the applicants being considered.

To preview the exam, click on the "Preview Exam" link below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

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 Click on the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When completing your online application information please be sure to select:

  •  Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections under "Agencies,"
  •  Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  •  St. Anthony under "Cities."

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OVERTIME NOTICE:
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.