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Colorado Department Of Corrections CDOC Psychologist Candidate (Denver) in Denver, Colorado

Who May Apply: A residency waiver has been granted for this announcement.Applications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.However, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in this jobannouncement.The mission of the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) is "Toprotect the citizens of Colorado by holding offenders accountable and engagingthem in opportunities to make positive behavioral changes and become lawabiding, productive citizens"Our vision..."Building a safer Colorado for today and tomorrow"If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and build greaterpublic confidence in good government, consider joining the dedicated peopleof the State of Colorado. Our professionals strive to support state governmentand the citizens of Colorado. Customer service is a key component for everyposition in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign thedelivery of services in making state government more effective and efficient.In addition to a rewarding, meaningful career, state employment offers:Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system;Retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA DefinedContribution Plan, plus 401K and 457 plans;Medical and dental health plans;Paid life insurance;Short and long-term disability coverage;10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick time;Employee wellness programs;Tuition Reimbursement;Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs;Training opportunities and more.Description of JobMental Health: Current Vacancies - Canon City.This position provides professional psychological services, under thesupervision of a licensed psychologist until own license is obtained, tospecial population of inmates with mental illness or mental problems incompliance with DOC Mental Health Clinical Standards and Procedures, DOCAR's and all relevant statutes and guidelines, to include psychologicalassessment of mental health needs, individual and group therapy, clinicaland behavioral management. Provide staff assistance and training regarding themental health needs of inmates, direct care in psychiatric crises oremergencies. Position is responsible for regular communication with clinicaland administrative supervisors. The Psychologist Candidate position preparesfor Psychological licensure. This position participates in the 24 hour MentalHealth On-Call RotationSex Offender Treatment and Monitoring Program (SOTMP): CurrentVacancies - Canon City.This position conducts assessment and psychological evaluation of sex inmatesunder the supervision of a licensed psychologist until own license isobtained; provide intensive sex inmate treatment including development andimplementation of individual treatment plans, conduct group and individualtherapy, conduct and prepare evaluations for case management, communitycorrections, Parole Board and parole; conduct training workshops for thecorrectional system on the dynamics of sex inmates, treatment and managementin a correctional setting, and high risk behaviors; complete releaseplanning in coordination with community parole officers and other agencies;provide crisis intervention; monitor chronically mentally ill inmates.Prepare offense specific evaluations in accordance with Colorado Sex OffenderManagement Board standards for sex inmates participating in treatment. ThePsychologist Candidate position prepares for Psychological licensure.The eligible list created from this job posting will be used to fill currentand future mental health and SOTMP vacancies in Canon City and Denver. Withinthis job announcement, you have the ability to select the type(s) ofposition you are interested in; Mental Health and/or SOTMP.Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment and AppealRightsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Applicant must possess a current, valid permit as a Psychologist Candidatefrom the Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners.Preferred Qualifications:Experien