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Job Title: Psychologist at the State of Connecticut (240514-6629FL-001)
Company Name: State of Connecticut - Department of Correction
Location: Bridgeport or Newtown, CT, CT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/11/2024
Expire Date: 07/11/2024
Job Categories: Medical
Job Description
Psychologist at the State of Connecticut (240514-6629FL-001)
Do you possess a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology with one (1) year of post-doctoral experience? If so, we invite you to learn about an exciting opportunity we have in state service!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to fill two positions for highly motivated and experienced Clinical Psychologists.

Provision of high quality medical care is essential to our mission of leading safe and secure facilities while ensuring the wellness of our inmate population, our staff and the general public. We invite you to read along to learn more and apply today!

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS

Full-time, 40 hours per week
Schedule: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Work locations including: Bridgeport Correctional Center (Bridgeport, CT) and Garner Correctional Institution (Newtown, CT)
BENEFITS AND BALANCE AT THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes:

A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings.
Sick, vacation, and personal leave.
Student Loan Forgiveness - the State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.
We encourage a healthy work/life balance to all employees.
Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
Network within a Forbes top company: ‘Forbes’ State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
Engage in a rewarding career.
Make a difference in the public sector.
Work together in a collaborative team environment.
As a DOC Employee, you may also benefit from:

A Hazardous Duty pension plan (State Employees Retirement System Tier IV).
State license reimbursement;
Eligibility to apply for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
YOUR ROLE

Psychologists within the correctional setting provide a range of clinical functions to persons in custody. The incumbent in this position will have the opportunity to work within a clinically rich setting, with opportunities to provide a mix of clinical, supervisory and administrative functions, including scheduling, staffing, clinical supervision, clinical team leadership, and a range of clinical functions including

Psychological testing
Individual & group psychotherapy
Behavior management
Providing clinical consultative services within the facility for complex cases.
Additional opportunities to engage in collaborative care planning with external support services and research driven programming, are also encouraged and available.
Psychologists at the Department of Correction work within a dynamic, fast-paced, multidisciplinary team comprised of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and APRNs, as well as medical personnel and custody staff, all sharing the common goal of providing high quality, service oriented care to the incarcerated population.

More details about this role can be found in the class specification.

MORE ABOUT THE AGENCY & OUR FACILITIES

OUR MISSION

The State of Connecticut DOC shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safe and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.

GARNER CI

The Garner Correctional Institution incarcerates both pretrial and sentenced offenders. Through proven programmatic innovation and intervention, the Garner Correctional Institution provides positive alternatives for inmates to assist in their successful reintegration into the community as productive members of society. Care and treatment for adult male offenders with significant mental health issues throughout the Department of Correction were consolidated at this level 4 high-security facility.

Based upon their mental health needs, offenders from throughout the system, both pretrial and sentenced, are assigned here. The facility's staff utilizes a highly progressive mental health treatment approach. Individualized treatment plans, based upon an offender's level of functionality include extensive programming and therapy, in a group and one on one setting. The staff at the facility, both custody and mental health, operate through an integrated team approach which insures a continuity of custody, care, treatment and control. The program is designed to return as many of these offenders as is possible to the ability to function in either a general population prison setting or ultimately to life in the community.

BRIDGEPORT CC

Bridgeport Correctional Center provides substantial programming to all inmates incarcerated at this facility. This programming is designed to assist them in the acclimation of incarcerated life and their eventual return to society as productive citizens. To this end, the facility offers inmate programming in Addiction Services, Recreational Services, Educational Services, Volunteer Services, and Religious Services. As it is a part of our mission to provide a safe environment for inmates, it is of paramount importance that the time spent incarcerated is as productive and non-violent as possible.
Qualifications & Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
A doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology and one (1) year of post-doctoral experience as a psychologist working under the supervision of a licensed psychologist.
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Company Name: State of Connecticut - Department of Correction
Website:https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=240514&R2=6629FL&R3=001
Company Description:
The State of Connecticut DOC shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safe and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders. The Garner Correctional Institution incarcerates both pretrial and sentenced offenders. Through proven programmatic innovation and intervention, the Garner Correctional Institution provides positive alternatives for inmates to assist in their successful reintegration into the community as productive members of society. Based upon their mental health needs, offenders from throughout the system, both pretrial and sentenced, are assigned here. The facility's staff utilizes a highly progressive mental health treatment approach. Individualized treatment plans, based upon an offender's level of functionality include extensive programming and therapy, in a group and one on one setting. The staff at the facility, both custody and mental health, operate through an integrated team approach which insures a continuity of custody, care, treatment and control.
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