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ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #17-001568-0002

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Meadow Mountain Youth Center

234 Recovery Road

Grantsville, MD 21535

Main Purpose of Job

The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor position will provide professional, administrative, expert clinical and therapeutic supervision to assure compliance with the MD Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) behavioral health services, policies, processes and Standards of Procedures, the Seven Challenges fidelity measures, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration COMAR 10.47 regulations for the behavioral health clinicians-working within the DJS Western Region that include the Youth Centers and/or otherwise designated by the Department. The position focuses on establishing and maintaining the highest standards in the Core Functions and ethics of mental health and substance abuse clinicians.

POSITION DUTIES

The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor is a supervisory position that will be responsible for providing a full range of counseling services to youth detainees who have the most severe/complex substance issues.  The incumbent will be responsible for providing treatment services, which includes treatment planning with the youth detainee to help identify and rank problems; establish immediate and long-term goals and determine a suitable treatment process.The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will also conduct individual, group and family counseling. The incumbent will also be responsible for comprehensive case management duties that aligns treatment resources for the youth.  The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will provide crisis intervention and substance abuse education to juveniles who are being treated for substance abuse issues. The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will supervise and train other Alcohol and Drug Counselors across various levels of the profession; in which evenings, weekends, and on-call work schedules may be required.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Professional Counselors-Alcohol and Drug.

Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Professional Counselors-Alcohol and Drug.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who have experience providing substance abuse treatment to at-risk youth are highly desired.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates placed in this classification must be either certified or licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Certified Professional Counselor-Alcohol and Drug or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Applications that do not include a completed supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and may be subject to disapproval.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application and copy of license/certificate to the address below or fax a paper application  and copy of license/certificate to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted: 

   Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

   OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

   One Center Plaza

   120 W. Fayette St.

   Baltimore, MD 21201

   Attn: Linda Padgett 

   Fax number 410-333-4188

  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov   Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.