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    Responsibilities are to deliver services to inmates in an effort to help them overcome psychological problems.

    Provides group and individual counseling to inmates with the psychological problems targeted by the Bureau Responsibility and Values Enhancement (BRAVE): young inmates serving lengthy sentences, especially offenders with antisocial attitudes and behaviors, substance abuse, and/or mental illness.

    Reads inmate file records to extract information relevant to treatment. Identifies deficiencies and excesses in inmates' patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior and recommends or devises steps to remediate them.

    Learns and applies new assessment and treatment techniques for helping inmates overcome psychological problems and plans aftercare programs for inmates released to halfway houses and community.

    Advises the Specialty Program Coordinator or Advance Care Level Psychologist on issues of program content, selection and expulsion of inmates, scheduling of groups, and other issues relevant to the overall operation of the program.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0101 Social Science

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