The psychologist provides a full range of psychological
evaluations, tests, interventions, consultations and referral
services as assigned by the supervisor. The Psychologist will train
staff in matters of psychology and mental illness. This position
will also function as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment
team providing a range of psychological services to prisoners
within the Michigan Department of Corrections, some who may be
diagnosed with severe mental disorders. They provide a full
spectrum of sex offender treatment, assessment services and will
work with community supervision/treatment for sex offenders. They
also work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special
populations. The psychologist is responsible for all aspects of the
mental health evaluation, referral to the appropriate mental health
level of care and treatment of the prisoners, monitoring their
progress and ensuring continuity of care is not jeopardized. They
also assist with placement and obtaining services when the prisoner
discharges to the community.
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Required Education and Experience
Possession of a master's degree in psychology.
No specific type or amount is required.
One year of professional experience providing psychological
treatment equivalent to a Psychologist 9.
Two years of professional experience providing psychological
treatment equivalent to a Psychologist, including one year
equivalent to a Psychologist 10.
Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications
Possession of a temporary master's limited license, master's
limited license, doctoral limited license, or full license to
practice psychology in Michigan.
Additional Requirements and Information
All required documents must be attached and submitted at the
time of application for further consideration. Applications must be
submitted throughNEOGOVto be considered.
Interested applicants who are attaching transcripts must attach
a copy of your official college transcripts indicating the specific
type of degree earned and the conferred/graduation date. More
information regarding what constitutes an official transcript can
be found here. (un-official or web based transcripts will not be
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or
attaching your documents, please call the Office of Career Services
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who
have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191
of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or
felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of
Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed,
including parole or probation.
REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service
demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards
on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and
maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical
standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce
these ethical standards.
As part of this effort all employees are required to report any
possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be
prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your
application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need
to fill out the form)